It's good news week
IT MAY not look like it but there are some real good news stories in the Recorder this week. Aside from the Jack Petchey awards special, which we are delighted to feature, there are three court stories which should help people sleep sounder at night. The
IT MAY not look like it but there are some real good news stories in the Recorder this week.
Aside from the Jack Petchey awards special, which we are delighted to feature, there are three court stories which should help people sleep sounder at night.
The front page story featuring the antics of serial burglar Danny Dole, is another example of how DNA is catching crooks bang to rights.
For the 181 householders who lost property and had their home violated, it isn't much consolation as it is not clear whether they will get any of their property back. But for the rest of the borough it's one less crook off the streets.
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Our page two story highlighting the jailing of vicious armed robber Tony Rhodes will be good news for commuters, and likewise the Australian gang who peppered the railway system with graffiti are where they belong.
You can add to the three cases the parks crackdown which saw would-be teenage drug dealers foiled in Uphall Recreation Ground.
- 1 Dagenham & Redbridge interested in former Leyton Orient full-back Sam Ling
- 2 Man found stabbed in Chadwell Heath
- 3 Father's Day: Fond memories of Dagenham 'gent' with 'a heart of gold'
- 4 Ho-ho-ho! Bingo hall gets visit from Santa for 'Junemas'
- 5 Dog strips bark off trees in 'terrible act of vandalism' at park in Dagenham
- 6 Dagenham man banned from keeping animals after starved pony found collapsed
- 7 Air ambulance scrambled after man 'taken ill' in Barking Park
- 8 Barking gurdwara 'thrills' after modern and traditional rebuild
- 9 Average house price in Barking and Dagenham falls from record high
- 10 Barking sex offender who pushed crotch into girl, 15, on Tube sentenced
Newspapers are often accused of scaremongering, but it's often forgotten that we play an important role in communicating the successes of our police force.