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CCTV footage shows moped gang who struck in Newham carrying out smash-and-grab robbery 

24 Nov 17

CCTV of a moped gang smashing their way into a mobile phone shop in a spree of raids including one in Newham has been released by police.


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UK’s largest careers fair expected to bring 30,000 to the ExCel over the next two days 

23 Nov 17

The UK’s biggest jobs and careers event, Skills London 2017, is coming to Newham.


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BBC uncovers wartime ‘ripple’ started in East Ham that led to hundreds killed 

23 Nov 17

The fascinating story of how a single unexploded wartime bomb had a ‘ripple affect’ that led to hundreds of deaths in a school in east London is told on BBC 2 tonight.


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Forest Gate man admits posting pro-ISIS messages online 

23 Nov 17

A man from Forest Gate who posted messages online that supported ISIS has pleaded guilty to encouraging terrorism.


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Manor Park teen becomes first state school student to win Eton College debating competition 

23 Nov 17

A Newham teenager has become the first state school student to win the individual prize in a prestigious Eton debating competition.


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Revealed: West Ham fans top of Premier League banning order table 

23 Nov 17

Thirty new football banning orders were issued in West Ham’s first season at the London Stadium – the second highest in the country.


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Toy Appeal: Co-founder Kevin Jenkins talks forty years of fundraising 

23 Nov 17

Toy Appeal co-founder Kevin Jenkins on why, four decades on, the Toy Appeal remains as important as ever to youngsters in need.


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Budget 2017: What will stamp duty changes mean for housing market? 

23 Nov 17

A million first-time buyers are expected by the government to benefit from the stamp duty cut over the next five years – but experts have warned there could be unintended downsides for the housing market.


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Toy appeal: Newham Bookshop gives gifts to youngsters in need 

23 Nov 17

A box brimming with books was bestowed on the Newham Recorder and Community Links Christmas Toy Appeal.


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Slammed London Stadium owners receive summons to reveal finances 

22 Nov 17

The London Assembly has taken legal action to view the finances of London Stadium’s landlords over concerns about its huge debts.


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Newham Council backs 16 days of activism against domestic violence 

22 Nov 17

Make a stand against domestic violence.


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Tesco donates surplus food to Canning Town homelessness charity 

22 Nov 17

Beneficiaries of a Canning Town homelessness charity have been given unsold food for free from a leading supermarket chain.


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Budget 2017: Stamp duty cut for first time buyers as minimum wage to rise 

22 Nov 17

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.


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London Academy of Excellence rated outstanding by Ofsted 

22 Nov 17

The London Academy of Excellence has been rated as outstanding by Ofsted.


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Newham Council accused of ‘shameless profiteering’ after raking in £12.7m in parking fines around London Stadium 

22 Nov 17

Newham Council has raked in a staggering £12.7 million in five years from parking fines issued around the London Stadium, the Recorder can reveal.


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Trial date set for Newham and Barking men charged with terror offences 

21 Nov 17

A trial date has been fixed for three men from Newham and Barking charged with terrorism offences.


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Legal challenge against Newham ‘trigger ballot’ result one step closer after campaigners raise £10k 

21 Nov 17

Labour Party members are celebrating after £10,000 was raised for legal fees to challenge the 2017 Newham mayoral ‘trigger ballot’ result.


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Festive family fun at Westfield Stratford City’s Christmas launch 

21 Nov 17

Christmas is fast approaching, and Westfield Stratford City got into the seasonal spirit with its annual Christmas festival.


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Death of woman who died after taking drugs at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park festival a ‘tragic accident’, coroner rules 

20 Nov 17

A “beautiful and intelligent” young woman died after taking MDMA at a music festival in a tragic accident, an inquest heard.


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Newham University Hospital hosts special pantomime performace for young patients 

20 Nov 17

Young patients at Newham University Hospital were given an early Christmas treat when Cinderella and co visited their ward.


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Teenagers handed community order after admitting train surfing 

20 Nov 17

Two teenagers waved to passengers as they clung on to a train underneath overhead electricity cables, a court has heard.


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Overground services between Stratford and Camden Road will be suspended over Christmas 

20 Nov 17

There will be no Overground services between Stratford and Camden Road for three weeks over Christmas due to the demolition of a bridge in north London.


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West Ham fans urged not to dial 999 to complain about club’s poor results 

20 Nov 17

West Ham supporters might feel like their team’s performances have been criminal of late – but that’s not a reason to dial 999.


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East Ham primary school tops UK education league tables 

20 Nov 17

Bright pupils at a East Ham state primary school have scored the highest marks in England for reading, grammar and mathematics.


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Royal Docks development set to create 236 new homes 

20 Nov 17

More than 200 new homes are set to be built in the Royal Docks – half of which will be affordable.


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See aerial theatre group perform jaw-dropping stunts at Stratford Circus 

17 Nov 17

If you enjoy aerobatic stunts, see award-winning show Tipping Point when it swings into Stratford Circus on Thursday.


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Newham families worst affected in London by fuel poverty 

17 Nov 17

There are more families living in fuel poverty in Newham than in any other London borough, research out today has revealed.


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Two leisure centres set for £1.6 million refurbishment 

17 Nov 17

Two of Newham’s leisure centres are set to benefit from a £1.6 million refurbishment.


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Safety recommendations for Tube chiefs after IT worker dies in fall at Canning Town station 

17 Nov 17

A coroner has made safety recommendations to Transport for London (TfL) after an IT worker fell to his death in Canning Town station.


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Petition launched after gran gets trampled in Westfield Stratford City fire evacuation 

17 Nov 17

A petition has been launched after a 70-year-old woman was trampled in a stampede of “mass panic” during a Westfield Stratford City fire evacuation.


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Toy Appeal: Put the fun in fundraising at our Christmas events 

17 Nov 17

Our Christmas Toy Appeal is putting the fun in fundraising this winter.


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A13 westbound crash brings traffic to a standstill across east London 

17 Nov 17

A crash on the A13 Canning Town flyover, in the westbound direction, has brought traffic to a standstill across east London.


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Toy Appeal: West Ham MP Lyn Brown makes generous donation 

17 Nov 17

This week we welcomed West Ham MP Lyn Brown to the Christmas 100 Club.


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Toy Appeal: Take part in our fundraising quiz night 

17 Nov 17

The borough’s boffins are invited to prove their mettle at the annual Toy Appeal quiz night.


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Young Newham cyclists show off their biking skills in competition 

16 Nov 17

Potential cycling stars of the future have been spotted on their bikes outside the iconic Olympic venue Lee Valley VeloPark.


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Forest Gate stroke survivor speaks out for those lost for words 

16 Nov 17

A Forest Gate stroke survivor has spoken out about his struggles with speech.


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Man in critical condition after suffering serious head injuries in Manor Park 

16 Nov 17

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after suffering serious head injuries in Manor Park.


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Police appeal after unprovoked Upton Park pub attack leaves man with ‘severe facial injuries’ 

16 Nov 17

A man was left with severe facial injuries after being punched in the face in an unprovoked assault, police say.


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Newham jobless figures fall as Jobcentres close 

16 Nov 17

The number of people looking for work in Newham fell last month.


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Manor Park man, 47, found guilty of attending ‘blood-spattered’ Seven Kings cockfight 

16 Nov 17

A Manor Park man has been found guilty of attending a cockfight that left blood and feathers spattered up the walls of a house in Redbridge.


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Former Recorder journalist celebrates publication of debut novel 

15 Nov 17

A former Recorder journalist who swapped news for novels has realised a childhood dream with the publication of her first book.


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The UK’s only reggae choir secures gig date at the Jazz Cafe 

15 Nov 17

The UK’s only reggae choir, based in Stratford, have lined up gigs at one of London’s best loved music venues.


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Police to revisit North Woolwich murder scene week after Jordan Ajobo stabbing 

15 Nov 17

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 21 year old in North Woolwich will revisit the crime scene this evening.


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Newham student wins place on prestigious University College London scheme 

15 Nov 17

A student from a school in Canning Town is set to become the first person in his family to go to university after winning a place on a two year academic scheme.


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Boy assaulted by group of teenagers at Beckton bus stop 

15 Nov 17

A teenager was taken to hospital after being attacked by a group of youths as he sat at a bus stop.


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Police release dramatic CCTV footage showing moment father-of-two struck down by rain of bullets 

15 Nov 17

Police have released dramatic CCTV footage of an attempted murder in Plaistow in which a father-of-two was shot outside his home.


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Q&A: My Newham 

14 Nov 17

Patricia Nibbs is a longstanding Newham resident with no desire to move as she says living in the borough ‘is a charm’.


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Recorder letters: Footy anniversary, FOTBTs, meeting taken over, illegal puppy trade and ban air guns 

14 Nov 17

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.


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Assembly views: Football trouble prompts London Stadium safety launch 

14 Nov 17

Trouble at the London Stadium at the start of the football season led the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee to launch an investigation into safety issues in and around the Olympic Park.


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Body found in Stratford river 

14 Nov 17

A body has been found in the Bow Back River in Stratford.







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