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17 Apr

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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 »

Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


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FixMyStreet »

Very deep pothole, 15th May 

15 May

Very deep pothole as opened up.


Pothole/dip in the road, 15th May 

15 May

The road has a really bad dip in it and it is causing problems to cars passing by and it is near a temple so theres loads of people passing by.


Smashed glass on entrance to Wanstead Flats., 14th May 

14 May

At the footpath entrance to Wanstead Flats (just up from the entrance on the corner of Sydney Road) is a significant amount of broken glass.


Over grown shrubs, 9th May 

9 May

When two large vehicles meet they are damaged by the shrubs Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Eric Clarke Lane, Barking Report on FixMyStreet...


The problem in that area is the rubish, 6th May 

6 May

The problem in the area is forever We are living in flats above the shop and that is our entrance Always is full of rubish I am doing cleaning my self at least two times a week and sometimes I pay some guy to do it Because there are the bins...


Yamaha xmax motorbike, 2nd May 

2 May

Yamaha xmax motorbike seemingly abandoned Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 104 Maryland Square, E15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Very dirty street, piles of rubbish on the road, on the pavements and lawns., 19th April 

19 Apr

Very dirty street, piles of rubbish on the road, on the pavements and lawns that have been there for weeks.


Car parked on double yellow line, 16th April 

16 Apr

Car parked on double yellow line Report on FixMyStreet...


Litter, 10th April 

10 Apr

This walk has become a permanent littered walkway.


Abandon car, 8th April 

8 Apr

Car registration LY53FCZ Ford fiesta dark blue dump here with no road tax and MOT and deflated front driver side.


Flytipped rubbish left for weeks, 2nd April 

2 Apr

Rubbish has been flytipped in an inlet and left for weeks! Looks like it's commercial waste but there's also black bin liners in there as well.


Uneven section of road surface, 30th March 

30 Mar

There is an uneven section of road surface on the east bound side of the Barking Road opposite The Central Public House where the drainage grill is sunk lower than the road surface.


15″ away from the foot path/prams/wheel chairs/in between parking cars, 29th March 

29 Mar

*THE SMASHED VW SHARON, HAD BEEN DUMPED SINCE 18 JANUARY 2017 ON THE 2HOUR ZONE, BEGINNING OF RESIDENCE PARKING OF E7 8AR.


Abandon trolley causing obstruction Ay E6 5UQ, 25th March 

25 Mar

Obstruction caused by abandon trolley for a few days now Report on FixMyStreet...


53 Dames Road, 25th March 

25 Mar

Whole front yard aboslutely full of litter and domestic waste, uncontained and blowing across the road.


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Freedom of Information »

Asset of Community Value Decision 

24 May

Follow up sent to Newham Borough Council by Kevin Blowe on 24 May 2017 .


PFI PPP Safety Audit 

23 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Megan Ingles on 23 May 2017 .


Carpenters Estate Car Parking Provision 

23 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to Paul Turner on 23 May 2017 .


CCTV footage (E16) 

23 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to Mohamed Imran on 23 May 2017 .


Expenses claims and allowance payments to Rachel Tripp 

23 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by John Smith on 23 May 2017 .


Statistics: children’s services social worker workforce 

22 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to Loredana Grigore on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

20 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Christina Savage on 20 May 2017 .


Non Traditional House Types 

19 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to Lisa Wilson on 19 May 2017 .


Statistics: children’s services social worker workforce 

19 May

Internal review request sent to Newham Borough Council by Loredana Grigore on 19 May 2017 .


Carpenters Estate Car Parking Provision 

18 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Paul Turner on 18 May 2017 .


Road Safety Inspections and Road Defects on Keppel Road, East Ham 

17 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to syeed hussain on 17 May 2017 .


CCTV footage (E16) 

17 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Mohamed Imran on 17 May 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

16 May

Response by Newham Borough Council to Ibin Taha on 16 May 2017 .


Maryland Primary School Parent Governor Election 

15 May

Follow up sent to Newham Borough Council by ismail on 15 May 2017 .


Maryland Primary School Parent Governor Election 

15 May

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by ismail on 15 May 2017 .


More Freedom of Information


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 »
  • Sevenoaks council on winning the 2016 Guardian Public Service Awards
    24 May 17
    With the 2017 Guardian Public Service Awards launch just weeks away, the leader of Sevenoaks council tells us what it meant to gain last year’s accolade For staff at Sevenoaks district council, one of the best things about winning the top …
  • Guardian Public Service Awards 2017: coming soon
    24 May 17
    Work in public service? Get ready now: entries open on 14 June for your chance to be included in this year’s outstanding teams and projects No-one yet knows what lies ahead for the country’s public services on the other side of the general…
  • Old habits are leading us astray on homelessness | Beth Watts
    23 May 17
    Old ways of working and the appeal of new and ‘exciting’ responses to homelessness are no replacement for solid evidence Street homelessness has increased dramatically since 2010 . More than 8,000 people slept on the streets of London last…
  • What does the Green Party manifesto mean for councils?
    22 May 17
    The likelihood of this manifesto being enacted is probably about the same as aliens invading Britain the same day you’re struck by lightning and win the lottery jackpot. As we’ve seen with intention of the Women’s Equality Party manifesto,…
  • GE17 Looking for new ideas on localism? Don’t look in party manifestos then
    22 May 17
    Janet Sillett laments the lack of vision for local government in any of the manifestos published last week.
  • What does the Conservative Manifesto mean for Councils?
    18 May 17
    Manifestos are always launched with a certain amount of excitement, but none more so than the Conservative Manifesto this morning. While the Lib Dem’s manifesto explicitly positioned them as the party of opposition, the Tory manifesto would…
  • GE17 lite #1
    18 May 17
    Not long now! Over the next three weeks we are going to do the occasional roundup on the blog of what’s going on in election world with links to more indepth coverage in our members’ only policy briefings and other LGiU material.
  • What does the Liberal Democrats Manifesto mean for Councils?
    17 May 17
    Reading the Labour manifesto was a bit like watching a magician determined to show you every trick they have ever learned as quickly as possible moving from disappearing an elephant to finding a coin behind your ear and back again. The ambition…
  • Business as usual spells trouble on trade
    16 May 17
    The UK will only reap the benefits of taking back control of trade policy if government radically changes the way it operates.  Published today by the Institute for Government (IfG), Taking Back Control of Trade Policy says that despite the…



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