Jodie Chesney's mother, sister, aunts, uncles, schoolfriends and Scout troop have joined in a minute's silence a week after her death.
Jodie Chesney's former school has paid tribute to "a caring friend" who was "always smiling and laughing".
Riverside School has been recognised as the top performing secondary school for progress in Barking and Dagenham.
A Dagenham school has been crowned school of the year after being recognised for the opportunities it provides.
Two out of five 16-year-olds in Barking and Dagenham failed to pass their both English and maths GCSEs this year.
Pupils from two secondary schools organised their own summit to mark world mental health day.
More than half of Year 11 pupils at Jo Richardson Community School achieved A* to C grades or equivalent in their GCSE results.
Jo Richardson Community School is celebrating its "best ever results overall", according to the head of sixth form.
A Dagenham school is off to a glittering ceremony after winning a national teaching award.
A teenager with cerebral palsy has led her fellow pupils from Barking and Dagenham to their third win in a row at a Panathlon tournament for disabled youngsters.
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
Simon Harmer claimed match figures of 12-61 as Essex annihilated Hampshire by an innings and eight runs - having bowled out the visitors for 118 and 88 inside five sessions.
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