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.
A Barking woman is furious after being landed with an almost £3,000 bill for care that King George Hospital staff mistakenly told her was free.
Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.
The council has bought a business park as part of plans to develop a digital and media 'powerhouse' in the borough.
Two schools have received funding to help pupils with the transition from primary to secondary school.
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.
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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