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A grandmother has told how came to the rescue of 11 cats who were abandoned in cardboard boxes down an alleyway.

Charity fundraiser Nina Wade speaks about making Newham her home, a chance encounter with Richard Attenborough CBE and the importance of tackling gang violence

An East Ham man who pointed a BB gun at rail staff who refused to let him travel without a ticket has been jailed for 15 months.

A man from East Ham has been given a suspended jail sentence for his role in a homophobic ‘acid attack’ where strangers had a noxious substance sprayed in their faces.

A ruthless gang who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary will be sentenced today.

Newham has been ranked the worst council in England at supporting children with the most complex special needs.

Drivers have been warned to be on the lookout after a masked man stole a catalytic converter in broad daylight.

This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

Our free Digital Decoded marketing seminars return next month following last year’s successful initiative.

The suspension of Central line trains earlier today was caused by a wheelchair getting trapped between the train and platform.

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

Police are appealing for help finding a “high risk” missing teenager.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:33

An East Ham man who pointed a BB gun at rail staff who refused to let him travel without a ticket has been jailed for 15 months.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Yesterday, 09:05

A man from East Ham has been given a suspended jail sentence for his role in a homophobic ‘acid attack’ where strangers had a noxious substance sprayed in their faces.

Yesterday, 08:28

A ruthless gang who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary will be sentenced today.

Thu, 17:00

Drivers have been warned to be on the lookout after a masked man stole a catalytic converter in broad daylight.

Met Police
Tue, 17:30

Detectives are appealing for information in their hunt to find a wanted man with links to east London.

Mon, 18:05

A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

Stratford

Health

Friday, January 11, 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

NHS
Friday, January 11, 2019

Patients in Newham can now review the healthcare they receive, thanks to a new online platform.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

What was the best Christmas present you received this year – a nice watch, a video game, or some brand new socks?

Royal London Hospital
Monday, January 7, 2019

Children from disadvantaged schools are being offered the chance to study a real human heart to better understand their own.

United Kingdom
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Health chiefs are calling for more blood donations especially from the black community to help cope with a surge in demand from people with sickle cell disease.

Monday, December 24, 2018

The MP for East Ham joined residents living with dementia for an early Christmas lunch.

Stephen Timms
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Opening hours at GP surgeries in Newham have been extended over the holiday period, including the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day bank holidays.

Environment

Wed, 10:00

Eight Greenpeace activists spent two hours at a disused Ford lot clearing rubbish scattered around the site.

Ford
Sunday, January 13, 2019

More than a third of Newham’s residents don’t know what they can recycle, a survey has shown.

BBC
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

When the needles start dropping like rain it’s probably time to think about saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.

Newham Council
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Flushing cooking oil from the Christmas turkey might just cause a festive monster fatberg in the sewers under the streets, Thames Water is warning.

London
Monday, December 17, 2018

Senior managers have been suspended and sacked for gross misconduct amid a catalogue of claims about financial malpractice.

Newham Council
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Newham’s MPs have revealed they both plan to vote against prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Theresa May
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Fatbergs have caused almost 2,000 sewer blockages this year.

London

Politics

Wed, 10:39

Both Newham’s MPs have voted against prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Theresa May
Tue, 13:41

Newham Council could set up an internal control commission to examine how it can better manage its finances in the wake of an £8.78million overspend in one department.

Newham Council
Tue, 10:23

Newham’s Liberal Democrats have warned that Brexit “will leave the UK weakened” ahead of today’s House of Commons vote.

Theresa May
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Detectives have been called in to probe accusations of “serious fraud” in a council department that went at least £9million over budget.

Metropolitan Police
Friday, January 4, 2019

Newham council has called an extraordinary meeting as the fallout continues over alleged financial malpractice in one of its key departments.

Newham council
Friday, December 21, 2018

The decision not to bring police in to investigate allegations of serious fraud in an council department which overspent by £9million has been branded “abysmal”.

Labour
Friday, December 21, 2018

The Mayor of Newham has given her take on last year’s vast overspend in council repairs, as highlighted by the Recorder. Here, we have published her response in full.

Newham Council

Education

Yesterday, 07:59

Newham has been ranked the worst council in England at supporting children with the most complex special needs.

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Thu, 16:27

This is Nicole Schnappauf. She is the curriculum programme manager and teacher of mathematics. Find out her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc.

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United Kingdom
Thu, 08:00

A careers event for schoolchildren and their parents to learn about the fast-growing cultural sector is being held by an east London education charity to help develop the next generation of creative artists and designers.

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Forest Gate
Wed, 12:00

If you go to Oxford or Cambridge in September there’s a good chance you’ll meet a Brampton Manor Academy pupil after a remarkable 41 teenagers were offered a place at one of the prestigious institutions.

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Brampton Manor Academy
Tue, 17:40

Meet Ismail as he settles into his first year at college.

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Tue, 17:00

Newham children who made a Lego heart-shaped house have won a competition to design the house of the future.

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London
Thursday, January 10, 2019

If your resolution for 2019 is to return to education, a university is holding free workshops to make the transition easier.

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Heritage

Friday, December 28, 2018

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is, for many people, a time for relaxing, visiting friends and family and picking up a bargain or two in the sales.

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London
Monday, December 10, 2018

Newham has fewer than half the pubs it had in 2001, figures have revealed.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

A woman from East Ham who was famously sentenced to the death penalty in the 1920s is to be reburied in her family grave.

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Home Office
Monday, November 12, 2018

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

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