A man who sells survival and slash-proof gear is beginning to market his wares to parents in the current wave of knife crime.
Teenager Hallie Lopez is studying for her Level 3 in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Barking & Dagenham College.
A Dagenham-based autism charity is encouraging people to wear something unusual for a day in a bid to raise both funds and awareness.
The founder of a social enterprise steering kids away from crime has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the new year's honours list.
Bola Johnson is in Year 10 at All Saints Catholic School. The 14-year-old Rhiannon Long about knife crime and the pressure young people face in Dagenham.
Not many 12-year-olds can say they have played pool with one of England's top footballers.
The local club won 31-25 at Bancroft in the Shepherd Neame Essex Merit Table Division Three last weekend
"London is moving east. We're already there and everyone has to follow."
Robert Lamb, ambassador of Dagenham-based Sycamore Trust UK, talks about his community work supporting people with autism and why the government should do more.
A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.
The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has denied a string of torture charges, including one relating to a woman witnessing the shooting of her two children while she was tied up.
Three residents from Barking and Dagenham have received an Honorary Freedom of the Borough, the highest honour a council can give.
William Bellamy Primary School has become the first school to bag the School Games Platinum Mark Award with their success throughout the 2017/18 academic year.
The torture trial of the ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been put off until the new year.
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Dagenham-based autism charity, the Sycamore Trust, held an away week for its users.
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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