Nationwide project Breaking Boundaries aims to bring together young people, their families and communities through a shared love of cricket and was launched at the Barking Learning Centre last week.
Remembrance services are being held across the borough to commemorate those who died in World War One.
A mum from Barking has written a book about body image.
Children are using lesson time to discuss Brexit and the Windrush generation following the launch of the Votes for Schools project.
Free activities are taking place across Barking and Dagenham today (Wednesday) to mark world mental health day.
Inspiring black women will be celebrated at a showing of Hidden Figures at the Barking Learning Centre.
Three residents from Barking and Dagenham have received an Honorary Freedom of the Borough, the highest honour a council can give.
Rodents have found a home near Barking Town Hall.
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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