Four men have been jailed for a total of 50 years for two incidents of kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail.
A project is bringing singing sessions with babies and toddlers to old people’s care homes.
Forest Gate’s M.Box boxing club will see Freddy Kiwitt fight for the WBO European welterweight title this month.
A coroner has asked for extra security at the inquest into the death of a young father who died after being restrained by police officers.
A pair of young debaters have argued that parents should be punished for the crimes of their children.
A woman was rescued by firefighters following a fire at a derelict building.
Ten schools throughout east London have been sent 6,400 books since September as part of an initiative to redistribute new and ‘gently used’ reading material.
A new gay pride rainbow flag has been raised to mark the start of LGBT history month.
Shocking CCTV footage of the moment a teenager was run over before being stabbed to death has been released by police.
A hit and run driver who ran over a 13-month old boy on a zebra crossing has been jailed for 18 months.
Young people need to know what can happen if a stand isn’t taken against racism, prejudice and hate.
Newham’s Brampton Manor Academy and Forest Gate Community School have been named in the top 50 performing schools nationally.
The owner of a popular boozer has vowed to reopen ‘as soon as possible’ after a blaze closed its doors.
A careers event for schoolchildren and their parents to learn about the fast-growing cultural sector is being held by an east London education charity to help develop the next generation of creative artists and designers.
A gang member wearing a clown mask pointed a shotgun at a marked police car when chased while on a “ride-out” to target rivals in a stolen BMW, a court has heard.
The head of Lola’s Homeless was given a surprise gift on TV show, Jane McDonald and Friends.
Pupils at a Sixth Form in Forest Gate took a not-so festive school trip to New Scotland Yard.
A gang of teenagers have been found guilty of murdering a 17-year-old boy who was mown down in a stolen BMW then stabbed 15 times in a Valentine’s Day attack.
Bar staff at pub chain Antic protested outside the chain’s head office Christmas party in East Ham.
The first woman tube driver, who was from Forest Gate, is featuring in a new display at London Transport Museum.
The jury is out in the trial of five teenagers accused of murdering Lord Promise Nkenda, who was fatally stabbed in Canning Town in February.
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A dealer who hid £1,600 worth of drugs in his underwear has been jailed for two and a half years.
Businesses across Newham will be encouraged to pay their employers at least the London Living Wage.
Reducing reliance on traditional industry, building 43,000 homes, creating up to 60,000 jobs and making Newham greener are among the priorities for Newham’s new Local Plan.
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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.
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