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Regenerating Dagenham’s Central Park could generate £1.1 million, according to council forecasts.

Serial flytippers have been targeted in the latest CCTV video appeal calling on neighbours to name and shame culprits.

Barking and Dagenham Council are increasing the number of garden waste collections per year.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

Residents in Becontree Heath enjoyed a special street event yesterday where they were able to air their views on how to improve the area.

A partnership scheme that aims to improve habitats for wildlife by restoring areas of the Chase Local Nature Reserve, held a launch event which encouraged residents to get involved.

Episode four of Barking and Dagenham’s gripping drama has been released.

People from Barking and Dagenham are being invited to learn more about the restoration of the River Rom.

Community groups have been invited to turn the city green with up to £5,000 up for grabs.

A resident in Dagenham has been given a formal warning after they were filmed cutting up an animal carcass in their garden to celebrate the Muslim festival Eid.

Rodents have found a home near Barking Town Hall.

Dagenham is doing its bit for the environment with a tree-planting scheme in Mayesbrook Park.

Neighbours were left fuming claiming their bins had gone unemptied for weeks.

Fly-tipping set the borough back £384,000 last year, according to the council.

The state of Barking’s streets is hindering regeneration, a property development agent has said.

Parking permit charges in Barking and Dagenham will double for residents with the most polluting cars.

Barking and Dagenham residents have more showers than anyone else in the London, according to a new report on the affordability of fresh drinking water across the capital.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

A Barking action group are looking for volunteers to help them with a litter pick.

England only has a limited number of activities for this much sunny weather – so people in Dagenham have taken to counting butterflies.

Barking and Dagenham Council are looking to speak to a woman suspected of fly tipping in Dagenham.

Schoolchildren have gone wild in a week learning about how to save the planet.

Campaigners have warned the council could fail to meet recycling targets if it doesn’t get more government money.

The chief executive of energy regulator Ofgem visited a Dagenham street to see how a new scheme is helping to keep homes warm.

A school in Dagenham is receiving funding from the mayor to help make it more environmentally friendly.

Barking residents are being encouraged to save water in an ‘every drop counts’ campaign.

College students gave up their bank holiday to help clear the lake in Mayesbrook Park.

A campaign group has urged the council not to profit from wrecking the planet.

Instead of enjoying their day off from school Monday, thirteen Barking and Dagenham College students helped clean up rubbish around the lakes in Mayesbrook Park.

A pupil from Barking has won a nationwide poster competition for her artwork on recycling.

Residents in Barking and Dagenham have helped hand a fly tipper a £150 fine.

Imagine having to live next to a house that had this putrid pile of rubbish in its front garden.

Barking and Dagenham Council are seeking volunteers to help clear two big lakes in Dagenham before summer.

The borough’s Conservative and Labour parties have clashed over the “controversial” green garden waste charge.

A green campaign group has urged parties battling for votes in the local elections to protect the borough’s parks.

A hunt for an alleged mystery flytipper in Barking has been launched by the council after footage emerged of a man depositing a bag of rubbish on a pavement.

A campaign to provide sustainable food in schools is offering £40,000 worth of grants to children in Barking and Dagenham.

Clean energy will provide all of Barking and Dagenham’s power by 2050, the council has pledged.

Abandoned vehicles, fly tips and tonnes of waste were removed in an major cleanup along River Road.

A campaign to tackle food waste and homelessness in the borough this winter has been launched.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

“My grandparents used to live down there. My parents’ first house was just here. My aunt and uncle used to live in that house on the corner. For me, this is personal.”

Council chiefs have launched a new fight against fly-tipping by posting CCTV footage of suspects online so they can be identified.

Almost a third of Barking and Dagenham’s household waste is now recycled, but the borough still lags well behind the national average, latest council figures reveal.

Canals feature in some of the most beautiful landscapes the capital has to offer, but among their number were some which didn’t survive to be admired in the present day.

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