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One of the sniffer dogs gets to work on the hunt for illegal tobacco

Sniffer dogs uncover 20kg of illegal tobacco in Barking and Dagenham

Buster and Daisy might be unlikely names for a pair of crack detectives, but the pair landed a huge bust when they sniffed out a haul of illegal tobacco.

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Rubbish bins not in the grey wheelie bins will not be collected, says council

£300,000 cost to Barking and Dagenham Council for damage caused by dustcarts

Accidents involving dustcarts have cost Barking and Dagenham Council more than £300,000 in the past six years, the Post can reveal.

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GCSEs: Be part of our coverage

Thousands of students across the borough are anxiously awaiting their GCSE results tomorrow morning.

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Lisa Levy was reunited with stolen tabby Houdini

Pet theft soaring in Barking and Dagenham

The number of animals reported stolen from Barking and Dagenham more than doubled in the first three months of this year, new figures show.

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This photo shows Mr Nash with the bike before it was stolen. He has been training on it all year and urgently needs to recover it before the race on September 21.  [Image courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Iron Man’s £7k bike stolen before cancer charity race

Thieves have stolen a bicycle worth £7,000 - just weeks before its owner hoped to raise money for cancer sufferers in a charity triathlon.

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Skipper Abu Ogogo of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring the second Daggers goal.  Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss Burnett hails his Hartlepool heroes

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett was pleased to see his side get up and running in League Two with a 2-0 win at Hartlepool on Tuesday.

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One of the pictures on display at the exhibition. Fred Blake (centre) with his brother and friend, c.1916  Picture: Eastside Community Heritage 2014

First World War exhibition shares stories of Barking and Dagenham’s sufferers

During the First World War Barking and Dagenham was a predominately rural area and it is known there were streets where every household lost a loved one.

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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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