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Head East to enjoy a weekend filled with music, dance, theatre, and various circus performances at an upcoming festival.

Reporter Mark Shales in Beijing

Reporter Mark Shales is in China on a tour of facilities operated by ABP, the company that are developing a business district in Newham’s Royal Albert Dock. Here he blogs for the first time about his experience overseas...

Police at the scene in Eversleigh road

Neighbours have expressed their “shock” and “sadness” following the death of a woman in East Ham.

Salisbury summer school team (l-r) Mohammad Moulvi, Yvonne Ackuaku and Aneesa Raja

Summer holidays are upon us and school staff and students are looking forward to a well deserved break.

A model of the sculpture of theatre director Joan Littlewood outside Theatre Royal Stratford East.

A sculpture to honour legendary theatre director Joan Littlewood is to be unveiled in Stratford later this year.

Police at the scene in Eversleigh Road

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in East Ham.

Professor Frank Chinegwundoh says prostate cancer is an urgent priority for Newham (Pic by Hear Me Now)

Campaigners have criticised the borough’s healthcare strategy for not prioritising prostate cancer.

Man detained after being found guilty of pensioner attacks

A man who was found guilty of brutally attacking three people in East Ham, including two pensioners, has today been detained in a mental health unit.

Work on pedestrian crossings at Bow Interchange will start later this year

Improvements for pedestrians at Bow Interchange will get underway later this year after resounding public support for the scheme.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:23

Neighbours have expressed their “shock” and “sadness” following the death of a woman in East Ham.

London police
Yesterday, 10:02
Police at the scene in Eversleigh Road

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in East Ham.

London police
Thu, 20:08
Man detained after being found guilty of pensioner attacks

A man who was found guilty of brutally attacking three people in East Ham, including two pensioners, has today been detained in a mental health unit.

Snaresbrook Crown Court

Health

Yesterday, 07:00

Campaigners have criticised the borough’s healthcare strategy for not prioritising prostate cancer.

Zuhair Zarifa
Mon, 12:55
Angela Farrugia lost three brothers - Barry, Victor and David - to NHS contaminated blood. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A woman who lost three brothers after they were treated with NHS blood infected with killer viruses has spoken of the “cruelty” of a government delay in spending £25million to help those affected.

David Cameron
Thursday, July 16, 2015
More than 6,000 babies were born to Newham parents last year (Picture: Katie Collins/PA)

More babies were born in Newham than in any other London borough in 2014.

London

Environment

Friday, June 12, 2015

Coffins, sofas, and beds are just some of the things cleansing officers have had to pick up while tackling the scourge of fly-tipping in the borough.

Newham Council
Friday, February 6, 2015
Junction of High Street South and Barking Road, East Ham.

Hundreds of people across the borough have been forced to pay fines for spitting in a public place.

Newham Council
A woman struggles to bring a horse under control

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

Politics

This week’s Big Debate asks if the Labour Party was right to pass the latest Tory Welfare Reform Bill.

Stephen Timms
Pension talks at Newham Council

A new pension scheme is set to be introduced for councillors despite opposition by some members who say it is coming at the wrong time with Newham forced to find some £50m in spending cuts next year.

Robin
Mon, 12:55
Angela Farrugia lost three brothers - Barry, Victor and David - to NHS contaminated blood. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A woman who lost three brothers after they were treated with NHS blood infected with killer viruses has spoken of the “cruelty” of a government delay in spending £25million to help those affected.

David Cameron

Education

Tue, 13:52

The borough’s rising young population has led to 10,000 new places being created in primary schools.

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Newham Council
Monday, July 20, 2015
Chobham academy head Rebecca Hickey

A Stratford school is celebrating after receiving an outstanding report in its first ever Ofsted inspection.

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Chobham Academy
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Winsor Primary School win spelling bee competition

Pupils and teachers are celebrating after a young group of spelling experts won top prize in a competition.

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Heritage

Thursday, July 23, 2015

With just the name of a studio and a date to go on, the founder of a history archive is trying to track the story of a First World War photo

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London
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Flowers placed by the families of those killed in the Edgware Road underground station terrorist bombing on July 7th.

A decade ago, 52 people were killed in a terrorist attack on London’s transport network.

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Newham
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Front page of the Newham Recorder after the terrorist attack

Twenty-four hours after winning the chance to showcase Newham to the world we all came shuddering back down to earth.

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London

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