Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.
This month, I released ‘Policing London: A Vision for a Safer City’ that sets out 10 pledges outlining my campaign to tackle crime in east London.
We talk to hundreds of local business owners every day; we hear their concerns, understand their challenges and share in their successes.
A listed East Ham church is getting a makeover.
2018 saw East London set a new record. But this is no cause for rejoicing. According to reports the grass fire on Wanstead Flats was the worst ever known in London.
Five youth projects in Newham have been given a cash boost today from the London Mayor.
A judge criticised the lack of remorse shown by three ammonia-wielding carjackers who launched a horrifying acid attack on boxing legend Michael Watson MBE.
Health advisor Laila McNeily discusses fast food, getting active and cleaning up the streets as she talks to Awil Mohamoud about her passion for the borough
Three ammonia-wielding carjackers who dragged former boxer Michael Watson down the road by his seatbelt during an attempted robbery have been jailed for a total of 54 years today.
The Hammers hold the Blues in London derby showdown by Yarmolenko miss will haunt them
National League: Harrogate Town 0 Leyton Orient 3
Brandon Peel put up a double-double (23 points, 16 rebounds) as the London Lions got their British Basketball League season underway in style.
Justin Edinburgh has plenty of options to pick from ahead of this weekend’s big fixture
Clapton moved second in the Essex Senior League after cruising to a comfortable 3-0 victory against local rivals Barkingside at Cricklefield Stadium.
Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Sam Cook has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain on their playing staff until the conclusion of the 2020 season.
The latest news from the Langdon Academy School Sport Partnership
The latest boxing news from Newham
West Ham United will want to build on their first win in the Premier League when they host Chelsea at the London Stadium on Sunday.
Fighting the bad guys in West Ham’s former Upton Park home hasn’t put actor Dave Bautista off the beautiful game - quite the opposite, in fact.
As the Theatre Royal Stratford East steps into a new era, its new artistic director is keen to retain links to the past.
Good news for West Ham fans still mourning the loss of their former stadium - there’s a chance to see Upton Park once more.
An author from Forest Gate has written a book to raise awareness of the dangers of domestic abuse.
The life of Newham-raised fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been turned into a film.
A textiles teacher paid tribute to her students whose coat inspired by immigration was exhibited at Tate Modern art gallery.
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.
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.
If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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