Yesterday, 15:00

Flags have been flown outside Newham’s two town halls to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

Yesterday, 12:00

Two aspiring actors are set to follow in the footsteps of Amy Winehouse, Adele and Spider-Man star Tom Holland after winning places at Brit School.

Yesterday, 07:00

A tri-borough backroom scheme is set to see one of its member councils pull out entirely by the end of the month.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

A postmaster has been recognised for his service to the Manor Park community during the pandemic.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

A supermarket chain has donated more than 86,000 meals to help people in need in Newham and reduce food waste.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Last week, Parliament’s Work and Pensions Select Committee, which I chair, published our report into DWP’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

A teenager who has helped to care for her sick father during the pandemic has been recognised with a Jack Petchey Foundation community award.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

An academic from the University of East London is set to head up the first major study to focus on specific interventions for children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse (DVA).

Saturday, July 11, 2020

The roots of racism lie deep, not least in east London.


Yesterday, 22:01

Packed playing calendars and the onset of social distancing means England’s World Cup winning squad are unable to toast the anniversary of last year’s unforgettable Lord’s victory in person, but captain Eoin Morgan plans to get the gang back together sooner rather than later.

Yesterday, 14:26

West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna was pleased to mark five years as a Hammer with a clean sheet in the 4-0 win over Norwich on Saturday afternoon.

Yesterday, 11:00

Ben Stokes will hand back the England captaincy with plenty of pride and no regrets despite coming up short against a defiant West Indies side in the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.

Yesterday, 09:00

With more grassroots sport getting the green light to return to action after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, celebrate with another sports quiz?!

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Jermaine Blackwood scored a match-winning 95 as Test cricket’s big return ended with the West Indies chasing down 200 to defeat England by four wickets in the eerie silence of the Ageas Bowl ‘bubble’.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Zak Crawley stepped up with the highest score of his short Test career as England established a hard-fought lead in the first Test but a late surge from the West Indies bowlers left the tourists sensing a day five victory at the Ageas Bowl.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

West Ham United boss David Moyes says they can use previous relegation battle experiences to drive them on ahead of clash with Norwich City.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

West Ham’s Michail Antonio put his impressive goalscoring down to manager David Moyes, following a morale-boosting 4-0 win at Premier League basement boys Norwich.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Michail Antonio netted all four goals as West Ham moved six points clear of the relegation zone and sent Norwich back to the Championship.


Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The survival of theatres depends on a £1.5billion government bail out being shared fairly and quickly.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Applications have opened for projects to be included in the Join the Docks autumn programme, as part of a “reimagined” two-phase festival.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Some of the creative talent that has been bubbling away in Newham during lockdown is being showcased in an online video series.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

There is a beauty that comes with being truly independent.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Little Ilford’s Bobby Seagull stars in a new BBC2 series beginning next Monday, May 18, where he and fellow University Challenge alumnus Eric Monkman rediscover some of the nation’s greatest inventions.

Monday, April 27, 2020

The entertainment industry relies on people being able to move around. With coronavirus putting a firm stop to this for now, Stratford record label Damnably has had to get creative.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The experiences and testimonies of east London key workers in the face of the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted in a “virtual play”.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

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People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

With summer in full swing, make the most of your garden with fun games and activities for all the family.

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