Around one in 10 drinkers in the UK are planning to start the new year with an entire month of sobriety, according to the charity Alcohol Change UK.
The government has said sorry for the infected blood scandal at the inquiry into the treatment of thousands of people given products containing hepatitis and HIV.
Some residents in Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest could be given free concert tickets if music festivals are allowed to take place on Wanstead Flats.
The amoung of taxpayer’s money the owners of the London Stadium have spent in legal disputes against West Ham over the last three years has been revealed today.
Almost 700 written warnings were handed out to businesses in Newham for food hygiene issues over the last year, it has been revealed today.
Figures released today reveal how much time drivers spend stuck in traffic in Newham and it isn’t great news.
An axed police station in Newham which was closed in June 2014 sold for £3.4miliion, it has been revealed.
Nearly three quarters of babies born last year in Newham have mothers born outside the UK, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
The Royal Victoria Docks could have a permanent lido after thousands of swimmers flocked to a temporary urban beach there during the heatwave.
A religious group which has been using a disused electrical substation as a place of worship for six years has had an application to have it officially turned into a church rejected by Newham Council.
A church is promising to tackle drugs, gangs and violence and open a food bank if it is granted permission to open a branch in Stratford.
Newham Council has been accused of hindering investigations into housing complaints by causing “unacceptable delays” and refusing to produce evidence when requested.
A bid to turn an Indian restaurant in East Ham into a community centre has been rejected amid concerns over child safety.
A chicken shop in Manor Park has lost its late licence after it continued to employ an illegal immigrant who had been caught working there TWICE before.
Newham Council has announced it is taking legal action against Barclays Bank over hundreds of millions of pounds it took out in “toxic” loans.
Newham Council threw £40 million of public money “down the drain” when it backed the flawed deal to turn the Olympic Stadium into West Ham’s new home, according to an independent report released today.
The number of homeless households living in temporary accommodation in Newham has increased by 86per cent in the last five years.
New homeowners in Stratford say they are “tormented” by prostitutes and drug dealers who have been using their car park leaving it scattered with human faeces and used condoms.
A charity boss claims the homeless crisis in the borough risks becoming a “serious public health issue” unless immediate action is taken.
Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.
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