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Education cuts are threatening our schools. Picture: PA IMAGES

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know that in February this year I tweeted “Theresa May should call a general election. A massive landslide will help her agenda going forward.”

The planning has started for the second Newham Heritage Awareness Festival which will run from Wednesday, October 18 to Sunday, October 28, 2017.

People should use their vote on June 8. Picture: PA IMAGES

So Theresa May has shown her true colours.

The Labour Party general secretary once said it “owed more to Methodism than to Marx”.

Last Thursday marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Holyoake, a household name in his time.

This spring many of us are welcoming the start of warmer weather and longer days, but this time of year can also see a rise in the number of people suffering from hay fever.

Runners made their way over Tower Bridge last year. Picture: ADAM DAVY/PA

Protestors from Stop the War Coalition take part in a demonstration outside Downing Street. Picture: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA

I like to think I know Newham and the area surrounding Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park quite well, but I’ve recently discovered some fascinating new parts of east London.

Floral tributes for Karim Samms who was shot and killed in North Woolwich. Picture: KEN MEARS

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The National Autistic Society’s Too Much Information campaign aimes to raise awareness about the condition.

Many children in Newham grow up encouraged by ambitious and aspirational parents.

Whatever was going through the minds of the mob that set upon Reker Ahmed outside a pub in Croydon two weeks ago, it wasn’t the circumstances in his own country that compelled Reker to leave, the friends and family he left behind, or the hazardous journey he took across the Mediterranean and Europe to find sanctuary in the UK.

An Air Ambulance outside the Palace of Westminster. Picture: VICTORIA JONES/PA WIRE.

UK credit binge is approaching levels not since since 2008 crash. Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION

I’ve often heard it said how many languages are spoken by pupils in Newham’s schools , and what a challenge that can be.

Last month’s tragic events demonstrated the very worst and the very best of humanity.

The reason for Brexit has been variously attributed to concerns over sovereignty, immigration, bureaucracy and control.

When a cryptic message suggests an Isis fighter wants to return home, Upton Park-based investigators Lee Arnold and Mumtaz Hakim are brought in to establish contact.

LGBT communities have historically been slighted in hip-hop music so it’s great to see one performer working to address the balance.

Newham is fighting for fair school funding. Picture: PA/DAVE THOMPSON

A couple look at floral tributes to the victims of the Westminster terrorist attack. Picture: LAUREN HURLEY/PA WIRE

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