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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 »

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.


‘Clumsy’ ULEZ extension will not tackle worst-polluting areas despite costing £780million 

24 Jan

– Extension will only improve air quality by an additional 10% – original ULEZ will see 51% reduction – Projected additional cost of £780million – £220 per household – Money could buy 2,600 hybrid buses for same impact...


a breath of fresh air 

24 Jan

The Mayor of London’s proposal to extend the ULEZ is a clumsy policy that will fail to tackle pollution hotspots and will penalise drivers and businesses in non-polluting areas, a new report shows.


Rail Devolution: Sadiq Khan ‘abdicating responsibility as Mayor’ 

13 Jan

In throwing his toys out of the pram and refusing to co-operate with the government, Sadiq Khan has ruined any chance we as a city had of taking control of mainline rail in London.


The Mayor resorts to mud-slinging rather than addressing the T-Charge facts 

12 Jan

Sadiq Khan appears to be blindly ignoring the facts put in front of him by his own researchers at TfL.


T-charge will cost Londoners £23million a year for ‘negligible’ improvement in air quality 

12 Jan

– TfL predicts just a 1-3% reduction in NOx (nitrous oxide) emissions – 9,000 drivers every day set to be hit with £10 charge – Small businesses with older vehicles will be hardest hit The Mayor of London’s T-charge will ...


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FixMyStreet »

Fly tip, 15th February 

15 Feb

There are several bags of building/decorating rubbish that has been dumped on the pavement outside the flats in Victoria Avenue E6 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 65 Victoria Avenue, E6 Report...


Rubbish all the way along the A13 from london to Southend, 7th February 

7 Feb

There is rubbish along the side of the A13 from London to Southend.


Green electricity box open, 3rd February 

3 Feb

Green electricity box opposite the primary school just off Gurney Road is open.


Dog Fouling, 29th January 

29 Jan

The instances of dog fouling on Melford Road from High Street South have significantly increased.


Burst water main at edge of pumping station, 29th January 

29 Jan

Water spaying over footpath which may cause injury if it freezes Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Abbey Lane, E15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Uneven kerb which caused damage to my car (side skirt), 22nd January 

22 Jan

While parking my car within the limits, in such way that the car won't stick outside the parking space, in the designated resident parking area, I had the massive shock of an uneven kerb that was sticking outside in the parking space which ...


Vandalised “Legible London” sign, Chobham Road jcn Leyton Road, 10th January 

10 Jan

The Legible London sign on Chobham Road near the junction with Leyton Road was vandalised in the few days before Fri 06/01/2017.


Speeding, 4th January 

4 Jan

Stopford rd is used as a racing track.


Shrubs Overhanging Pavement, 3rd January 

3 Jan

The shrubs in a front garden have overgrown and are hanging over the pavement so that you have to duck when trying to walk by.


Abandoned van, 25th December 

25 Dec

Ford transit van DU05KJV has been abandoned for over 6 weeks.


Pedestrian crossing lights out, 23rd December 

23 Dec

Pedestrian crossing outside St Marks Church Community Centre, 218 Tollgate Rd, London E6 5YA.


Litter, 20th December 

20 Dec

Recycling bin always overflows with litter.


Flytipping, 17th December 

17 Dec

Rubbish Report on FixMyStreet...


2 foor pothole on A118 High street, 14th December 

14 Dec

Pothole going West to East on A118 High Street, where it meets Abbey Lane.


Abandoned lorry blocking footway, 12th December 

12 Dec

The lorry has been parked on the footpath, obscuring the view of the entrance to the Greenway, for over 2 weeks.


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Freedom of Information »

Organisational Structure Chart for All Education Middle Management. 

24 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Elliot Ornth on 24 February 2017 .


Correspondence regarding the restructuring of Barclays LOBO loans to fixed rate loans. 

24 Feb

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Joel M Benjamin on 24 February 2017 .


Statistics: children’s services social worker workforce 

24 Feb

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Loredana Grigore on 24 February 2017 .


Conversion of Barclays "range LOBOs" to Fixed Rate Loans 

24 Feb

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Ludovica Rogers on 24 February 2017 .


Requesting for cctv camera footage 

21 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to ashrafuz jamal on 21 February 2017 .


Right to buy 

20 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to A Rahman on 20 February 2017 .


London Stadium – Safety Certificate (Operations Manual) 

20 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Adam Makepeace on 20 February 2017 .


Council Tax Liability Orders (prescribed forms omitted since 2003) 

20 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to mary glister on 20 February 2017 .


London Stadium – Safety Certificate (Operations Manual) 

20 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Adam Makepeace on 20 February 2017 .


Requesting for cctv camera footage 

18 Feb

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by ashrafuz jamal on 18 February 2017 .


Council Tax Liability Orders (prescribed forms omitted since 2003) 

18 Feb

Follow up sent to Newham Borough Council by mary glister on 18 February 2017 .


RE: Payments Schedule for 35 Roman Road, Ilford, IG1 2NZ and Notice to Quit issued in 2013 196 Tiptree Crescent. and Individual Appeals CPR 52-21 (B) 

17 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee on 17 February 2017 .


RE: 1)Covelees Wall 2)Penalty Charge Notices Last three Years 3) PN14485631 by PN1142 4) The Companies Act 2006 Schedule 

17 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee on 17 February 2017 .


RE: Payments made to the Late Barrister Mr Bryan McGuire before John Howell QC Deputy High Court Judge and Section 42,43 Local Government (MP) Act 1976 

17 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Ismail Abdulhai Bhamjee on 17 February 2017 .


Reviews and appeals of private sector discharges 

17 Feb

Response by Newham Borough Council to Elizabeth Wyatt on 17 February 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 »
  • Council planners like me could solve the housing crisis – if ministers let us
    25 Feb 17
    It’s my job to create local plans, work with developers and protect our town and countryside. But constant change has made our work much harder Apart from fans of the Jam’s track The Planner’s Dream Goes Wrong, most people only encounter town…
  • Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2: supplier statistics
    24 Feb 17
    We have the latest supplier statistics from Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2.
  • What you can learn from making data user-centred
    24 Feb 17
    Data infrastructure is about building the foundations for the way government uses data. This work deals with some very technical, system-level infrastructure. So we did some user research.
  • How can health services keep pace with the rapid growth of cities? | Richard Vize
    24 Feb 17
    Urbanisation is linked to a range of health issues; improving the health of people in cities is a central concern of government and international institutions The relentless growth of urban populations is driving city and national governments…
  • NLGN Head of Membership Network
    23 Feb 17
    Job Description and Person Specification Background NLGN has been the leading think tank for local government, communities and public services for over twenty years. We seek to significantly improve lives by encouraging more creative, collaborative…
  • Democracy's digital prospects: lessons from Brazil, Iceland and Spain | Eddie Copeland
    23 Feb 17
    Governments around the world are using digital tools to engage citizens, having a say on budgets, and counteract fake news Can digital technology offer democracy anything other than trouble? Concerns are growing that platforms like Facebook…
  • Northen Ireland election briefing
    23 Feb 17
    The Institute for Government today publishes a paper outlining everything you need to know before the people of Northern Ireland go to the polls. This data-driven analysis reveals the situation in Northern Ireland after the UK’s decision to…
  • This complacent Financial Settlement for Local Government comes with huge ethical and political risks.
    22 Feb 17
    Yesterday’s NLGN Annual Conference came with a painful sting in the tail. The day was dominated by talk of creativity and collaboration – bursting with ideas about how technology, new approaches to the workforce, co-operation between public…
  • Viewpoint: Local government can make democracy meaningful again
    22 Feb 17
    The special focus of the current edition of c’llr magazine is’Big ideas’. This post from Anthony Zacharzewski, on the pivotal role of local government in rejuvenating democracy, first appeared as part of that feature.
  • Annual Conference 2017: Adam Lent’s introductory speech on driving change
    21 Feb 17
    Firstly, I would like to thank the City of London Corporation for hosting our conference in the fantastic surroundings of the Guildhall. I also want to offer very special thanks to Norse and the Municipal Journal for partnering on the event…



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