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Election 2017: Lib Dem candidate for East Ham Glanville Williams on ‘most important election in a generation’Newham Recorder 25 Apr
This year’s general election is “the most important election in a generation”, according to the Liberal Democrat candidate for East Ham.
A year on from the final whistle, bubbles are still blowing outside the Boleyn Ground the former stadium of West Ham.
A teenager has been charged in connection with an alleged hit and run that left a woman and two of her grandchildren hospitalised.
Stephen Timms has accused Theresa May’s government of making damaging cuts to services for his constituents.
A new trampoline park in East Ham is one step closer to opening now it has appointed a general manager.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an Audi stolen in a car-jacking where the driver was attacked with a noxious substance was dumped in East Ham.
East Ham MP Stephen Timms believes there is “a great deal at stake” after Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election.
The family of a young boy who fought a rare form of cancer will take to the streets for the London Marathon in aid of a charity that supported them.
Stephen Timms has written to the chief executive of Newham Council outlining his concerns about plans to roll-out residential parking zones across the entire borough.
West Ham United fans shared their memories of the club and got to know more about the history in East Ham.
A war hero who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his service in the First World War has been honoured with a commemorative stone.
Knife-wielding thieves have robbed 12 minicab drivers in one month stealing phones, cash and even cars.
The owner of a bed shop which was gutted by fire has thanked the community for their support ahead of its reopening on Saturday.
A teenage girl who was stabbed as she ran away from a would-be robber has been left with serious injuries, police have said.
His unusual surname and broad smile has made Bobby Seagull one of the stars of this year’s series of University Challenge.
A soldier who received the Victoria Cross is to be honoured with a commemorative stone in East Ham next month.
Stephen Timms has said Theresa May needs to “make some compromise on the free movement of people” from Europe to the UK as Article 50 is triggered.
Detectives investigating a hit and run that left a pedestrian with life-changing injuries are appealing for witnesses.
A man trapped under a vehicle was freed by firefighters following a road crash in East Ham.
MP Stephen Timms has spoken to the Recorder from Parliament which is on lockdown after a police officer was believed to have been stabbed outside.
East Ham MP Stephen Timms has expressed his “disappointment” about the proposed closure of the Acute Day Hospital in Plaistow after meeting with health trust bosses.
Dame Vera Lynn, who was born in East Ham and lived in Barking, has turned 100 today.
Dame Vera Lynn has given a group of primary school students the thumbs up after they sang a medley of hits to the “forces sweetheart” to mark her 100th birthday.
The mum of a young motorcycle display team instructor killed by a speeding drug-driver has paid tribute to a “beautiful soul” as the man responsible for his death is jailed for seven years.
Newham’s most famous daughter is 100-years-old today.
A teenage air cadet who could have saved his sister’s life has been recognised with a prestigious Jack Petchey award.
Permission to replace a former community centre and the town hall’s annexe with 185 new homes has been unanimously approved.
Proposed changes to constituency boundaries which could see the seats of East Ham and West Ham carved up have prompted concerns over the borough’s identity.
Budding young Banksys have been invited to design a “villain” for a graffiti wall at East Ham’s new trampoline park.
Users of a Newham wheelchair seating service are to benefit from an upgrade in facilities as of today.
East Ham MP Stephen Timms has spoken out against closure of the Acute Day Hospital in Plaistow.
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This was Forest Gate Weekly News ' description of Gustav Pagenstecher.
At the West Ham Labour Branch meeting this evening, Boleyn Councillor, Veronica Oakeshott encouraged everyone to participate in this event.
East Ham MP Stephen Timms today wished a Happy Birthday to one of East Ham’s most famous former residents – Dame Vera Lynn, who has reached 100 today.
Q ♦ East Ham The borough now known as Newham was formerly two old boroughs, namely West Ham and East Ham .
Statement from Newham Labour party: Following a two day hearing on 25 and 26 February, the Labour Party’s National Constitutional Committee has found Newham councillor Obaid Khan guilty of three separate charges of bullying, intimidation, and ...
Check this report by our local Newham weekly newspaper .
It was a tweet I saw at breakfast showing the beginnings of the demolition of Upton Park, the Boleyn Ground, that set me off across Wanstead Flats to take a final look at the iconic home of West Ham United before it was gone forever.
Cllr Lakmini Shah, Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding, was among those who discussed the future of the Carpenters estate last week Here’s a curious tale.
Halfway through the season, some supporters of the East London club love their new home, some loathe it and others are just getting used to it West Ham’s move to what is now called the London Stadium, showpiece venue of the 2012 London Olympics, ...
Stephen has visited the East Ham Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to its hardworking staff.
I was not invited but I understand that this well attended quiz took place last night in East Ham.
The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.
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.
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.
Front page news (and page 5) in this week's Newham Recorder about the challenge by Cllr Dr John Whitworth to Robin Wales about who should be the next Labour candidate for Newham Mayor.
At the London Labour Conference yesterday (which I will post more on later) the Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, gave a stirring and passionate speech on offering hope and inspiration, which resulted in a standing ovation.
This evening the new Netflix series The Crown , which tells the human story behind the royal veneer of Queen Elizabeth and her family, premiered in London.
Hat tip to Captain Swing for sending me this record from the GMB national achieves of a "thank you for voting for me"message from a young East Ham based union activist towe presume, members of his local branch.
Celebrate the special link between Boleyn and West Ham United FC! Take part in a mass bike ride from the Bobby Moore statue to the club’s new stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
This square covers sites north of the river only.
HI All For south indian food fans: Anjappar, is a proper Chettinad restaurant serving Tamil Nadu food.
Proposed changes to constituency boundaries could see the seats of East Ham and West Ham carved up, and the latter completely abolished.
As part of the government’s proposals to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600 and make parliamentary constituencies more equally sized, the Boundary Commission has published its proposals for London .
Off messagebut love this picture from today of East Ham born Lewis and his beautiful 2 month daughter, Teagan.
Back this evening from a rerun of the Newham Co-operative Party AGM.
Street light replacement has disregard for wheelchair users.
Travelling eastbound on CS3, the view south down the road into East Ham Industrial Estate is obscured by the boards (with company names etc) attached to fence.
Stephen has called on schools in East Ham to take on young people as apprentices, in a number of positions ranging from Teaching Assistants, Business Administration and PE and School Sports support.
LastThursday at a very well attended meeting of my local Forest Gate North Branch Labour Party, members voted overwhelmingly to support the below rule change.
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