Year nine All Saints Catholic School pupil Margaret Atkinson speaks about inspirational teachers and homelessness in the borough

A talented artist from Dagenham has shown off her skills on a TV show.

All Saints Catholic School pupil Natalia Prucnal speaks about the environment, her Polish heritage and the scourge of knife crime

Riverside School has been recognised as the top performing secondary school for progress in Barking and Dagenham.

Pupils at a Dagenham secondary school are potential lifesavers after raising money for a defibrillator.

MPs grappling with Brexit weren't the only ones with an important vote to cast this week.

History enthusiast Cherice Atayi is a Year 10 pupil at All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham. The 14-year-old speaks about diversity and acts of kindness.

A Dagenham school was rated outstanding during an inspection by Brentwood Diocese.

Bola Johnson is in Year 10 at All Saints Catholic School. The 14-year-old Rhiannon Long about knife crime and the pressure young people face in Dagenham.

Quick-thinking classmates saved the life of their 12-year-old friend on Wednesday after he began choking on a cough drop.

A school in Dagenham has been named School of the Year by the East London Community Organisation, TELCO.

Think Tank Chatham House recruited pupils from Dagenham for a debate on the #MeToo movement.

A computer science teacher staged a flypast to signal the start of a school's remembrance service.

Students from a secondary school in Dagenham met the Pope during a trip to Rome.

Two out of five 16-year-olds in Barking and Dagenham failed to pass their both English and maths GCSEs this year.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Every effort is going into tackling crime in the capital. It is amongst our highest priorities at City Hall.

Secondary school pupils say they continue to face bus delays getting home since the start of the new term despite holding a protest against poor services in July.


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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