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Trading Standards Team catch the scent of rogue perfume trader

Barking and Dagenham Council’s Trading Standards Team enjoyed the sweet smell of success last week, after an illegal trader was caught unlawfully selling fake perfume on a stall in Barking Market. Following a tip off from market inspectors, council officers were joined by the police as they apprehended a man found to be trading a …
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Resident ordered to pay over £700 for dumping rubbish in front garden

A resident in Dagenham has been ordered to pay over £700 after failing to comply with a Community Protection Notice for leaving nearly 30 bags of waste outside her front door. Ms Clare Jones from Martin Kinggett Gardens first came under the spotlight after a number of complaints were made from residents regarding the state …
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Help clean-up two Dagenham lakes ahead of summer

Volunteers are being sought to tackle two big lake clean-ups in Dagenham ahead of the sunny summer months. Padnall Lake, in Marks Gate, and South Lake, in Mayesbrook Park, will be dredged and the banks cleared as part of the initiative, which is in response to residents’ concerns about litter and fly-tipping. Shopping trolleys, discarded …
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Barking and Dagenham Council scoop another big award

Barking and Dagenham Council have come out on top once again after the Human Resources team secured the ‘Transforming the Working Environment’ award at the Excellence in People Management PPMA Awards. Having recently won the prestigious Council of the Year and Driving Growth awards at the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) awards in London, the council …
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HENRY helping to tackle childhood obesity in the borough

A free, innovative health programme to tackle childhood obesity has proved so successful in Barking and Dagenham it is returning for more sessions. HENRY – health, exercise and nutrition for the really young – is a nine-week scheme that offers parents of children under the age of five a chance to gain the skills and …
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Are you planning a street party for the royal wedding?

With just one month to go until the royal wedding, residents are being encouraged to get together and organise their own street party extravaganza. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially tie the knot on Saturday, 19 May at Kensington Palace and celebrating the royal marriage is the perfect opportunity for neighbours to get to know …
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Estate Agent ordered to pay £841 for failing to provide Waste Transfer Notes

An estate agent in Dagenham has been ordered to pay £841 after failing to provide Waste Transfer Notes. Anglowide Estates Ltd in Green Lane failed to produce the relevant documents that show waste is being disposed of correctly when officers visited the business as part of a routine inspection back in September 2017. It was …
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Celebrate St George’s Day in Barking and Dagenham

He is the dragon-slaying legend whose cross adorns our national flag and residents are invited to come together to celebrate St George’s Day in Barking and Dagenham. The red and white flag will adorn Barking Town Hall from Friday, 20 April and fly throughout the weekend to mark 1715 years since the famous knight died. …
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Help us make your bin collections easier

Residents across Barking and Dagenham are being urged to do their bit to help keep the borough cleaner. The council is reminding people especially those living in a house or a converted flat to put both their grey bins, which are collected weekly and their fortnightly recycling brown bins out at 6.30am on the collection …
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