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Councillor Susan Masters, Clare Roche, Head of Fundraising at Richard House and Mayor of Newham, Rokhsana Fiaz.

The power of sport remains unrivalled in its ability to inspire change, improve lives and unite communities.

Imam Haque lives in East Ham, and soon he’ll begin training for his first London Marathon, for Age UK.

The inexperienced teenager tasked with overseeing West Ham United women’s team will have his journey followed in a new BBC Three series.

Pupils from seven Newham schools were able to discover more about science and the aviation industry at an event organised by London City Airport.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Remembrance Day services are always moving and especially so with this year marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

A bookseller from Newham has won an award for her work.

The University of East London (UEL) has rebuked claims that it has received a £1 million emergency loan from the Office for Students.

Police have found the body of a missing student with links to east London.

Footballer Jermain Defoe, who grew up in Newham, has said he has “amazing” memories of his time with Bradley Lowery, the terminally ill boy he befriended.

West Ham have topped the Premier League football hooligan charts for last season - with more supporters being arrested or handed football banning orders than any other top flight club.

Pupils from schools across east London paid a visit to the Shrouds of the Somme memorial in the Olympic Park.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Met Office
Fri, 07:00

The number of acid attacks in London has dropped by 41 per cent since last year.

Home Office
Thu, 17:29

West Ham’s legal fight with the company that manages the London Stadium has made history by becoming the first Court of Appeal hearing to be streamed live online.

Thu, 09:27

Four more men have been charged in connection with the killing of teenager Abdul Mayanja who was shot in the street at Maryland.

Scotland Yard
Thu, 09:00

A serial thief who has notched up more than 50 convictions has been banned from Westfield Stratford City.

Thames Magistrates' Court
Wed, 16:00

Texts from the phone of a teenager on trial for the murder of a 17-year-old describe him being “held up” on the evening of the killing, a court heart today.

Wed, 12:00

A motorist from Upton Park who gave police false details to try and swerve five speeding tickets has been fined and disqualified from driving.

Health

Mon, 07:00

NHS staff at hospitals across east London are almost twice as likely to be victims of abuse as the national average, according to the results of an England-wide healthcare survey.

Care Quality Commission
Friday, November 2, 2018

A road in Canning Town has been named one of the unhealthiest high streets in London.

London Assembly
Monday, October 29, 2018

An NHS body has held an awards ceremony to congratulate hundreds of east Londoners who took part in their training programme.

Newham University Hospital
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Patients have urged health bosses to save a surgery in West Ham threatened with closure following their doctor’s retirement.

NHS
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Young patients at Newham University Hospital were greeted by a very special visitor - Dodger the dog.

Newham University Hospital
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Newham Council will receive extra funding from the government to help ease winter pressures on the NHS.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Newham has one of the highest levels of obesity among Year 6 pupils in England, with more than four in 10 an unhealthy weight.

NHS

Environment

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

Newham Council
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Newham will start providing free bulky waste collections.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A fractured gas mains caused traffic congestion when an area next to Gallions Reach shopping centre in Beckton had to be sealed off.

Met Police
Monday, October 22, 2018

A student at East London University has become the 100th person to take up an apprenticeship on the massive Thames Tideway tunnel project.

London
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Unwanted furniture, fridges and other large household rubbish items could soon be collected for free if drastic plans to help stop fly-tipping in Newham are approved.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Green Party has announced who will be battling for votes in the Boleyn ward by-election.

Labour
Monday, October 1, 2018

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

University of East London

Politics

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Newham council is remaining tight-lipped about a reports it is launching a “truth commission” to explore allegations of corruption within its ranks.

Robin
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

Newham Council
Friday, November 2, 2018

Labour candidate Moniba Khan won the Boleyn ward by-election.

Stephen Timms
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Newham Council is reviewing all of its outsourced services after claiming private companies have not been providing value for money.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Newham is going to back the polls – just six months after the local election.

Labor
Friday, October 26, 2018

After last week’s revelation that at least eight people have died homeless in Newham this year, we meet the people working to improve the lot of rough sleepers. Hannah Somerville reports from the Stratford Centre.

Greater London Authority
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Four days of strike action by finance staff at Newham Council has been called off.

Newham Council

Education

Yesterday, 12:00

Pupils from seven Newham schools were able to discover more about science and the aviation industry at an event organised by London City Airport.

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London City Airport
Fri, 19:00

The University of East London (UEL) has rebuked claims that it has received a £1 million emergency loan from the Office for Students.

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University of East London
Thu, 07:00

Green-fingered youngsters have been planting daffodil bulbs outside their school thanks to a housing developer.

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Elizabeth Olympic
Wed, 11:00

An advice clinic set up as a temporary free service at Stratford following cuts to legal aid has won a funding contract for a permanent operation.

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University College London
Tue, 07:00

Pupils with special educational needs at a school in Beckton were given a new minibus for school trips.

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Mon, 17:11

Schoolchildren from St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School remembered 24 past pupils who experienced First World War hardship.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Two decades after first visiting London and setting her heart on studying there, a woman from Stratford has finally achieved her dream.

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Heritage

Mon, 17:11

Schoolchildren from St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School remembered 24 past pupils who experienced First World War hardship.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today (Sunday) for a poignant service to mark a century since the end of the First World War.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.

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barking
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Imagine sitting in the same classroom where youngsters who fought in the First World War once learned their times tables.

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Germany
Saturday, November 10, 2018

On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war’s end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.

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United Kingdom
Friday, November 9, 2018

Pupils gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War at the Royal Docks Academy.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Terence Trimmer was born and raised in Manor Park. Here the 86-year-old tells the story of two Newham recipients of the country’s most prestigious military honour.

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