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Popular children’s book The Gruffalo is set to be explored at a new exhibition at Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford.

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Young sports apprentices were given the royal seal of approval at the London Stadium.

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Elizabeth Olympic Park

Two of Newham’s councillors have spoken out after a Manor Park primary school sent out a letter asking parents to dress their children as slaves for a Black History Month event.

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United Kingdom

The Boundary Commission has announced revised proposals for changes to constituency seats.

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Lyn Brown

You’d have been forgiven for thinking you were seeing the east London sky through an Instagram filter this afternoon, as Storm Ophelia turned the capital a strange shade of yellow.

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Ireland

Newham has one of the lowest proportion of people with dementia than any other area in the UK.

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United Kingdom

He might be making a name for himself, but comedian, actor and writer Ricky Grover is remaining true to his Newham roots.

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BBC

A man has admitted seriously injuring an aspiring model and her cousin after acid was thrown at them through a car window.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Essex have charged a Plaistow man with conspiracy to commit murder.

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The London Stadium is set to rock next summer as the Foo Fighters confirmed they will be playing two nights at the venue.

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Elizabeth Olympic

A new bus shelter, a wider cycle lane and additional ferry operator parking are among the proposals for North Woolwich that are being consulted on.

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Transport for London

A decision on whether the Silvertown tunnel will be built has been delayed for a month.

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Five police officers are set to be investigated for potential misconduct in connection with the death of Edson Da Costa.

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Metropolitan Police

An aspiring fashion designer is aiming for the catwalk, despite being 71 years old.

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University of East London

The doors at Plaistow jobcentre are set to close for the last time this afternoon.

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Canning Town

She’s more than double the age of her two nearest rivals combined - but Dame Vera Lynn is on course to have the biggest selling album released by a female artist this year.

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A teenager from Beckton has appeared in court charged with drug and knife offences.

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The home secretary has pledged to make it illegal to sell acid to under 18s.

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Manchester

A Stratford man is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of a teenager from Plaistow.

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United Kingdom

A schoolboy has been praised for coming to the aid of a stranger who collapsed on a rush hour Tube.

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Forest Gate

The whole London Underground network will be “substantially disrupted” next week if a planned strike by drivers goes ahead, Tube bosses have warned.

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United Kingdom

A man has been arrested in Whitechapel following reports of a man with a knife at West Ham station during the evening rush hour.

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British Transport Police

Plans to build three concrete factories on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been rejected.

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Elizabeth Olympic

Rail workers will not work overtime or on rest days for a month as part of a dispute over the roles of guards.

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Finding the perfect school for your child isn’t easy. When there is a shortfall of places in east London, it’s even harder.

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Newham

Greater Anglia has prepared for a potential strike by conductors next week by training up back office staff to stand in for them.

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An Old Bailey judge has raised concerns that police failed to spot Peter Fasoli had been murdered by East Ham fantasist Jason Marshall for nearly two years.

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The success, effort and resilience of young people from schools across Newham were celebrated at the Jack Petchey Achievement Awards.

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A firearms officer accused of assaulting a man during a raid in Silvertown has been cleared of causing actual bodily harm.

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Silvertown

Six people have been injured in a noxious substance attack in Stratford this evening.

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London Ambulance Service

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