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Youngsters have been invited to unleash their creative talents to show how they and the borough have been coping with the coronavirus crisis.

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Extinction Rebellion campaigners urged the council to “be bold, be brave and dream of a new world beyond Covid-19” at a protest.

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A petition has been launched calling for travel perks for pensioners and under 18s to be fully restored as part of the government’s £1billion bail out of TfL.

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The council has urged the government to give it resources to help test staff and pupils before it backs school reopenings.

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This colourful rainbow has been installed on a bridge in the Royal Docks to thank NHS workers.

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The family of a Met Police worker who died after testing positive for Covid-19 has paid tribute to “a pillar of love, inspiration and joy”.

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The MP for East Ham, Stephen Timms, yesterday (May 27) questioned prime minister Boris Johnson on the no recourse to public funds (NRPF) policy.

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An online question and answer session is due to take place about the impact of Covid-19.

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A charity worker was found dead in her home with coronavirus a day after failing to join a live-streamed memorial service for a former colleague, her friends said today.

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The borough is to take part in a new £300million Covid-19 test and trace service to share best practice with councils across England.

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The former Bishop of Chelmsford Stephen Cottrell has warned the Government that lifting coronavirus restrictions too soon could be “self-defeating” and lead to a second wave of infections.

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A support service has been set up to help families caring for children who have suffered abuse and trauma.

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Covid-19 is making a mockery of all our hopes, but we will prevail.

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Covid-19 will be disrupting our lives for a long time ahead.

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New figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of universal credit claimants across east London surged as a coronavirus lockdown became inevitable.

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Newham has joined councils across the UK issuing a warning over the reopening of schools.

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Over the past eight weeks people have been encouraged to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Year 6 students at Britannia Village primary school have recorded a poignant cover of Over The Rainbow to honour NHS staff as they battle coronavirus.

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A group of MPs — including representatives from Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge — have called upon the government to protect transport workers, following the revelation that so far 28 London bus drivers have died from Covid-19.

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East Ham MP Stephen Timms has called for the no recourse to public funds (NRPF) scheme to be suspended, following a recent court ruling which declared the practice unlawful.

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Park rangers and security will “step in” if social distancing measures are ignored at open spaces, the boss of the Olympic Park has warned as restrictions on outdoor activities are eased.

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The borough’s political leaders have criticised the government after it announced plans to ease England out of lockdown restrictions.

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A total of 17,000 food parcels have been delivered to older or “vulnerable” people by council staff and volunteers, the town hall reports.

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A vigil and protest was held outside a makeshift morgue on Wanstead Flats.

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Almost 40 business premises have been investigated following concerns they were trading unlawfully or not following social distancing rules.

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