Two businesses have been fined a total of £2,230 for failing to prove how they got rid of their rubbish.
This piece of undercooked chicken drumstick has cost a company thousands of pounds after they sold it to council officials.
A shopkeeper has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £1,375 costs after illegally selling a cigarette to an underage person.
A rogue landlord has been fined £35,000 for renting rooms in Barking with no licence.
A market trader has been fined nearly £1,000 for selling fake Yankee Candles at Dagenham Market.
The mother-of-one was caught on CCTV pocketing the money.
A shop in Barking has been caught selling a knife to a 14-year-old.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
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