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Holocaust Memorial Day Newham – 27 January 2015 

2 Feb

Holocaust Memorial Day Newham - 27 January 2015 More than 400 residents, schoolchildren, Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales and Newham councillors gathered on 27 January to light candles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.


Newham at a Glance 

23 Dec

Newham at a Glance Newham is a forward thinking borough providing residents with the tools to improve their local environment.


Newham London Waterfront Festival 2014 

24 Sep

Newham London Waterfront Festival 2014 Almost 20000 residents attended the free annual event at the Royal Victoria Dock, taking part in pleasure boat rides, paddle boarding, zumba classes and activities on the shoreline.


The Mayor of Newham does the Ice Bucket Challenge 

2 Sep

The Mayor of Newham does the Ice Bucket Challenge Sir Robin Wales takes the Ice Bucket Challenge outside Newham Council's Dockside building.


Under the Stars 2014 

21 Aug

Under the Stars 2014 More than 40000 people in total flocked to Central Park to enjoy four nights of fantastic free outdoor live music including performances from Sister Sledge, Malkit Singh and the Royal Philharmonic...


K-Spark Dancers – Under The Stars 2014 

23 Jul

K-Spark Dancers - Under The Stars 2014 Experience Indian fusion dance with Karan's Bollywood Masterclass.


Sufi Touch – Under The Stars 2014 

23 Jul

Sufi Touch - Under The Stars 2014 Originating from a tradition more than 700 years old, Qawali presents mystical poetry and stories in Hindi and Urdu which is performed by professional musicians who perform in groups led by...


Malkit Singh MBE – Under The Stars 2014 

23 Jul

Malkit Singh MBE - Under The Stars 2014 The king of bhangra, Malkit Singh MBE returns to Under the Stars for an infectious, hip shaking, live music set spanning three decades of the bhangra heavyweight's repertoire of popular classics...


Avina Shah 

23 Jul

Avina Shah Naturally gifted Avina has been performing since she was just three years old.


TeamPBN – Under The Stars 2014 

23 Jul

TeamPBN - Under The Stars 2014 PBN is a well known name in the Asian music scene, his songs have topped charts, ruled dance floors and made their way into the hearts and minds of Bhangra fans across the world.


Mayor’s Newham Show 2014 

18 Jul

Mayor's Newham Show 2014 More than 55000 residents enjoyed fun in the sun as a record number of people attended the Mayor's Newham Show over the weekend.


Tour de France comes to Newham 

7 Jul

Tour de France comes to Newham Tour de France comes to Newham.


Residents encouraged to help prevent illegal raves 

28 Feb

Newham Council and Newham Police are asking residents, businesses, and commercial landlords to be their eyes and ears to help prevent illegal raves from taking place.


Newham Council to create 3,500 new private rented homes 

27 Feb

Pioneering proposals which will allow Newham Council to create thousands of private rented homes for residents, have been approved.


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London Assembly »

Grenfell anniversary: Statement from Kensington London Assembly Member Tony Devenish 

14 Dec

Statement regarding the Grenfell National Fire Memorial Service – St Paul's Cathedral – Thursday 14th December 2017 Tony Devenish, London Assembly member for West Central (Kensington), said: “A sombre six months to the day of ...


Mayor ‘wasting potential for 27,000 homes in Housing Zones’ with industrial land regulations 

11 Dec

491 hectares of industrial land in Housing Zones could be built on, says Andrew Boff AM Sites currently protected as Strategic Industrial Land Most is sitting vacant or largely under-used Mayor’s London Plan increases regulations around industrial...


Khan’s Brexit report “pointless and speculative” 

8 Dec

Responding to the decision by Sadiq Khan to commission an independent report on the impact of Brexit on London London Assembly member Gareth Bacon said: “In the past year, Sadiq Khan has cancelled Tube upgrades, dropped his target for 32,000...


Hodge ordered to apologise to Parliament as Boff complaint upheld 

7 Dec

Dame Margaret Hodge has today been ordered to apologise by the Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards, after an investigation prompted by a complaint by London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.


Response to “Sadiq names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador” 

4 Dec

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon responded to the appointment saying: “This is another example of the Mayor’s lack of focus on the real issues that confront Londoners today like housing, transport and policing.


Olympic Stadium reaction: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

1 Dec

Commenting on this morning’s announcement on the future of the London Stadium, London Assembly member Andrew Boff said: “The report establishes that this project was fundamentally flawed from the 2007 decision to include an athletics track...


Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows 

29 Nov

London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012 Evidence suggests conditions in London will...


London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’ 

29 Nov

– Protection for gardens against development scrapped – Removal of limits on density of new homes – No targets for number of family-sized homes – Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London – 50% affordable...


Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows 

23 Nov

  HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’ Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of ...


London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy 

23 Nov

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.


Mayor needs to do homework as police numbers don’t add up 

30 Oct

Mr Khan blames government cuts, but he removed £38m from Met recruitment Police reduction numbers cannot be achieved as stated Assembly Member Steve O’Connell said (in response to article in Guardian today): “Whilst the Met should absolutely...


Dutch-style ‘plot-shops’ key to increasing self-build development (report) 

30 Oct

  Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital A new...


Emergency response performances plummet under Mayor’s Pathfinders trial 

23 Oct

Five trial boroughs are now worst performing in London Barking and Dagenham performance drops almost 30 per cent Pathfinders merger scheme started in April and could be rolled out across London Police emergency response times have dramatically...


T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’ 

23 Oct

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered...


Uber ban could cost Londoners £90million in higher fares 

17 Oct

Ban challenged by Uber in court appeal despite talks If Uber loses, Londoners face increased transport costs of up to £90 million A further £864 million in annual wages could be lost by Uber’s 40,000 drivers Londoners could end up paying ...


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FixMyStreet »

Dumped bicycle, 6th December 

6 Dec

Fly-tipped bicycle.


Rubbish/litter, 6th December 

6 Dec

There is always lots of litter on this street.


Dumped sofa blocking pavement, 21st November 

21 Nov

Filthy old sofa blocking pavement for buggies and disabled Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 114 Selsdon Road, E13 Report on FixMyStreet...


Potholes all over the road, 13th November 

13 Nov

Several Potholes throughout Rutland Road, each pothole has been filled in poorly on separate occasions over the years, Now the road looks a mess and needs entirely re-doing.


Beds and mattress, 11th November 

11 Nov

Needs no explanation Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 30 Barge House Road, E16 Report on FixMyStreet...


Trees on the even numbered houses obscure the lighting., 8th November 

8 Nov

By 7pm from the top of Churchill Road it is so dark to walk down or up.


Overgrown plants into pavement, 24th October 

24 Oct

Extensive overgrown plants into pavement, partially blocking route Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 437 North Woolwich Road, E16 Report on FixMyStreet...


Old road signs left in pile, 23rd October 

23 Oct

Road work signs left in pile on pavement for several weeks now.


Car has No Road Tax, 1st October 

1 Oct

There is car registration LL08UUF blue Volkswagen Tiguan has no road tax keep running and parking on public road.


Rubbish falling onto pavement from private property, 18th September 

18 Sep

There was always a lot of rubbish here - for many years - but was kept back from the pavement by some flimsy wood panels.


Scooter has been dumped, 15th September 

15 Sep

A stolen scooter has been dumped behind parking spaces Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 69 Manor Road, E15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Overflowing bins, 31st August 

31 Aug

Bins not being collected on the greenway Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Pudding Mill Lane, E15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Overflowing bins not being collected, 31st August 

31 Aug

Bins have not been collected in weeks, problem getting worse daily Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Greenway, E20 Report on FixMyStreet...


Large street stretch of Japanese knotweed noted just off the Elderberry way flats, 28th August 

28 Aug

Large street stretch of Japanese knotweed identified and noted just off the Elderberry way flats.


Fly tipping, 24th August 

24 Aug

Squatters are dumping refuse along outside of building Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Plaistow Road, E13 Report on FixMyStreet...


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Freedom of Information »

Planning Prosecutions statistics for Newham Council 

14 Dec

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by A Moss on 14 December 2017 .


Implementation 

13 Dec

Request to Newham Borough Council by Jacob Krendel .


London Stadium – Free WHUFC Match Tickets – Local Residents 

13 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Paul Turner on 13 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

12 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to niilesh bhalanee on 12 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

12 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Emily Mcghie on 12 December 2017 .


Information on Emergency Planning procedures used at Newham Borough Council 

12 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Daniel Watson on 12 December 2017 .


London Stadium Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – October 21st to December 6th 2017 

12 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Paul Turner on 12 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

12 Dec

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by niilesh bhalanee on 12 December 2017 .


Implementation 

11 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Jacob Krendel on 11 December 2017 .


Implementation costs and timescales 

11 Dec

Request to Newham Borough Council by Yasmin Cook .


Implementation costs and timescales 

11 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Yasmin Cook on 11 December 2017 .


Childrens & Social Services Tender Advertising 

8 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to nilesh bhalani on 8 December 2017 .


Use of Body Worn Video 

7 Dec

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Emily Mcghie on 7 December 2017 .


Newham Borough council local statistics 

7 Dec

Response by Newham Borough Council to Everton Wynter on 7 December 2017 .


Information on Emergency Planning procedures used at Newham Borough Council 

6 Dec

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Daniel Watson on 6 December 2017 .


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Parliament »

Child Tax Credit | HM Treasury | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether families with disabled children born after 6 April 2017 will continue to receive both the child element of child tax credit and the new disability element on account of that child, irrespective...


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I wonder whether the hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I wonder whether the hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I wonder whether the hon.


Social Rented Housing | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of households in social housing have an annual income above £30,000 in (a) England, (b) England outside London, (c) each region of England...


Social Rented Housing: Greater London | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of households in social housing (a) in London and (b) in each local authority area in London have an annual income above £40,000.


Mortgages: Government Assistance | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what his policy is on the interest and repayment requirements for loans under the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme; in what circumstances such loans will be payable; and if he will make...


Carers | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in receipt of carers allowance do not live with the person they are caring for.


Social Security Benefits | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households will be affected (a) in London by a household benefit cap of £23,000 per year and (b) in each other country and region by a household benefit cap of...


Universal Credit | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 7 July 2015 to Question 5455, on universal credit, where the trial which began on 20 April 2015 is taking place; how many claimants are involved in that trial; how...


Families: Disadvantaged | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

16 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in how many and what proportion of families supported by the Troubled Families Programme have unemployed family members entered employment.


Jobseeker’s Allowance | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

14 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect on levels of (a) child and (b) working age poverty of the alignment of the employment and support allowance work-related activity group rate to jobseeker...


Social Security Benefits: Children | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

14 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect on levels of (a) child and (b) working age poverty of limiting the child element in tax credits and universal credit to two children.


Universal Credit | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

14 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect on single parent employment rates announced in the Summer Budget 2015 to the conditionality applied to universal credit claimants with children aged...


Sugar: Import Controls | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers 

13 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 1 July 2015 to Question 4468, what steps he has taken to include the import duties currently imposed on cane sugar coming into Europe among the matters...


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The Newham Mag

LocalGov blogs »
  • GDS Academy: sharing with other governments
    15 Dec 17
    Through the GDS Academy, we are helping the government to achieve its ambition to have one of the most digitally skilled populations of civil servants in the world. In recent years, our work has come to serve as an inspiration …
  • Statement in response to publication of Single Departmental Plans
    14 Dec 17
    Gavin Freeguard, Associate Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to the publication of the Government’s Single Departmental Plans.
  • Response to statement by the Speaker on alleged contempt of Parliament
    14 Dec 17
    Bronwen Maddox, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s statement by the Speaker on David Davis’ alleged contempt of Parliament.
  • By 2022, half of the UK's public appointments should be women | Chris Skidmore
    14 Dec 17
    The number of women and people from ethnic minorities serving on public bodies has risen, but not fast enough, so a new action plan is needed The race disparity audit published in October revealed uncomfortable truths about the ethnic disparities…
  • One woman dead every three days: domestic abuse in numbers
    14 Dec 17
    Savage council budget cuts have taken their toll on refuges and other services for those experiencing domestic abuse. Here are the grim statistics ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse The rollcall…
  • For some women, the streets are safer than their own home | Kate Moss
    13 Dec 17
    When women become homeless due to abuse, they need support. But our patriarchal society discounts their experience and renders them invisible ‘Women lie to get rehoused’: dangerous miconceptions about domestic abuse When the weather turns …
  • Government must act on public inquiry recommendations
    13 Dec 17
    Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years and increasingly relies on them to examine major incidents and tragedies. But a new report finds that the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
  • Transformation Through Automation
    12 Dec 17
    Earlier this year, NLGN and ENGIE launched the Tomorrow’s Places report focusing on how councils can practically use technology-led infrastructure, data analytics, and networks for better outcomes. The research highlighted the potential for…
  • Working Together For More Homes
    11 Dec 17
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD NLGN’s latest report, commissioned by the National Housing Federation, looks at how housing associations and local authorities can work together to tackle the housing crisis. Housing policy is evolving at a rapid…
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    7 Dec 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
  • Introducing the next chapter of the GDS Story
    7 Dec 17
    GDS is 6! Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency, Caroline Nokes introduces the next chapter of the GDS Story, and GDS staff share their highlights of 2017 and what they look forward to delivering in 2018.



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