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Newham’s mayor spoke of an “epidemic of violence” in London at the Labour Party Conference.

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.

A five-car collision on the A13 in Rainham is causing lengthy delays on the eastbound carriageway while emergency services respond to the incident.

A ticket inspector had a brick thrown at him by a man who refused to cooperate when asked to show his train ticket.

A 73-year-old woman has been charged with murdering her husband.

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.

Crime & Court

A ticket inspector had a brick thrown at him by a man who refused to cooperate when asked to show his train ticket.

British Transport Police
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A 73-year-old woman has been charged with murdering her husband.

Thames Magistrates' Court
Friday, September 21, 2018

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.

UN Court
Friday, September 21, 2018

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.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Three ammonia-wielding carjackers from Newham who dragged former boxer Michael Watson down the road by his seatbelt during an attempted robbery will be sentenced today.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Disciplinary proceedings against a Newham police constable accused of stamping on a teenage boy while he was in custody were dropped on Thursday in a case hampered by delays.

Newham police
Thursday, September 20, 2018

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he’d pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him “it’s not worth it”.

UN Court

Health

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Newham mayor Rokhsana Fiaz today (Friday) backed an NHS campaign encouraging people to sign up to the organ donation register, two years after giving away her own bone marrow.

NHS
Friday, September 7, 2018

The NHS trust running Newham University Hospital has reported improved patient feedback following an annual inspection.

Newham University Hospital
Monday, September 3, 2018

Doctors, nurses and families across east London are urging people to talk about organ donation as part of UK Organ Donation Week.

NHS
Friday, August 31, 2018

A Beckton couple have been recognised for their work campaigning for dementia research.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A citizens’ panel on health and care services in Newham needs volunteers.

NHS
Friday, August 24, 2018

Newham’s GPs are urging people not to use health services unnecessarily over the bank holiday weekend.

NHS

Environment

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Community groups have been invited to turn the city green with up to £5,000 up for grabs.

London
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A mobile junk clearance company covering east London has opened.

Forest Gate
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Flytippers need to be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Forest Gate
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Newham is the second worst borough in London for wasting water, according to a new report on the affordability of fresh drinking water across the capital.

United Kingdom
Friday, July 13, 2018

Today marks the beginning of Love Parks Week in Newham.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

A primary school in Beckton opened an ‘edible garden’ last week.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

Politics

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Newham’s mayor spoke of an “epidemic of violence” in London at the Labour Party Conference.

Labour Party
Thursday, September 20, 2018

A total of 2,122 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

Boris Johnson
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The East Ham Conservative Party have selected their candidate to run as councillor in Boleyn ward.

Labour
Friday, September 14, 2018

One of Newham’s councillors has announced she’s stepping down.

Labour Party
Thursday, September 13, 2018

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of the borough’s constituencies.

Lyn Brown
Monday, September 3, 2018

An axed police station in Newham which was closed in June 2014 sold for £3.4miliion, it has been revealed.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Met Office

Education

Friday, September 21, 2018

Across the country, nervous first years are travelling up and down motorways to join the mayhem of freshers’ week.

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University of East London
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Rokeby School threw caution to the Brexit wind and held a European day of languages.

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Rokeby School
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A society for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students in Stratford celebrated its third anniversary by unveiling a poster of politician Harvey Milk.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

School assembly in Silvertown was music to pupils’ ears on Friday morning when teachers received thousands of pounds for new instruments, mics and amps.

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Stephen Timms
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ready, steady, cook — Newham College has unveiled its new catering classrooms after a £340,000 revamp.

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Newham College
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Two brothers from Newham were the youngest pupils in the country to pass a GCSE exam this year.

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Oxford
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Employment and education opportunities for students at the University of East London are set to be given a boost.

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University of East London

Heritage

Saturday, September 22, 2018

A listed East Ham church is getting a makeover.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Historic, innovative and quirky buildings across Newham are set to open their doors for one weekend only as part of Open House London.

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Elizabeth Olympic
Friday, September 14, 2018

An ‘unmatched’ symbol of the Industrial Revolution has been listed as one of the top ten endangered buildings in the country.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

One of east London’s biggest-ever horse-drawn funerals paraded through the streets for the funeral of ‘the king of Roman Road Market’ with nearly 300 mourners.

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London
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Plans to create a new collection and research centre for the V&A in the Olympic Park have been signed off

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Sadiq Khan
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The landlord of the Denmark Arms has served his last pint at the historic local.

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Tate and Lyle Sugars, based at the Thames Refinery in Silvertown, celebrated its 140th birthday last Friday.

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