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.
Newham Council shook up its Christmas lunch service this month to help elderly residents beat the winter blues.
Hot drinks and a warm reception for newcomers are on offer at a free tea party in Canning Town.
The cousin of a mother-of-two missing from Canning Town has appealed for information six months after her disappearance.
Westfield may have jumped the mark with their Christmas lights, but the rest of Newham is soon to follow suit.
For the 41st Christmas Toy Appeal, we’re trying to collect 18,000 toys – but we need your help.
Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.
Police have arrested 14 men in dawn raids this morning targeting gang members in Newham.
A doctor’s surgery in Custom House has been placed in special measures.
The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of the borough’s constituencies.
A musician who grew up in Canning Town has released a video exploring his childhood haunts.
A fundraiser who collected more than £85,000 for charity in her daughter’s memory has died aged 81.
The mystery of Newham’s unidentified flying objects has been explained.
Strange things were happening in Custom House on Sunday night.
A petition calling for more effective policing across Newham has been launched by a concerned councillor.
Additional places could be created for autistic pupils at two primary schools.
A memorial service to a young father who died after a police stop in Beckton is taking place today to mark the one-year anniversary of his death.
The ground has been broken on a new housing project in Canning Town.
The first trains have been on trial test runs through east London on Crossrail’s new Elizabeth line at speeds up to 60mph.
Footballers are set to swap the pitch for the pavement when they take on a 10km run for charity.
A Custom House secondary school is helping its pupils access private education worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.
On May 16, 1968, Ivy Hodge was asleep on the 18th floor of Ronan Point, a tower block in Butchers Road, Canning Town.
A permanent memorial to Ronan Point is in the pipeline thanks to the work of two budding Canning Town historians.
Newham has just become the first London borough to have a directly elected woman mayor.
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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