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Network Rail has withdrawn its objections to a live music and entertainment hub which if built could see up to 21,500 visitors flock to Stratford.

London City Airport is set to cut up to 239 jobs as part of “crucial restructuring plans”.

Traders have slammed a consultation on plans to transform a market for not being made public enough.

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

The company that owns the Newham Recorder has announced it is to come under new ownership.

Extinction Rebellion activists have targeted London City Airport in a demonstration over private air travel.

London City Airport is to pause its redevelopment programme once the current phase has been completed.

A deadline has been extended for anyone with social ideas to make life better in east London after the coronavirus emergency to apply for cash to get their start-ups off the ground.

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A pub has been given permission to sell alcohol for longer despite objections from neighbours.

With the coronavirus pandemic potentially altering the nature of office working for good, Newham’s upcoming business district is exploring ways to meet the changing demand.

Revised plans for a controversial goods distribution hub have been released.

A newsagent who faced racist taunts when he first took over a shop is celebrating 30 years in business.

A developer is seeking views on proposals to redevelop a 1960s block of student housing.

A £1billion new housing complex with almost 4,000 homes on the Lea riverbank is being put on the property market next to the historic old Bromley-by-Bow gasworks.

Traders have protested against “unfair” town hall parking restrictions brought in because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A town centre manager has welcomed government measures to boost consumer spending unveiled by chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Punters have welcomed a bar’s reopening following the three month national lockdown.

Pubs can reopen tomorrow after being closed for three months and consumer group Camra, the Campaign for Real Ale, has released an easy to follow guide to help people use and support their local pubs safely over the coming weeks and months.

A walk-through coronavirus testing facility is open in a car park in Hilda Road, East Ham, as part of a UK-wide drive to improve the accessibility of testing.

A blaze at Wanstead Flats broke out one day after firefighters issued a warning about grassfires.

Money from a pot of cash collected from developers is up for grabs for groups making a difference in the community.

Further data from the department of work and pensions (DWP) shows a spike in universal credit claims across both Newham constituencies between April and May.

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

Newham has the highest number of furloughed jobs in the capital, figures show.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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