Members of the Thames Dragons dragon boat club have taken it upon themselves to clean the water they race in.
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.
Newham Council's children's services have seen a "significant deterioration" over the past five years.
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.
Spending on street lighting by Newham Council has been slashed by more than half-a-million pounds over the last five years, figures reveal.
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.
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.
The council is warning people against criminals posing as local authority contractors.
The disposal of publicly-owned assets has earned Newham Council more than £185million over the past four years.
The first local count of deaths among the homeless has revealed there were 22 fatalities in the borough.
The Newham Word Festival is set to return to the borough at the end of the month, showcasing artists, authors, poets and illustrators at over 70 events.
Green campaigners have urged the council to declare a climate emergency.
Council services are getting a £22.1 million boost compared to last year in the proposed 2019/20 budget.
While their botched Brexit deal continues to dominate the news headlines, the government has tried to sneak out a shoddy deal for local councils, in the hope of burying bad news.
Beer flows freely at working men's clubs now including at East Ham Working Men's Club which celebrates its 130th anniversary this year. But it wasn't always like that. The movement's founder was dead set against booze.
Queen's Market is up to 40per cent more ethnically integrated than the rest of London, according to a new thesis.
Families living in Silvertown are set to benefit from a new 450-place primary school.
Elderly and disabled people in Newham have seen their freedom passes stop working - weeks before they are actually due to expire.
The council received more than 1,000 complaints about potholes last year, figures have revealed.
When I was elected last May, I made it clear that my priority as set out in my manifesto was to put people at the heart of everything Newham Council does.
A flytip including 20 bags of illegally dumped waste has been caught on CCTV.
The council has pressed the start button on the building of up to 900 homes in a £3.7billion regeneration.
A leisure centre will stay closed until at least March, the council has said.
The council is surveying the public before drawing up plans on streets, transport and parking.
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