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.
Communities across Barking and Dagenham are being encouraged to swim the length of the English Channel to raise funds to support spinal cord injury charity, Aspire.
A financial investigation by the NHS into Barking and Dagenham's hospital trust has blamed a "lack of clear leadership" for the organisation having to take a £20.7million emergency bail out last year.
The chief executive of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust has announced he is leaving the organisation after four years "to seek new opportunities".
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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