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A Stratford drug dealer who helped channel £250,000 crack cocaine and heroin from London onto the sleepy streets of Great Yarmouth was jailed for four years at Snaresbrook Crown Court today.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

After more than £50 million worth of gold and jewellery was stolen in London last year, the Met is warning people to be vigilant against the theft of gold during Diwali.

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Police have launched a fresh appeal to find the mother of a baby found abandoned in a Plaistow park, one month on from when he was discovered.

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Newham council

A primary school in Manor Park has been forced to apologise for sending home a letter asking pupils to come into school dressed as slaves for Black History Month.

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Forest Gate

Thursday’s strike by Underground drivers has been called off.

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Newham has officially been named London’s hardest partying borough after statistics revealed there were more noise complaints made here last year than anywhere else in the capital.

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London

Budget taxi service Uber has been told its trading licence will not be renewed when it expires in eight days time.

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Sadiq Khan

A man from Manor Park has been arrested in connection with the murder of Romford man Liam Alan Harman.

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Two Newham teenagers are celebrating after being handed a professional record deal after getting nearly half a million online plays of their music.

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Canning Town

A “sophisticated network” of fraudsters who impersonated policemen to con people into transferring cash over the phone and laundered £500,000 were sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison on Friday.

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Forest Gate

A huge mural celebrating Newham’s history, health, education and diversity has been unveiled in Plaistow.

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Newham Council

Newham has launched a bid to become London’s Borough of Culture, with the ambition that if the bid succeeds everyone will live within walking distance of a facility for “enjoying or sharing” some form of cultural activity.

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Newham Council

Residents on a residential Forest Gate road threw a big party for hundreds of people last weekend to try and lift the local community and get people talking to their neighbours.

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Forest Gate

Police are renewing their appeal for information following the “tragic” murder of a 14-year-old boy in Forest Gate on Monday - and they are particularly interested in information about a 4x4 seen fleeing the scene.

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Forest Gate

A pharmacy worker has revealed the moment he comforted a 14-year-old boy who had blood pouring from his head after being shot.

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Forest Gate Community School

Specialist police officers responded to a serious collision involving an elderly pedestrian in Canning Town this morning.

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Two teenagers have been charged with a string of offences including attempted murder following recent firearms incidents in Newham.

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Rokeby School, a boys school in Canning Town, is celebrating a strong set of GCSE results today after changes in the exam system “benefitted boys.”

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Rokeby School

School 21 is celebrating a “brilliant” first set of GCSE results, smashing the national average.

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Stratford

An acid attack at a Stratford birthday party on Saturday night injured two men, with one needing urgent hospital treatment.

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Four fire engines and 21 firefighters rushed to a Forest Gate estate agents early on Saturday morning after a car careered through the shop frontage and set alight inside.

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Forest Gate

Providing work experience schemes to budding barbers saw an East Ham barbershop win Employer of the Year at Newham College’s Employer Links Awards.

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Newham College

Marathon drumming sessions have landed a Newham music teacher in the records books.

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Delays in the planning process mean plans for additional space for 450 pupils and 50 staff at Oasis Academy Silvertown before the start of the new academic year.

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Newham council

Dozens gathered to pay their respects to Forest Gate’s war dead on the anniversary of the night a bomb hit a bus during the Second World War.

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Lyn Brown

A vigil to remember the 20 victims of a World War II V1 flying bomb is being held in Forest Gate this evening.

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Forest Gate

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