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Yesterday, 17:35

Staff working close to a Stratford road junction where a baby was found unresponsive on a bus have described their shock at the little girl’s death.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a three-month-old baby.

A delegation of our American cousins came to the borough bearing gifts today.

If the doctors were to be believed, Sham Uddin wouldn’t be here now.

More people are living in temporary accommodation in the borough than anywhere else in London.

A hit-and-run victim has criticised the police over their handling of an investigation which has left her “life on standby”.

Jewish people with diabetes are being urged to plan ahead for feasting and fasting during Rosh Hashanah, Simchat Torah and Yom Kippur.

A cutting-edge artist is exhibiting a very unusual painting – it’s a dress.

Former football stars and Paralympic champions helped launch a ground-breaking disability sports initiative at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this morning.

All lanes have re-opened on a bridge metres from London City Airport where police had been dealing with an ‘incident’.

Members of a gang who stole £158,000 of goods from parked lorries across the South East have been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison between them.

On September 16, nine people who took part in a protest at London City Airport earlier in the month were sentenced for their actions.

If you’re going about your day with a smile on your face, you’re not alone – Newham is the third happiest borough in London.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:35

Staff working close to a Stratford road junction where a baby was found unresponsive on a bus have described their shock at the little girl’s death.

Yesterday, 16:17

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a three-month-old baby.

London Ambulance Service
Yesterday, 09:55

A hit-and-run victim has criticised the police over their handling of an investigation which has left her “life on standby”.

Wed, 15:52

All lanes have re-opened on a bridge metres from London City Airport where police had been dealing with an ‘incident’.

Silvertown
Wed, 14:08

Members of a gang who stole £158,000 of goods from parked lorries across the South East have been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison between them.

Canning Town
Tue, 14:12

A 21-year-old man will appear in court next month after climbing onto the roof of Stratford train station during rush hour.

Tue, 07:34

Roads have now reopened after a teenager was stabbed last night.

Health

Wed, 11:00

A grieving mum whose only son died is transforming her home to help others.

Ireland
Tue, 12:28

An NHS trust claims to be the first in the country to have a female and ethnic minority top leadership team in place.

NHS
Thursday, September 22, 2016

A proposal to merge sexual health clinics across east London is about efficiency and effectiveness, a council spokesman has said.

Newham Council
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Most people could only dream of running 50 marathons in 50 days, but athletics coach Paul Lewis has done it with ease.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A “miracle baby” who was the size of an iPhone when she was born has defied the odds and is now getting ready for her first day at school.

Newham University Hospital
Thursday, September 1, 2016

A hospital trust which supports people in the borough has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by an independent health watchdog.

Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The introduction of “local hospital leadership teams” has led to better patient care and five-star reviews of Newham University Hospital (NUH).

Care Quality Commission

Environment

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Issues of racial equality, air pollution and climate change across the borough were thrust into the spotlight when protesters took over the runway at London City Airport.

Sadiq Khan
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

An electric car owner has been left frustrated after being denied the use of chargers at a shopping centre by petrol and diesel vehicles.

BBC
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has moved to allay the fears of residents over the expansion of London City Airport.

Stephen Timms
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A project to create a green gateway between Newham and Redbridge will go ahead after £1million funding was secured.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

More than 50 concerned residents attended a public meeting to demand a tougher stance on fly-tippers.

Stephen Timms
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The new Mayor of London has come under fire today from the Green party for “failing to stop work” on the proposed Silvertown Tunnel after taking office.

Sadiq Khan
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Concerns about the future impact of the Silvertown Tunnel on traffic, pollution and business in the Canning Town area were raised at a residents’ meeting last night.

Victoria

Politics

Tue, 16:00

A traditional East End pub could be about to become a 298-room hotel.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Cable car users will be able to sip beer and champagne 300ft above the Thames after permission was granted by Greenwich Council bosses last night.

London
Monday, September 5, 2016

A ruling will be made tonight on whether champagne and beer can be sold on cable cars up to 300ft above the Thames.

Newham Council
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Cable car users could soon be sipping bubbly and partying into the night above the Thames under new plans to boost numbers.

Newham Council
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A £344million expansion of City Airport has been given the green light by the government.

United Kingdom
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

This we ask Newham’s politicos what they think of the decision to renew the UK’s nuclear defences.

Stephen Timms
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nine councillors have joined both the borough’s MPs in their support for Owen Smith’s challenge to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Stephen Timms

Education

Wed, 09:00

The number of students being educated at home has risen more in Newham than anywhere else in London, according to a leading resources provider.

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Newham Council
Mon, 13:11

Named after the man who is arguably east London’s most famous sporting son, the Bobby Moore Academy will welcome its first students next year – and headteacher Stuart Burns is already excited.

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Elizabeth Olympic
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Rokeby School has been awarded the British Council’s International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

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Rokeby School
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The glittering achievements of youngsters across the borough were recognised at an annual awards ceremony.

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Chobham Academy
Friday, September 16, 2016

A school in Manor Park has upped its game to achieve an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report, two years after it was deemed to ‘require improvement’.

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Primary School
Monday, September 12, 2016

Building work has begun on Newham’s newest school, the Bobby Moore Academy.

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Elizabeth Olympic

Heritage

Wed, 07:00

The final game may have happened months ago, but it’s finally the end of an era for the Boleyn Ground.

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Dimitri Payet
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Tucked away in a Victorian church, 200 metres from the runway of a busy international airport, first-time visitors to the Brick Lane Music Hall would be forgiven for thinking they’ve come to the wrong place.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A former West Ham United chief steward has rescued a family’s pictures which she found at the Boleyn Ground.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

A former West Ham United chief steward is hoping to return pictures found at the Boleyn Ground to their owner before the ground is demolished.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

What does double FA Cup-winning West Ham striker Sir Trevor Brooking have in common with the seven-time Mr Olympia and star of The Terminator?

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Portsmouth
Saturday, September 3, 2016

While the British Empire had mastery of the seas, control of world trade and one of the wealthiest societies in human history, growing up still wasn’t easy.

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London
Friday, September 2, 2016

Nearly two centuries ago, after decades of struggle, ownership of human beings by other human beings was outlawed in the British Empire.

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United Nations

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