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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 kick-boxing dad used an iPod to steal people’s details at cashpoints up and down the country because he needed money to go back to Romania, a court heard.
The borough’s businesses will enjoy a private audience with the women keeping the government’s finances in check this morning.
Barking and Dagenham is set to become the first London borough to benefit from its share of a £1billion investment in the capital.