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Faulty white goods fire figures spark safety campaign 

21 Sep 17

Faulty white goods have caused 63 fires in Newham since 2010, leading the London Fire Brigade to launch a campaign calling for urgent action to make the household appliances safer.


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Eastlea Community School requires improvement, Ofsted inspectors find 

21 Sep 17

Eastlea Community School has been deemed to require improvement following an Ofsted report.


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Missing girl, 16, may be in Stratford 

21 Sep 17

Police believe a teenager who has been missing for more than a fortnight could be in Stratford.


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Manor Park man charged with the murder of Liam Alan Harman 

20 Sep 17

A man from Manor Park has been arrested in connection with the murder of Romford man Liam Alan Harman.


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Cookie dough brand celebrates Westfield Stratford City opening with free cookies 

20 Sep 17

Fancy getting your hands on some free cookies tomorrow? Then head down to Westfield Stratford City.


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Beat the Street returns to east London 

20 Sep 17

Cards at the ready – Beat the Street is back.


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Newham has highest levels of problem debt in UK 

20 Sep 17

Residents in Newham have more problem debt than adults living anywhere else in the country, a survey has revealed.


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Obituary: Former mayoress of Newham, Violet Brooker, dies aged 74 

20 Sep 17

A former mayoress of Newham and stalwart volunteer who “was never happier than when she was helping others” has died aged 74.


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Making a killing at the DSEI arms fair 

20 Sep 17

“Another day, another dollar,” says a man in a blue and grey jacket as we arrive at the world’s biggest arms fair.


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Dad, 34, attacked in front of children in hate crime near Plaistow mosque 

19 Sep 17

A Muslim man says he is fearful to go out of the house after being the victim of a hate crime on his way to the mosque.


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Beckton mum slams housing association over filthy conditions in flat 

19 Sep 17

Mould spores, waterlogged walls and a leaking sewage pipe welcome a Beckton mother and her disabled daughter home each day.


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Artist selected to create mile-long Crossrail wall artwork 

19 Sep 17

An artist has been selected to create a mile-long artwork on a wall between Custom House and North Woolwich.


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Newham Council mistakenly tells thousands of leaseholders to replace front doors witin 28 days 

19 Sep 17

Thousands of leaseholders were mistakenly sent a council letter stating they had 28 days to make their front doors fire compliant.


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Beckton acid attack: John Tomlin in court 

19 Sep 17

A 25-year-old man accused of leaving two cousins with life-changing injuries in an unprovoked acid attack has appeared in court.


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Q&A: Daisy Hale, associate producer at Gerry’s, Theatre Royal Stratford East 

19 Sep 17

Culture vulture Daisy Hale is ready to put her own stamp on Gerry’s Café, while celebrating the borough’s bustling way of life and profiling the grassroots movements taking place.


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Reader’s picture: Community event in Forest Gate taken by Donall O’Fearraig 

19 Sep 17

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Newham teenagers handed professional record deal after huge online success 

19 Sep 17

Two Newham teenagers are celebrating after being handed a professional record deal after getting nearly half a million online plays of their music.


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OPINION: Education key to tackling violent crime 

19 Sep 17

The Police and Crime Committee here at City Hall will be carrying out an investigation into gun crime.


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OPINION: Our affectionate pets reflect God’s love 

19 Sep 17

Her cousins have pets so it was no surprise when my nine-year-old granddaughter said that she really really longed for a puppy to call her own and so, with the help of the lovely people at Catwalk pet shop in Barkingside, we chose a delightful …


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Recorder letters: Silvertown Tunnel, arms fair, patient rights, cats claws and coffee morning 

19 Sep 17

Computer generated image of Silvertown Tunnel.


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Forest Gate man sentenced to six years in prison over fake police officer scam 

18 Sep 17

A “sophisticated network” of fraudsters who impersonated policemen to con people into transferring cash over the phone and laundered £500,000 were sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison on Friday.


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Mural created by over 1,000 people unveiled in Plaistow 

18 Sep 17

A huge mural celebrating Newham’s history, health, education and diversity has been unveiled in Plaistow.


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Search for missing vulnerable woman known to Stratford area 

18 Sep 17

Police are appealing for help to find a vulnerable woman known to the Stratford area.


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Search for missing mum after newborn found abandoned in Plaistow Park 

17 Sep 17

Police and hospital staff are appealing for the mother of a newborn baby found in a park in east London to come forward so that she can get medical care and help.


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Anti-arms fair Banksy work sold for over £200,000 

15 Sep 17

An artwork by graffiti artist Banksy taking shot at the world’s biggest arms fair sold today for £205,000.


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UK arms sales help spread human rights, Tobias Ellwood tells ExCeL’s DSEI arms fair 

15 Sep 17

The arms fair at ExCeL helps spread human rights to repressive regimes, a government minister said today.


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Driverless bus trial at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

15 Sep 17

Admittedly the thought of being a passenger on a driverless bus is not particularly comforting, however perceptions are being challenged at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


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Commuters urged to be “calm but alert” following suspected Parsons Green terrorist incident 

15 Sep 17

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.


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Achievements of vulnerable residents celebrated at Newham sports day 

15 Sep 17

Housing association residents with physical and learning disabilities have demonstrated their athletic prowess at a sports day.


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Fire rips through Manor Park home 

15 Sep 17

The ground floor of a house in Manor Park has been ravaged by fire.


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Stratford singer and New Dynamixx bandmates impress X Factor judges at audition 

14 Sep 17

Getting a unanimous seal of approval from the X Factor judges is a tough ask – but that’s exactly what Von’Jai Bronsu and her bandmates have managed.


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Illegal rubbish tip allegedly left by travellers near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

14 Sep 17

Travellers illegally occupying a Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park site have been removed after allegedly dumping rubbish there.


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Three more arrests in Abdul Mayanja Maryland killing 

14 Sep 17

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of 19-year-old young RAF cadet Abdul Mayanja have made three new arrests.


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Wham, bam, no thank you ma’am! David Bowie photo used to flog bullets at DSEI arms fair 

14 Sep 17

An iconic photo of David Bowie was used to sell weapons at the world’s largest arms fair in London.


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Record number of terror arrests in past year, figures show 

14 Sep 17

A record number of people have been arrested for terrorism-related offences, the Home Office has announced.


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London City Airport to give charities share of £30,000 

14 Sep 17

A model railway club, a basketball team and a support group for young Roma refugees are among the projects to be supported by London City Airport’s 30th anniversary fund.


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Stratford tower block ‘like The Hunger Games’ after five days without water 

13 Sep 17

Several residents of a Newham tower block say they have been forced to evacuate their homes after five days without water.


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DSEI arms fair: No answer on whether UK will stop training Burmese military as Michael Fallon gives keynote speech 

13 Sep 17

Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon today did not confirm if Britain would end a military training contract with Myanmar amid UN allegations of ethnic cleansing.


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Two Newham primary schools to receive air quality audit 

13 Sep 17

Pupils at two of Newham’s primary schools could be better protected from toxic fumes after the mayor of London announced they would be subject to an air quality audit.


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Autistic boy, 11, has no school place due to Newham Council admin error 

12 Sep 17

An admin blunder has left a severely autistic boy without a secondary school place more than a week after the start of the new term.


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Canning Town man jailed for sledgehammer attack on housemate 

12 Sep 17

A man who knocked his housemate unconscious by attacking him with a sledgehammer following an argument over a washing machine has been jailed for eight years.


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Newham family of cancer tot nicknamed ‘Isla the machine’ say she is fighting hard 

12 Sep 17

A two-year-girl battling a rare form of cancer is a step closer to overcoming the disease after a successful round of treatment.


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Councils consider allowing cycling in Woolwich foot tunnel 

12 Sep 17

Cycling could be allowed through the Woolwich foot tunnel should the councils in charge of it agree to change century-old by-laws.


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Boy, 17, in court after Westfield Stratford City stabbing 

11 Sep 17

A teenager accused of carrying a hunting knife following a stabbing near Westfield Stratford City has appeared in court.


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Bobby Moore Academy opens doors to first pupils 

11 Sep 17

The first day of school is an exciting time for many – and when you’re among the first to ever attend your school, it’s even more so.


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Newham launches bid to become London’s Borough of Culture 

11 Sep 17

Newham has launched a bid to become London’s Borough of Culture, with the ambition that if the bid succeeds everyone will live within walking distance of a facility for “enjoying or sharing” some form of cultural activity.


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Newham actress wins gong for TV pilot 

11 Sep 17

A actress from Newham has won a top industry award at a prestigious TV event for her pilot comedy show.


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Tate & Lyle Sugars launch new production line and community fund 

11 Sep 17

A multi-million pound sugar refiners wants to make life sweeter for Newham residents.


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Hot air balloons fill Newham skyline above London City Airport 

11 Sep 17

Visitors near London City Airport may have been surprised to see hot air balloons dotting the skies instead of planes yesterday.


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UEL appoints former world champion athlete as chair of governors 

8 Sep 17

A former world karate champion has been appointed as the chair of governors at the University of East London (UEL).







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