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Yesterday, 16:00

A successful programme run by a secondary school in Forest Gate has resulted in another two more pupils winning scholarships at prestigious colleges.

Police are investigating after a man was punched and bitten during a robbery at a train station.

London’s night czar has receieved an honorary doctorate in business administration from the University of East London.

Two police officers who helped safely remove an unexploded bomb from the King George V Dock have been recognised for their bravery.

A chicken shop in Manor Park has lost its late licence after it continued to employ an illegal immigrant who had been caught working there TWICE before.

Days after London’s biggest grass fire tore through the grasslands of Wanstead Flats, firefighters sprung into action to prevent a second blaze from taking hold.

Thieves have stolen 18 bikes from schoolchildren in East Ham.

Students and staff from the University of East London walked a mile in memory of Nelson Mandela today (Wednesday).

An east Londoner risks their life by trespassing on railway lines every three days, new figures reveal.

Road closures have now been removed in the areas surrounding Wanstead Flats after a massive grass fire broke out last Sunday (July 15).

Detectives investigating an insurance ‘crash for cash’ scam have released an image of a man they are looking for they think might be living in east London.

There are 4,892 families without a permanent home in Newham, the highest figure for 10 years and a sign of the borough’s growing homelessness crisis. EMMA YOULE reports in the first of our special Hidden Homeless series

Firefighters are asking motorists to avoid parking their cars on top of their hose as they work to dampen down a major fire in Wanstead Flats.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:52

Police are investigating after a man was punched and bitten during a robbery at a train station.

Yesterday, 07:00

Thieves have stolen 18 bikes from schoolchildren in East Ham.

Wed, 12:00

Detectives investigating an insurance ‘crash for cash’ scam have released an image of a man they are looking for they think might be living in east London.

London
Tue, 11:09

A ‘vile’ paedophile who preyed on ‘vulnerable’ children for more than 30 years has been jailed.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Mon, 14:00

A young man from Newham has appeared in court charged with trying to lay his hands on £300,000 in criminal cash.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Mon, 12:00

A petition calling for more effective policing across Newham has been launched by a concerned councillor.

Sadiq Khan
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Detectives are appealing for information after a man travelling in a car pointed a gun at a group of males in Forest Gate,

Health

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Barts Health Trust is one of the top 50 employers in the UK for boosting equality.

Mile End
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Talented young artists have seen their designs turned into bunting to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Newham University Hospital
Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Olympic Stadium in Stratford will be celebrating the NHS’ 70th birthday with a tribute video on its outdoor screen tonight.

NHS
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Tomorrow (Thursday), hospitals, GPs and other healthcare specialists across the country will celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, one of the UK’s greatest achievements.

Theresa May
Monday, July 2, 2018

A Stratford GP is retiring after 40 years in the NHS.

NHS
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

An east London mental health trust has retained its ‘outstanding’ CQC rating.

Care Quality Commission

Environment

Tue, 07:00

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.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Nature lovers will have more space to explore thanks to an extension to West Ham Park’s wildlife garden.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Protestors are planning to target oil giant Shell’s event in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this weekend by playing a game of dodgeball outside the event.

Facebook
Friday, June 15, 2018

Campaigners have warned recycling targets will be missed if the council doesn’t get more government money as figures show Newham has the lowest rate in the capital.

Politics

Tue, 14:17

Newham Council has announced it is taking legal action against Barclays Bank over hundreds of millions of pounds it took out in “toxic” loans.

Tue, 11:13

Newham Council threw £40 million of public money “down the drain” when it backed the flawed deal to turn the Olympic Stadium into West Ham’s new home, according to an independent report released today.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Political figures across Newham have backed calls for protests against US President Donald Trump and a far right march.

Stephen Timms
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Newham Council will discuss implementing “golden hello and handcuff payments” to lure desperately needed new social workers.

Newham Council
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Lyn Brown, the MP for West Ham, welcomed a new bill on corrosive substances in a debate in Parliament on Wednesday.

Lyn Brown
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Silvertown Tunnel scheme “fundamentally contradicts” the mayor of London’s transport strategy, Newham’s mayor has claimed.

Silvertown
Sunday, May 27, 2018

The first trains have been on trial test runs through east London on Crossrail’s new Elizabeth line at speeds up to 60mph.

Transport for London

Education

Yesterday, 16:00

A successful programme run by a secondary school in Forest Gate has resulted in another two more pupils winning scholarships at prestigious colleges.

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Yesterday, 14:00

London’s night czar has receieved an honorary doctorate in business administration from the University of East London.

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University of East London
Mon, 14:58

It’s not just teenagers who have been taking exams this summer.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

An initiative to get children savvy with their finances came to East Ham last week.

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Stephen Timms
Friday, July 13, 2018

Year Five pupils from Essex Primary School performed a concert in honour of Refugee Week, telling stories of oppression from the past 120 years.

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Stephen Timms
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The University of East London will be marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth with a mile-long walk through the Royal Docks.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Pupils from a school in East Ham won a maths competition at City Hall on Tuesday.

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Langdon Academy

Heritage

Mon, 11:00

Corporal Kevan Loosely dreamed of being in the RAF when he listened as a child to his parents tell stories of pilots defending the skies above Britain in World War Two.

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RAF 100
Sunday, July 15, 2018

He was a turban-wearing fighter pilot, pizza chain manager and all action hero.

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RAF 100
Saturday, July 14, 2018

Women have served in the Royal Air Force throughout its 100 year history though the fight for equal opportunities took almost as long.

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British Army
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The capital’s RAF Museum has welcomed visitors to new galleries for the first time following a £26million makeover.

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RAF 100
Monday, July 9, 2018

The RAF’s next generation are playing a vital role in the service’s 100th anniversary celebrations.

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army
Sunday, July 8, 2018

One hundred days after the Royal Air Force’s official 100th birthday, the service is to stage a spectacular one off event.

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RAF 100
Sunday, July 8, 2018

This year Britain’s youngest armed service marks its centenary anniversary.

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army

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