With less than a fortnight to go before the big day, donations are mounting for the appeal.
Newham Council shook up its Christmas lunch service this month to help elderly residents beat the winter blues.
Longer weekday late evening trains are being put on the Fenchurch Street network through east London and Essex to help Christmas shoppers and partygoers get back home.
The MP for East Ham has reiterated his support for a referendum on the final Brexit deal after the prime minister postponed the vote on her terms for the UK to leave the European Union.
Young linguists at a school in Forest Gate have been learning about Christmas traditions in Germany.
A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.
Our reporter Liam Coleman met with the big man before a hectic few weeks.
Crossrail, London’s new east to west railway service, may be delayed even further and could require a £2billion funding boost, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.
Newham has fewer than half the pubs it had in 2001, figures have revealed.
Wapping head into the Christmas break five points clear at the top of the East Premier A table after a 1-0 win over nearest rivals Harleston Magpies at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.
St Bonaventure’s year 10 handball team bagged the top prize at the borough’s Handball Cup competition.
The former Stevenage midfielder is slowly building up his fitness after a difficult summer on the sidelines
Clapton manager Jonny Fowell wants his side to bounce back when they take on Enfield at the Old Spotted Dog this evening.
Super Snodgrass is loving every miuute with the Hammers
Newham All Star Sports Academy (NASSA) had plenty to celebrate with no less than four wins in their national league games at the weekend.
The experienced winger, who will turn 30 on Wednesday, suffered a knee injury during the 1-0 loss at Boreham Wood
The former professional development phase lead coach moved to Barnet earlier this month
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Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants – but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.
When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.
Turning 80 is a time that many people choose to slow down and relax - but not Sir Ian McKellen.
A moving memorial to thousands of missing soldiers whose bodies weren’t found after a First World War battle has been unveiled.
Trade fairs don’t normally attract world famous graffiti artists - but then again, Banksy isn’t exactly known for being conventional.
Rock band Muse are set to come to the London Stadium next summer for one of just two UK dates on their world tour.
We know winter is just around the corner so if you fancy a little sunshine back in your life Levi Roots Caribbean Smokehouse can make you feel you’re on holiday without having to step on a plane.
Fighting the bad guys in West Ham’s former Upton Park home hasn’t put actor Dave Bautista off the beautiful game - quite the opposite, in fact.
As the Theatre Royal Stratford East steps into a new era, its new artistic director is keen to retain links to the past.
Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.
Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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