Spending on street lighting by Newham Council has been slashed by more than half-a-million pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.

Newham Council

The father of Sami Sidhom, who was stabbed to death just yards from his home in Forest Gate, has made an emotional televised appeal to try and bring his son’s killers to justice.

Forest Gate

More than one in three children in Newham don’t have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.


About 300 people attended a vigil for the victims of the New Zealand terror attack.

Stephen Timms

An internal investigation has been launched after Newham Council staff allegedly delivered a “shocking” note to a woman living in a Stratford hostel that said she could be made homeless.

Yesterday, 17:00

A proposals for Newham councillors to be subjected to criminal record checks has been withdrawn at the 11th hour.

Yesterday, 15:00

Train enthusiasts were taken back in time on a beautifully restored art-deco underground train that passed through Barking, Dagenham, West Ham and finished in Upminster.

Yesterday, 14:00

A volunteer and mentor born in Newham has been to the annual Commonwealth Day celebration after being invited by the Queen.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 13:17

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attack on a train.

British Transport Police


Chris Brayford’s team will play at the Breyer Group Stadium this weekend and are hoping to extend their five-game unbeaten run

French polish so important as Hammers beat Huddersfield

The former Colchester United forward also insisted he feels Orient are going places and wants to remain part of the journey


The latest news from the West Ham Boxing Club

Yesterday, 17:00

Stratford athlete combined with Kim Daybell and Josh Stacey to triumph in Italy

Yesterday, 15:00

West Ham Women head coach Matt Beard was delighted to progress into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.

Yesterday, 14:00

The O’s travel to New Bucks Head looking to make it through to Wembley

‘Chicharito’ shows he is a fox in the box yet again

Yesterday, 11:00

BBL Championship: Plymouth Raiders 67 London Lions 93


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
Friday, January 18, 2019

If you’re not doing Dry January we have great news, if you are doing Dry January we have even greater news.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

An actor from Romford stars in an emotional play about the difficulties soldiers and refugees experience when returning home from war.

United Kingdom
Friday, December 14, 2018

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

European Union

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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