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Barking MP Margaret Hodge and Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas

Margaret Hodge and Jon Cruddas unite against the ‘bedroom tax’

Margaret Hodge and Jon Cruddas joined forces in parliament to lodge a spanner in the works of the government’s controversial spare room subsidy.

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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

Calls for ‘one community’ in Barking and Dagenham as Scotland rejects independence

Scotland’s decision to remain within the United Kingdom has seen calls for people to come together a little closer to home.

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The Harrow pub, Ripple Rd, before it was demolished last year

Green light for new powers to safeguard declining Barking and Dagenham pub stock

Powers to try and stem the tide of the borough’s pubs being sold off or left to ruin have been agreed by councillors.

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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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Elliot Brown touched down for Barking in their match at Chingford (pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO)

Barking hope to bounce back against Eton Manor

London One North preview: Barking v Eton Manor

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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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