Search

News

Yesterday, 18:13

Six would-be MPs are running for the West Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

Three people have today been found guilty of conspiring to rob a pensioner at his home in Upton Park, with a fourth person previously having pleaded guilty.

A one-legged 38-year-old man who raped a 15-year-old girl and threatened to kill her has been jailed for nine years.

Seven would-be MPs are running for the East Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Jubilee Line Tube train.

Just over one fifth of people employed in casual and full-time contracts at the London Stadium are Newham residents, figures have revealed.

A street cleaner has been sacked from a council contract after calling homeless people in the Stratford Centre “a disgrace and the lowest of the low”.

Youngsters have beem jumping into the waters of the Royal Docks to cool off in the hot weather - and police have had to get involved.

A teenager and three men from east London appear in court today charged with terrorism and criminal offences.

Pupils, teachers and parents gathered in the playground of Brampton Primary School to pay tribute to victims of the Manchester bombing.

Forest Gate Community School is set to expand to cater for an additional 300 pupils.

Sir Robin Wales has urged the Newham community to “stay calm and be vigilant” as it “stands united with the people of Manchester” following Monday’s terror attack.

The Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line will be closed for eight weekends as electrification work continues.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:17

Three people have today been found guilty of conspiring to rob a pensioner at his home in Upton Park, with a fourth person previously having pleaded guilty.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Yesterday, 16:52

A one-legged 38-year-old man who raped a 15-year-old girl and threatened to kill her has been jailed for nine years.

Yesterday, 14:40

A former altar boy has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Jubilee Line Tube train.

YouTube
Yesterday, 09:26

Youngsters have beem jumping into the waters of the Royal Docks to cool off in the hot weather - and police have had to get involved.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 08:14

A teenager and three men from east London appear in court today charged with terrorism and criminal offences.

London
Tue, 12:16

A 13-month-old baby was taken to hospital following a hit-and-run in Forest Gate.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, May 19, 2017

A man who ran a string of brothels, trafficked women and controlled their profiles on adult websites has been jailed.

Snaresbrook Crown Court

Health

Wed, 14:53

In a second look at mental wellbeing in the borough, the Recorder hears from two individuals whose struggles with mental illnesses were exasperated by their homelessness.

Canning Town
Tue, 18:20

Non-medical staff employed by a private contractor at Barts Health NHS Trust say they are considering strike action in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

NHS
Mon, 16:35

Patients at Newham University Hospital are facing cancelled appointments more than a week after its computer systems were hit by a cyber attack.

Newham University Hospital
Mon, 08:59

An anonymous vigilante has been doing graffiti - for a good cause.

NHS
Mon, 08:10

A doctors’ surgery in Forest Gate has been placed in special measures.

Care Quality Commission
Thursday, May 18, 2017

A GP surgery which is already in special measures has been rated “inadequate” for the second time in less than a year.

Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A campaigner is launching a landmark legal case against the government over the contaminated blood disaster - providing new hope that local victims of the health scandal will finally receive justice.

NHS

Environment

Monday, April 10, 2017

When a keen army of volunteers flooded the Thames Foreshore to clean up the neighbourhood, they expected to be picking up plastic bottles.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Aspiring Andy Murrays and Jo Kontas are to get a boost from a £370,000 tennis court revamp.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Campaigners chanted “Don’t lose the loos” while petitioning against the possible closure of public toilets.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 16, 2017

A trio of students have found a healthy way to keep history alive - by walking through it.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A “rogues gallery” of people either caught or wanted for posting “prostitution stickers” in Newham has been published in an appeal.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A crowdfunding page set up to fund a court case against Newham Council exceeded its target within three days.

Newham Council
Thursday, March 2, 2017

A campaigning teacher intends to take the council to court claiming Newham has failed to take action against the posting of “prostitution stickers” on its streets.

Newham Council

Politics

Yesterday, 18:13

Six would-be MPs are running for the West Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

Lyn Brown
Yesterday, 16:13

Seven would-be MPs are running for the East Ham constituency, and we quizzed them on who they are, the biggest issues in the area, and why people should vote for them.

Stephen Timms
Friday, May 12, 2017

The candidates for Newham’s two seats in the general election have been announced.

Stephen Timms
Thursday, May 11, 2017

A barrister who is standing as an independent candidate in June’s general election has spoken of the need to strengthen community foundations.

Labor
Friday, May 5, 2017

Have you ever been caught short but felt reluctant to use a pub or cafe toilet without purchasing something?

London
Friday, May 5, 2017

Forty police officers dedicated to tackling crime and anti-social behaviour will continue their work after Newham Council approved to continue partially funding them.

Newham Council
Friday, May 5, 2017

More footpaths, safter cycling facilities and new public spaces are set to come to Stratford after cabinet members approved proposals to transform the town centre.

Transport for London

Education

Thu, 14:22

Forest Gate Community School is set to expand to cater for an additional 300 pupils.

Read more
Forest Gate Community School
Tue, 13:37

440 children have an unexpected day off today after a primary school in Plaistow was closed due to a bad smell.

Read more
Thursday, May 18, 2017

A team of East Ham pupils has been named as one of 13 winners in a national schools’ science competition run by Shell.

Read more
Elizabeth Olympic Park
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

When a crime takes place, why do some people run away, others reach for their camera phone while others intervene?

Read more
University of East London
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Year Three children from Sandringham School in Forest Gate are creating an “outside learning classroom” in the park in Plashet Grove.

Read more
Forest Gate
Friday, May 12, 2017

Students at NewVic sixth form college have been campaigning against extremism and for freedom and peace.

Read more
Thursday, May 11, 2017

University of East London students are travelling to Scotland to provide encouragement and mentorship to young people with issues ranging from addiction to anger management.

Read more
University of East London

Heritage

Monday, May 1, 2017

A story telling a little known chapter of British history has been published after gathering dust in an attic for almost 50 years.

Read more
army
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Newham’s Ramgarhia Sikh community arrived in east London in the 1960s, meeting in a number of places to worship before settling in their current home in Neville Road, Forest Gate.

Read more
Forest Gate
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A war hero who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his service in the First World War has been honoured with a commemorative stone.

Read more
Robin
Saturday, April 8, 2017

The last public information films might have aired years ago, but the short broadcasts reveal fascinating insights into days gone by.

Read more
Forest Gate
Friday, March 31, 2017

A soldier who received the Victoria Cross is to be honoured with a commemorative stone in East Ham next month.

Read more
Forest Gate
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Newham Chinese Association has received funding to keep running for the next two years.

Read more
Monday, March 20, 2017

One of east London’s most famous daughters, Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 100th birthday today.

Read more
London

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Read more

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now