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Yesterday, 17:45

Services were held across Newham over the weekend to remember those who died while serving their country.

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

Pupils at a school in Canning Town put an environmental spin on their Remembrance Day commemorations.

An eight-year-old from Newham is the lead in the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert.

Tesco is appealing for people from Newham to donate food in time for Christmas.

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.

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager in Maryland have charged two men with his murder.

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.

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

As I arrive at NewVIc for another day of hearing about funding cuts, staffing shortages and spiders, I see a large group of students being very loud, perhaps some would describe as intimidating, hanging outside the front entrance on Prince Regent Lane.

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

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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Crime & Court

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager in Maryland have charged two men with his murder.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Two loan sharks who stood to pocket tens of thousands of pounds in an illegal money lending racket have been spared jail.

Newham Council
Thursday, November 8, 2018

The mother of Beniamin Pieknyi has told how her family will “never be whole again” following the 21-year-old’s murder.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Stratford Centre
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Bosses at Premier League football club West Ham are preparing for a High Court fight over the use of seats at their London Stadium.

Monday, November 5, 2018

A 17-year-old boy was mowed down by a gang of teenagers in a stolen car before they chased him and stabbed him 15 times in Canning Town, a court has heard.

Monday, November 5, 2018

More murder hunts were launched in Newham in the last year than any other borough in London, it has been revealed.

Health

Yesterday, 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, 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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Italy
Thursday, November 8, 2018

An opera based on the life of a refugee who turned his life around has been shortlisted for an award.

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University of East London
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A programme to help at risk young people is being rolled out in Newham.

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Newham College
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Mayor of London has praised a school in Newham for helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds score top marks in their exams.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A mosaic depicting Plaistow’s famous local sites has been unveiled.

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London
Monday, October 29, 2018

The principal of a sixth form college in Newham who gave up a high-flying career as a lawyer to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds has won a prestigious award.

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Forest Gate

Heritage

Yesterday, 17:11

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

Read more
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.

Read more
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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Forest Gate

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