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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The branch of Foxtons was told to pay £2,500 after failing to clearly explain an administrative fee charged to prospective tenants.

Campaigners protested outside a council party last night to voice their anger following the reselection of Sir Robin Wales as the Labour candidate for the 2018 Mayor of Newham election.

A councillor has said that it is “time to get the show on the road” in redeveloping the Carpenters Estate.

The retractable seats at the London Stadium were the main reason for the project going £51million over budget, the London Assembly has been told

Violence at West Ham United football matches will be discussed today following clashes at the club’s new home.

Attempts to unseat Sir Robin Wales as Labour’s automatic candidate for the borough’s 2018 mayoral elections have edged closer.

Schools could face “severe” cuts of tens of millions of pounds if the government presses ahead with spending plans, union bosses claim.

Search our table of London MPs’ expense claims to find out how much your local MP spent in 2015-16

A “deeply concerned” Sadiq Khan has called for an investigation into a £51million increase in the cost of converting West Ham’s London Stadium.

Residents are being asked to have their say on reversing 50 years of traffic history.

A government review of gambling machines that “suck the life-blood” out of economies has been welcomed by Sir Robin Wales.

Newham is the second-worst borough in London for prosperity, according to a new study.

Lyn Brown has re-joined Labour’s shadow frontbench, three months after resigning.

A traditional East End pub could be about to become a 298-room hotel.

Cable car users will be able to sip beer and champagne 300ft above the Thames after permission was granted by Greenwich Council bosses last night.

A ruling will be made tonight on whether champagne and beer can be sold on cable cars up to 300ft above the Thames.

Cable car users could soon be sipping bubbly and partying into the night above the Thames under new plans to boost numbers.

A £344million expansion of City Airport has been given the green light by the government.

This we ask Newham’s politicos what they think of the decision to renew the UK’s nuclear defences.

Nine councillors have joined both the borough’s MPs in their support for Owen Smith’s challenge to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

New look for Canning Town library

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A “state-of-the-art” community centre will soon be coming to Canning Town.

Plans to transform Custom House through a multi-million-pound redevelopment scheme have been given the green light.

David Cameron resigned – and Theresa May took the reins of power – earlier this month.

Labour candidate Anam Islam has been voted in as Forest Gate North’s third councillor after winning yesterday’s by-election.

Politicians and residents came together for an anti-racism protest this evening.

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has come under fire after its limited investigation of benefit misuse at a Plaistow jobcentre prompted Stephen Timms to call for an independent review.

Lyn Brown has called Jeremy Corbyn’s role as Labour leader “untenable” as she resigned from her role as shadow minister

Stephen Timms has said that he expects the momentum of Newham’s regeneration to be lost as a result of the EU referendum.

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Newham’s turnout in the EU referendum of 59.2 per cent was the lowest in the capital.

The EU referendum 2016 polls have now closed.

Britain will go to the polls today to vote on whether or not to remain in the EU.

A former prison-turned-hotel floating on an Amsterdam canal could be setting sail for the Royal Docks later this year.

The MP for East Ham last night paid tributes to colleague Jo Cox after she was stabbed and shot to death in “very similiar circumstances” to the attack on him six years ago.

A by-election will be held in four weeks’ time, following the resignation of a Forest Gate councillor.

A councillor has resigned to become an advisor to the newly-elected Mayor of London.

The newly-elected Mayor of London has re-opened the door for a possible expansion of City Airport.

It’s official: Labour’s Sadiq Khan is the new Mayor of London.

One of the country’s biggest teaching unions has branded the government’s U-turn over turning all Newham schools into academies as a “victory for common sense”.

The polling stations for the 2016 London mayoral election close at 10pm tonight. Wondering what time the winner the mayoral election 2016 will be announced?

Londoners will vote today to choose who will be Boris Johnson’s successor after his eight-year stint as Mayor of London.

What are the key issues surrounding the referendum?

Students in Newham will have never known a time when Britain was not part of the European Union.

Three men have been found guilty of misusing blue disabled badges – including two who used badges belonging to their dead relatives – to get free parking.

“We are going to complete the task of setting schools free from local education bureaucracy and we’re going to do it in this parliament.”

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