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Holocaust survivor Rudi Oppenheimer will be sharing his story at the Old Town Hall on Tuesday.

Police action day at the Stratford Mall. Chief inspector Shabnam Choudhri with Reginea Savepy, age four and Ria Savepy, age six.

“The children singing on the stage today, in just four or five year’s time they could be involved in gangs.

Shah Ahmed

A Custom House man has been handed a suspended sentence for sexually assaulting a woman on a bus.

Members of the elite team show how it's done

“As soon as you tell someone that you’re a cheerleader, people think of you as a scantily clad girl on the sidelines cheering someone on.

Diabetic Phillip Gasper, 84, from Stratford, has now been found.

An 84-year-old man from Stratford reported missing earlier this week has now been found.

Have you seen Zahida Ali?

Police are appealing for help in finding a woman from East Ham who has been missing for four days.

President Samiullah Tariq, left, and coordinator Mubashar Saddiqa, of the Ahmadiyaa Muslim Association at the Baitul Ahad mosque

One of Britain’s oldest Muslim communities says it is on a mission to “spread peace and harmony” at this time of heightened religious tension.

Sadria lost his appeal against his 16-year jail sentence

A sex beast who raped two women in separate attacks must swallow his tough jail term, top judges have ruled.

The result of Mudessar's interior design at Feathers, Dubai

A former Lister Community School pupil led a major design project in Dubai.

Crime & Court

Friday, January 23, 2015

A Custom House man has been handed a suspended sentence for sexually assaulting a woman on a bus.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Friday, January 23, 2015
Diabetic Phillip Gasper, 84, from Stratford, has now been found.

An 84-year-old man from Stratford reported missing earlier this week has now been found.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Have you seen Zahida Ali?

Police are appealing for help in finding a woman from East Ham who has been missing for four days.

Health

Friday, January 23, 2015

“As soon as you tell someone that you’re a cheerleader, people think of you as a scantily clad girl on the sidelines cheering someone on.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Newham General Hospital,

Thousands of patients were left waiting to be seen for more than four hours at hospital A&E departments in east London over the holiday period, new figures show.

NHS
Monday, December 29, 2014
The seized products

Dried fish and African land snails were seized from shops around the borough on Christmas Eve.

Cllr Ian Corbett

Environment

Thirty horses, a pig and three dogs were removed in a planned night raid on “squatters” at stables owned by a charity working to provide disabled young people with therapeutic riding sessions.

Newham Council
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tom Odell sings‘ 'Real Love'’ at the piano [Photos: David Benett/Getty Images]

An array of A-List celebs turned up in London’s East End last night to hear pop idol Tom Odell perform his Christmas TV ad hit at the launch of ‘Manhattan island city’ development on the banks of the River Lea.

United Kingdom
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Jenny Jones has expressed concerns over the statistics for hit and runs in Newham

New figures from the Met Police show that Newham has the second highest number of pedestrian victims of hit and runs last year.

Politics

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Safety regulations may have caused the closure of Upton community centre in east London without warning, throwing staff out of work just before Christmas. It followed an inspection which found parts of the heating system no longer complied with regulations. Critics say there’s too much regulation and red tape choaking everyday life. Even the government is forced to agree. The Business Minister just last week announced his “war on red tape”. But has the government got it right? UKIP blames Brussels for our red tape and says the Government is powerless to stop it…

Newham Council
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Thames river crossing at Gallions Reach and [inset] London Assembly's Darren Johnson

Shock figures reveal £1.1 million has been spent by City Hall on its River Crossing team’s wages bill since 2012, paying out £46,000 every month to look at options for a new Thames river crossing to relieve the A12 Blackwall Tunnel.

Sir Robin Wales

Nine borough bosses, including Sir Robin Wales, will meet later this month to discuss how more power can be devolved to east London.

Robin

Education

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The next Martin Luther King or Malala could be among us after schoolchildren took to the stage in the first Newham primary speech making competition.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Charity Crisis come to collect food items from Eastlea Community School

Eastlea Community School students and staff produced a major success this year with a collection of 5,735 items going to those that were without a home at Christmas.

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Sunday, January 11, 2015
Adam Patel has won a scholarship to Latymer school

A bright Newham boy has become the fourth pupil from his inner city school to win a scholarship to a top independent six-form in less than a year.

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Forest Gate Community School

Heritage

Friday, December 19, 2014

From the baby-sized gas mask to the make-shift beds, Betty Sexton has had a poignant year saying goodbye to her old belongings.

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London
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Small Faces in their heyday

Keyboard player Jimmy Winston returns to the Ruskin Arms pub where he grew up and started the Small Faces. He tells the Recorder how it feels to be ‘bringing it all back home’

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Holocaust survivor Hannah shares moment with student Rabia Ahmed

Devout Muslim Rabia Ahmed set out to show the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust to her fellow students and bring people of all faiths together.

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London

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The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

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