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Job Drain's Victoria Cross will be commemorated with a new stone

Barking’s VC hero Job Drain to receive commemorative stone

First World War hero Job Drain will be remembered with a commemorative paving stone outside the Broadway Theatre next month.

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Planned engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works close parts of Victoria, Piccadilly, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Overground lines

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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A crash on the A1306 Ripple Road is causing heavy delays heading eastbound.

Heavy traffic in Dagenham after crash involving two lorries on Merrielands Crescent

Motorists are experiencing severe delays after a crash between two lorries on Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham this morning.

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Barking & Dagenham College students learning to code

Summer coding workshops running at Barking & Dagenham College

Tech-minded youngsters considering a career in the digital industries have the chance to learn more about coding this summer through a series of workshops.

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Police taped off the scene in Hedgemans road.

Teenager rushed to hospital after stabbing in Hedgemans Road, Dagenham

A man believed to be 16 has been rushed to hospital after a stabbing in Hedgemans Road, Dagenham.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

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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