A Barking and Dagenham College student who was unable to swim just a year ago is aiming to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
A make-up artist from Barking has won a prestigious Bafta scholarship.
Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London's largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there's a challenge waiting for you.
Nine new boys give the Hammers a huge makeover
Lukasz is Pole position after first game at Ipswich
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.
Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.
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?
Barking captain Ehsan Afzal says his side must go back to basics as they look to bounce back to winning ways.
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