The borough’s most highly-paid council officers pocketed more than £3.4 million last year, according to a recent report.
A man has died after being shot and stabbed in Manor Park, police believe.
A butcher and a builder have been ordered to pay more than £3,000 for failing to dispose of waste properly in Newham.
A former factory worker diagnosed with terminal cancer seeks her ex-workmates’ help to uncover how she contracted the disease.
The shadow sports minister stepped into the ring on a trip to a North Woolwich boxing academy.
Days before Christmas, red tape blocked a severely disabled teenager from the vital care keeping her safe at home.
West Ham football stars brought some festive cheer to young patients at Newham University Hospital.
A Newham charity providing food, sleeping bags and support for the borough’s homeless has received hundreds of pounds for vital supplies.
A former West Ham footballer and his friend want to reunite their old school squad.
Around 40 firefighters tackled a blaze at two terraced houses in North Woolwich this afternoon.
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.
Newham Council shook up its Christmas lunch service this month to help elderly residents beat the winter blues.
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.
A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.
Mobility scooter and wheelchair users can receive free advice on staying safe while travelling on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
The brother of an aid worker butchered by Islamic State will share his story with Newham pupils as part of an anti-extremism campaign.
Hot drinks and a warm reception for newcomers are on offer at a free tea party in Canning Town.
Police need the public’s help to find a missing man from Newham.
Detectives have arrested a woman in connection with a cashpoint mugging in Maryland.
Newham mayor Rokhsana Fiaz recounted her personal experience of homelessness at a charity reception at the House of Lords.
Aspiring artists from six Newham schools showcase their work in Stratford this week.
A former EastEnders star and boxer hopes to make this year’s Toy Appeal a knockout.
The High Court will rule on whether the acquittal of eight activists who protested a major international arms fair in Royal Docks was lawful.
The borough’s bookworms are drumming up donations to this year’s Christmas Toy Appeal.
Manor Park pupils have started on their journey towards becoming a ‘rights respecting school’ through an initiative run by children’s organisation UNICEF UK.
Rookie players from Newham have visited the World Chess Championship to see the globe’s best players in action.
The cousin of a mother-of-two missing from Canning Town has appealed for information six months after her disappearance.
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.
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.
A young filmmaker has shone a spotlight on an outreach scheme trying to tackle knife crime.
We speak to Ghazala Anwar, a teacher of criminology and psychology, about her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc College.
A-level student Noah follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, who led the Independence Motion in Nigeria, as he prepares to study journalism at university
Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.
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