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Fined: Upton Park travel firm boss who mis-sold Hajj and Umrah trips 

20 Jul 17

The director of an Upton Park travel firm offering pilgrimage trips has been fined and disqualified from holding any directorships for two years.


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c2c Rail service delayed at Upminster station after balloons get caught in wires 

20 Jul 17

Trains have been delayed this morning after balloons got stuck in the overhead wires.


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Plans to build 1,000 homes on ExCeL car park announced 

20 Jul 17

Up to 1,000 new homes are set to be built near the ExCeL as part of a joint venture.


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More babies born in Newham than in any other London borough 

20 Jul 17

More babies were born in Newham last year than in any other London borough, new figures have revealed.


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Weapons seized in Newham as part of the Met’s London-wide crackdown on knife crime 

19 Jul 17

A lock-knife and a friction baton seized from a car in Newham are among the hundreds of weapons confiscated by police last week in latest crackdown on violent crime.


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Free Theatre Royal Stratford East tickets – but only if you’re called Summer 

19 Jul 17

How would you like a free ticket to see a new rom-com at Theatre Royal Stratford East? Well, if your name’s Summer, you’re in luck.


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Gunmen threatened to shoot driver in violent East Ham kidnapping attempt 

19 Jul 17

Masked gunmen attempted to force a man into their car before hitting him around the head in a broad daylight attack.


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Forest Gate bus driver carried out sex attack on woman while he was working 

18 Jul 17

A perverted bus driver from Forest Gate who used his position of trust to sexually assault a woman while he was working has been jailed.


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Newham Council applies to extend landlord licensing scheme 

18 Jul 17

A five year extension to Newham Council’s private rented sector licensing scheme is to be considered by the government.


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Newham schoolboys study Jane Austen books to commemorate bicentenary of her death 

18 Jul 17

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, pupils from Rokeby School gathered to discuss their thoughts on her acclaimed work.


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East Ham MP Stephen Timms: “Acid is becoming a preferred weapon for gangs carrying out robberies” 

18 Jul 17

A commons debate led by East Ham MP Stephen Timms heard that acid is becoming a “preferred weapon for gangs carrying out robberies”.


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Police body cameras to be rolled out in Newham 

18 Jul 17

Body cameras are being rolled out to all police officers in the borough as part of a £3.4million drive for accountability.


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Canning Town maths teacher recognised with award 

17 Jul 17

A Canning Town teacher who pioneered an African exchange project has been named as secondary maths teacher of the year.


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Teenager accused of acid attack spree charged with Stratford incident 

17 Jul 17

A 16-year-old boy accused of a spree of linked acid attacks has been charged with an incident in Stratford.


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Man in critical condition after Maryland stabbing 

17 Jul 17

A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed in Maryland the early hours of this morning.


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Medal honour for athlete killed while training at Newham Leisure Centre 

14 Jul 17

An athlete who was killed while training at Newham Leisure Centre ahead of the World Para Athletics Championships has been honoured with a special medal.


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Acid attacks: East Ham MP to lead House of Commons debate 

14 Jul 17

An adjournment debate about acid attacks, which will be led by East Ham MP Stephen Timms, is to take place in the House of Commons tonight.


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Man arrested at London City Airport on suspicion of terror offences 

14 Jul 17

A man has been arrested at London City Airport on suspicion of preparation of acts to commit terrorism.


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ExCeL arms fair protesters should not have been acquitted, High Court rules 

14 Jul 17

Eight anti-arms trade protesters accused of unlawfully disrupting an arms fair at the ExCeL should not have been acquitted, the High Court has ruled.


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Acid attacks: Lyn Brown and Stephen Timms call for tougher regulation 

14 Jul 17

Newham’s MPs are calling for acid and similar substances to be made more difficult to buy following a spate of attacks in east London.


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POLICE APPEAL to question youth about stabbing in North Woolwich 

14 Jul 17

Police in east London have today named a teenager they are looking for following a stabbing in North Woolwich.


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West Ham project reunites former Custom House friends decades on 

13 Jul 17

During the 1960s, friends Don Adams and Joe Farrell had a lot in common.


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Newham Council makes u-turn on free school meals after parents told to pay 

13 Jul 17

Newham Council has made a funding u-turn after a quarter of primary schools threatened to drop its free school meal programme due to increased costs.


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Body found in search for missing teenager from East Ham in Scotland 

13 Jul 17

A body has been found in the search for a missing teenager from East Ham at a Scottish waterfall beauty spot.


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Newham pupils impress Lyn Brown with art at UEL exhibition 

13 Jul 17

Lyn Brown has praised the creative flair shown by Newham schoolchildren at a University of East London (UEL) show.


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Three men found not guilty of killing Stratford martial artist Jordan Bari 

13 Jul 17

Three men have been acquitted of killing a talented martial artist.


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Third chance for fly-tipper who dumped builder’s rubble, gardening waste and mattresses in East Ham 

13 Jul 17

A serial fly-tipper who dumped builder’s rubble, gardening waste and mattresses in East Ham has been given a suspended prison sentence.


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East Ham teenage boy believed to be missing person at Falls of Bruar in Scotland 

13 Jul 17

A teenager from East Ham is believed to be missing, feared dead, at a Scottish waterfall beauty spot.


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Seven people evacuated from Manor Park flats after fire 

13 Jul 17

Residents at a block of flats were led to safety by fire crews following a fire caused by a commercial air-conditioning system.


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Forest Gate man, 28, charged with encouraging terrorism 

12 Jul 17

A 28-year-old man from Forest Gate, Newham, has been charged following an investigation into extremist material online.


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Help Canning Town charity win kitchen appliances worth thousands 

12 Jul 17

A Canning Town charity could win kitchen appliances worth thousands after being shortlisted for a community fund.


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Fly-tipper handed community service for dumping waste in Beckton 

12 Jul 17

A fly-tipper has been handed 120 hours of community service for dumping building waste in Beckton.


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Go-kart scheme for Newham youngsters given green light 

12 Jul 17

Young people are being put in the driving seat this summer as they’re tasked with building and driving a go-kart.


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Paralympics athlete died after discus cage fell on him at Newham Leisure Centre 

12 Jul 17

A Paralympics athlete who died while training at Newham Leisure Centre yesterday was killed when a discus cage fell on to him, it has been revealed.


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Fire safety expert raises questions at Canning Town high-rise block 

12 Jul 17

Newham Council has reassured residents living in a tower block in Canning Town that the building is safe following 
claims that it had potential fire risks.


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Forest Gate gunman jailed for Muswell Hill shooting 

12 Jul 17

A gunman from Forest Gate who shot a man in the face in a north London street has been jailed.


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Paralympian dies during training at Newham Leisure Centre 

12 Jul 17

A Paralympic athlete has died after being “struck by a metal pole” while training at Newham Leisure Centre.


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Armed robber who targeted four Newham betting shops is jailed 

11 Jul 17

An armed robber who stole thousands of pounds from betting shops in a two-week crime spree has been jailed for 17 years.


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Consultation launches into Newham bus route changes 

11 Jul 17

Bus services across the borough could change under Transport for London’s plans to create better links with the Elizabeth line.


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Newham wheelchair dancer shares her story ahead of this weekend’s Liberty Festival 

11 Jul 17

A wheelchair dancer who has lived with multiple sclerosis for more than a decade is bringing her message of hope and strength to a festival stage.


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How London Stadium staff keep thousands safe 

11 Jul 17

With 60,000 people visiting every fortnight during the football season, and thousands more for concerts, it’s little wonder that keeping people safe in and around the London Stadium is a challenge.


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Rail worker pushed onto tracks at West Ham station 

11 Jul 17

Police are appealing for information after a rail worker was pushed onto the tracks at West Ham station.


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Beckton acid attack: man due at Thames magistrates’ court 

11 Jul 17

A man has been charged following an acid attack at Beckton, police revealed last night.


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Newham has fifth lowest child smoking rate in UK 

10 Jul 17

Newham has the fifth lowest child smoking rate in the country, new data has revealed.


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Thousands enjoy Mayor’s Newham Show in East Ham 

10 Jul 17

Around 50,000 people gathered in Central Park this weekend for the Mayor’s Newham Show.


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Chaos at Copper Box Arena in Stratford as fans brawl following boxing match 

10 Jul 17

West Ham supporters were said to be caught up in violent clashes at the Copper Box Arena after a boxing match result turned nasty.


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Train delays through West Ham and Barking due to c2c points failure 

10 Jul 17

A points failure affecting c2c services between Fenchurch Street and Barking, including at West Ham, led to train delays for several hours this morning.


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Young singers wanted to perform at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

10 Jul 17

Newham Music is looking for singers for a 200-voice youth choir to perform at the East London Waterways Festival.


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Beckton acid attack suspect turns himself in 

10 Jul 17

A man has been arrested on suspicion of an acid attack that has left two people with life-changing injuries.


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Two-day-old kitten found dumped in East Ham 

7 Jul 17

A two-day-old kitten has been found abandoned under a bin in East ham.







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