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Stratford Shopping Centre won an award for cutting down on waste.

PICTURE BY ALEX WHITEHEAD/SWPIX.COM - Diving - British Gas Diving Championships 2013 - Plymouth Life Centre, Plymouth, England - 10/02/13 - Georgia Ward competes in the Womens 3m preliminaries.

The biggest names in international diving will be out in force at the London Aquatics Centre next weekend for the British leg of the FINA NVC Diving World Series.

Potentially lethal skin whitening products seized by Newham Trading Standards

Banned skin whitening products have been seized by Newham Trading Standards.

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced details of a major auditorium refurbishment which is set to take place from this month.

Mohammed Diria has been jailed for robbing a betting shop in Stratford

A man who robbed a betting shop in Stratford after asking for a glass of water has been jailed.

Salah Mohammed and Mohammed Sallah

A minicab driver from Canning Town has been jailed for nine years today after he drove a woman to his friend’s house where she was raped.

Ashley Latty was murdered at a party in Dagenham in May 2014

A man from Manor Park has been found guilty of attempted GBH following the murder of Ashley Latty.

John Nicholles, inset, has been sentenced to nine years for killing a man at the City of London Cemetery last year

A man convicted of the manslaughter of a ‘loving husband’ at a funeral in Manor Park has been jailed for nine years today.

The Stratford store is one of just 10 nationwide to stock the sweets.

A Stratford supermarket has become one of the first in the country to stock a range of halal pick and mix sweets.

Crime & Court

Fri, 17:00

A man who robbed a betting shop in Stratford after asking for a glass of water has been jailed.

Fri, 14:29
Salah Mohammed and Mohammed Sallah

A minicab driver from Canning Town has been jailed for nine years today after he drove a woman to his friend’s house where she was raped.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Fri, 12:30
Ashley Latty was murdered at a party in Dagenham in May 2014

A man from Manor Park has been found guilty of attempted GBH following the murder of Ashley Latty.

Health

Friday, March 27, 2015

A well-loved paediatrician has retired after 20 years of serving families in Newham.

Glasgow
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Horse riding lesson in Beckton

The only time I’d ever been on a horse was during a desert trip in Tunisia and that I did just for fun.

Canning Town
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Dr Ron Singer outside the Vicarage Lane health Centre,

A busy walk-in service that received 25,000 patient visits last year will close this summer, the Recorder has learned.

NHS

Environment

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hundreds of people across the borough have been forced to pay fines for spitting in a public place.

Ian Corbett
A woman struggles to bring a horse under control

Thirty horses, a pig and three dogs were removed in a planned night raid on “squatters” at stables owned by a charity working to provide disabled young people with therapeutic riding sessions.

Newham Council
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tom Odell sings‘ 'Real Love'’ at the piano [Photos: David Benett/Getty Images]

An array of A-List celebs turned up in London’s East End last night to hear pop idol Tom Odell perform his Christmas TV ad hit at the launch of ‘Manhattan island city’ development on the banks of the River Lea.

United Kingdom

Politics

Fri, 09:08

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

David Cameron
Thu, 16:35
Conservative East Ham candidate Samir Jassal's leaflet contains a glaring error. Picture: ElectionLeaflets.org

By his own admission it “doesn’t look great”, but voters can make their own minds up.

Stephen Timms
Thu, 11:17
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

David Cameron

Education

Tue, 15:57

A taekwondo champion has been chosen to represent Great Britain at a tournament in Italy – at the age of just 13.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Pupils from Tollgate Primary School mark World Autism Awareness Week

A Plaistow primary school organised three days of events to mark World Autism Awareness Week and ended up raising the most it has ever done for the charity.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Peter Smith, the divisional secretary for Newham Teachers' Association, who has called for the abolition of Ofsted

Government policy has caused soaring stress levels among teachers, according to the divisional secretary of Newham Teachers’ Association.

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BBC

Heritage

Sunday, April 5, 2015

At just 20 years old, Gerard Stanley Walters should have had his whole life ahead of him.

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Germany
Sunday, March 29, 2015
The Woolwich Ferry (picture: National Maritime Museum)

Historian Andrew Summers looks at the strange anomaly of a town straddling the River Thames

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Newham
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Harry Gray (left) and Alan Hendry in front of a photograph in Wick Heritage Museum showing soldiers from the local area leaving for the Western Front in 1914.

A young, talented pianist from Canning Town was one of thousands of men to lose their life in the Battle of the Somme.

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Jamaica

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Spruce up for spring with this beauty bundle from Justmylook!

Looking to update your look for spring? Well, you’re in luck.

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Glen Moray whiskey could be winging its way to you.

The Glen Moray Classic is a classic Speyside single malt and forms the starting point for the Classic Range.

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