For the 41st Christmas Toy Appeal, we’re trying to collect 18,000 toys – but we need your help.
Pupils at a junior school in Forest Gate created a garden of Remembrance to mark Armistice Day.
When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.
Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.
Terence Trimmer was born and raised in Manor Park. Here the 86-year-old tells the story of two Newham recipients of the country’s most prestigious military honour.
Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.
Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.
The principal of a sixth form college in Newham who gave up a high-flying career as a lawyer to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds has won a prestigious award.
Staff and pupils from Elmhurst Primary School climbed Snowdon last weekend.
Forest Gate station’s Woodgrange Road entrance is due to reopen next week, but not the promised new lifts.
More than a third of 16-year-olds in Newham failed to pass both their English and maths GCSEs this year.
A school in Forest Gate has been featured in the latest Parliamentary Review.
Newham Bookshop worker John Newman speaks about his favourite authors, speed limits and accessibility in Newham as the shop prepares to relocate after four decades in Upton Park.
A 14-year-old boy who was being groomed by gangs before he was shot dead in Forest Gate “wasn’t seen through the lens of exploitation but as an offender”, a serious case review has revealed.
Four family members have been charged with modern slavery offences following dawn raids across east London.
According to the latest data, 553 stop and searches were carried out in Newham in one month. From those, 100 people were arrested.
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The charities watchdog has withdrawn a team of caretaker managers from a private school.
Newham Bookshop is holding an auction to raise money to move premises – two doors down the road.
Forest Gate has its first organic ‘bulk’ store.
A ninth Newham school has closed due to a false widow spider outbreak.
These are the first pictures to emerge from the inside of the Denmark Arms pub after it was sold.
A Forest Gate letting agent who crowded up to 23 adults into a Gants Hill home licensed to house only six has been fined £7,500.
A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.
Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.
Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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