Beckton • Canning Town • Royal Docks
It took two fire engines to bring a blaze under control when an illegal tip caught fire in Beckton last night.
Police are appealing for information about a car they believe is linked to the killing of a man inside a Custom House off-licence.
A private hire vehicle driver who crushed a cyclist because he was distracted by his mobile phone has been banned for driving.
Keith Fernett, the chief executive of Caritas Anchor House, has left the homelessness charity after 12 years.
A charity has thanked members of the public who raised more than £7,000 to help two cats with horrific injuries make a recovery.
Shoppers in Beckton were welcomed with a 10-foot giant egg to celebrate Easter.
A fly-tipper from Upminster could be facing jail after he admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton.
East London Radio are trying to help promote businesses and start-ups across the borough.
There was no time for horsing around when fire crews rescued a pregnant pony from a swamp.
Teresa Onwere, is a lot younger than your average NHS worker.
Detectives have arrested a fifth man on suspicion of murdering Ahmed Deen-Jah inside an off-licence.
When a keen army of volunteers flooded the Thames Foreshore to clean up the neighbourhood, they expected to be picking up plastic bottles.
A crown court security guard from Canning Town has been jailed for trying to smuggle two kilos of cocaine into the UK.
Detectives investigating the murder of a 21-year-old man in east London who was stabbed in Canning Town are appealing this-morning for witnesses and information.
A teenager has been charged following a police sting.
Forty years after his first long distance run a 73-year-old man is preparing to complete his last marathon - before he decides whether to do an ultramarathon.
Detectives investigating a stabbing inside a Custom House off-license have arrested a fourth man on suspicion of murder.
British track and field star Perri Shakes-Drayton helped launch a new project in Canning Town.
A photo exhibition about the River Lea has opened in Canning Town.
West Ham United captain stepped in to help get his old team Royal Docks Community School out of a rut.
A man who was stabbed to death inside an off-licence in Custom House has been named locally as Ahmed Jah.
A murder investigation has been started tonight in east London after a stabbing at Custom House by the Royal Docks.
Canning Town station is currently closed due to a fire alert.
Custom House Medical Practice in Freemasons Road “requires improvement,” according to a report by the Care Quality Commission [CQC}.
Del Boys owner claims parking changes could drive her out of business after 38 years in Canning TownNewham Recorder 24 Mar
The owner of a long-serving business in Canning Town claims she could be forced to close after 38 years because her vans are too big.
A drug dealer from Canning Town with a string of convictions has been jailed for 14 years for stabbing a teenager to death while on bail.
Calling all chicken fans – you can now get Nando’s delivered to your door.
A busy DLR station was evacuated after a security alert this evening.
A 10-year-old boy from Canning Town has gone missing, and police have issued an urgent appeal to help find him.
A police officer has been charged with assaulting a man and causing him to suffer a collapsed lung during a property search.
Work on a 45,207 sq ft depot set to be used by a parcel delivery company is to begin next month...
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On 31 March, Stephen accompanied the Taiwanese Representative to the UK to The Crystal in Newham’s Royal Docks – the world's largest permanent exhibition on the future of cities, as well as one of the world's most sustainable buildings and events...
Whilst it might be a shadow of the glory days of the Docks the sight of a ship unloading cargo in London’s Royal Docks is something of a treat these days.
A length of concrete wall running alongside the future Elizabeth line tracks in East London is to be covered in a mile-long work of art.
This college is from Saturday 11 March when West Ham Labour Party activists came to support the local Party in Canning Town South ward.
Mayoral ally and ‘full-time’ councillor Clive Furness has circulated his Councillor’s Report for March to local members in Canning Town North.
Canvassing this Saturday 11 March: 1) Join Lyn Brown 11am Stubbs Point, New Barn Rd, E13 8JL (contact Rohit) 2) 11.30am, Custom House Library, Prince Regents Ln, E16 3JJ (contact Rokhsana) Our Brexit Fundraising Dinner~ Thursday 30th March (early bird...
The post about the recent centenary of the Silvertown explosion was a reminder to write about another tragedy that happened a century ago.
London City Airport is an impossible to miss feature in the landscape of the Royal Docks area of East London and in 2017 it is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary of opening at the site in the London Borough of Newham.
A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Photos of the disused tunnels at Euston Station London Underground Police are investigating the death of an IT expert who lay undiscovered for seven hours after falling down stairs at Canning ...
When Councillor Terry Paul (aka "Red Tel") promised on Facebook "sunshine" for this morning's Canning Town campaign session perhaps we should have looked out of the window first! A very cold and at times snowy Labour doorstep this morning in Canning ...
DearJohn Canvassing here and away (forCopeland and Stoke by-elections), Brexit curry and Future of the Left debate...
Around three years ago, I posted the remarkable story of the SS Robin which has been located in the Royal Docks.
Long before the Isle of Dogs was filled with tower blocks, it was seen as a cheap plot of derelict land, and ideal for sticking a major road bypass through.
Whilst I have been watching the developments around Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs with some interest, there is another development at Orchard Place which is beginning to take shape.
Councillor James Beckles (Plaistow North) on his blog today : Monday 23rd January it was our first Newham Labour Group after the Christmas break.
(c) Museum of London I recently contacted by the Museum of Docklands who are making available some photographs that illustrated some of the aftermath of the Silvertown Explosion of January 19th 1917.
100 years ago today, just before seven o'clock in the evening, London's biggest ever explosion occurred.
Sadiq Khan backed Silvertown Tunnel five weeks after election – despite promising ‘joined-up review’853 blog 17 Jan
The A102 on a polluted day: Campaigners fear the Silvertown Tunnel will increase pollution and congestion across east and south-east London London mayor Sadiq Khan agreed to continue with Boris Johnson’s plans to build the controversial Silvertown ...
As the London Boat Show approaches it’s final few days I decided to have a quick look at some of the boats on display.
Survey of London: In 1973 the PLA committed itself to a gradual transfer of operations from the India and Millwall Docks to the Royal Docks.
The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.
A painting, once lauded, then lost, rediscovered by a builder, sold for its frame only, dismissed as junk, and now a priceless work of art and back at its place of birth, in London.
Repurposing the North Woolwich line Ten years ago today (sorry, it's a bit of retrospective week), one of East London's oldest railway lines closed down.
Tuesday 10 th January 6.30pm – 8.30pm 6 weeks Level 1 Award Course cost: £60 (Full Fee) £20 (Part-Concession) £0 (Full Concession ESA/JSA) *Materials not included The course covers the foundations of good drawing practice, observational skills...
Friday 13 th January 1.00pm – 3.00pm 6 weeks Non-Accredited Course cost: £60 (Full Fee) £20 (Part-Concession) £0 (Full Concession ESA/JSA) The course covers the foundations of good drawing practice, observational skills and the formal ...
After the final set of trigger ballot meetings, the score stands at eleven wards to nine in favour of an open selection for Labour’s 2018 mayoral candidate.
Newham Recorder "A second councillor has said she will stand as Labour’s 2018 Newham mayoral candidate if there is an open selection process for election.
Newham MP Stephen Timms joined our clean-up on the Silvertown foreshore last week and expressed his warm support for our proposed new London River Centre at Gallions Reach.
After the first set of trigger ballot meetings, the score stands at nine wards to three in favour of automatically reselecting Sir Robin Wales as Labour’s candidate.
The SS Robin has been moored in the Royal Victoria Dock, alongside the Millennium Mills site in Silvertown, for quite a few years now but she has spent the last week temporarily moored in Pontoon Dock whilst some other activity was taking place at ...
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