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Newham’s Ramgarhia Sikh community arrived in east London in the 1960s, meeting in a number of places to worship before settling in their current home in Neville Road, Forest Gate.

A man from Beckton has been charged today with robbing and stabbing a laptop seller in Finchley.

An East Ham barber has released a second novel to inspire youngsters growing up in east London.

A principal who is leaving a college she helped turn around has said it will remain in her heart always.

A man has been ordered to pay nearly £9,000 for fly-tipping in Newham.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Aircraft of a rather different kind are set to depart from London City Airport when it hosts the annual Lord Mayor’s hot air balloon regatta.

Two families were forced to make a dramatic escape after a fire blocked their front door.

A fire is being investigated after flames wrecked parts of a derelict home yesterday.

Two years after being branded ‘inadequate’ by inspectors, Newham University Hospital has worked hard to make improvements - and has been rewarded with an upgraded rating.

A landlord who failed to install smoke alarms in his rented flat even after a fire in the apartment block has been fined thousands of pounds under new council powers.

The sentencing of a fly-tipper from Upminster who admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton has been delayed.

The Liberal Democrat candidate for West Ham has said that “a voice of tolerance and unity” is needed in the wake of Brexit negotiations.

Crime & Court

Saturday, April 29, 2017

A man from Beckton has been charged today with robbing and stabbing a laptop seller in Finchley.

Friday, April 28, 2017

A man has been ordered to pay nearly £9,000 for fly-tipping in Newham.

Thames Magistrates' Court
Friday, April 28, 2017

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

London police
Thursday, April 27, 2017

The sentencing of a fly-tipper from Upminster who admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton has been delayed.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Mayor of London announced plans to “name and shame” rogue landlords during raids on Newham properties today.

Sadiq Khan
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A sixth man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Ahmed Deen-Jah at an off-licence.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

West Ham Football Club offices at the Olympic Park were raided in an investigation into tax fraud this morning.

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Health

Friday, April 28, 2017

Two years after being branded ‘inadequate’ by inspectors, Newham University Hospital has worked hard to make improvements - and has been rewarded with an upgraded rating.

Care Quality Commission
Thursday, April 27, 2017

London’s Air Ambulance treated 74 patients in Newham last year, making it the eighth busiest borough in the capital.

London
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

West Ham legend Sir Geoff Hurst has spoken out about the struggle of seeing his World Cup-winning team-mates fight dementia.

United Kingdom
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Newham University Hospital has failed to hit A&E waiting time targets again, new figures reveal.

NHS
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A former health secretary has presented new evidence of “deliberate, provable acts of cover-up” in the contaminated blood scandal and demanded a Hillsborough-style inquiry into the tragedy.

Labor
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A doctor’s surgery is seeing up to 100 fewer patients a day than it could due to a clinical room being out of service for months, staff have alleged.

NHS
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Teresa Onwere, is a lot younger than your average NHS worker.

NHS

Environment

Monday, April 10, 2017

When a keen army of volunteers flooded the Thames Foreshore to clean up the neighbourhood, they expected to be picking up plastic bottles.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Aspiring Andy Murrays and Jo Kontas are to get a boost from a £370,000 tennis court revamp.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Campaigners chanted “Don’t lose the loos” while petitioning against the possible closure of public toilets.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 16, 2017

A trio of students have found a healthy way to keep history alive - by walking through it.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A “rogues gallery” of people either caught or wanted for posting “prostitution stickers” in Newham has been published in an appeal.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A crowdfunding page set up to fund a court case against Newham Council exceeded its target within three days.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 2, 2017

A campaigning teacher intends to take the council to court claiming Newham has failed to take action against the posting of “prostitution stickers” on its streets.

Newham Council

Politics

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Liberal Democrat candidate for West Ham has said that “a voice of tolerance and unity” is needed in the wake of Brexit negotiations.

Liberal Democrat
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Mayor of London announced plans to “name and shame” rogue landlords during raids on Newham properties today.

Sadiq Khan
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This year’s general election is “the most important election in a generation”, according to the Liberal Democrat candidate for East Ham.

Stephen Timms
Friday, April 21, 2017

Lyn Brown has vowed “to fight as hard as I can” for her constituents after announcing her intention to stand in the forthcoming general election.

Lyn Brown
Friday, April 21, 2017

Stephen Timms has accused Theresa May’s government of making damaging cuts to services for his constituents.

Lyn Brown
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

With the snap general election set for June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A snap general election has been called by prime minister Theresa May, to be held in June.

Education

Saturday, April 29, 2017

A principal who is leaving a college she helped turn around has said it will remain in her heart always.

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Newham Council
Thursday, April 27, 2017

University of East London students received a royal thanks for their contribution at the London Marathon.

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University of East London
Monday, April 24, 2017

It’s a bold goal, but Newham Council and Essex Cricket are joining forces to help the borough become a powerhouse for cricket players.

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Ravi Bopara
Monday, April 24, 2017

Fourteen Newham schools have been praised by the schools minister for delivering top results in primary and secondary education.

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Chobham Academy
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Situated in the shadow of West Ham’s new London Stadium home, there aren’t many places that would be more appropriate to build the Bobby Moore Academy.

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London
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Newham children have the second highest chance across London of getting into their preferred primary school this September.

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London
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Parents are set to find out today which primary school their child will be attending in September.

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Heritage

Yesterday, 13:00

Newham’s Ramgarhia Sikh community arrived in east London in the 1960s, meeting in a number of places to worship before settling in their current home in Neville Road, Forest Gate.

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Forest Gate
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A war hero who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his service in the First World War has been honoured with a commemorative stone.

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Robin
Saturday, April 8, 2017

The last public information films might have aired years ago, but the short broadcasts reveal fascinating insights into days gone by.

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Forest Gate
Friday, March 31, 2017

A soldier who received the Victoria Cross is to be honoured with a commemorative stone in East Ham next month.

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Forest Gate
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Newham Chinese Association has received funding to keep running for the next two years.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

One of east London’s most famous daughters, Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 100th birthday today.

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London
Monday, March 20, 2017

Newham’s most famous daughter is 100-years-old today.

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