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With more than 70,000 people in Newham experiencing a mental health problem each year and 29,000 affected by anxiety and depression, making 24/7 support available to those facing mental health crisis is a vital part of providing responsive and effective health services.

It's only a couple of weeks into 2020 but we are speeding on with making sure we are delivering the manifesto pledges I made to residents. A big piece of work is Newham Council's budget for the next three years, which is due to be set in March at full council.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

We speak to Ghazala Anwar, a teacher of criminology and psychology, about her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc College.

A-level student Noah follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, who led the Independence Motion in Nigeria, as he prepares to study journalism at university

Since becoming a teacher, Christmas has always been a time when I have tried to switch off completely from work.

Labour has just suffered its worst election result since 1935. The Conservatives will be able to do whatever they choose in government.

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

Green Street businesses have delivered a huge haul of donations for the Christmas Toy Appeal.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Test your festive lyrics knowledge in our Christmas Eve quiz.

A church in Stratford welcomed in the homeless to enjoy fun and games and share the Christmas spirit.

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

It's Christmas - the season of peace and goodwill - except that, what with the election and everything else, both peace and goodwill have been in short supply this year. But there's still time to make a difference.

Christmas is traditionally a time of extravagance and a chance to spoil loved ones with gifts, great food and merry cheer. But can we enjoy the festive season sustainably?

We are in the sweet spot. The stress of the election is over, the worry of food shortages can't kick in till next year even if they are real, so now we have Christmas. It's time to eat, drink and be merry.

Rail services on the Fenchurch Street line to Rainham are being closed for two days after Christmas for engineering work ready for the new TfL extension to Barking Riverside.

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

As 2019 draws to a close, I reflect upon the impact the University of East London (UEL) has made on our students, staff and local community.

Terrorism has again reared its ugly head with the London Bridge attack, resulting in the tragic deaths of two young people.

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

Everything seems bigger and better in America.

In the 60s, my sister and I looked forward to with eager anticipation to Saturday afternoons!

As Autumn turns the trees to an oxidised red and the leaves drop to the ground like the end of Adam and Eve's date night, we all know what happens next. Our hopes of a Sunday morning lie-in are ruined by some fussy neighbour and their leaf blower.

Newham boasts a remarkable emblem of human ingenuity.

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We speak to Ghazala Anwar, a teacher of criminology and psychology, about her thoughts on teaching and working at NewVIc College.

A-level student Noah follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, who led the Independence Motion in Nigeria, as he prepares to study journalism at university

Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

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