A Dagenham print company has launched a yearbook to help schoolchildren hold onto memories made during the coronavirus lockdown.

The Mayfair social club in Chadwell Heath has teamed up with Seven Kings Lions Club to provide more than 7,500 meals and 45,000 bottles of orange juice to frontline organisations across east London and Essex.

Coronavirus has created a new normal, with lockdown affecting most aspects of daily life, including religious celebration.

In our weekly column from Saint Francis Hospice, OrangeLine assistant Anita Millar explains the valuable role her team of volunteers are playing in reaching out to support people who are lonely and isolated.

The Wellgate Community Farm is just £1,500 off its fundraising target of £5,000, as it seeks to mitigate the losses caused by coronavirus.

In the third of a weekly column from Saint Francis Hospice, complementary therapist Klaire Craven explains how her team are managing when they can’t touch patients

People are spending more time at home than ever before.

In the second of a weekly column from Saint Francis Hospice, Julia Bryan, clinical nurse specialist with the Specialist Community and Crisis Support team (SCCS), explains how they are managing in these challenging times

Families and friends of patients at Queen’s and King George hospitals have been invited to send messages and pictures to show their loved ones they are thinking of them, while they are unable to visit.

An impromptu garden concert by Dagenham resident Carlie Townsend has racked up more than 40,000 views on Facebook.

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

The consequences of coronavirus feel endless, as the pandemic has stolen lives, jobs and freedom.

The coronavirus outbreak has strengthened community spirit, as people and organisations rally around society’s most vulnerable.

Residents of an entire Dagenham street came out in force to wish Vera Venables a happy birthday as she turned 89 on Tuesday, March 31.

A scheme has launched to support vulnerable people in Barking and Dagenham and harness the borough’s community spirit during the coronavirus pandemic.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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