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A Forest Gate eatery is in the running for the top prize at the inaugural London Curry Awards.

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We see their names on a daily basis, but who are the people who have one of Newham’s roads in their honour? Sophie Morton takes a look at some of the stories behind the streets.

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This is the “gentle, kind and considerate” student who was stabbed to death close to his home in Forest Gate.

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A Canning Town priest has said it’s time to get angry about youth gang violence.

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The teenager stabbed to death in Forest Gate last night has been named locally as university student Sami Sidhom.

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Sadiq Khan

Newham Council rejected plans to turn a Grade II listed Manor Park pub into flats on Monday.

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Sadiq Khan

A charity boss has warned cuts to youth service budgets have created a “ticking time bomb”.

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Green Party

A man who took part in a simulated drive-by shooting using fake pistols opposite a playground in Forest Gate has been jailed for more than a decade.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

The Liberal Democrats are not fielding any candidates in the local election in Barking and Dagenham in order to concentrate their efforts on electioneering in Newham, the chair of the Newham and Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrats has revealed.

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An Islamic school charging £3,000 a year fees has said it was horrified to learn a former teacher tried to recruit children before planning terror attacks across the capital.

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A Plaistow car mechanic who set up fake firms as a front for a £5.3 million money laundering scam has been jailed for six years.

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A woman from Forest Gate is on a mission to track down her uncle’s old footballing teammates.

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A five-time world kickboxing champion is taking the fight from the mat to the mic in a bid to get his music heard.

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Almost 2,000 children from across Newham were invited to a huge Easter event held by churches this month.

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Q&A: Michelle Egbe

Friday, March 30, 2018

Michelle Egbe is a Beckton mother who’s experienced the highlights of Newham’s education system. Her daughter is a graduate from and her son attends Grangewood Independent School in Forest Gate.

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A grandfather whose Forest Gate shop was robbed at gunpoint last week has spoken out about the attack.

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Parents at a Forest Gate private school have taken to occupying the building after they were told it would close for Easter and not re-open.

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Newham Council

Firefighters are on standby in Forest Gate following reports of flames “under a pavement”.

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London Fire Brigade

Kingsford Community School’s year seven fustal team were crowned Newham’s first-ever futsal champions last week.

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Forest Gate

An unqualified teacher who trained a “mini militia” of children for terrorist attacks in London has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.

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Children have been left “traumatised” after being groomed by an Islamic State-inspired terrorist, the Old Bailey heard today.

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UN Court

A 67-year-old mechanic helped fight off two youths who held up a Forest Gate store at gunpoint on Wednesday.

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More than 200 people attended the Minhaj ul Quran Mosque in Forest Gate to discuss rising levels of hate crime and community safety.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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Labour Party

A Romanian who enslaved 15 men in cramped conditions after enticing them to the UK with promises of well-paid work has been jailed.

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