More than 800 social homes sold off under the government’s right to buy scheme are being rented back by the council at an annual cost of £13million, a study has revealed.
Calls are being made for morning flights to start 30 minutes later from London City Airport following a new report into aircraft noise levels.
The owners of the London Stadium have bought the firm responsible for bringing in events in a bid to get a grip on its finances.
The London Legacy Development Corporation received a grilling over the London Stadium at a meeting of the London Assembly’s budget and performance committee.
I recently attended the launch event of the Players Project by West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.
A referendum on the future of Newham’s directly elected mayor will be held on the same day as the London mayoral election.
Campaigners face a delay in discovering the fate of their beloved Manor Park pub, after a planning committee deferred approving the redevelopment application.
A road in Canning Town has been named one of the unhealthiest high streets in London.
Newham has been given more than £100 million to build more council homes - but this will help only a fraction of those on the borough’s waiting list.
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A decision to turn Canning Town Library into a Nando’s has been deferred.
Newham councillors have written a letter opposing proposals to turn Canning Town Library into a chicken restaurant.
Newham has the second longest response time to 999 calls, the latest figures have revealed.
This month, I released ‘Policing London: A Vision for a Safer City’ that sets out 10 pledges outlining my campaign to tackle crime in east London.
This summer saw grass fire numbers in the borough almost treble in a single month.
The Mayor of London has almost doubled the target for affordable housing to be built on the Olympic Park.
Rail bosses have admitted they don’t know how much delays to Crossrail will cost.
West Ham United Football Club aren’t paying enough rent to cover the cost of events, London Stadium bosses have said.
Plans for the regeneration of the Royal Docks have been given the go-ahead.
There has been a drop in the number of women in Newham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.
London Assembly members have quizzed representatives from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) over the rate of housebuilding in the Olympic Park last year.
The failure to build half of the target number of homes in the Olympic Park in 2017 is to be discussed by the London Assembly’s housing committee.
A thousand council homes will be built in Newham over the next four years, it was announced on Wednesday.
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