The Mayor of Newham has pledged his support to the Newham Recorder and Community Links Christmas Toy Appeal, handing over a donation to some of the youngsters supported by the charity.
There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.
A clothes-making mum has set up her own sewing workshop to give others the freedom to create their own threads.
For many people, Scrabble is a game that only gets played with the family when you’re full of roast turkey and trimmings.
Recycling rates in Newham are the worst in the capital, according to new data released today by the London Assembly,
The much-loved ‘Carry On’ star Barbara Windsor was given a standing ovation after receiving her honorary doctorate at London’s O2 Arena last night.
Councillors tonight have, as expected, approved a £2million loan to Newham College of Further Education.
A workman working on the Olympic Stadium was rushed to hospital this afternoon after a nasty fall.
Uninsured motorcyclist Ahrrus Hussain killed a 73-year-old grandmother while pulling a wheelie on a busy main road.
An uninsured motorcyclist who killed a 73-year-old grandmother while pulling a wheelie on a busy High Street was jailed after admitting causing death by dangerous driving.
A man who robbed a pregnant woman at knife-point, choked a man and stole his phone and threatened to push a passenger down the stairs if he didn’t hand over cash at Forest Gate station has been jailed for six years.
To mark World Prematurity Day yesterday, we spoke to two mums about their experience of a premature birth.
With around a tenth of all babies born in Newham University Hospital passing through the neonatal ward, things can often be very challenging for the staff.
Residents can look forward to enjoying new and traditional sports activities thanks to more than £200,000 awarded to a project.
New figures from the Met Police show that Newham has the second highest number of pedestrian victims of hit and runs last year.
Cleaning up fly-tipping in Newham cost taxpayers more than £3 million last year – higher than any other local authority in England.
Students from an east London university swapped books and laptops for shovels and paint brushes when they helped kick-start a gardening project for young people.
A Newham councillor is calling for urgent and “meaningful solidarity” with democratic forces in Iraq and Syria fighting Islamic State terrorists.
Young people who have been stopped and searched by police are scared to make formal complaints for fear of police harassment, according to campaigners.
Newham councillors are expected approve a £2million loan to a college to help it cope with government cuts to its budget.
Like many of their colleagues across the borough, students at Royal Docks Community School put the poppy at the heart of activities to remember those who have died in war.
When Johnny Dale remembers his experience of D-Day he thinks: “That could have been me.”
After more than a decade as warden of the jewel house at the Tower of London, Bob Paice returned to the historical site for today’s service of remembrance.
This year’s march to the Cenotaph in Central Park on Remembrance Sunday saw a huge number of young cadets taking part, making it the longest it has ever been.
Protesters have been warned they are banned from setting up camp at the landmark.
John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.
From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.
At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.