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A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.

Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.

Crossrail, London’s new east to west railway service, may be delayed even further and could require a £2billion funding boost, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.

Barking and Dagenham has joined four other London councils to back a Windrush Day celebration in the borough.

A social enterprise has scooped an award and £500 prize money for its work tackling loneliness.

Last week, the Barking and Dagenham Post released troubling figures about the dramatic rise in violent crime across the borough.

A free cancer advice service rolls into Barking, Ilford and Romford next week.

A Barking and Dagenham police cadet has scooped an award for always doing her best.

A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction work on more than 900 new homes has been held in Barking.

A Dagenham charity held a candlelit vigil in Romford to pay its respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

Drink or drug driving has led to four fatal or serious casualties in the borough this year, figures reveal.

Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.

London Pulse are preparing for their first outing at the Copper Box Arena as they host a tri-tournament next weekend.

Barking and Dagenham’s MPs have slated prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal ahead of a crunch vote.

Accident investigators looking into the cause of a fatal crash on the A13 trunk road at Barking in which a motorist died after collapsing at the wheel are appealing today for witnesses.

A Dagenham charity will be holding a candlelight vigil in Romford to pay their respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Prolific Romanaian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

Inland surfing set for London?

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Surfing could be coming to London, according to plans announced by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) and inland surfing specialists, The Wave.

I want to take you back to 2011, the summer of the riots.

The council has marked World Aids Day by renewing a commitment to supporting people with HIV and Aids.

The chief nurse at the borough’s NHS trust has received her OBE for her services to nursing from Prince William.

Green-fingered volunteers planted hundreds of trees in a Dagenham park this week following a £10,000 grant.

Two schools have received funding to help pupils with the transition from primary to secondary school.

Marathon Swims, the “London Marathon” of swimming, has launched its 2019 event.

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