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A number of roads remain closed following the major fire which engulfed Wanstead Flats yesterday (July 15) - London’s biggest ever grass fire.

London

Wanstead Flats’ iconic skylarks have escaped the wrath of the huge wildfire that engulfed the grassland yesterday (July 15) - the biggest grass fire in London’s history.

London Fire Brigade

Open Doors: Vote 100 is the latest event in Newham to celebrate women receiving the vote.

It’s not just teenagers who have been taking exams this summer.

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A young man from Newham has appeared in court charged with trying to lay his hands on £300,000 in criminal cash.

Snaresbrook Crown Court

An urgent safety warning has been launched after hundreds of firefighters battled a wildfire Wanstead Flats - the biggest grass fire in London’s history.

London
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A petition calling for more effective policing across Newham has been launched by a concerned councillor.

Sadiq Khan

When a fire broke out in a Silvertown munitions factory in 1917, Andrea Angel knew how dangerous it could be.

Silvertown

Sport

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Wapping Remains Ladies over 30’s team continued their winning streak last week, beating Worcester (in Worcester) 8-0 in the semi-finals of the National over 30’s Cup to earn their place in the final on Saturday.

Pre-season friendly: Benfica B 5 Leyton Orient 4

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London Lions have announce the re-signing of Brandon Peel, one of the teams most popular players, for two seasons.

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France marked their 20th anniversary since winning the World Cup by being crowned once again after sealing a 4-2 victory against Croatia.

Yesterday, 10:47

West Ham have announced the club-record signing of midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

So, England finished fourth at the World Cup finals in Russia.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger hailed top duo Nick Morris and Richard Lawson as they helped the Hammers secure a comfortable home win over Sheffield on Friday night.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

More children than ever across Newham and the surrounding areas are getting the chance to take part in the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) hugely successful Tennis for Kids programme and pick up a tennis racket for the first time, thanks to an increase in the number of places available for children in London and the South East.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa could not hide his disappointment after Essex’s latest Vitality Blast T20 defeat againt Glamorgan at Chelmsford on Friday.

Entertainment

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

An author from Forest Gate has written a book to raise awareness of the dangers of domestic abuse.

Forest Gate
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The life of Newham-raised fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been turned into a film.

Newham College
Friday, June 1, 2018

A textiles teacher paid tribute to her students whose coat inspired by immigration was exhibited at Tate Modern art gallery.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

An aspiring 15-year-old actor who couldn’t speak English when he arrived in the country three years ago is set to follow in the footsteps of his idols after winning a place at a world-famous theatre company.

Forest Gate
Friday, March 23, 2018

There’s good news for anyone who missed out on getting tickets to Beyonce and Jay-Z at the London Stadium, as the pair have added an extra date.

United Kingdom
Monday, January 1, 2018

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?

Twitter
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

Newham Pictures

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