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Yesterday, 18:00

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

Details about a 3,800-home development close to West Ham station have been revealed as part of a public exhibition.

Newham Council’s leadership team is taking on a different look following a cabinet reshuffle.

A man has been charged with being in possession of cannabis and a knife following a search of a car in East Ham.

A caring student has helped reunite a dog with its owner after finding the escaped pet on his way to school.

Whether you’re a reality TV fan or a sports whiz, why not put your knowledge to the test.

Police have seized four guns at an address in Forest Gate.

Apprenticeships at Transport for London (TfL) were promoted at an event at Westfield Stratford City held in cooperation with Newham Council’s Workplace service.

A man in his thirties was stabbed last night.

A person under a train has led to severe delays on the Jubilee line this morning.

There are serious delays on the southbound stretch of the Blackwall Tunnel.

Despite hosting both international and league netball matches, London has never had a top flight netball team.

Notorious criminals often capture the public’s eye but Edgeworth Bess has been largely sidelined until now.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:03

A man has been charged with being in possession of cannabis and a knife following a search of a car in East Ham.

Thames Magistrates' Court
Yesterday, 11:30

Police have seized four guns at an address in Forest Gate.

Yesterday, 10:38

A man in his thirties was stabbed last night.

London hospital
Thu, 07:00

A drug dealer who ran away from police officers who attempted to question him has been jailed.

London
Wed, 15:53

Newham is in the top three boroughs for knife crime in London, according to official police figures.

Metropolitan Police
Wed, 14:23

A shop owner who had hundreds of thousands of pounds stolen from him when he was fighting cancer has spoken out about his ordeal.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Wed, 13:49

Two men accused of brandishing a ‘knife and axe’ during a road rage clash in Stratford have been sentenced.

Health

Thu, 11:33

A GP practice in Plaistow faces closure unless it improves the quality of care it offers to patients in the next three months.

Wed, 16:00

The vice-chairman of West Ham has unveiled a new all-weather 3G pitch in Beckton.

Wed, 11:01

Guests at Secret Cinema, an immersive theatre and film event that is currently recreating Moulin Rouge in a Newham warehouse, have fallen violently ill after eating oysters.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Sunday, February 19, 2017

With more than 20,000 young people attending the accident and emergency department at Newham University Hospital last year, having somewhere suitable to admit children to was vital.

Newham University Hospital
Friday, February 17, 2017

There were 90 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Newham recorded in just one year.

Newham Council
Friday, February 17, 2017

A campaign group has urged Newham Council to reject radical proposals to transform healthcare.

Newham Council
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Newham’s takeaways have the lowest hygiene ratings in the country, according to official figures.

Forest Gate

Environment

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Newham is the fifth worst for flytipping, an investigation has shown.

Newham Council
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Neighbours fear they will be living in a ghetto unless minicab drivers using their streets as an unofficial pick up point change their anti-social behaviour.

London
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A primary school leader has expressed fears for her pupils’ health because of the polluted air around her school.

Sadiq Khan
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A councillor urged Sadiq Khan to “stand up for London” after welcoming a plan to tackle rising levels of air pollution.

Sadiq Khan
Saturday, January 14, 2017

A family living near an abandoned warehouse dubbed Stratford’s haunted house have called for the eyesore to be knocked down.

London Legacy Development Corporation
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A boutique hotel had its licence granted today despite a series of objections from officials.

Newham Council
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

London City Airport has defended its latest study of ground noise after criticism from a campaigner.

University of East London

Politics

Yesterday, 16:10

Newham Council’s leadership team is taking on a different look following a cabinet reshuffle.

Ken Clark
Mon, 07:00

Newham Council could save up to £94 million after cabinet members agreed a restructure of its loans.

Newham Council
Friday, February 17, 2017

A £20 charge to collect bulky waste items will continue after a year-long trial period was deemed to be a success.

Newham
Friday, February 17, 2017

Plans to freeze council tax for the ninth year running have been backed by councillors.

Robin
Monday, February 13, 2017

A man who was one of the first child refugees to enter the country after fleeing Nazi persecution in the Second World War has attacked the government.

army
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Newham University Hospital (NUH) failed to hit the government’s A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released today.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

The Recorder has produced an easy-to-understand guide to everything Brexit after the country took a massive step towards leaving the EU on Wednesday.

European Union

Education

Yesterday, 18:00

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

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Yesterday, 14:55

A caring student has helped reunite a dog with its owner after finding the escaped pet on his way to school.

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Forest Gate
Wed, 11:04

Schools in Newham will receive the biggest cuts to education funding of any London borough by 2020, a teaching union has warned.

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London
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Hundreds of youngsters will descend on Stratford Library on March 2 for a celebration where they can really let their imaginations run wild.

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 17, 2017

Each year, hordes of Willy Wonkas, Mad Hatters, Gruffalos and Harry Potters walk the nation’s classrooms for the ultimate celebration of literature – World Book Day.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A fashion graduate from the University of East London will be showcasing her ‘hairy’ talents on a prestigious catwalk.

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University of East London
Friday, February 10, 2017

European Taekwondo Champion and Great British olympian, Lutalo Muhammad, paid a special visit to Forest Gate Community School this morning.

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Forest Gate

Heritage

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The Ford Maverick wasn’t a very popular car when it rolled off production lines in the 1990s, but it did have a reputation for being reliable.

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Champions League
Friday, February 17, 2017

Ask a Hammers fan who their ultimate ‘Mr West Ham’ would be, and a few names might spring to mind.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Sifting through thousands of years of London life to secure Europe’s largest engineering project in history has to be a dream job for any archaeologist.

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United Kingdom
Friday, January 27, 2017

The last complete steam coaster ship in the world may have escaped the scrapyard.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Are you a world war buff or a food fanatic? You might want to pay the Poppy Pantry a visit.

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South Africa
Friday, January 20, 2017

Relatives of those killed in “London’s biggest ever explosion” at a munitions factory have paid their respects at a centenary memorial.

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Robin
Thursday, January 19, 2017

When the Brunner Mond Works went up the effects were felt for miles around, with reports the sound of the explosion could be heard as far away as Salisbury, almost 100 miles west.

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