October 23 2014 Latest news:
Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Monday, September 17, 2012
Asda workers cleared Goresbrook Park of rubbish as part of the supermarket’s nationwide community scheme.
The group of employees from the store in Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham, and a couple of residents spent one hour filling rubbish bags full of litter on September 12.
It forms part of Asda’s Community Life initiative, which was launched in March and encourages stores across the country to give something back to their community by clearing rubbish, working with schools, holding fundraising events and running Asda career days.
Two men have been jailed for a total of more than three years for carrying out of a spate of burglaries targeting supermarket tills.
The borough’s businesses will enjoy a private audience with the women keeping the government’s finances in check this morning.
Major long-term plans for Barking and Dagenham’s transport future were outlined by members at tonight’s Cabinet meeting.
The rich history of the Becontree estate has been depicted in a colourful new mural, set to be unveiled at Valence House on Saturday.