A dance organisation in Stratford has announced its upcoming season of online programmes promoting participation.


A petition aimed at forcing a referendum on how Newham is governed has been signed by more than 12,000 people, campaigners report.

A Forest Gate hotel is set to become permanent emergency homelessness accommodation after it was used to house rough sleepers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 12:00

The little-known tragedy of a wartime bomb that never exploded—yet had a “ripple affect” causing 600 deaths in an east London school—is being uncovered by BBC investigators.

Yesterday, 10:00

After the success of the Insight Day marketing webinars held this spring, this paper’s publisher Archant is back with a new five-part series of live webinars which you can dial into from your home or office.

Yesterday, 07:00

Two teachers, a school, a trust and a sports team in the borough have received national education awards.

Mon, 17:00

Network Rail has withdrawn its objections to a live music and entertainment hub which if built could see up to 21,500 visitors flock to Stratford.

Mon, 12:17

Tributes have been paid to a teacher and trade unionist who died suddenly last week aged 59.

Mon, 07:00

There will be no TfL Rail services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield on some Sundays in October and November due to engineering work.



Sam Cook collected two wickets for Essex in their Bob Willis Trophy shoot-out with Somerset before the West Country outfit responded to reach the lunch interval on 90 for 3.


London Lions suffered FIBA Basketball Champions League heartbreak as they missed out on the next stage with a narrow 77-73 defeat to Lithuanian side Neptunas Klaipeda in the first qualifying round.


Essex captain Tom Westley believes staging the Bob Willis Trophy final against Somerset on neutral ground, negating the home benefits of Chelmsford and Taunton to the protagonists, will provide the perfect setting to decide the red-ball champions of a truncated season.

Yesterday, 19:59

West Ham confirmed that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen returned positive tests for COVID-19.

Yesterday, 16:00

Leyton Orient’s third round Carabao Cup clash with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur is not taking place this evening as scheduled.
Discussions are ongoing between the relevant stakeholders in regards to the implications of the fixture not taking place tonight and a further update will be provided in due course.
Leyton Orient, the EFL and the relevant authorities are conducting a thorough review of the club’s covid-19 secure procedures with the view to re-opening the stadium and training ground as soon as possible.

Yesterday, 12:46

Leyton Orient chairman Nigel Travis expects the Carabao Cup fixture against Tottenham Hotspur to be replayed after the club revealed a number of their first-team squad had tested positive for COVID-19 on the eve of their clash with Spurs.

Yesterday, 12:39

Essex seamer Jamie Porter expects to be tussling for titles with Somerset for years to come but is desperate to stay on top in the rivalry by winning this week’s Bob Willis Trophy final.

Yesterday, 08:27

Essex all-rounder Paul Walter is looking forward to a special feeling of playing a red-ball final at Lord’s and says everyone at the club is eager to continue their success in the longest format this week.


Yesterday, 12:00

The little-known tragedy of a wartime bomb that never exploded—yet had a “ripple affect” causing 600 deaths in an east London school—is being uncovered by BBC investigators.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Newham and Tower Hamlets artists will showcase works reflecting their interpretations of their local areas amid global health and social crises in a new exhibition.

Monday, September 7, 2020

An estate agent is publishing his debut horror story which is set in Plaistow.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

A series of public benches with “creative and playful” designs that promote healthier lifestyles will be installed at the Royal Docks this autumn.

Monday, August 24, 2020

A drama on Sky is based on the stories of key workers from the community and their fight against the coronavirus.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

Monday, August 3, 2020

A theatre’s campaign to raise £100,000 has received the backing of actors including Sir Ian McKellen.

Friday, July 31, 2020

The world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide is due to reopen this weekend.

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For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

NewVIc sixth form student Rabia Iqra shares her lockdown experience and ambitions for her future

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