This is going to be a big year for Dagenham with lots of new projects and much needed investment starting to take shape.
A Dagenham university is believed to be the first in the country to stop using single use plastics on its campus.
Eastbrook School students took part in a photography competition at Dagenham's old Civic Centre.
A-level students can still apply for a place on degree courses at CU London, which is based in Dagenham.
A former Dagenham and Redbridge protegee has turned his sights to teaching.
Barking and Dagenham Council has commissioned a £1.5 million environmently friendly heating system.
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?
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
Have you always fancied learning another language or creating your own t-shirt?
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