The mayor has made a last call for people to nominate groups or individuals for community awards.
The borough has come bottom in a capital-wide study of food hygiene ratings.
Barking and Dagenham has the highest rate of domestic abuse in London, a police report revealed.
A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.
The NHS trust which runs both Queen's and King George Hospitals has published a financial plan which it believes will help local healthcare bosses make £100million of savings over the next two years.
Barking and Dagenham won £5,000 in the London New Year's Day Parade borough competition.
It won't be long before the First World War passes from living memory.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
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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