Yesterday, 16:19

The readers’ verdict on last week’s debate is in.

Police are looking for a toddler seen wandering along a busy road in Beckton.

Dame Tessa Jowell joins police officers on the dawn raid

A prospective London Mayor visited the borough this morning to take part in raids tackling rogue landlords.

Mohsin Saleh has gone missing from his home in Forest Gate

A family are appealing for help in tracing a relative with “mental health issues” who has gone missing.

Families enjoyed a range of games as part of the First Avenue play street

For many parents, allowing their children to play out on the street is something that’s too dangerous nowadays.

Staff at the Nakhon Thai restaurant held a fundraiser for victims of the Nepal earthquake disaster

More than £5,000 has been raised for families in Nepal where recent earthquakes have left upwards of 8,500 dead and many others without a home.

IMD Legion at their Britain's Got Talent audition

Street dance crew IMD Legion will be performing for the public vote tonight in the Britain’s Got Talent semi-final.

Theresa May's opponents fear her proposals will stifle free speech on campus (Pic by Dan Kitwood/ Getty Images)

This week we ask whether enough is being done to tackle extremism on university campuses?

Hit and Run victim Stella has been left walking on crutches

A businesswoman, who says she is too scared to leave home after she was run over and left walking with crutches, is appealing for witnesses to help catch the driver.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 07:55

A businesswoman, who says she is too scared to leave home after she was run over and left walking with crutches, is appealing for witnesses to help catch the driver.

London Ambulance Service
Tue, 10:33
Three men from East Ham have been jailed for aggravated burglary

Three men who chased a man to his Stratford home with a machete and an axe have been jailed.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Thursday, May 21, 2015

A cat has been found hanged from a tree in what has been called an “absolutely disgusting” crime.

Metropolitan Police


Friday, May 22, 2015

The NHS Trust that runs Newham University Hospital has been judged “inadequate” by the country’s top hospital inspector, with safety and leadership highlighted as areas for concern.

Newham University Hospital
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
More pregnant and at risk people received the flu jab in Newham than in any other London borough

More pregnant women and ‘at risk’ people have been getting the flu jab in Newham than in any other part of London.

Zuhair Zarifa
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The walk-in centre in Vicarage lane is facing closure in August

This week we ask whether the closure of the Vicarage Lane walk-in centre is in Stratford’s best interests.

Zuhair Zarifa


Friday, February 6, 2015

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

Newham Council
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


Yesterday, 15:21

A prospective London Mayor visited the borough this morning to take part in raids tackling rogue landlords.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Councillor Noor suspended from Labour Party Group of Councillors

A councillor has been suspended from Newham’s Labour Party Group of Councillors after being served with an enforcement notice.

Newham Council
Monday, May 11, 2015
Stephen Timms with fellow Labour MP Lyn Brown

Stephen Timms has called his re-election to the House of Commons “an enormous privilege” after being selected to represent East Ham with an overwhelming majority.

Stephen Timms


Mon, 07:00

Pupils from a Custom House school were treated to a glimpse of Olympic life last week when they took part in a fun sports event at one of the London 2012 venues.

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Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Students from The Royal Ballet School and Lister Community School performed at Stratford Circus

Plaistow students graced the boards of Stratford Circus last week as part of a collaboration with the Royal Ballet School.

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Lister Community School
Friday, May 22, 2015
Ellie Simmonds teaches children from Carpenters Primary School to swim at the London Aquatics Centre. Photo credit: John Walton/PA Wire

Four-time gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds made a splash on Wednesday when she treated pupils to a special swimming lesson.

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London Aquatics Centre


Friday, May 8, 2015

The celebrations of VE Day came after years of war and devastation.

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United Kingdom
Friday, May 8, 2015
Iris Wilson, 87, heard the news while walking home from work

As Iris Wilson recalled the moment the announcement was made, her face beamed with excitement, as if reliving the moment all over again.

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United Kingdom
Friday, May 8, 2015
Bill Garratt, 89, was in the Navy during the war

“Where was I on VE Day? Off the north west coast of Scotland.”

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Royal Navy

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