Community group founders and a keen volunteer are among the five inspirational winners of the Newham Community Heroes awards.
A temporary homeless shelter set up saw 120 vulnerable people pass through its doors over the festive period.
The head of Lola’s Homeless was given a surprise gift on TV show, Jane McDonald and Friends.
A homeless charity donated more than 200 bags of donations to rough sleepers in time for Christmas.
A homeless man who rushed to the aid of a teenager injured in an ‘acid attack’ in Stratford died in a shelter less than a year later.
Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.
After last week’s revelation that at least eight people have died homeless in Newham this year, we meet the people working to improve the lot of rough sleepers. Hannah Somerville reports from the Stratford Centre.
At least two homeless people have died at the Stratford Centre this year, and eight across Newham - but not all of them were recorded. Here, we tell their stories.
Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.
A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.
Two men have been banned from Stratford town centre for a total of 12 years in a crackdown on anti-social behaviour.
The Stratford Centre has reopened after a suspicious package was found earlier today.
Members of the public are being invited to give their views on a regeneration scheme that seeks to unite old and new Stratford.
Thames Water has apologised to more than 50 businesses they look set to have to pay compensation to after a burst water main closed the Stratford Centre.
A burst water main flooded around 50 shops in the Stratford Centre yesterday.
Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.
A student from Manor Park has completed a dissertation on homelessness, having seen the problem spike in Newham in recent years.
Sixth form pupils have set up their own media company in a bid to raise awareness about homelessness.
A group of six-foot bearded men will be playing the Good Samaritan in Stratford next week.
It will take people in Stratford 45 years to save for a deposit on a home, new data shows.
Gang postcode wars have spread across the capital, particularly in deprived areas, a charity boss has said.
A fifth arrest has been made today in the investigation into the killing of Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford.
Detectives investigating the killing of Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford have charged three more men in connection with his death.
Police investigating the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Beniamin Pieknyi in Stratford Centre have made three further arrests.
Police today confirmed the young man stabbed to death at Stratford Centre on Tuesday was Beniamin Pieknyi.
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