The number of stop and searches has plummeted from more than 1,000 per month six years ago to under 250, figures show.
A Dagenham-based autism charity is encouraging people to wear something unusual for a day in a bid to raise both funds and awareness.
Barking and Dagenham has the highest rate of domestic abuse in London, a police report revealed.
Last month we hosted the first of a series of Serious Violence Summits in partnership with Redbridge and Havering - with 250 people attending and more than 200,000 people reached online.
The Diocese of Brentwood has announced plans to academise all Roman Catholic schools in Barking and Dagenham.
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Data from TotallyMoney has revealed the most affordable and the most expensive places to live in London.
Hornchurch sealed a 4-2 victory against local rivals Dagenham & Redbridge in a friendly at Bridge Avenue.
Businesses from across Barking and Dagenham gathered to celebrate their successes and achievements at the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce business awards.
Up to 100 planes have just graced the skies of London to celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force.
Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club members have been very busy over the past seven days.
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
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