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University of East London cancels segregated Islamic Society event

An Muslim student event at a Beckton university that would have segregated seating by gender has been cancelled by the university after equality activists intervened.

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DJ photo shoot in Tower Hamlets aims to help hospital

A studio in Shadwell will become the site of a massive photo shoot featuring the biggest names in UK garage music.

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Newham's borough commander, Tony Nash

New borough commander pledges to tackle gang crime in Newham

Newham’s new borough commander has pledged to tackle gang culture.

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Scheme for Newham youngsters needs help

More than £40,000 has been raised to get the ball rolling in a campaign to provide summer activities for youngsters.

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The site of the former Duke of Cumberland in Cumberland Road, Plaistow

Ex-resident urges council to clean-up ‘disgraceful’ site of former Plaistow pub

The “disgraceful” site of a closed Plaistow pub needs urgent attention to stop it blighting the lives of its neighbours, according to a former resident.

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Newham Council told to stop publishing Newham Mag

Legal action could be taken against Newham Council unless it stops publishing the Newham Mag.

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Murad Shaikh was among the youngsters who enjoyed the varied activities at the hospice

Children and families enjoy Easter fun at Beckton hospice

Eighteen families came together to enjoy the Easter sunshine at a children’s hospice yesterday for a special springtime fun day.

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Linda in the advert

Stratford cashier proves she has talent in television advert

Scanning items through a checkout at speed isn’t something you’d normally expect to be showcased on Britain’s Got Talent, but one Stratford cashier has done just that in a television advert.

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Doctor's receptionist Elaine Greaves retires from Star Lane Medical Centre.

Canning Town doctor’s receptionist retires after almost 42 years

A doctor’s receptionist is retiring from a Canning Town practice after almost 42 years.

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Sir Robin Wales wants local authorities to have powers to enforce the minimum wage

Newham Mayor wants powers to enforce national minimum wage

Sir Robin Wales is calling on the government to give local authorities more powers to enforce the minimum wage.

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Dr Zuhair Zarifa

Newham GPs urge residents to think before they go to A&E over Easter

GPs are asking people to make sure they know who to turn to for the right care – and not to go to A&E unless they have a serious life threatening injury or illness.

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Brad (left) and James from The Vamps sign autographs. Photo: David Mirzoeff

Picture Gallery: The Vamps sign albums for fans in Stratford

Hoards of screaming girls flocked to Westfield Stratford City to meet teen boyband The Vamps.

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