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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:48:32 +0000 <![CDATA[Education secretary Damian Hinds visits Plaistow school]]> /news/education/education-secretary-damian-hinds-visits-plaistow-school-1-5362430

The new education secretary has visited a Plaistow primary school to award it a share of £45 million.

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1.5362430 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:48:32 +0000
<![CDATA[Newham councillors oppose hijab ban at primary school in East Ham]]> /news/education/newham-councillors-oppose-hijab-ban-at-primary-school-in-east-ham-1-5362104

A group of Newham councillors have penned a letter slamming St Stephen’s Primary School’s policies on the hijab and fasting, saying it sets a “dangerous precedent” for a crackdown on religious freedoms in education.

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1.5362104 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:48:22 +0000
<![CDATA[Banksy collaborator Ben Eine unveils 17,500 square metre mural in Stratford]]> /news/banksy-collaborator-ben-eine-unveils-17-500-square-metre-mural-in-stratford-1-5361747

A street artist from Stratford has unveiled his latest artwork which is so huge he could only check his progress while painting it by using drone footage.

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1.5361747 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:46:28 +0000
<![CDATA[UEL student’s ‘beach bin’ set for seaside trial]]> /news/education/uel-student-s-beach-bin-set-for-seaside-trial-1-5361222

This specially designed ‘beach bin’ could be the future of the seaside after winning a competition to help reduce plastic pollution.

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1.5361222 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:38:59 +0000
<![CDATA[‘Reactivation’ planned for Beckton industrial wasteland]]> /news/reactivation-planned-for-beckton-industrial-wasteland-1-5361153

A new 86 acre “industrial-led” business and hotel park is coming to Beckton.

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1.5361153 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:31:04 +0000
<![CDATA[DLR staff to walk out in 48 hour strike]]> /news/dlr-staff-to-walk-out-in-48-hour-strike-1-5360142

Workers on the Docklands Light Railway are to hold a 48 hour strike over a “comprehensive breakdown” of industrial relations.

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1.5360142 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:54:47 +0000
<![CDATA[Sponsorship deal finalised for Newham Collegiate]]> /news/education/sponsorship-deal-finalised-for-newham-collegiate-1-5359914

A sponsorship deal for the Newham Collegiate Sixth Form has been completed, making it part of the City of London Academies Trust.

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1.5359914 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:02:46 +0000
<![CDATA[Newham residents can call new London Ambulance hotline to get prescriptions and advice]]> /news/health/newham-residents-can-call-new-london-ambulance-hotline-to-get-prescriptions-and-advice-1-5359871

Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

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1.5359871 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:20 +0000
<![CDATA[Boy from east London, 17, charged with terrorism offences]]> /news/crime-court/boy-from-east-london-17-charged-with-terrorism-offences-1-5359474

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

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1.5359474 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:00:23 +0000
<![CDATA[Muslim campaign group calls for end to East Ham school’s hijab ban for under eights]]> /news/education/muslim-campaign-group-calls-for-end-to-east-ham-school-s-hijab-ban-for-under-eights-1-5359025

A Muslim campaign group has demanded an East Ham primary school’s ban on hijabs “should be withdrawn immedately”.

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1.5359025 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:57:28 +0000
<![CDATA[Stop-and-search to be used ‘properly’ following four knife killings over the New Year]]> /news/crime-court/stop-and-search-to-be-increased-following-four-knife-killings-over-the-new-year-including-a-victim-in-west-ham-in-newham-1-5358645

Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has said that stop-and-search powers will be used “properly” to address knife crime in London.

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1.5358645 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:43:45 +0000
<![CDATA[Stratford construction workers to receive additional holiday pay]]> /news/stratford-construction-workers-to-receive-additional-holiday-pay-1-5358494

Construction workers helping to build Stratford’s The International Quarter are set to receive a share of £250,000 worth of holiday pay.

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1.5358494 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:58:55 +0000
<![CDATA[Man, 21, shot in car on the Carpenters Estate in Stratford]]> /news/crime-court/man-21-shot-in-car-on-the-carpenters-estate-in-stratford-1-5358351

A man has been shot after a group of men opened fire on a car on a housing estate in Stratford last night.

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1.5358351 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:48:58 +0000
<![CDATA[Woman has ‘lucky escape’ from East Ham house fire]]> /news/woman-has-lucky-escape-from-east-ham-house-fire-1-5357973

An East Ham woman had a “lucky escape” from a fire which gutted half of her ground floor.

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1.5357973 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:09:35 +0000
<![CDATA[Police appeal for video footage of fight where man was stabbed to death in East Ham]]> /news/crime-court/police-appeal-for-video-footage-of-fight-where-man-was-stabbed-to-death-in-east-ham-1-5357815

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in a park in East Ham are appealing for anyone with video footage to come forward.

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1.5357815 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:29:16 +0000
<![CDATA[Inquest starts today into Canning Town baby who died aged just 23 days]]> /news/crime-court/inquest-starts-today-into-canning-town-baby-who-died-aged-just-23-days-1-5357755

A mother from Canning Town is hoping an inquest which starts today will provide vital answers as to why her son died aged just 23-days-old.

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1.5357755 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:27:47 +0000
<![CDATA[No evidence to suggest baby whose death was staged on a bus would be harmed, case review finds]]> /news/crime-court/no-evidence-to-suggest-baby-whose-death-was-staged-on-a-bus-would-be-harmed-case-review-finds-1-5357466

There was no evidence to suggest that a three-month-old baby whose death was staged on a bus in Stratford “would experience serious physical harm” despite a series of warning signs, a serious case review has found.

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1.5357466 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:21:57 +0000
<![CDATA[Petition against East Ham school’s hijab ban for under 8s gets 8,000 signatures in two days]]> /news/education/petition-against-east-ham-school-s-hijab-ban-for-under-8s-gets-8-000-signatures-in-two-days-1-5357423

A petition calling for an end to an East Ham school’s ban on hijabs and fasting has got 8,000 signatures in two days.

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1.5357423 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:09:27 +0000
<![CDATA[Q&A: My Newham]]> /news/q-a-my-newham-1-5357365

Olivia Mathurin-Essandoh interns at Rosetta Arts Centre and last year won the Quentin Blake Narrative Drawing Prize.

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1.5357365 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:44:28 +0000
<![CDATA[Opinion: We must invest to tackle knife crime]]> /news/opinion-we-must-invest-to-tackle-knife-crime-1-5357352

At 7.30pm on New Years’ Eve, 20-year-old Taofeek Lamidi was stabbed multiple times near West Ham station, just two days before his 21st birthday.

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1.5357352 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:35:53 +0000
<![CDATA[Terror trial accused ‘showed beheading videos to 11-year-olds’, court hears]]> /news/crime-court/terror-trial-accused-showed-beheading-videos-to-11-year-olds-court-hears-1-5357246

A Islamic State fanatic showed videos of beheadings to children as young as 11 to “foster and encourage” them into adopting his extreme ideology, a court heard.

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1.5357246 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:57:12 +0000
<![CDATA[Nine found guilty of obstruction over ExCeL arms fair protests]]> /news/nine-found-guilty-of-obstruction-over-excel-arms-fair-protests-1-5357172

Nine protesters were convicted in the opening trials in a series of court cases involving demonstrations against a major arms fair at the ExCeL.

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1.5357172 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:32:33 +0000
<![CDATA[Newham terror accused ‘recruited for planned Islamic State-style attack at Barking mosque’, court hears]]> /news/crime-court/newham-terror-accused-recruited-for-planned-islamic-state-style-attack-at-barking-mosque-court-hears-1-5356769

An Islamic State-inspired terrorist plotted attacks in the UK on a range of targets including Big Ben and the Queen’s Guard, a court heard.

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1.5356769 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:07:21 +0000
<![CDATA[East Ham cancer patient Ahmet Dobran, 82, dies four months after brutal robbery]]> /news/crime-court/east-ham-cancer-patient-ahmet-dobran-82-dies-four-months-after-brutal-robbery-1-5356517

A frail cancer patient who was badly beaten by thugs in East Ham has died more than four months after the attack.

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1.5356517 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:14:48 +0000
<![CDATA[Barts Health NHS Trust runs up £118m medical blunder bill]]> /news/health/barts-health-nhs-trust-runs-up-118m-medical-blunder-bill-1-5356409

Medical failings stretching back more than two decades cost the NHS trust which runs Newham University Hospital tens of millions of pounds a year.

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1.5356409 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:08:29 +0000

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