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Thursday, June 13, 2019

A cigarette tossed from a car has cost a Dagenham woman £689.

Plans to build three flood lit astro pitches and stands on Parsloes Park have been given the green light.

Barking and Dagenham is to receive a share of £6 million to tackle air pollution in the borough.

Three fly-tippers have been ordered to pay back more than £230,000 after they illegally dumped waste in a "highly-organised" operation in Barking, Havering and Essex.

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Fines for fly-tipping in Barking and Dagenham will more than double from next month.

A £75,000 'grassroots' fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations "making a difference" to east London's community life.

Mouse crossings and duck crossings could soon appear at schools and nurseries in east London as part of a new national road safety campaign.

A Dagenham car repair shop has been ordered to pay a total of £1,668 after failing to prove how it disposed of waste.

In an effort to clean-up a Barking road, the council, police and government officials have carried out a 'major operation' to crack down on illegal work practices and anti-social behaviour.

A Goodmayes diabetic with low blood sugar was trapped under a car for 15 minutes when a gust of strong wind blew a 15ft tree on top of him.

Barking and Dagenham is one of the worst boroughs in London for environmentally friendly vehicles, a new report claims.

The council has been counted in the top 20 per cent for electric vehicle charging, a BBC study revealed.

City Airport has been working with 300 female pupils from east London to hone their skills and show them what opportunities there are in aviation.

The man in charge of street cleaning has suggested people should sweep the pavements outside their homes to keep neighbourhoods tidy.

An anti-social behaviour hotspot has been turned into a communal garden thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers.

Residents from Becontree estate were painted by the Dutch artist Wouter Osterholt from November 2017 to March 2018 as they came and went across the area.

A new playground, basketball court and outdoor gym have opened in Valence Park after two years of campaigning by a local mum.

The council has slapped 28 fines on litter bugs who targeted a single street in a grime crime crackdown.

A charity is offering residents the opportunity to care for fruit trees in Barking and Dagenham.

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

A meeting has been set up to discuss the re-establishment of the Friends of Eastbrookend by the council's rangers service.

A driver for a waste recycling company has slammed the council after waiting a month for his rubbish to be collected.

A bid to 'rewild' childhood has been launched after words such as otter, newt and willow were dropped from a children's dictionary.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

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Neighbours have one last chance to comment on £1million plans to redevelop a park which include a BMX track for toddlers.

A Dagenham university is believed to be the first in the country to stop using single use plastics on its campus.

One of the council's weapons against fly-tipping has returned for the first time this year with the release of its 11th CCTV appeal.

The leader of the council has advised residents to take excess rubbish to the tip themselves following a catalogue of complaints about collections.

Work to improve Valence Park has begun.

When the needles start dropping like rain it's probably time to think about saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.

Barking and Dagenham Council has hired 10 litter enforcers in its quest to become the 'cleanest place to live' in London.

What do one of Barking's most famous footballing sons, a fictional wizard and a mean grandparent have in common?

Barking and Dagenham Council have fined 45 people in just five days for littering.

Fed up with the same old rubbish at Christmas?

A piano might have transformed the life of Elton John but for Barking and Dagenham Council it is an unwanted Christmas gift.

Green-fingered volunteers planted hundreds of trees in a Dagenham park this week following a £10,000 grant.

Fatbergs have caused almost 2,000 sewer blockages this year.

The council's war on fly-tippers continues with the release of another video of people caught on camera who are suspected of illegally dumping waste in the borough.

A £790,000 mini-park which will include a walking route and a cycle superhighway into central London is coming to Barking.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to "toxic fumes" billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

The council says it has saved almost £1million in clear up costs after becoming the first local authority to ban illegal traveller campsites.

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