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.
As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it's important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.
Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...
Longer weekday late evening trains are being put on the Fenchurch Street network through east London and Essex to help Christmas shoppers and partygoers get back home.
Lakeside Hammers owner Stuart Douglas has decided to step down but insists he will continue fighting for a new home for the club.
A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.
Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"
Drama and performing arts teacher Annie offers her insight into working at NewVIc college and what she loves about it
Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall
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