A GP surgery is offering patients an "innovative" online consultation service to avoid closing as most of its clinical staff go on maternity leave.


Children have celebrated parents getting a fair day's pay for a fair day's work by performing a song to the mayor of London.

Flying can be stressful - but luckily for London City Airport (LCA) passengers and staff, some fluffy friends were on hand to ease worries this week.

Yesterday, 17:00

Safe havens from knife crime and programmes promoting better relationships with the police were among the achievements celebrated at the final meeting of the Newham Civil Society Youth Commission.

Yesterday, 15:58

A sixth form college's teachers have joined a second national strike over pay and funding.

Yesterday, 12:13

The school run has turned from a "hellish" nightmare into a pleasure thanks to a new pedestrian and cycle zone pilot project.

Yesterday, 07:00

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.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

A service in Canning Town honoured those who have died for their country - and remembered the civilians killed in a disastrous 1940 bombing nearby.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Newham has paid its respects to those who sacrificed their lives in conflict with a traditional wreath laying service.


Yesterday, 16:39

Clapton CFC got their first away win of the MCFL season, coming from behind to defeat PFC Victoria in west London on Saturday.

Did any Hammer come out of the Burnley clash with any credit?

Yesterday, 12:00

O's boss Carl Fletcher says he knows his side's FA Cup first round defeat to non-league Maldon & Tiptree on Sunday was not good enough.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Leyton Orient fell victim to an FA Cup giantkilling at the hands of Maldon & Tiptree on Sunday.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Tower Hamlets pulled off a comeback win while Clapton, Ilford and Sporting Bengal all fell to defeats in the Essex Senior League on Saturday.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

BBL Cup holders London Lions fell short to the visiting Worcester Wolves in another thrilling clash as they fight to claim a place in the quarter-finals.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Germany Women spoiled the party and struck late on to earn a 2-1 victory over England in front of a record-breaking crowd at Wembley.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Hammers keeper Roberto had another nightmare match as Burnley take full advantage

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Leyton Orient attacker Jordan Maguire-Drew is already eyeing a plum tie in the FA Cup and is keen to progress that far in the competition.


Saturday, November 9, 2019

A puppetry show of children's classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt is coming to Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A dozen sixth form students are "taking over" a group of paid TV sports channels.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

A film festival is being organised to celebrate the borough's "hidden" acting and filmmaking talent.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Two arts centres have teamed up in a bid to get more stories about British Muslims on stage.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

A collection of more than 60 works by a diverse group of artists will be showcased at an exhibition in Forest Gate this month.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

An usher who dreamed of treading the boards is now starring in a powerful play at the theatre where she worked.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Two eateries in the borough have been recognised in the inaugural Deliveroo Restaurant Awards.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Remember, remember the fifth of November for gunpowder, treason and plot... And an amazing fireworks display or three!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

There's a new challenge to take on at the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.

Newham Pictures


Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

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