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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:56:35 +0100 <![CDATA[Man, 31, arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences]]> /news/crime-court/man-31-arrested-in-east-london-on-suspicion-of-terrorism-offences-1-5123562

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

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1.5123562 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:56:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Retired East Ham man fends off diabetes with 100km challenge]]> /news/retired-east-ham-man-fends-off-diabetes-with-100km-challenge-1-5123465

An East Ham pensioner at risk of developing diabetes has completed a 100km walk to help keep the condition at bay.

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1.5123465 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:07:23 +0100
<![CDATA[Free ice scream for ArcelorMittal Orbit slide fans]]> /news/free-ice-scream-for-arcelormittal-orbit-slide-fans-1-5123218

The ArcelorMittal Orbit will play host to an interesting new type of ice cream this week to riders of The Slide.

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1.5123218 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:39:14 +0100
<![CDATA[Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line set to be closed for 12 weeks]]> /news/barking-to-gospel-oak-overground-line-set-to-be-closed-for-12-weeks-1-5122738

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak could be closed over the Christmas period to allow electrification work to be completed.

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1.5122738 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:39:07 +0100
<![CDATA[Smoke visible for miles after fire at Millennium Mills in Silvertown]]> /news/smoke-visible-for-miles-after-fire-at-millennium-mills-in-silvertown-1-5122538

A plume of smoke was visible from miles away after a fire at the Old Millennium Mills building in Silvertown, Newham.

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1.5122538 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:27:38 +0100
<![CDATA[Pupils place time capsule for future generations at site of new classrooms]]> /home/pupils-place-time-capsule-for-future-generations-at-site-of-new-classrooms-1-5121671

Pupils have placed a time capsule at the site of a new school building in celebration of its unveiling.

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1.5121671 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:46:49 +0100
<![CDATA[Newham urged to make Brexit views heard in survey]]> /home/newham-urged-to-make-brexit-views-heard-in-survey-1-5120905

One year on from the vote to leave the European Union, the borough is being urged to make its voice heard in negotiations after 52.8 per cent voted to remain.

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1.5120905 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:21:03 +0100
<![CDATA[Homeware retailer offers gift incentives for Beckton store opening]]> /news/homeware-retailer-offers-gift-incentives-for-beckton-store-opening-1-5119828

Shoppers could receive free goods from the UK’s leading homeware retailer when it moves into Newham on Thursday.

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1.5119828 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:20:30 +0100
<![CDATA[Headteachers criticise plans for six additional classes across two secondary schools]]> /news/education/headteachers-criticise-plans-for-six-additional-classes-across-two-secondary-schools-1-5119696

Headteachers across Newham have raised concerns about plans to expand two of the borough’s secondary schools.

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1.5119696 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:46:17 +0100
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Newham schoolchildren perform at Royal Festival Hall]]> /news/hundreds-of-newham-schoolchildren-perform-at-royal-festival-hall-1-5119540

A group of 500 Newham youngsters united for a concert celebrating the power of community at the Royal Festival Hall.

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1.5119540 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:03:05 +0100
<![CDATA[A taste of Future Forest in Stratford is in the clouds for the school holidays]]> /news/education/a-taste-of-future-forest-in-stratford-is-in-the-clouds-for-the-school-holidays-1-5119433

A new multi-sensory exhibition has opened in east London in time for the school holidays where youngsters experience the ‘forest of the future’ to understand the natural world.

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1.5119433 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:33:36 +0100
<![CDATA[Canning Town station death prompts call for improved working practices from rail regulator]]> /news/canning-town-station-death-prompts-call-for-improved-working-practices-from-rail-regulator-1-5119106

An independent rail body has served London Underground with an improvement notice after the death of a passenger at Canning Town station.

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1.5119106 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:27:57 +0100
<![CDATA[Sporadic heavy showers expected for the next 48 hours: Watch this weekend’s weather forecast]]> /news/weather/sporadic-heavy-showers-expected-for-the-next-48-hours-watch-this-weekend-s-weather-forecast-1-5117433

If you’re wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend why not watch our three-minute Met Office update on whether we’re getting rain or sunshine?

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1.5117433 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:25:40 +0100
<![CDATA[Plans to revolutionise healthcare in Newham agreed in principle by cabinet]]> /news/health/plans-to-revolutionise-healthcare-in-newham-agreed-in-principle-by-cabinet-1-5117129

A multi-million pound project to make Newham the first place in the country to set up a partnership to own and build integrated health and care facilities is a step closer to reality.

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1.5117129 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:58:12 +0100
<![CDATA[New nursing course will help east London people fight nurse shortage]]> /news/health/new-nursing-course-will-help-east-london-people-fight-nurse-shortage-1-5116649

A new nursing course has been launched to help the chronic shortage of nurses in east London’s hospitals.

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1.5116649 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:37:38 +0100
<![CDATA[Newham’s 49 per cent homelessness rise is sixth largest in London]]> /home/newham-s-49-per-cent-homelessness-rise-is-sixth-largest-in-london-1-5116481

There has been a 49 per cent rise in rough sleepers in Newham since 2013 – the sixth largest among London boroughs.

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1.5116481 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:03:24 +0100
<![CDATA[Newham pupils celebrate religious diversity in ‘perfect message for the times’]]> /home/newham-pupils-celebrate-religious-diversity-in-perfect-message-for-the-times-1-5116284

More than 200 pupils, teachers, parents, governors and faith leaders attended a competition celebrating schools’ religious engagement at Elmhurst Primary School in Upton Park Road, Forest Gate.

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1.5116284 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:41:50 +0100
<![CDATA[Entrepreneur tells of ‘amazing’ impact Thames Gateway Business Awards win had on his charity]]> /news/entrepreneur-tells-of-amazing-impact-thames-gateway-business-awards-win-had-on-his-charity-1-5116280

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

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1.5116280 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:40:44 +0100
<![CDATA[East Ham Old Fire station to become flats and a restaurant]]> /news/east-ham-old-fire-station-to-become-flats-and-a-restaurant-1-5115972

A historic Grade II listed former fire station in East Ham is to be turned into a mixed-use development of flats and a restaurant.

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1.5115972 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:20:41 +0100
<![CDATA[Fined: Upton Park travel firm boss who mis-sold Hajj and Umrah trips]]> /news/crime-court/fined-upton-park-travel-firm-boss-who-mis-sold-hajj-and-umrah-trips-1-5115877

The director of an Upton Park travel firm offering pilgrimage trips has been fined and disqualified from holding any directorships for two years.

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1.5115877 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:20:57 +0100
<![CDATA[East London named as acid attack hotspot and a third of victims are Asian]]> /news/crime-court/east-london-named-as-acid-attack-hotspot-and-a-third-of-victims-are-asian-1-5115133

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

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1.5115133 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:07:04 +0100
<![CDATA[Topping up your Oyster from your smartphone? There’s an app for that]]> /news/topping-up-your-oyster-from-your-smartphone-there-s-an-app-for-that-1-5115132

Soon, you’ll be able to top up your Oyster card wherever you are, using your smartphone.

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1.5115132 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:04:21 +0100
<![CDATA[c2c Rail service delayed at Upminster station after balloons get caught in wires]]> /news/c2c-rail-service-delayed-at-upminster-station-after-balloons-get-caught-in-wires-1-5114922

Trains have been delayed this morning after balloons got stuck in the overhead wires.

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1.5114922 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:29:07 +0100
<![CDATA[Plans to build 1,000 homes on ExCeL car park announced]]> /news/plans-to-build-1-000-homes-on-excel-car-park-announced-1-5114800

Up to 1,000 new homes are set to be built near the ExCeL as part of a joint venture.

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1.5114800 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:42:14 +0100
<![CDATA[More babies born in Newham than in any other London borough]]> /news/more-babies-born-in-newham-than-in-any-other-london-borough-1-5114585

More babies were born in Newham last year than in any other London borough, new figures have revealed.

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1.5114585 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:34:05 +0100

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