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Todd admitted causing their deaths

Former bus driver admits killing elderly Dagenham couple through dangerous driving in Romford

A 57-year-old man yesterday admitted killing an elderly Dagenham couple by driving a double-decker bus dangerously in Romford.

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The Saltire - the Scottish National flag flying over Dagenham's Civic Centre. Dagenham, London on September 10, 2014. Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Scotland vote: Results of our Barking and Dagenham Post readers’ poll

While Scottish voters set about determining the fate of their nation and the wider United Kingdom at polling booths today, here are the results from our own readers’ poll on the independence referendum.

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The transition fair was designed to help service leavers rejoin society (pic: Sgt Rupert Frere RLC)

Military leavers enjoy Barking Learning Centre transition fair

Military veterans headed to Barking Learning Centre today for a transition fair.

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The coffee morning is in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support (Pic: Chris Ison/PA)

Macmillan to provide coffee and a health check in Barking

Macmillan Cancer Support is hosting a coffee morning in Barking this Saturday.

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Matt Cardle sports his wristband

Famous faces wear wristbands to support Dagenham charity

X Factor winner Matt Cardle and legendary West Ham goalkeeper Phil Parkes are among the well-known faces who have sported an Osbourne Partnership Charity wristband.

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Jamie Cureton of Dagenham &  Redbridge celebrates scoring the opening goal at Burton Albion on Saturday. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Cureton hoping to help Daggers beat former club

Former Cheltenham forward looking to find net on return

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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