Peter Phillips is hoping to run his longest ever race while supporting a charity he knows first-hand makes a difference this year.
Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.
Jodie Sanderson is the captain of Dagenham and Redbridge Ladies FC. She tells Catherine Lough about the importance of making sport accessible to all and supporting young people.
What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...
Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.
The Home Office is to review the case of a Jamaican grandmother who has been refused a visa to attend the funeral of her grandson from Dagenham.
The family of a missing teenager from Dagenham are appealing for information leading to his whereabouts.
A community group set up by a married couple from Barking and Dagenham has won £50,000 funding to bring teens and senior citizens together to tackle serious youth violence while keeping fit and healthy.
Wondering what the weather has in store for us this long Easter weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.
Residents and politicians have gathered to remember Stephen Lawrence on the 26th anniversary of his murder at Barking Town Hall.
The grandmother of a teenager who lost his battle with cancer is being denied the chance to attend his funeral.
A legal eagle is running the marathon to prove his wife wrong – for once.
A man had to be cut free after getting trapped in a crash on the A1112.
Crossrail might not open to passengers until 2021, more than two years after services were originally due to commence, it has been claimed.
The term Maundy Thursday is used often enough but what is it and what does it involve?
Members of the Harold Hill community are trying to raise £500 so a memorial bench can be installed to remember teenager Jodie Chesney who was stabbed to death in Amy’s Park.
Children living in a council run hostel have been treated to Easter eggs.
Families have found out whether or not their children got into their first choice primary schools.
A “manipulative and overbearing” man will spend at least 26 years in prison for murdering his estranged wife in her own home.
A schoolboy battling a rare form of leukaemia who won the hearts of rappers Stormzy and D-Saro has lost his fight.
The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has replied to a six-year-old girl who urged him to take guns and knives off the streets in a letter.
A Barking and Dagenham College student’s space-themed cake has been ‘highly commended’ in a major competition.
Last month I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the shocking terrorist attack in New Zealand.
Some of the government’s £170 million for new technical schools is coming to Barking and Dagenham.
Amran Hussain, been ordered to pay more than £1,500 by a court.
The council has been counted in the top 20 per cent for electric vehicle charging, a BBC study revealed.
City Airport has been working with 300 female pupils from east London to hone their skills and show them what opportunities there are in aviation.
The man in charge of street cleaning has suggested people should sweep the pavements outside their homes to keep neighbourhoods tidy.
Improvement is required within Barking and Dagenham’s children’s services, inspectors have found.
Barking and Dagenham’s representatives in Westminster were split yesterday when they voted on alternate plans for Brexit.
Four squadmates from 1948’s cup-winning football team from Hunters Hall Primary School in Dagenham have reunited.
Residents from Becontree estate were painted by the Dutch artist Wouter Osterholt from November 2017 to March 2018 as they came and went across the area.
The flag of Bangladesh has been raised at the town hall to celebrate 49 years since the country’s independence.
It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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Nana Boakye-Yiadom’s late goal saw Barking end a four-match winless run and take all three Bostik North points on Saturday.
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