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Monday, August 7, 2017

Newham residents received more than £29,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.

A motorcyclist who died in a crash on the A12 in Newbury Park has been named as a mechanic from Manor Park.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 fifth worst for flytipping

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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

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.

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

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

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

Docklands hotel granted licence

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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

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

Newham Council has defended its record after government figures show the borough has the worst recycling rate in the capital.

A six week consultation on the Stratford town centre improvements has closed.

The Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales, and cabinet member for domestic violence, Cllr Lakmini Shah joined more than 400 people to urge residents to stand up to violence against women as part of an international campaign on Friday.

Two councillors have presented a residents’ petition to the Mayor of London’s office against concrete factories in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

If you’ve noticed the borough looking greener, it could be the work of guerrilla gardeners.

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.

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

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