Needing a point for qualification from their London Girls' League group, Barking & Dagenham under-13's had keeper Mei Wang to thank for her fourth penalty save of the season - ensuring the hosts clung on to the necessary clean sheet.
Three of London's most iconic markets could find a new home in Dagenham.
Dagenham 88 Runners Emma Vincent led the way for the club during a quiet week by achieving a new personal best time at the Thorpe and Egham Half Marathon.
A fundraising page has been set up to help three young rugby players who were seriously injured in a car crash on the A13.
Dagenham 88 Runners tackled the penultimate fixture of the South Essex Cross Country league in muddy conditions.
London Girls League: Thurrock 1-1 Barking & Dagenham
Barking & Dagenham's district girls' team got the defence of their London League title off to a fine start with a comprehensive 7-0 win at snowy Sutton.
Dagenham 88 Runners women led the way at the weekend as they represented the club at the Southern Cross-Country Championships.
Police officers investigating an alleged county lines drugs ring have made six arrests following a string of raids on homes in Romford, Dagenham and further afield in Essex.
Dagenham head coach Brian Wren admitted a 7-3 win over Essex League Division One rivals Upminster was a great way to end 2018.
Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Suett and Joel Denning took on the Olympic Park 10k on the first Saturday of the month last weekend.
The heroics of Mei Wang in the Barking & Dagenham girls' district squad goal played a significant role in her team's progress to the next round of the Southern Counties Cup against Wokingham.
Non-league managers Paul Martin and Justin Gardner have paid tribute to former Hornchurch boss Jimmy McFarlane for his tremendous efforts in his long reign.
Lakeside Hammers have started a petition as they aim to return to Thurrock.
A photographer who hates having his picture taken has made a last minute call for votes after his work was shortlisted in a national competition.
A new teacher training centre has opened in Chadwell Heath.
Lakeside Hammers owner Stuart Douglas has decided to step down but insists he will continue fighting for a new home for the club.
Dagenham romped to an emphatic 83-19 win over Bancroft in the Essex Presidents Shield at Central Park on Saturday.
A teacher at a Barking school was inspired to write a book about inclusion after seeing how much his pupils valued having their unique experiences represented in media.
Dagenham & Redbridge have announced the loan signing of stiker Shamir Mullings from National League rivals Maidstone for the rest of the season.
Traffic is building on both sides of the Dartford Crossing after a collision between two lorries in Thurrock closed both the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge and the tunnel crossing.
When I was at school I remember having a conversation with a school friend about my views on the Right To Buy scheme which allowed council tenants to buy their home at a heavily discounted rate.
Dagenham mum Chelsey O'Shea remembers vividly breaking down in tears distraught the day council housing officers told her she was being moved to Southend.
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?
17 members of Barking Roadrunners (BRR) competed in the Newman Hilly five mile ELVIS race last Wednesday.
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