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Scott Cupit, director of Swing Patrol London, shows some swing moves to reporter Anna Silverman.

Biggest swing company in the world, Swing Patrol, set to sweep Forest Gate off its feet

It was after attending my first swing dance class in Forest Gate last Wednesday that it struck me, swing really is something to make a song and dance about.

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Team GB on stage at the Invictus Games Closing Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture:PA Wire/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Invictus games hailed a success as talk turns to legacy

Talk has already turned to legacy after the first ever Invictus Games came to a close following four-days of thrilling disability sport.

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Jeremy Paxman visited Caritas Anchor House

Jeremy Paxman visits Canning Town charity

Jeremy Paxman praised the work carried out by Caritas Anchor House during a visit to the Canning Town homeless charity.

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Upton Park dispersal zone ‘success’

A dispersal zone in Upton Park is helping make residents feel safer, according to the council.

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Families evacuated as chemical odour sweeps block of flats in Stratford

Seven people had to be treated by ambulance crews when a chemical odour swept through a block of flats in east London last night.

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Steve Howe will be performing at Stratford Circus

Guitarist Steve Howe to perform Stratford Circus show

Guitarist Steve Howe is taking a break from performing with the reformed prog rock band Yes to play a one-man show at Stratford Circus tonight.

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You can help Richard House win £50,000

Richard House Children’s Hospice is in the running to win £50,000 - and it needs your vote.

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Notts County manager Shaun Derry. Pic: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Notts County boss Derry: Sacking Slade at O’s would have been ‘absolutely bonkers’

Notts County boss Shaun Derry believes the game ‘has gone absolutely bonkers’ if Leyton Orient had sacked manager Russell Slade last night.

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Franky Reed 1 with Amy Reed trying to catch ducks to win prized at Barts Health NHS Trust's open day at Newham Hospital in Plaistow.

Pictures: Families enjoy Newham Hospital open day

The grounds of Newham Hospital might not be the first place you’d think of going for a fun afternoon, but that all changed on Saturday as hundreds headed to a free open day.

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Scottish Saltier flying above Stratford Old Town Hall

BIG DEBATE: Scottish Referendum—better together or better apart?

The Scottish Saltier is flying over the old Stratford Town hall with Newham Council backing the ‘Better Together’ campaign as Scotland votes tomorrow on whether stay in or quit the UK. Newham’s directly-elected mayor, Sir Robin Wales, is a proud Scot and an ardent supporter of a United Kingdom who genuinely believes we are better as a united island. The ‘yes’ voters who want an independent Scotland have won support, unsurprisingly, from English Democrats who believe England should have its own Parliament—like the Scots—because they believe we would prosper without having to support the rest of Britain:

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