A child refugee who spent time in prison before earning a first-class degree is to have an original opera made of his life.
A borough youth group has been honoured at the Houses of Parliament for helping young people with housing and recreational clubs.
The five-year-old winner of a festive art competition will see her design delivered to ten thousand homes across the borough.
Looking for the ultimate sweet deal in festive fun this Christmas? Then pick up a pack of chocolate coins and head to Stratford.
Jeremy Hunt has lauded a NHS mental health trust for its dedication to patient safety after it “overhauled” its way of working.
A woman who inflicted 32 fatal stab wounds in a jealous rage on a man she claimed was her boyfriend has been jailed for 20 years.
A former mental health minister has praised Newham pupils who are supporting their peers with better mental wellbeing.
A good-hearted shopkeeper who sweeps the streets near to his premises every morning has celebrated 20 years of being in business.
A 15-year-old teenager was rushed to a major trauma hospital in a critical condition after being stabbed in the chest and back.
Police patrols have been stepped up at Stratford Station after three teenagers were caught on the premises with three large blades.
A wheelchair dancer who thought she might never perform again after losing her leg is heading up a charity festive fundraiser.
Newham pupils won over hearts and minds after successfully pitching community projects in a Dragons’ Den-style contest.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is moving to Stratford - but not until 2020.
A young artist says a place on a creative industry internship has opened new doors for her career.
A 33-year-old man is fighting for his life after his motorcycle collided with a car in Plaistow last night.
An aspiring artist who almost gave up hope of a job in the creative arts has landed an internship at London College of Fashion.
A man credited with introducing steel pan lessons in mainstream british schools in the late 1960s has died.
First impressions of Victoria Huntley are that she has a beaming smile and hearty hello - she looks a youthful 48.
Primary school pupils have been bringing in their toys and dressing up in pyjamas - all in the name of charity.
Young adults with complex needs proved they were mini master chefs after creating a meal in an inclusive kitchen challenge.
Newham Council’s private rented sector licensing scheme has been renewed by the government - but not in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash in the early hours of this morning.
It’s 11pm outside on a freezing night. You’re hungry and exhausted but too afraid to sleep.
Teachers and support staff have gone on strike today over proposals to turn their school into an academy.
GPs and health professionals were joined by a Newham councillor for a workplace HIV screening session to raise awareness of early testing.
If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you will have seen changes to available support since new government legislation was launched in 2014.
Newham Council is to pool resources with local NHS partners to build and own health and care premises in a UK first.
Residents left without hot water and heating for four days have hit out at their housing agents for their poor and tardy response.
EastEnders actor Danny Dyer showed off his famous cheeky chappie persona after playing auctioneer at a charity fundraiser.
An east London man charged with terror offences has today been acquitted at Kingston Crown Court.
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Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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