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The scheme is part of the £3.7billion regeneration programme for Canning Town and Custom House.

Plans to transform Custom House through a multi-million-pound redevelopment scheme have been given the green light.

Bradley Quaresma was 'always smiling'

Family and friends have been paying tribute to a man that was found dead in a Stratford park yesterday.

Police outside West Ham Lane Recreation Ground

A third person has been arrested following the death of a 20-year-old man in West Ham Lane Recreation Ground yesterday afternoon.

Allied Healthcare will not re-tender for home care services in Newham after the CQC found it had failed to improve its services in May. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA images

A home care provider has neglected to improve its services after failing a health watchdog’s inspection twice in seven months.

Irvingas Makasejevas, 40, who was today found guilty of murdering Edgaras Kondrotas.

A man who beat a complete stranger to death in a ‘brutal’ attack has today been given a life sentence for his murder.

Have you seen Sabrina Davies, 21, missing from Newham?

A 21-year-old woman has been missing for a week.

A forensic tent has been put up in the park

West Ham Lane Recreation Ground is to remain closed for the rest of the day as police investigate a man’s death.

The new syllabus on display

Children had a feast to mark the launch of a new religious education (RE) syllabus for their schools.

Esther Shifra in her garden where she says she is happiest

Esther Shifra comes across as a thoughtful, intelligent and caring person.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in West Ham Lane Recreational Ground Picture: PA/Jo Giddens

A man was pronounced dead in West Ham Lane Recreational Ground this afternoon.

Plaistow resident Hussain Hussein, 18, was sentenced to a sixteen-week prison term, suspended for 12 months, for carrying a  knife in a public place.

An 18-year-old has avoided jail after carrying a 22cm combat knife in public.

c2c trains are severely delayed this evening

Passengers travelling with c2c should check before boarding their trains after a number services are being delayed or cancelled.

A young girl plays with one of the Boom Band's instruments

Dr Seuss has been entertaining parents and children alike for decades with several generations of youngsters raised on his wacky stories and illustrations.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 14:04
Irvingas Makasejevas, 40, who was today found guilty of murdering Edgaras Kondrotas.

A man who beat a complete stranger to death in a ‘brutal’ attack has today been given a life sentence for his murder.

Yesterday, 12:26
Have you seen Sabrina Davies, 21, missing from Newham?

A 21-year-old woman has been missing for a week.

Yesterday, 10:19
A forensic tent has been put up in the park

West Ham Lane Recreation Ground is to remain closed for the rest of the day as police investigate a man’s death.

London
Wed, 12:45
Former West Ham captain Kevin Nolan (Pic: PA Wire)

Ex-West Ham captain Kevin Nolan was an inadvertent “middle man” in a Christmas hamper scam in which players and club staff lost thousands of pounds, a court heard this morning.

Sam Allardyce
Wed, 09:43
Irvingas Makasejevas, 40, who was today found guilty of murdering Edgaras Kondrotas.

A man has been found guilty of murdering a stranger in an attack which showed an “extreme level of brutality that judges do not often come across”.

UN Court
Three people, including a Plaistow man, were arrested on suspicion of funding terrorism Picture: Joe Giddens/PA

Police arrested the 35-year-old man during a pre-arranged meeting yesterday.

Tue, 14:19
West Ham's former home, the Boleyn Ground (pic: Jason Mitchell)

A West Ham employee has told a court this morning he was duped into inviting an alleged conman into the club to sell luxury goods and hampers.

Sam Allardyce

Health

Yesterday, 16:02
Allied Healthcare will not re-tender for home care services in Newham after the CQC found it had failed to improve its services in May. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA images

A home care provider has neglected to improve its services after failing a health watchdog’s inspection twice in seven months.

Care Quality Commission
Yesterday, 07:00
Esther Shifra in her garden where she says she is happiest

Esther Shifra comes across as a thoughtful, intelligent and caring person.

Birmingham
Wed, 09:12
Cllr Quintin Peppiatt, cabinet member for children and young people.

Young people at risk of developing mental health issues are to be supported by funding of nearly £10 million, led by Newham Council.

Newham Council
Mon, 17:04
The Farrugia family at a protest over the contaminated blood scandal at Westminster earlier this year, including Angela Farrugia (centre) and Tony Farrugia (right). Picture: Polly Hancock

The family of an East Ham man who was infected with Aids by NHS blood products have denounced a government scheme that offers just £10,000 in recognition of his tragic death.

David Cameron
Friday, July 15, 2016
Montell Douglas in action during her heat of the 60m

It’s nearly time for the Olympics to take centre stage in the sporting world once more, and where better for a former Olympian to engage youngsters than at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?

Elizabeth Olympic
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron announced a new scheme of payments for victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal during his last Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today. Picture: PA

As one of his final acts as Prime Minister today David Cameron delivered the news victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal have been expecting for months.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Phillip Minns takes a break from running inside Central Park, East Ham

Significant research shows that people’s wellbeing can be maintained and improved by their physical health – and vice versa. Kat Hopps hears from one runner who helps others by being a mental health ambassador for England Athletics.

army

Environment

Tue, 16:15
The junction underneath the A406 north circular flyover between Ilford and Manor Park. Picture: Google

A project to create a green gateway between Newham and Redbridge will go ahead after £1million funding was secured.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
MP Stephen Timms at public meeting on fly-tipping

More than 50 concerned residents attended a public meeting to demand a tougher stance on fly-tippers.

Stephen Timms
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
TfL's plan for the proposed Silvertown Tunnel crossing.

The new Mayor of London has come under fire today from the Green party for “failing to stop work” on the proposed Silvertown Tunnel after taking office.

Sadiq Khan
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Residents met at Community Links to discuss the Silvertown Tunnel

Concerns about the future impact of the Silvertown Tunnel on traffic, pollution and business in the Canning Town area were raised at a residents’ meeting last night.

Victoria
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Trees for Cities planted 50 trees in St John's Green to celebrate Newham's 50th birthday

A park in the borough just got a lot greener after volunteers planted more than a dozen trees.

Silvertown
Monday, February 1, 2016
London City Airport

This week’s debate asks if London City Airport should be converted into homes and businesses.

Green Party
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Boris Johnson with engineers and workers at Beckton Sewage Treatment Centre

Mayor Boris Johnson spoke of future generations swimming in the Thames with otters as he opened the capital’s first super sewer with a flush.

Boris Johnson

Politics

09:00
The scheme is part of the £3.7billion regeneration programme for Canning Town and Custom House.

Plans to transform Custom House through a multi-million-pound redevelopment scheme have been given the green light.

Newham Council
Wed, 14:00
David Cameron in Downing Street with his family as he makes his final speech as prime minister     Picture: Hannah McKay/PA

David Cameron resigned – and Theresa May took the reins of power – earlier this month.

David Cameron
Friday, July 15, 2016
Newly-elected Cllr Anam Islam with West Ham MP Lyn Brown

Labour candidate Anam Islam has been voted in as Forest Gate North’s third councillor after winning yesterday’s by-election.

Sadiq Khan
Monday, July 11, 2016
Politicians and residents gathered outside Forest Gate station

Politicians and residents came together for an anti-racism protest this evening.

Lyn Brown
Friday, July 8, 2016
JobCentre employees were investigated about the misuse of benefit payments.

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has come under fire after its limited investigation of benefit misuse at a Plaistow jobcentre prompted Stephen Timms to call for an independent review.

Stephen Timms
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Lyn Brown MP

Lyn Brown has called Jeremy Corbyn’s role as Labour leader “untenable” as she resigned from her role as shadow minister

Lyn Brown
Friday, June 24, 2016
Stephen Timms MP at the EU referendum count

Stephen Timms has said that he expects the momentum of Newham’s regeneration to be lost as a result of the EU referendum.

Stephen Timms

Education

Thu, 17:08
A young girl plays with one of the Boom Band's instruments

Dr Seuss has been entertaining parents and children alike for decades with several generations of youngsters raised on his wacky stories and illustrations.

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Wed, 09:00
School 21 Stratford Old Town Hall

With the turnout among newly-eligible voters lower than that of their parents and grandparents in the Brexit referendum, there is a perception that young people are more interested in social media than social issues.

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Newham Council
Friday, July 15, 2016
Montell Douglas in action during her heat of the 60m

It’s nearly time for the Olympics to take centre stage in the sporting world once more, and where better for a former Olympian to engage youngsters than at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?

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Elizabeth Olympic
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Acting news editor Sophie Morton and teacher Deborah Laurence with Elmhurst Primary School pupils

Budding young journalists got a taste of newspaper life when they visited the Recorder office.

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Monday, July 11, 2016
50,000 people attended the Mayor's Newham Show on the weekend

From children’s television favourites to a war exhibition, there was something for everyone at the Mayor’s Newham Show.

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Newham
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Sandringham Primary school pupils with the doggy mannequin they decorated for Dogs Trust

Youngsters have decorated a doggy mannequin to celebrate the charity Dogs Trust at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
This week Newham readers decide whether the NUT strikes were justified Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA images

Dozens of schools are expected to be closed in Newham today as members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) go on strike across the country.

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National Union

Heritage

Wed, 10:30
Sabantuy Community Festival

Eastern European culture was celebrated with a festival full of music, dance and games at Forest Lane Lodge.

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Tue, 18:30
Pupils from Forest Gate Community School taking part in a BBC4 Listening Proect - Thandiwe Mkhosi and Zainab Kawsar with Alice Williams from BBC London

Football, Islam, fast food and social media were among topics discussed by students and staff so their thoughts could be recorded and saved for the future.

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Forest Gate Community School
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Demolished houses in Fort Road show the extent of the damage from the explosion

Melanie McGrath, the Romford born writer, once wrote, “there was never any silver in Silvertown. Smoketown, Sulphertown, the place could of been called any of those things and no one would have blinked.”

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Europe
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Robert Rogers       Picture: Robert Rogers

On this day nearly half a century ago, one of the biggest sporting tragedies in the borough’s history occurred.

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Prince
Monday, July 11, 2016
50,000 people attended the Mayor's Newham Show on the weekend

From children’s television favourites to a war exhibition, there was something for everyone at the Mayor’s Newham Show.

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Newham
Saturday, July 9, 2016
The 13th Essex in 1915     Picture: Richard Parker

They were harassed by snipers and bombed by mortars as they fought through the soggy trenches of France – and they did it all for the love of the place they called home.

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France
Saturday, July 2, 2016
East Thames Iron Works FC sqaud in 1896

As West Ham United prepare to kick off a new era at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford it is 116 years this week since the club’s formation when a rag tag group of workers from the docks decided to set up a football team.

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London

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