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Three employees at Newham Council's repairs service were wrongfully dismissed in a bungle that has cost the taxpayer tens of thousands of pounds.

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A battle for control of a strip of land in Newham is at the centre of a series of explosive allegations published in a new book today, Thursday, July 25.

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A police investigation has re-opened into a dog attack at a concrete batching facility more than two years after it took place.

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A brothel running in a residential street in Canning Town has closed after months of complaints from neighbours.

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Workers responsible for repairs to social housing across Newham have confirmed plans to go on strike starting next month.

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The council division responsible for repairs to social homes could go on strike if an ongoing dispute is not settled, the union has said.

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The body tasked with making a final decision over a proposed mega-venue for Stratford faced a grilling last night over whether the plans were a "done deal".

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A consultation taking in the potential night-time closure of the Stratford Centre is set to get under way next month, Newham Council has confirmed.

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Refuse workers at Newham Council have demanded the results of internal inquiries into bullying as management faces the prospect of a strike over back-pay.

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A chef who suffered life-changing injuries while working for a prominent Royal Docks construction company tells today of how he has been left "broken" with no support from the firm.

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Two businesses' hopes of building up to 78 new homes in Plaistow have been on hold for nine years after Newham Council clung onto a set of garages and a now-derelict pub.

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An employment tribunal has opened into the cases of three managers sacked for gross misconduct from Newham Council's repairs and maintenance service.

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The Mayor of Newham has demanded an end to the divisive right to buy policy as new figures reveal former council homes in Newham have been re-sold to the tune of £83million.

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Newham Council

An overhaul of the payroll system at Newham Council's troubled repairs service is under way as it emerges that millions of taxpayers' pounds have been handed out in staff bonuses.

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Newham Council

The disposal of publicly-owned assets has earned Newham Council more than £185million over the past four years.

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Newham Council

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

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A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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Scotland Yard

London Fire Brigade spent more than £800,000 on Newham's fire stations over four years, including £20,000 on the male showers at Stratford.

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NHS

Councillors have insisted that the oversight failures that led to the disastrous overspend in the repairs and maintenance service will "never happen again".

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Newham council has called an extraordinary meeting as the fallout continues over alleged financial malpractice in one of its key departments.

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Newham council

The Mayor of Newham has given her take on last year's vast overspend in council repairs, as highlighted by the Recorder. Here, we have published her response in full.

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Newham Council

Ex-workers have spoken of a "1970s" working culture at Newham Council's troubled repairs and maintenance service (RMS) as questions remain over why fraud allegations were not passed on to police.

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Newham Council

Unions have noted "a step in the right direction" as it emerged Newham Council employees will see their old statutory pay reinstated.

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Newham Council

Senior managers have been suspended and sacked for gross misconduct amid a catalogue of claims about financial malpractice.

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Newham Council

Newham Council splurged £91.5m on five properties hundreds of miles away in a series of back-room decisions last year, an investigation has found.

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Liberal Democrat

Newham council is remaining tight-lipped about a reports it is launching a "truth commission" to explore allegations of corruption within its ranks.

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Robin

After last week's revelation that at least eight people have died homeless in Newham this year, we meet the people working to improve the lot of rough sleepers. Hannah Somerville reports from the Stratford Centre.

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Greater London Authority

At least two homeless people have died at the Stratford Centre this year, and eight across Newham - but not all of them were recorded. Here, we tell their stories.

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Newham Council

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