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Dagenham school stalwart diesstandard
A former policeman who organised the annual reunion for a Dagenham school has died aged 65, according to the Barking and Dagenham Post.
Bob Miller attended Alibon Primary before progressing, along with his entire class, to Dagenham County High, now Sydney Russell School.
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Romford college wins grantstandard
A Romford college will host state-of-the-art engineering facilities from September after it won a grant to open the Siemens Mechatronics Academy, reports the Romford Recorder.
Barking and Dagenham College has secured a £96,000 grant from education charity Edge Innovation to open the academy which will run specialist classes.