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A primary school has received a national award for a scheme that is sending 18 east London teachers overseas.

The borough's finances are now "on solid ground" but a four per cent hike in council tax is needed in the face of more government cuts, a meeting heard.

A college's staff are celebrating after the business was recognised for understanding the value of workers.

A service has taken place to mark the temporary closure of a memorial garden dedicated to West Ham United fans.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

The Scouts are jumping for joy after partnering up with a trampoline park firm to fight childhood obesity.

A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital after a crash in Stratford.

A Stratford sixth form is celebrating after 37 pupils received offers from Oxford or Cambridge.

A young man who was given just two days to live when he was born received a special visit from former boxer Michael Watson.

A police officer who transformed his life after getting mixed up in the wrong crowd, has won a national award for his work on gangs and the Grenfell Tower disaster.

A hotel and its owner have been ordered to pay £45,000 for "serious and systemic" fire safety failures which "put staff and guests at risk".

This year we mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and to celebrate we would like to share readers' memories.

A fundraising page has been launched after a West Ham United fan collapsed and died following the side's match against Everton.

Crime & Court

Mon, 12:00

A hotel and its owner have been ordered to pay £45,000 for "serious and systemic" fire safety failures which "put staff and guests at risk".

Friday, January 17, 2020

Three members of a criminal gang who went on a £300,000 'high end' car stealing rampage have each been jailed for three years.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Two men have been jailed for life for murder after they stabbed a teenager 17 times.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A Rainham man has appeared in court charged with committing an aggravated burglary in Forest Gate.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A man who admitted spraying a policewoman with a noxious substance has claimed he heard voices before the attack.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A charity has scooped £120,000 to help stop boys being groomed by drug dealing criminals.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The second man to be charged with murder following a fatal stabbing is the brother of the first.

Health

Tue, 16:56

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

Tue, 15:00

The Scouts are jumping for joy after partnering up with a trampoline park firm to fight childhood obesity.

Mon, 07:00

A health and care director with a wealth of local knowledge has been announced as the new leader of north east London's emerging Integrated Care System (ICS).

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Doctors are urging people to get the flu vaccine for toddlers after intensive care admissions increased 20per cent overall in London last week.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

A new project aims to identify hidden young carers in Newham and reduce their isolation and loneliness.

Monday, January 13, 2020

A Newham GP who won a prestigious national award is looking forward to promoting the borough as "a great place to live and work" in 2020.

Friday, January 10, 2020

More than 17,000 Newham women missed their last screening for breast cancer, NHS figures reveal.

Environment

Tue, 16:56

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Planning officers faced a grilling from Stratford residents over the proposed MSG Sphere during an impromptu Q&A last night.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Less than a fifth of shoplifting crimes in Newham are being solved as police say they are too stretched to work on "lower level" offences.

Monday, December 23, 2019

London City Airport has been rated carbon neutral by an international agency.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Christmas is traditionally a time of extravagance and a chance to spoil loved ones with gifts, great food and merry cheer. But can we enjoy the festive season sustainably?

Thursday, December 12, 2019

A university lecturer's art installation got the attention of environmental activist Greta Thunberg at an international climate change meeting.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Newham is the most polluted borough in the UK, a study has revealed.

Politics

Yesterday, 12:36

The borough's finances are now "on solid ground" but a four per cent hike in council tax is needed in the face of more government cuts, a meeting heard.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz says her administration is on course to meet her target of 1,056 new council homes by March 2022.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

On the night of June 29 last year, 28-year-old Fuadi Mohamed was stabbed to death and died in his mother's arms, in front of dozens of witnesses. Now his devastated family are calling for an inquiry into how police handled the case. Hannah Somerville reports.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Planning officers faced a grilling from Stratford residents over the proposed MSG Sphere during an impromptu Q&A last night.

Monday, January 6, 2020

About 600 people have marched through the streets in protest against a controversial new law in India.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Youth services, housing and the environment are among the areas set for Newham Council investment over the next three years.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Pensioner Charles Rumsey won't be spending Christmas in hospital after a medical response unit from the Royal London arrived at his home in East Ham following a 999 call.

Education

Yesterday, 17:00

A primary school has received a national award for a scheme that is sending 18 east London teachers overseas.

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Yesterday, 10:00

A college's staff are celebrating after the business was recognised for understanding the value of workers.

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Tue, 16:56

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E driver Sam Bird visited Salisbury Primary School to find out about the work being done to improve air quality in one of Newham's most polluted areas.

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Tue, 10:00

A Stratford sixth form is celebrating after 37 pupils received offers from Oxford or Cambridge.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Fifty one pupils at Brampton Manor Academy are preparing for life at Oxford or Cambridge after receiving offers from the prestigious universities - a new school record.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

We speak to Ghazala Anwar, a teacher of criminology and psychology, about her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc College.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A-level student Noah follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, who led the Independence Motion in Nigeria, as he prepares to study journalism at university

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Heritage

Yesterday, 07:00

A service has taken place to mark the temporary closure of a memorial garden dedicated to West Ham United fans.

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Mon, 10:00

This year we mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and to celebrate we would like to share readers' memories.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

A lot has happened in the past 10 years - and here are just some of the stories that made the pages of our paper since 2010.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

A candle-light vigil following the anti-Semitic daubings on a synagogue in north London on the last night of the Jewish Chanukah 'festival of light' drew parallels with the 1936 Battle of Cable Street which stopped Mosley's Blackshirts marching through Whitechapel.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Tributes have been paid to West Ham United legend Martin Peters.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

St Lucians have celebrated the Caribbean island's national day in a town hall flag-raising ceremony.

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