Former Recorder editor Colin Grainger is taking the plunge to raise funds for this year's Toy Appeal.
Meet West Ham rugby team East London Vixens' newest recruit - Pudsey the bear.
Tickets for Formula E's season finale at the ExCeL have gone on sale.
A kind-hearted teenager who helped to raise more than £5,000 for charity has won a university scholarship for his commitment to the community.
Pupils from eight Newham schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.
Commuters on c2c are facing disruption due to an electrical supply failure at Barking.
We're trying to collect 18,000 toys for underprivileged children in Newham this Christmas - but we need your help.
The nights are getting longer, the days colder and festive adverts are appearing on TV - yes, it's that time of year once again.
A security guard made teenage shoplifters perform sexual acts on him to avoid being reported to the police.
It's a Christmas advert icon - and this year you'll be able to see the Coca-Cola truck in person.
Tube stations across Newham suffered unplanned closures 10 times between New Year's Day 2018 and the end of July this year, new figures released by Transport for London have revealed.
New piers at some of east London's biggest developments could provide vital public transport links along the Thames.
Streets around three Newham schools are set to become vehicle-free during drop-off and pick-up times.
The borough's best businesses have been recognised for their efforts and successes at the annual Newham Chamber of Commerce business awards.
A temporary immersive theatre could bring the tale of a Dutch resistance fighter to the Royal Docks.
Newham is set to remember those who died in the line of duty and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms with a series of remembrance events taking place across the borough.
A Canning Town charity is inviting people to get into the Christmas spirit in a bid to break a world record.
There are just a few days left for parents of Year 6 pupils to apply for a secondary school place.
Workshops are taking place to give people living on Stratford's Carpenters Estate a say on its future.
A new walkway that connects Canning Town and Poplar has been opened.
A Dagenham man has been charged with murdering a teenager in Plaistow.
Family and friends of a three-year-old girl with a rare chromosomal condition have raised more than £2,500 for the hospice that cares for her.
Artists, scientists and engineers have teamed up to create four new art installations.
Six of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's pollution-busting trees have found a new home.
Politicians have criticised Extinction Rebellion protesters who targeted Jubilee line and DLR services through east London.
A giant moustache has appeared at the London Stadium - and not on the face of a footballer.
A second teenager has been charged in connection with the death of Baptista Adjei, who was fatally stabbed in Stratford.
Two teenagers have been arrested this morning (Tuesday, October 15) in connection with the death of Baptista Adjei.
More than £10,000 has been raised in memory of a 15-year-old stabbed to death in Stratford.
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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