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, 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.
The family of a woman who was left unable to move or eat after a driver knocked her down on a zebra crossing have appealed for help finding the culprit.
Companies have just two weeks to submit an entry into this year’s Barking and Dagenham Business Awards and get the chance to meet BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing favourite Anton du Beke.
Over the last few decades Barking and Dagenham has seen its population change and grow drastically.
Not everyone who took part in the First World War was involved in fighting. In this week’s feature to mark its centenary, Sophie Morton meets the son of a one of the war’s lesser-known heroes – a pierrot who entertained the troops