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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Acid attacks, and violent crimes involving other weapons, are abhorrent. They cause deep scars, and undermine trust and good faith in our communities.

It’s quite odd to move to a home of your own if you’ve been living in accommodation tied to an occupation for years.

Former teacher Rosina Purnell speaks about her inspirational headmistress and how tackling homelessness and the housing crisis must be a priorty.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Nine young lives have been lost to violent crime in West Ham since January 2017.

There is much about Newham to be proud of. But did you know it’s a trailblazer when it comes to feminist statues? Not that there’s much competition.

As deputy principal of Newham College, Anil Nagpal wants the borough’s youngsters to fulfil their potential through learning.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Nothing is more shocking for a college community than the death of a student. The senseless loss of a promising life is very hard to deal with. I know this from my own experience.

With many people from Newham, I attended the protest against President Trump’s visit to this country.

University of East London’s Annette Cast, discusses employment rights, zero hour contracts and the need to put community focus at the forefront of everything we do

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

It’s been a busy past week and as I progress into my 11th week as the new Mayor of Newham, I’ve been doing a lot of sorting out of important council issues.

Very soon after David Cameron resigned in the summer of 2016, I was interviewed on a TV News programme and asked who I think should become the next prime minster.

Giving young people the best start in life is massively important for Becky Dawson. She speaks about her quest to end period poverty

London City Airport’s profits and passenger numbers fell last year.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

This month marks 70 years since the creation of the National Health Service.

The long, hot school summer holidays are around the corner and what many of us in the past have considered to be the best times of our lives, no longer holds true for a frightening large number of children.

With an early summer following the July heatwave here are some of the activities families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

Homelessness charity chief executive Amanda Dubarry moved to Newham in March, and already has big plans for the borough. She talks about her ideas for an area of ‘exciting’ potential.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

It’s not often I get to cut the ribbon on a million-pound piece of medical equipment, certainly in these times of austerity, but it would be churlish not to welcome the new £1m MRI scanner to our local hospital.

Did you know that the court of the King of England was once in West Ham? Or that Stratford was the birthplace of one of the greatest poets of Victorian times, Gerard Manley Hopkins? Or that one of the famous women of that era, Elizabeth Fry, lived in East Ham?

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