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Views from Aurelia, Rathbone Market re-generation.

New homes on the way with the second stage of Canning Town market regeneration

The second phase of the £180million regeneration of Canning Town’s Rathbone Market begun with the official launch last week.

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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 has retired from a Canning Town practice after almost 42 years.

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Year 11 students with headteacher Anthony Wilson, left, and chair of governors Dave Wood, right.

Plaistow school appeals for former students to return

Lister Community School is appealing for former students to return to their old stomping ground to inspire current pupils.

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Forest Gate students’ joy at getting National Youth Theatre places

Two sixth formers will be spending a fortnight at the National Youth Theatre after gaining places on an acting course in the summer.

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Schoolboy Brandon Walsh with Michelin star chef Alexis Gauthier

Masterchef Michelin star chef gives Forest Gate student a masterclass

Former Masterchef judge Alexis Gauthier gave a budding teenage chef a once in a lifetime master class.

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David Lammy MP, left, and Frank Chinegwundoh MBE were among those who attended the launch of the report

Newham’s community leaders, medical experts want better cancer screening guidance

Community leaders and medical experts have played a major role in the launch of a national report that aims to tackle prostate cancer in black men.

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Sir Robin Wales joins residents at the launch of Ping Pong Newham

Elderly and disabled encouraged to stay fit by playing ping pong

The sound of a ping pong ball bouncing back and forth could soon be heard in care homes and health centres across the borough.

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Spotted Dog in its heyday (pic: Chris Tymkow)

Campaign to save Forest Gate pub with centuries of history

Campaigners are trying to revive Newham’s oldest secular building, which dates back to the 16th century.

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Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales and councillor Andrew Baikie joined in the fun at the community centre

Manor Park community centre gets ‘eggstra’ help for an Easter party

A little bit of ‘eggstra’ help from Newham Council gave residents and users at a community centre the chance to enjoy an Easter themed party.

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Left to right: Sharon Ritchie, 45, Patricia Moses, 44 and Carole Moses, 50

Video: Family of hit-and-run victim Christopher Ritchie demand justice

The family of a hit-and-run victim are calling for the law to be rewritten as the hunt for his killer continues.

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Newham Teachers Association members: (left to right) Divisional Secretary Peter Smith, 64, Assistant secretary Iain Hale, 54 and president Peg Probett, 61.

Work-related health problems blamed as sick days almost double in five years

Absenteeism rates among the borough’s teachers as a result of work-related stress have soared, latest figures reveal.

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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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The track is a remix of Kanye West's Bound 2 (Picture: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

London duo Sigma top singles chart

London-based dance duo Sigma have gone straight in at number one in the singles chart with a remix of a Kanye West song.

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