September 1 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.
A couple who subjected their neighbours to a year of racist abuse after claiming the smell of curry was making their cat ill could face jail.
A new social media app aimed at getting more young people into creative writing is about to launch in Barking.
A longstanding member of a neighbouring council claims Barking and Dagenham has serious questions to answer over the state of its youth offending services.