School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.


Newham Council is said to have reclaimed more than £5million in overpaid housing benefit from claimants, which charities say could push them dangerously into debt.


A march to reclaim a shopping centre and urge business owners to offer young people a safe haven is to take place this week.

Newham police

Air pollution causes seven in every 100 deaths of people aged 30 and over in the borough, one of the highest rates in England.

United Kingdom

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.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 18:32

Students have been preparing new material to perform in two of London’s biggest venues.

University of East London
Yesterday, 15:44

If you’ve ever ended up at the wrong destination by accident, spare a thought for passengers on a flight from London City Airport who landed more than 500 miles from where they should have been.

Yesterday, 14:03

Newham Council’s children’s services have seen a “significant deterioration” over the past five years.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 14:00

Nearly 20,000 people across Newham’s parliamentary constituencies have joined five-and-a-half million throughout Britain who’ve signed a petition to Parliament demanding Article 50 to quit the EU be revoked.

Theresa May



Leyton Orient head coach Justin Edinburgh says it’s vitally important to re-focus on their promotion push in the National League.


Clapton manager Jonny Fowell had plenty of praise for opponents Woodford Town ahead of their Essex Senior League clash.


East London became only the second team to beat London Three Essex champions Epping Upper Clapton this season with a tense 22-19 win at West Ham’s Memorial Ground on Saturday.


St Mary’s Lane club returned to action with a 15-10 success on Saturday


East London Hockey Club ended a successful 2018/19 season with six of their sides earning promotion – while another is waiting to see if they took will move up next term.


Matt Quinn’s catalogue of injury woes throughout three years at Essex mean this is his first proper involvement in the county’s pre-season preparations.


The 2019 first-class season gets underway as Essex make the short trip to Fenner’s to engage the students of Cambridge MCCU in a three-day friendly, starting today (Tuesday).

Yesterday, 17:00

Leyton Orient head coach Justin Edinburgh says his squad’s character shined through as they sealed a place in the FA Trophy final.

Yesterday, 15:00

BBL Championship: Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks 76 London Lions 66



School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

A Newham actor is set to bring the story of Windrush immigrants to life in a new play.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A series of free textiles workshops are on offer to people with the early stages of dementia.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

An 11-year-old boy who dreams of being a star is a step closer after featuring in a Bollywood film.

Friday, February 22, 2019

A renowned London-based ballet company will launch their annual tour at the Stratford Circus Arts Centre this year going on to perform at venues as far away as Japan.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A women’s rights campaigner’s novel about refugees has been shortlisted for a children’s book award.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A one-off show showcasing African and western musicians will be coming to Wanstead Flats next month.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Five thousand schoolchildren are to be offered the chance to watch a Shakespeare play for free.

Newham Council

Newham Pictures


It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.

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