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One thing Tim Allen wants to do is walk along the Lea River to the Olympic Park and even out to Hertfordshire from his home at the new City Island complex.

Two people have died because of failings in Newham’s Telecare service, which provides alarms to the disabled, elderly and other vulnerable people.

The government has been urged to act on a Scottish proposal offering a baby with a rare genetic disorder the ‘wonder drug’ she needs.

Renters have won a resounding victory with government plans to outlaw landlords evicting tenants with summary notices without reason.

Sadiq Khan has visited a new youth centre in Stratford as City Hall pushes a new strategy to tackle violent crime with youth activities and higher police presence this Easter.

A new younger generation of voters is emerging in east London since the Brexit referendum which could help change the result if there was another People’s Vote, statistics reveal.

Newham Council has been fined £145,000 after confidential information about more than 200 suspected gang members ended up in the hands of rival groups.

Newham mums campaigning for better conditions at Newham Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have taken their grievances to parliament.

Two east London borough councillors are among 24 from all over London who have signed an open letter to City Hall today urging the mayor to scrap plans for the Congestion Charge for minicab drivers.

The loss of employees from the EU once Britain quits would leave the NHS in east London and elsewhere “in a state of near collapse”, health union bosses are warning.

A government minister has praised police efforts to tackle knife crime on a visit to one of the borough’s main rail hubs.

London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a tour helping EU citizens through the settlement process at the University of East London (UEL).

Bus passengers are finding themselves “out of pocket” in east London because they now have to change buses to get to Oxford Circus after the 25 route was shortened, campaigners have found.

Newham’s MPs have joined their colleagues from around the country in voting on options for the next steps in the Brexit process.

Politicians have urged West Ham United’s board to ban activists accused of fuelling racism in football.

The Mayor of Newham has demanded an end to the divisive right to buy policy as new figures reveal former council homes in Newham have been re-sold to the tune of £83million.

Nearly 20,000 people across Newham’s parliamentary constituencies have joined five-and-a-half million throughout Britain who’ve signed a petition to Parliament demanding Article 50 to quit the EU be revoked.

An overhaul of the payroll system at Newham Council’s troubled repairs service is under way as it emerges that millions of taxpayers’ pounds have been handed out in staff bonuses.

Newham Council has been named as one of five local authorities in the country that are breaking the rules on the frequency of its town hall publications.

Spending on street lighting by Newham Council has been slashed by more than half-a-million pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.

More than one in three children in Newham don’t have the full MMR vaccination, as the NHS warns vaccine deniers are gaining traction on social media.

Newham mums have shared their traumatic experiences at Newham University Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with Newham Council.

Some Local authorities failing to comply with the law on Freedom of Information have been accused of delaying responses to requests and missing the legal deadline in as many as four in 10 cases.

A decision by an NHS approval body about a wonder drug which could save a baby’s life cannot wait any longer, campaigners have said.

Some local authorities are failing to comply with the law on Freedom of Information by delaying responses to requests before the legal deadline in as many as four in 10 cases.

Furious campaigners have asked the Mayor of London to step in and get TfL to restore the 25 bus service to its full route from east London to Oxford Circus.

The disposal of publicly-owned assets has earned Newham Council more than £185million over the past four years.

Newham residents will see their council tax rise for the first time in a decade.

Council services are getting a £22.1 million boost compared to last year in the proposed 2019/20 budget.

Newham Council has established an Internal Control Commission to review its financial management.

London Fire Brigade spent more than £800,000 on Newham’s fire stations over four years, including £20,000 on the male showers at Stratford.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

Councillors have insisted that the oversight failures that led to the disastrous overspend in the repairs and maintenance service will “never happen again”.

The increase in Newham’s council tax is not connected to an £8.7m overspend in the repairs and maintenance service, the mayor has confirmed.

Both Newham’s MPs have voted against prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Newham Council could set up an internal control commission to examine how it can better manage its finances in the wake of an £8.78million overspend in one department.

Newham’s Liberal Democrats have warned that Brexit “will leave the UK weakened” ahead of today’s House of Commons vote.

Detectives have been called in to probe accusations of “serious fraud” in a council department that went at least £9million over budget.

Newham council has called an extraordinary meeting as the fallout continues over alleged financial malpractice in one of its key departments.

The decision not to bring police in to investigate allegations of serious fraud in an council department which overspent by £9million has been branded “abysmal”.

The Mayor of Newham has given her take on last year’s vast overspend in council repairs, as highlighted by the Recorder. Here, we have published her response in full.

Ex-workers have spoken of a “1970s” working culture at Newham Council’s troubled repairs and maintenance service (RMS) as questions remain over why fraud allegations were not passed on to police.

Unions have noted “a step in the right direction” as it emerged Newham Council employees will see their old statutory pay reinstated.

Senior managers have been suspended and sacked for gross misconduct amid a catalogue of claims about financial malpractice.

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