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A teenager who was spurred into tackling knife crime after helping a young stabbing victim has received an award for her efforts.

More than 36,000 people descended on Central Park for two days of family fun.

One act of foolishness can have devastating consequences - that's the serious reminder from firefighters on the first anniversary of the biggest grass fire in London's history at Wanstead Flats.

The victim of a fatal shooting has been named by police as Grineo Daka.

A teenage boy has been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder.

An urban beach which welcomed tens of thousands of sun seekers last year looks set to return to the Royal Victoria Dock in time for the summer holidays.

A dealer has been found guilty of killing a former Bond actor with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port.

Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to in connection with a series of sexual assaults across east London.

A Jewish councillor who appeared in a BBC programme about antisemitism in Labour has said the party needs to clean up its act.

Police have released pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing in Canning Town.

Plans for the new memorial gardens at Boleyn Ground have been unveiled.

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in a second knife attack in Canning Town in two days.

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

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:06

The victim of a fatal shooting has been named by police as Grineo Daka.

Yesterday, 14:39

A teenage boy has been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder.

A dealer has been found guilty of killing a former Bond actor with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port.

Yesterday, 10:28

Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to in connection with a series of sexual assaults across east London.

Yesterday, 08:41

Police have released pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing in Canning Town.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in a second knife attack in Canning Town in two days.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Police investigating the murder of a man from Stratford who was shot dead in Leyton have made a fourth arrest.

Health

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A free cancer information and support service is coming to Newham, with a focus on promoting skin cancer awareness.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Twenty GP practices in Newham have launched video consultations to improve access for their patients.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Ofsted has shut down a respite centre for disabled children with immediate effect after discovering a series of problems with safeguarding.

Friday, July 5, 2019

England's top nurse has visited a Canning Town primary school to get pupils thinking about a career in medicine.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Staff at Upton Park Medical Centre are offering up their expertise to anyone walking through the door in a special event to help people lead healthier lives.

Monday, July 1, 2019

A doctor's surgery has been praised for its technological innovations and commnuity spirit by a top NHS chief.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New figures show half of Newham's epilepsy sufferers have had their benefit claims denied after the roll-out of a new system.

Radar

Environment

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The council division responsible for repairs to social homes could go on strike if an ongoing dispute is not settled, the union has said.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activists planning to take over London Fields next weekend don't want the "big names" performing there to distract people from their vital message.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Green campaigners have renewed their call for the council to drop shares in 'dirty energy' firms after Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown called for Parliament's pension pot to do the same.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A couple who hired a 'man with a van' to take away their rubbish have been fined for fly-tipping after he turned out to be an illegal dumper.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Pupils have pleaded for the Silvertown tunnel to be scrapped as part of a City Hall protest.

Friday, June 14, 2019

"Unprecedented" plans by Madison Square Garden chiefs to display giant illuminated adverts on a proposed domed venue in Stratford have been opposed by Hackney Council.

Friday, June 14, 2019

A new community group is launching gardening workshops aimed at improving the mental health of Newham residents.

Politics

Yesterday, 10:00

A Jewish councillor who appeared in a BBC programme about antisemitism in Labour has said the party needs to clean up its act.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Workers responsible for repairs to social housing across Newham have confirmed plans to go on strike starting next month.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Newham Council will build more than 1,000 new homes in the next three years according to a plan that's passed the authority's cabinet.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A protest has taken place outside Newham Council's main offices in Beckton by campaigners that fear a project that runs refuges in the borough could lose its contract.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The council division responsible for repairs to social homes could go on strike if an ongoing dispute is not settled, the union has said.

Friday, July 5, 2019

A report into the council's handling of the Olympic stadium investment has been slammed for a lack of depth by councillors and Newham's mayor Rokhsana Fiaz.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Sadiq Khan urged east Londoners to be proud that the biggest investment in the capital's cultural industry for more than 100 years is being built on their doorsteps.

Education

A teenager who was spurred into tackling knife crime after helping a young stabbing victim has received an award for her efforts.

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Newham College has signed a partnership to help the borough's students learn the skills they need to work on high speed railways.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

The University of East London will collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to drive innovation and upskill students for the jobs of the future.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

A youth worker from Upton Park plans is set to make use of her musical talents to help children in Ghana.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Parents have urged a school not to encourage gay relationships ahead of planned changes to sex education.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Forest Gate children have learned some responsibility by looking after freshly-hatched chicks.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

A top private school has teamed up with two others in a bid to get east London boys to apply for free places at its sixth form.

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Heritage

Friday, July 12, 2019

A professional artist has painted 12 East End gents' portraits in a bid to record people from a "disappearing" community.

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

The self-confessed armed robber known as the East End's 'Black Widow' who spent 18 years in prison for murdering her partner is out to clear her name after 30 years.

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Monday, July 1, 2019

A woman who witnessed a pilot being shot down during the Second World War is trying to trace his family.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

A 'much-loved' market's demolition has brought back memories of leather jackets, live eels and 'ill-fitting' bras.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

A campaign has been started to raise the cash for what might be the world's first hand-cracked rolling footbridge planned for a disused dock on the River Lea.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The secrets of London's rivers are being uncovered with archaeology from the tributaries including those now buried beneath our feet.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

It was the end of an era as a 130-year-old bastion of the East Ham community called for last orders on Monday.

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