A councillor has taken up a portfolio for the first time in a cabinet shuffle by Newham mayor Rokhsana Fiaz.
Flags have flown from the town hall buildings to recognise Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR).
A 12th person has been arrested in connection with the death of Plaistow man Stephen Morrisson.
Fire crews remain at the scene of a shop fire in Upton Lane, Forest Gate.
Detectives investigating shootings in Ilford and Custom House have charged a Maryland man with murder and attempted murder.
Custom House school pupils drew inspiration from the tin foil industry as part of an international art project.
Staff from a regeneration company in Stratford have jumped on their bikes to raise money for a mental health charity.
Leyton Orient assistant head coach Danny Senda is taking positives from his side’s EFL Trophy defeat away to Charlton Athletic.
Pupils will meet pop musicians, classical composers and BBC presenters as part of an East Bank recording studio design challenge.
A charity in Manor Park is running support services to help vulnerable community members affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Blood donors are urgently needed to fill appointment slots in Stratford as the NHS tries to build stocks for a potentially challenging winter.
A roving mental health nurse will be stationed on train services in east London this autumn in an initiative to support rail users in crisis.
An East Ham charity has launched its winter toy appeal to support children in the borough living in poverty during the Christmas holidays.
The annual Remembrance Sunday parade in East Ham has been cancelled and the service will be streamed online this year because of Covid-19 restrictions.
Work has begun on a new five-storey “superblock” secondary school in Silvertown.
More than 860 people and almost 70 businesses were reminded about wearing face masks indoors during three days of targeted patrols in Stratford.
A new fast-track surgery hub in Plaistow will help patients get routine orthopaedic procedures sooner and reduce waiting lists.
Sewage from the Beckton treatment works and other Thames Water sites is being tested for traces of coronavirus.
Ten years after a teenage boy was fatally shot in Plaistow, his family are still searching for answers and justice.
Parks and green spaces across Newham have been a “lifeline” for many during the coronavirus pandemic - and several have received international recognition.
A dance company in Stratford is helping to ensure a generation of professional talent is not lost to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A food bank in Beckton has received a funding boost to support its work to combat food poverty during the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Stratford school has received a national award for its mental health and wellbeing provision.
A man escaped a blaze at his Stratford home after noticing smoke coming around a bedroom door.
London City Airport (LCA) has received international accreditation for its health standards in the pandemic.
A regeneration project to build a community hub and 182 homes around Plaistow Underground station is set to begin.
Men from Dagenham and Custom House have been charged after a series of early morning raids.
People who are experiencing homelessness in the borough are telling their stories in hope of removing stigmas and correcting misconceptions about their circumstances.
A programme of free online and live activities is taking place this autumn for the Royal Docks cultural festival Join the Docks.
A historic church in Forest Gate has launched a campaign to restore the 136-year-old building – and raise £1.5million to fund it.
Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.
UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.
The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.
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