A teenager has been giving flowers and presents to strangers after being inspired by her brother to spread the love.
A photography exhibition inspired by what was one of the world's largest housing estates is due to open.
A Syrian refugee who only started swimming a year ago hopes to follow in the footsteps of sport-legend Michael Phelps and compete in the next Olympics.
Apprentices at Barking and Dagenham College have impressed a local primary school.
A food studies student has been awarded two bronze medals for putting plus-sized women on top of cupcakes.
Barking and Dagenham College has played host to VIP guests from the other side of the world.
A fitness centre has launched a new app in a bid to make exercising easier.
Barking and Dagenham won £5,000 in the London New Year's Day Parade borough competition.
A teenager has been hit by a van near Barking and Dagenham College.
Aspiring filmmakers from Barking and Dagenham can learn tricks of the trade from industry experts in a new course announced today.
A mother and daughter from Dagenaham found themselves studying at the same college.
Students from Barking and Dagenham College showed their community spirit by volunteering to clean up the grounds of one of the borough's most famous attractions.
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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