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Newham Council has agreed plans to offer business rates relief, provide council tax rebates and streamline services in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Newham Council has said it will not fund any more placements at a complaints-battered special school that costs more than Eton.

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

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of Covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.

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

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

A row has erupted between the owner of The O2 Arena and a potential rival entertainment company which wants to build a 21,500 capacity venue.

Retailer Dixons Carphone has announced plans to shut all 531 of its standalone Carphone Warehouse phone stores in the UK, resulting in nearly 3,000 job losses.

A new artwork by an artist who has been commissioned by Tate Britain is due to arrive at London City Airport this summer.

A man has vowed to go to the High Court over plans to build a warehouse near his home which he says would be “overbearing”.

A neighbourhood talk about the latest plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been postponed because of the coronavirus situation.

Plans to build homes next to a golden syrup factory are a step closer in spite of doubts from one of the borough’s oldest employers.

It’s business as usual in spite of the coronavirus for shoppers and traders.

London City Airport has warned anyone due to fly with collapsed airline Flybe not to travel to the flights hub.

A family-friendly pub with a focus on “fresh, seasonal food and a community atmosphere” is set to open at Royal Wharf.

An airport’s community fund has awarded £35,000 in its first round of giving this year.

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

The ExCeL has partnered with a government campaign in a bid to highlight the UK’s events industry.

A Cody Dock firm has scooped a £30million contract at a site touted to become an east London cultural and educational powerhouse.

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

A Beckton sports shop is closing down - just two years after it opened.

The council is to review parking charges as part of its bid to improve the borough’s toxic air.

A zombie-themed convention for fans of hit TV show The Walking Dead has been pulled amid a transnational investigation.

Newham has objected for a second time to plans for a 21,500 capacity entertainment venue in Stratford.


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