A museum has scooped £35,000 towards raising awareness of Barking's former lords of the manor.
Joyce Addai-Davis is a dressmaker who aims to empower women from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME) through her dressmaking workshops.
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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