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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 »

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...


Tube Strikes: Mayor gives into unions demands at a cost of £68M 

31 Jan

Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.


Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception 

31 Jan

– Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event – Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli...


BUDGET: Mayor puts Old Oak Common homes at risk with 40% budget cut 

25 Jan

– Experts predict budget cut will impact major project The Mayor of London has cut the budget for Old Oak Common by 40 per cent – despite his claims of increased spending – putting the building of thousands of homes at risk.


BUDGET: Mayor keeps ‘Olympics tax’ after Games debt is wiped 

25 Jan

– Sadiq Khan using loophole to raise cash for his unbalanced budget The Mayor of London is continuing to impose an ‘Olympic tax’ on Londoners – even though the debt of the Games has been wiped.


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FixMyStreet »

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.


Fly tipping o/s 2A-2F Chobham Road E15 1LU, 17th March 

17 Mar

A double mattress and sofa bed were dumped in front of 2A-2F Chobham Road E15 1LU on Fri 17/03/2017.


Extensive littering in front of the house, 14th March 

14 Mar

168 ROMFORD ROAD.


Massive amount of rubbish, 12th March 

12 Mar

Amount amount of rubbish dumped there and has been there since i moved into a nearby property in early January.


Pothole, 10th March 

10 Mar

Pothole in carriageway when vehicles use slip road to go left onto Newham Way.


Three potholes on Ladysmith Avenue near junction with Central Park Road, 9th March 

9 Mar

These potholes are getting worse, with loose stones.


Car blocking pavement, 7th March 

7 Mar

Car regularly parked in front of garage, blocking pavement.


A red Peugeot reg EO59XWJ, 4th March 

4 Mar

A red Peugeot reg EO59XWJ parks out side my house everyday on St.


Pot hole, 2nd March 

2 Mar

Pot hole near speed bump Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 98 Skeffington Road, E6 Report on FixMyStreet...


Fly tipping and litter, 2nd March 

2 Mar

There is a large amount of fly tipping and general litter on the path between the cemetery and railway east of Rabbits Road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): E12 Report on FixMyStreet...


Fly tipping on footpath, 2nd March 

2 Mar

A large item, possibly a photocopier, has been dumped on the footpath from Rabbits Road to the south edge of the cemetery.


Pot holes, 2nd March 

2 Mar

Uneven road surface over 20 pot holes along whole road.


Uneven road surface over 20 pot holes along whole road, 2nd March 

2 Mar

Uneven road surface over 20 pot holes along whole road.


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Freedom of Information »

Shisha/Waterpipe smoking 

29 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to s Devi on 29 March 2017 .


Newham Owned Service Businesses 

29 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Hugh Barnard on 29 March 2017 .


Head of Service ORG Chart 

28 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Helen Carver on 28 March 2017 .


Organisational Structure 

28 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Richard Chandler on 28 March 2017 .


Shisha/Waterpipe smoking 

28 Mar

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by s Devi on 28 March 2017 .


Contracted Housing Related Support Services 

27 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to M Makam on 27 March 2017 .


Newham Owned Service Businesses 

27 Mar

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Hugh Barnard on 27 March 2017 .


Contents of CP15 Spraying 

24 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Hugh Barnard on 24 March 2017 .


Building regulations enforcement S36 notices issued. 

24 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Adam A on 24 March 2017 .


Conversion of Barclays "range LOBOs" to Fixed Rate Loans 

24 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Ludovica Rogers on 24 March 2017 .


Contracted Housing Related Support Services 

24 Mar

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by M Makam on 24 March 2017 .


Building regulations enforcement S36 notices issued. 

22 Mar

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Adam A on 22 March 2017 .


HMO owner information request 

22 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to Gints Truselis on 22 March 2017 .


£973k additional spending on Azeus system 

22 Mar

Internal review request sent to Newham Borough Council by Peter Shaw on 22 March 2017 .


Workforce Management 

22 Mar

Response by Newham Borough Council to J Taylor on 22 March 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 »
  • Making Brexit Work Locally
    29 Mar 17
    The letter has been sent. The deed is done. But today is really just the beginning. Whether you are watching today’s events begrudging, jubilantly, with denial, or even boredom it is impossible to ignore the forceful eruption of a national…
  • Viewpoint: Trust and service satisfaction – what’s the difference and what do you do about it?
    29 Mar 17
    Trust is key to any relationship; David Evans looks at how solid community engagement can increase the levels of trust between local government and residents.
  • How we are using roadmaps in government
    29 Mar 17
    Not so long ago, product roadmaps in government were viewed as experimental and optional. Now, they’re seen as an important tool for delivering better products and transforming government services.
  • Councils should make more use of pilots and trials to test innovative policy ideas
    29 Mar 17
    Kindly supported by: Councils should focus their energies on understanding how the motivations of the public can be harnessed to help councils to be more productive, and then use this information to rapidly experiment and pilot new ideas, …
  • The EU cities helping Libya's local authorities provide vital public services
    28 Mar 17
    Libya’s elected mayors are developing much-needed public services like waste disposal with support from European cities, including Nicosia Amid the power vacuum and political deadlock that has plagued Libya since the death of Muammar Gaddafi…
  • Chief constable jobs may be opened to non-police under new proposals
    27 Mar 17
    Home Office seeks to widen recruitment net beyond those already in forces for top roles in England and Wales People who do not work in policing could compete with senior police for chief constable jobs in England and Wales under new government…
  • Angling to meet user needs at Defra
    27 Mar 17
    Defra’s new online fishing rod licence service recently moved from private to public beta. Head of Digital at Defra, Sally Meecham, explains why it’s so simple, a child can use it.
  • Creating ‘place’ in seven steps
    27 Mar 17
    In recent years, the word ‘place’ has become a bit of a buzzword in the local government sector. Terms like ‘place-leadership’, ‘place-branding’ and ‘place-building’ are now ubiquitous in strategy documents and comms plans – used to imply …
  • A short guide to purdah ahead of the May local and mayoral elections
    27 Mar 17
    As mayoral and council candidates turn out to canvass, strict rules kick in for civil servants and local government staff On Thursday 4 May 2017, more than 6.7 million people will be eligible to vote for one of the six new combined local authority…
  • Response to NAO Report: Capability in the Civil Service
    23 Mar 17
    Responding to today’s National Audit Office (NAO) report on  Capability in the Civil Service , Deputy Director of the Institute for Government Julian McCrae, said:
  • Building Homes, Growing Communities
    23 Mar 17
    To help councils build the hundreds of thousands of new homes that are needed, NLGN has published a practical guide, Building Homes, Growing Communities, to help ensure that the houses built lead to high quality communities that prioritise…
  • G-Cloud 9: apply to supply your cloud services
    22 Mar 17
    G-Cloud 9 (G9) opened for applications on 7 March 2017. You can now apply to offer your cloud technology and support services to government through the G9 framework. If your application is successful, we expect your G9 services to be …



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