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Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

A fundraising appeal has been launched to help a shop “at the heart” of a high street.

These are extraordinary and challenging times and it is more vital than ever that our community comes together in compassion and solidarity.

A Plaistow man has been charged with murdering Kelly Stewart.

The firefighters who battled a Barking industrial estate blaze this morning saved vital NHS supplies destined for the new Nightingale Hospital.

The organisation looking after Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is reminding people about the need for social distancing as temperatures look set to rise.

Prince Charles has officially opened the NHS Nightingale Hospital, which has been set up at the ExCeL to treat coronavirus patients.

Forest Gate Community School has donated goggles used in science classes to St John Ambulance to help paramedics on the front line of coronavirus stay safe.

Cyclists are aiming to ensure vital food, medicine and other supplies are delivered to those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

The Prince of Wales is to officially open London’s new NHS Nightingale Hospital, Clarence House has said.

Hero cabbie Michael Hayes drives his taxi to his local hospital after a long stint ferrying passengers around London to take doctors, nurses and other key NHS staff home free when they come off shift.

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Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:13

A Plaistow man has been charged with murdering Kelly Stewart.

Wed, 16:00

A Poplar man has appeared in court accused of killing a woman in East Ham.

Mon, 07:14

A man has been charged following the fatal stabbing of Shadika Patel.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in Plaistow want to speak with anyone who was in contact with her in the weeks before her death.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Two males have been arrested after fencing was removed from around an outdoor gym closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Friday, March 27, 2020

A second woman has been found murdered on the streets of east London in just seven days and within a mile of each other.

Health

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Yesterday, 16:23

The firefighters who battled a Barking industrial estate blaze this morning saved vital NHS supplies destined for the new Nightingale Hospital.

Yesterday, 15:00

The organisation looking after Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is reminding people about the need for social distancing as temperatures look set to rise.

Yesterday, 12:30

Prince Charles has officially opened the NHS Nightingale Hospital, which has been set up at the ExCeL to treat coronavirus patients.

Yesterday, 06:00

The Prince of Wales is to officially open London’s new NHS Nightingale Hospital, Clarence House has said.

Thu, 17:00

Hero cabbie Michael Hayes drives his taxi to his local hospital after a long stint ferrying passengers around London to take doctors, nurses and other key NHS staff home free when they come off shift.

Thu, 10:00

Military personnel have been working 15 hour shifts to help build the new 4,000-bed NHS Nightingale hospital set to care for coronavirus patients.

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Environment

Friday, March 27, 2020

The massive Thames Clipper riverboat service that normally carries around four million commuters a year between Canary Wharf and the City is being suspended from Saturday because of the pandemic crisis.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Newham family business is offering to disinfect four care homes in the borough free of charge.

ThereWithYou
Monday, March 23, 2020

A young scientist has been named one of Forbes’s 30 top entrepreneurs in Europe aged under 30.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The council has urged people to have their say on plans to change the borough’s parking policy.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Strike action could be back on the table in Newham Council’s refuse division where at least six dustmen have been kept off work.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Neighbours are calling for Travellers occupying a vacant site in East Ham to be removed amid claims of littering and anti-social behaviour.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Council officers launched a probe into the finances at a Canning Town tenant management organisation after a string of allegations.

Politics

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The massive Thames Clipper riverboat service that normally carries around four million commuters a year between Canary Wharf and the City is being suspended from Saturday because of the pandemic crisis.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Newham family business is offering to disinfect four care homes in the borough free of charge.

ThereWithYou
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The mayor is calling for more powers to tackle “unscrupulous” businesses trying to profit from the coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, March 13, 2020

A row has erupted after the future of a “nationally recognised” arts centre was thrown into doubt.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

There are mornings when Nosakhare Omoijade’s children wake up with bloody noses.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Strike action could be back on the table in Newham Council’s refuse division where at least six dustmen have been kept off work.

Education

Wed, 09:58

Teenagers at a Custom House school had a glimpse at life in the Royal Navy before the coronavirus lockdown.

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Tue, 17:00

The trust behind a Stratford free school is set to open a new primary school next year.

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Tue, 07:00

Disadvantaged pupils are at even greater risk of underachieving compared to peers because of the coronavirus lockdown, a charity’s founder has predicted.

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Mon, 10:00

A school rated inadequate by the education watchdog Ofsted has been taken over by a trust.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A secondary school has been rated “inadequate” by the government’s education watchdog.

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Heritage

Saturday, March 7, 2020

A community centre in Manor Park is launching a project celebrating its 45-year history of bringing people together through interfaith dialogue.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A new heritage trail to celebrate some of east London’s extraordinary women has been launched.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A top American museum is set to take on a two-year residency in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Plans have been submitted to restore a “severely dilapidated” disused pub and build a 68 room hotel next door.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Holocaust survivor John Hadju spoke of the need to remember what he and thousands of other Jewish people endured during the Second World War at a Holocaust Memorial Day event in Stratford.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

A range of events celebrating the borough’s diversity through centuries of migration will be held throughout May after a funding boost for Newham Heritage Month.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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

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