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The borough's most highly-paid council officers pocketed more than £3.4 million last year, according to a recent report.

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A man has died after being shot and stabbed in Manor Park, police believe.

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A butcher and a builder have been ordered to pay more than £3,000 for failing to dispose of waste properly in Newham.

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A former factory worker diagnosed with terminal cancer seeks her ex-workmates' help to uncover how she contracted the disease.

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Canning Town

The shadow sports minister stepped into the ring on a trip to a North Woolwich boxing academy.

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Days before Christmas, red tape blocked a severely disabled teenager from the vital care keeping her safe at home.

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Newham Council

West Ham football stars brought some festive cheer to young patients at Newham University Hospital.

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Michail Antonio

A Newham charity providing food, sleeping bags and support for the borough's homeless has received hundreds of pounds for vital supplies.

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United Kingdom

A former West Ham footballer and his friend want to reunite their old school squad.

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New Zealand

Around 40 firefighters tackled a blaze at two terraced houses in North Woolwich this afternoon.

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London

A homeless man who rushed to the aid of a teenager injured in an 'acid attack' in Stratford died in a shelter less than a year later.

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Newham University Hospital

Newham Council shook up its Christmas lunch service this month to help elderly residents beat the winter blues.

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Stephen Timms

The MP for East Ham has reiterated his support for a referendum on the final Brexit deal after the prime minister postponed the vote on her terms for the UK to leave the European Union.

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Theresa May

A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.

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United Kingdom

Mobility scooter and wheelchair users can receive free advice on staying safe while travelling on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

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TfL

The brother of an aid worker butchered by Islamic State will share his story with Newham pupils as part of an anti-extremism campaign.

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United Nations

Hot drinks and a warm reception for newcomers are on offer at a free tea party in Canning Town.

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custom house

Police need the public's help to find a missing man from Newham.

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Scotland Yard

Detectives have arrested a woman in connection with a cashpoint mugging in Maryland.

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Met Police

Newham mayor Rokhsana Fiaz recounted her personal experience of homelessness at a charity reception at the House of Lords.

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United Kingdom

Aspiring artists from six Newham schools showcase their work in Stratford this week.

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London

A former EastEnders star and boxer hopes to make this year's Toy Appeal a knockout.

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BBC

The High Court will rule on whether the acquittal of eight activists who protested a major international arms fair in Royal Docks was lawful.

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High Court

The borough's bookworms are drumming up donations to this year's Christmas Toy Appeal.

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Forest Gate

Manor Park pupils have started on their journey towards becoming a 'rights respecting school' through an initiative run by children's organisation UNICEF UK.

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United Kingdom

Rookie players from Newham have visited the World Chess Championship to see the globe's best players in action.

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The cousin of a mother-of-two missing from Canning Town has appealed for information six months after her disappearance.

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custom house

Two brothers from Forest Gate who went on an online shopping spree using stolen bank account details have been sentenced to 280 hours of community service.

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Forest Gate

A mother-of-three who joined a Forest Gate GP surgery as a receptionist has celebrated her 30th anniversary at the practice — as its manager.

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Stephen Timms

A young filmmaker has shone a spotlight on an outreach scheme trying to tackle knife crime.

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United Kingdom

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Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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