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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Newham council is remaining tight-lipped about a reports it is launching a “truth commission” to explore allegations of corruption within its ranks.

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

Labour candidate Moniba Khan won the Boleyn ward by-election.

Newham Council is reviewing all of its outsourced services after claiming private companies have not been providing value for money.

Newham is going to back the polls – just six months after the local election.

After last week’s revelation that at least eight people have died homeless in Newham this year, we meet the people working to improve the lot of rough sleepers. Hannah Somerville reports from the Stratford Centre.

Four days of strike action by finance staff at Newham Council has been called off.

“London is moving east. We’re already there and everyone has to follow.”

At least two homeless people have died at the Stratford Centre this year, and eight across Newham - but not all of them were recorded. Here, we tell their stories.

The council has got back more than £5million in lost council tax from rogue landlords.

The council has come under fire after errors in May’s local election results were exposed.

Finance workers at Newham Council are set to walk out for four days in a row over how their jobs are evaluated.

The Labour candidate for the Boleyn ward by-election has been announced.

The Green Party has announced who will be battling for votes in the Boleyn ward by-election.

The Liberal Democrats have announced their candidate for the Boleyn ward by-election.

Aspiring councillors have until Friday to submit their nomination papers for the Boleyn ward by-election.

There were more than 1,000 casualties on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

Newham’s mayor spoke of an “epidemic of violence” in London at the Labour Party Conference.

A total of 2,122 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

The East Ham Conservative Party have selected their candidate to run as councillor in Boleyn ward.

One of Newham’s councillors has announced she’s stepping down.

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of the borough’s constituencies.

An axed police station in Newham which was closed in June 2014 sold for £3.4miliion, it has been revealed.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Campaigners have slammed hospital bosses accusing them of targeting “vulnerable” pregnant women with identity checks.

Newham Council has appointed an interim chief executive to take on the role for six months.

Newham Council has been accused of hindering investigations into housing complaints by causing “unacceptable delays” and refusing to produce evidence when requested.

A bid to turn an Indian restaurant in East Ham into a community centre has been rejected amid concerns over child safety.

Newham is one of the top five boroughs in the capital for crime, a count has revealed.

Newham Council has announced it is taking legal action against Barclays Bank over hundreds of millions of pounds it took out in “toxic” loans.

Newham Council threw £40 million of public money “down the drain” when it backed the flawed deal to turn the Olympic Stadium into West Ham’s new home, according to an independent report released today.

Political figures across Newham have backed calls for protests against US President Donald Trump and a far right march.

Newham Council will discuss implementing “golden hello and handcuff payments” to lure desperately needed new social workers.

Lyn Brown, the MP for West Ham, welcomed a new bill on corrosive substances in a debate in Parliament on Wednesday.

The Silvertown Tunnel scheme “fundamentally contradicts” the mayor of London’s transport strategy, Newham’s mayor has claimed.

The first trains have been on trial test runs through east London on Crossrail’s new Elizabeth line at speeds up to 60mph.

In her first full council meeting as mayor, Rokhsana Fiaz paid tribute to the councillors no longer serving.

The mayor has pledged to cut the amount councillors get paid for carrying out extra duties.

The mayor of Newham unveiled the new-look Newham Council at a meeting last night.

A fried chicken shop has had its licence suspended after a customer was allegedly stabbed in the face by a member of staff.

Newham Council’s cabinet members for health and the environment have been announced.

The mayor of Newham’s political advisor has stepped down over derogotary tweets he wrote about the shadow home secretary.

Rokhsana Fiaz, Newham’s new mayor, has announced the first members of her cabinet.

The MP for East Ham has praised new care standards for patients with sickle cell disease.

Reflecting on Friday’s local election results, Newham Liberal Democrats have hailed the “progress” the party has made — despite not winning any seats on the council and picking up less than 10 per cent of votes cast in the mayoral election.

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