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Yesterday, 17:02

Four pupils from Azhar Academy Girls School gave a lesson of their own when they held a special school assembly about diversity.

A backlog of medical results are still being processed by Barts Health Trust after it was hit by a cyber attack.

Police have released CCTV footage after a man was left traumatised following an attack.

Theatre teacher, Deborah Day, wants to continue bringing success to her school.

After wowing his adoring fans for decades, Plaistow-born pop legend David Essex hung up his microphone at the end of last year with a farewell tour taking in venues up and down the country.

A family living near an abandoned warehouse dubbed Stratford’s haunted house have called for the eyesore to be knocked down.

There’s still time – but only just – to catch the final tickets to an award-winning show about singer-songwriter Nick Drake.

Police have reissued an appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a kidnap, assault and robbery.

Crowds of Great British Bake Off fans battled the snow and rain to get signed copies of former winner Nadiya Hussain’s debut novel.

A tout caught selling tickets outside the London Stadium after a West Ham game has been convicted at court.

West Ham United will use Saturday’s fixture against Crystal Palace to raise awareness and funds for Richard House Children’s Hospice.

A civil servant, who transformed his life by losing more than seven and a half stone, is using his success to shape a new career.

Pupils are being encouraged to get on their bikes and scooters to and from school during a 10-day national initiative.

Crime & Court

Friday, January 13, 2017

Police have reissued an appeal for information to help trace a man wanted in connection with a kidnap, assault and robbery.

Friday, January 13, 2017

A tout caught selling tickets outside the London Stadium after a West Ham game has been convicted at court.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A man who burgled two separate houses on the same road in one night has been jailed for three years and four months.

Gillingham
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A man who held a woman hostage for three days while he raped, beat and tortured her with a hot iron has been jailed for 23 years.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A man who admitted stealing £143 worth of powdered baby milk from a supermarket was ordered to pay a £105 fine at Barkingside Magistrates Court.

Friday, January 6, 2017

An aspiring teacher has been left devastated after a year and a half’s worth of university work was stolen from her car.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Friday, January 6, 2017

A juror was brought to tears after a dramatic 999 call was played to the court of an eyewitness describing a teenager being stabbed to death.

UN Court

Health

Yesterday, 13:17

A backlog of medical results are still being processed by Barts Health Trust after it was hit by a cyber attack.

Newham University Hospital
Friday, January 13, 2017

A civil servant, who transformed his life by losing more than seven and a half stone, is using his success to shape a new career.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Residents are urging their housing association to take action against rats and mould in their new homes.

Canning Town
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Want to get fit while at work? If so, a career at London City Airport could be the way forward.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Nutritionist Layla McNeilly and Dragons’ Den success, Swing Patrol, are joining forces to launch a new cardio workout class.

BBC
Thursday, December 22, 2016

CCTV footage of the last known sighting of a man with a potentially life-threatening condition has been released by police in the hope it will help them tracking him down.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

West Ham United stars have helped spread some Christmas cheer at Newham University Hospital.

Michail Antonio

Environment

Saturday, January 14, 2017

A family living near an abandoned warehouse dubbed Stratford’s haunted house have called for the eyesore to be knocked down.

London Legacy Development Corporation
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A boutique hotel had its licence granted today despite a series of objections from officials.

Newham Council
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

London City Airport has defended its latest study of ground noise after criticism from a campaigner.

University of East London
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Newham Council has defended its record after government figures show the borough has the worst recycling rate in the capital.

Newham Council
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A six week consultation on the Stratford town centre improvements has closed.

London
Monday, November 28, 2016

The Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales, and cabinet member for domestic violence, Cllr Lakmini Shah joined more than 400 people to urge residents to stand up to violence against women as part of an international campaign on Friday.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Two councillors have presented a residents’ petition to the Mayor of London’s office against concrete factories in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Elizabeth Olympic Park

Politics

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The branch of Foxtons was told to pay £2,500 after failing to clearly explain an administrative fee charged to prospective tenants.

Newham Council
Friday, December 16, 2016

Campaigners protested outside a council party last night to voice their anger following the reselection of Sir Robin Wales as the Labour candidate for the 2018 Mayor of Newham election.

Robin
Friday, December 16, 2016

A councillor has said that it is “time to get the show on the road” in redeveloping the Carpenters Estate.

Ken Clark
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The retractable seats at the London Stadium were the main reason for the project going £51million over budget, the London Assembly has been told

Newham Council
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Violence at West Ham United football matches will be discussed today following clashes at the club’s new home.

Newham Council
Friday, November 25, 2016

Attempts to unseat Sir Robin Wales as Labour’s automatic candidate for the borough’s 2018 mayoral elections have edged closer.

Robin
Friday, November 18, 2016

Schools could face “severe” cuts of tens of millions of pounds if the government presses ahead with spending plans, union bosses claim.

Lyn Brown

Education

Yesterday, 17:02

Four pupils from Azhar Academy Girls School gave a lesson of their own when they held a special school assembly about diversity.

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Forest Gate
Thursday, January 12, 2017

More than 500 students are set to call a 33-storey building in Stratford home in the University of London’s first major property acquisition in more than half a century.

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Elizabeth Olympic
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre has landed a new sponsorship deal.

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Newham Council
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

An overseas student says his future studies in the UK are uncertain – despite winning a legal battle against the Home Office.

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Stephen Timms
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Staff from three secondary schools came together for what is thought to be one of the biggest teacher training sessions held in the borough.

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Lister Community School
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

An audience of 200 guests, staff and students welcomed the opening of a £8.2 million arts annex at Plashet School earlier today.

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Plashet School
Thursday, December 29, 2016

The University of East London has been awarded a share of government funding to help it get more disadvantaged youngsters into higher education.

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University of East London

Heritage

Saturday, January 14, 2017

After wowing his adoring fans for decades, Plaistow-born pop legend David Essex hung up his microphone at the end of last year with a farewell tour taking in venues up and down the country.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

He might not have fought on the beaches, but Allan Beckett’s role in the D-Day landings cannot be underestimated.

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Newham
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The sights and sounds of planes coming in to land in the Royal Docks are familiar ones to most people now – but just three decades ago, things were very different.

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London
Thursday, January 5, 2017

Want to live where Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Billy Bonds made history? You can now register your interest in a home at Upton Gardens.

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London
Friday, December 30, 2016

When the prospect of war with Nazi Germany looked more like becoming a reality in the late 1930s, plans were made to cope with the expected air raids.

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Germany
Thursday, December 22, 2016

The pace and scale of change in the borough keeps increasing with developments in Canning Town, Stratford and the Royal Docks transforming the skyline on an almost daily basis.

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army
Saturday, December 17, 2016

Gardeners have been cultivating Newham’s soil for generations, whether in one of the borough’s parks, in their gardens or in an allotment.

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