North East London hyperlocal portal Monday 16 October 2017

Stratford news

Man in his 20s fighting for his life after being shot in Maryland 

13 Oct

A man in his 20s is fighting for his life after being shot in a residential cul-de-sac near to Stratford.

Charges dropped against Stratford man, 20, in Joshua Bwalya murder case 

11 Oct

Murder charges have been dropped against a Stratford man accused of stabbing to death teenager Joshua Bwalya.

Former EastEnders actor John Altman to open Stratford charity night walk 

11 Oct

Former EastEnders star John Altman will join thousands to unite against dementia at a charity walk in Stratford.

John Lewis Stratford workers running half marathon to fund ‘mini Paralympics’ 

6 Oct

Eight John Lewis Stratford employees are limbering up for a half marathon to help fund ‘mini Paralympics’ for disabled children.

Firework pushed through Stratford letterbox leaves man hospitalised 

6 Oct

A Stratford man was hospitalised this morning after a firework pushed through his letterbox left his flat ablaze.

Book event: Photographers challenge view of Olympic Park as former Stratford wasteland 

5 Oct

It becomes harder each year to remember how the Lower Lea Valley looked before the 2012 London Olympics arrived in Stratford.

Plea hearing set for Stratford man charged with murder of Nico Ramsay 

2 Oct

A Stratford man accused of killing a teenager from Plaistow will face a plea hearing later this month.

Stratford man in court charged with murdering Plaistow teen Nico Ramsay 

2 Oct

A Stratford man is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of a teenager from Plaistow.

Teenager arrested after six injured in Stratford noxious substance attack 

25 Sep

A teenager has been arrested after six people were injured in a noxious substance attack in Stratford on Saturday evening.

Teenager arrested after ‘acid attacks’ on six people in London shopping mall 

24 Sep

Six male victims were attacked and three were rushed to hospital (Picture: PA) A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a horrific ‘acid attack’ in the Stratford Centre last night.

Teen eyewitness describes “horrific” moment gang in balaclavas threw acid from Lucozade bottles at crowd in Stratford attack 

24 Sep

The witness says his friend was surrounded and then hit with punches before the gang started spraying everyone with acid...

Six injured in Stratford noxious substance attack 

23 Sep

Six people have been injured in a noxious substance attack in Stratford this evening.

Six people injured in acid attack near London shopping centre 

23 Sep

Scotland Yard: 6 people injured a man arrested reports a group were spraying substance in Stratford, East London pic.

Six injured at Stratford shopping centre after group of men spray “noxious substance” in suspected acid attack rampage 

23 Sep

Police confirmed one man has been arrested as shocked witnesses reported a victim shouting: I can't see, I can't see...

Project to introduce gyratory and green spaces in Stratford town centre begins 

22 Sep

Work has begun on a radical transformation of Stratford town centre which will see the existing one-way system scrapped.

Missing girl, 16, may be in Stratford 

21 Sep

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

Cookie dough brand celebrates Westfield Stratford City opening with free cookies 

20 Sep

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

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

19 Sep

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.

Search for missing vulnerable woman known to Stratford area 

18 Sep

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

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

14 Sep

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.

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

13 Sep

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

Boy, 17, in court after Westfield Stratford City stabbing 

11 Sep

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

Boy denies acid attack in Stratford 

8 Sep

A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington.

Boy denies acid attacks in Hackney and Islington 

8 Sep

Boy denies acid attacks in Hackney and Islington 47 minutes ago Henry Vaughan --> A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington.

Boy denies six acid attacks in Hackney and Islington 

8 Sep

Boy denies six acid attacks in Hackney and Islington 4 minutes ago Henry Vaughan --> A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington.

Boy denies acid attacks in Hackney and Islington 

8 Sep

A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington.

Several arrested after ‘mass brawl’ and stabbing at Westfield Stratford shopping centre 

4 Sep

Four people were arrested amid a “mass brawl” at Westfield Stratford City shopping centre which left one man with stab wounds.

Woman who ‘kissed and hugged’ Wayne Rooney before his arrest speaks out 

2 Sep

Laura Simpson said she ‘not a marriage wrecker’ (Picture: @LSimps10) The woman who let Wayne Rooney drive her car on the day he was arrested for drink driving has given her side of the story.

Man stabbed at Westfield shopping centre, Stratford 

1 Sep

A man has been stabbed in a fight at Westfield shopping centre this evening.

Man stabbed in Stratford Westfield shopping centre ‘mass brawl’ 

1 Sep

A man is left with a stab injury after a "mass brawl" at the Westfield shopping centre in east London.

Man stabbed following ‘mass brawl’ at Stratford Westfield 

1 Sep

A man was later arrested nearby on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon (Picture: Twitter/ compbod) A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed during a ‘mass brawl’ at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford this ...

Hyperlocal & blogs

Neighbourhood consultation Crisp Street, Stratford Waterfront consultation, Bow anti-social behaviour actions, Writeidea festival, Street Trees Walk, Creative Industries Meeting 

12 Oct

Love Your Neighbourhood consultation and street audit – Crisp Street area Saturday morning 14th Oct – full details here.

Stratford Skyline 

11 Oct

Picture from the balcony of East Thames (now LQ) Housing headquarters in Stratford, Newham, London before a UNISON branch meeting.


10 Oct

Spanish company Cia Maduixa brings immersive dance-led show DOT to Stratford Circus this half term 28th October AND we’ve got a family ticket up for grabs for one lucky family*.

The parish marker of a Rotherhithe church – in Stratford 

6 Oct

If you wander along that broad avenue of Tesco Value Dubai that is post-Olympics Stratford High Street, you might spy a relic from the deep past.

Community Land Trust:: Newham Co-operative Party Thursday 12 October at 8pm 

5 Oct

I will be sending the invite and agenda out tomorrow morning to all members but Newham Co-operative Party will be holding a meeting next Thursday 12 October at 8pm at the West Ham CLP HQ at 306 High Street, Stratford, London, E15 1AJ We have a ...

Training for prospective Newham councillors – 5th & 12th October 2017 

3 Oct

Have you applied to be a council candidate? West Ham Labour Party are running short training sessions for members who have interviews to stand as Labour Party council candidates.

What’s The Point? 

29 Sep

So irritating to me.

Production at Tate Modern 

28 Sep

Today some intrepid Up Your Street seniors found their way to meet BN Neu in the Blaveknik building at Tate.

Former Olympic Stadium Stratford report by Cllr Conor McAuley to his ward 

21 Sep

Councillor’s Report to Custom House Branch Labour Party September 2017.

Joan Littlewood – Stratford plaque 

20 Sep

Joan Littlewood, 1914 - 2002, theatre director.

Joan Littlewood – Stratford statue 

20 Sep

{On a plaque attached to the front of the plinth:} Joan Littlewood...

Features: The Hartlepool Monkey: How a set can tell its own story 

14 Sep

The show opens in Stratford ahead of a UK tour...

Rhythm Kitchen at Westfield Stratford City 

5 Sep

At Westfield Stratford City and craving something good to eat? Might I recommend Rhythm Kitchen for quality Caribbean food? Continue reading → The post Rhythm Kitchen at Westfield Stratford City appeared first on tikichris .

The Hartlepool Monkey 

5 Sep

Don’t miss The Hartlepool Monkey – a very special adventure story coming to Stratford Circus for five dates only this September.

My Day Out 

2 Sep

A day and a half it was.

Painting & Drawing 

30 Aug

Monday 10m-1pm Level 1 Certificate Course cost: £416 (Full Fee) £326 (Part-Concession) £66 (Full Concession ESA/JSA) This course comprises of  four units : Unit 1 –  Experiment with art design ideas Unit 2 – Complete a final art design ...

The problem is….. 

30 Aug

There’s a thing going on and it’s been going on for a few years now, that the seniors making up the ageing population growing old in London’s high and low-rise front rooms are victims in a digital self-centred urban environment.

Sculpting with Clay 

30 Aug

Level 1 Award 20 Weeks Session times: Monday 6.30-8.30pm Course cost: £342 (Full Fee) £162 (Part-Concession) £42 (Full Concession ESA/JSA) This course comprises of three units : Unit 1 – Explore available resources to develop basic pottery skills ...

Exploring Photography 

30 Aug

Wednesday 20th September 2017 5.45 to 8.45pm 20 weeks Level 1 Award Course cost: £342 (Full Fee) £162 (Part-Concession) £42 (Full Concession ESA/JSA) Explore the art of photography, exploring the technique and the technology.

Islamic Art 

15 Aug

Islamic Art Course 11am – 1pm (weekday TBC) 6 Week beginner course £: FREE Come and learn the rich and varied forms that exist in Islamic Art and learn the essential design principals that go into creating floral compositions.

The East-West Passage – Stratford to the City via Bethnal Green 

15 Aug

Fresh off the train from Ramsgate into Stratford International I needed to stretch my legs so set off Westwards.

well that was a surprise 

14 Aug

Online I ordered tickets for Late Night tonight at Tate Modern.

Busy on the tube during the World Athletics Championships 

4 Aug

The IAAF World Championships are taking place at the London Stadium until Sun 13th Aug.

Capital Towers 

3 Aug

Five years ago an old carpet warehouse stood empty on the corner of Cooks Road and Stratford High Street.

West Ham General Election Wash Up 

29 Jul

This picture is from Wednesday evening, when we had a West Ham Labour General Election "Wash Up".

Olympic Games +5 

28 Jul

It's five years since London's Olympic Opening Ceremony, the surreal all-inclusive spectacle which made Britain proud.

The Greenway incident 

27 Jul

Don't worry, this one doesn't end badly.

Rosetta Joins the Arts Council England NPO 

25 Jul

We are incredibly delighted to announce that we have been invited to join the Arts Council England National Portfolio of Organisations! For the past twenty five years we have championed visual art and engagement for local people, and built many ...

Greater London UNISON Housing Association Branch Executive 2017/2018 

20 Jul

Picture from tonight's Executive meeting held at LQ office in Stratford.

Review: Review: Summer in London (Theatre Royal Stratford East) 

19 Jul

Rikki Beadle-Blair's latest show stars an all-trans cast...

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