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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 »

Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks 

23 Jun

– Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’ – Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower – No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development Sadiq Khan has refused to review...


Plans to close half of London police stations exposed in leaked emails 

23 Jun

– Memos show front counters will reduce from 73 to 36 –  Sadiq Khan’s team has been formulating plans since December – Includes discussions of how best to spin the closures to the public – Mayor used election campaign...


Susan Hall 

20 Jun

Constituency: Londonwide GLA Conservatives spokesperson on Economy Member of the Economy Committee Member of the Police and Crime Committee Susan was elected as a Harrow Councillor for Hatch End Ward in 2006.


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...


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FixMyStreet »

Collapsed sewage drain, 23rd June 

23 Jun

Collapsed sewage drain that is causing manhalls in this area to fill in with sewage.


Abandoned car, 20th June 

20 Jun

The car is abandoned by the driver who walked off.


Damaged road surface, 9th June 

9 Jun

The whole road is damaged with several deep potholes.


Ingestre Road E7 0DY almost NEVER gets swept, 6th June 

6 Jun

This street gets ignored by the streetsweeper all the time.


Fire Hydrant has no water, 6th June 

6 Jun

Following a recent fire in number 6 Clarkson Road the fire brigade have reported that there is no water in the hydrant which is on the car park by Clarkson Road.


Resident parking no permit, 1st June 

1 Jun

Vehicle left.


Old trampoline dumped, 29th May 

29 May

An old trampoline has been dumped adjacent to car parking spaces Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 401 Corporation Street, E15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Fly tipping, 26th May 

26 May

This place has been a favourite of fly tippers (and foxes, as a consequence).


Yellow van KU59 AWW often parked on park verge at night, blocking footpath, 25th May 

25 May

Yellow Mercedes Van, reigstration KU59 AWW is often left parked like this in the evening and over night.


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...


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Freedom of Information »

Asset of Community Value Decision 

23 Jun

Internal review request sent to Newham Borough Council by Kevin Blowe on 23 June 2017 .


Cashless Parking Statistics 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Lisa Boonin on 22 June 2017 .


Permanent Recruitment 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Tony Wilson on 22 June 2017 .


Asset of Community Value Decision 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Kevin Blowe on 22 June 2017 .


London Stadium Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – April 5th 2017 to June 16th 2017 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Paul Turner on 22 June 2017 .


Additional spending on Azeus system 

22 Jun

Request sent to Newham Borough Council by Peter Shaw on 22 June 2017 .


Permanent Staffing 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Bob Henderson on 22 June 2017 .


Number of employees in housing department. 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Imran Kadeer on 22 June 2017 .


Contracting for Goods and Services 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to phil spring on 22 June 2017 .


Semi-Independent Living 

22 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Cheyanne Grant on 22 June 2017 .


Crime Statistics in Stratford 

21 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Abdul Abdul on 21 June 2017 .


London stadium promised benefits for Newham Residents 

21 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Mr I Aitch on 21 June 2017 .


PFI PPP Safety Audit 

20 Jun

Response by Newham Borough Council to Megan Ingles on 20 June 2017 .


Asset of Community Value Decision 

20 Jun

Follow up sent to Newham Borough Council by Kevin Blowe on 20 June 2017 .


Maryland Primary School Parent Governor Election 

20 Jun

Follow up sent to Newham Borough Council by ismail on 20 June 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 »
  • Want to fund better public services? End corporate tax dodging
    23 Jun 17
    For decades we’ve been told that there simply isn’t enough money available to properly fund our public services. It is up to us to challenge this Ending corporate tax dodging to fund public services is both necessary and popular. Global elites…
  • All local authorities will feel the consequences of the Grenfell fire | David Walker
    22 Jun 17
    Why did Kensington and Chelsea, seen in Whitehall and more widely as a safe of pair of hands, handle the crisis so badly? Grenfell Tower has dealt a severe blow to the reputation of local government. It will hit the devolution agenda, reform…
  • Keeping our communities safe
    22 Jun 17
    Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, comments: It’s been a very difficult few weeks for local government as for the country as a whole. We have had three fatal terrorist attacks and the horrific loss of life in the Grenfell Tower fire…
  • Aphorism 173
    21 Jun 17
    Don’t have a digital strategy, execute your strategy digitally Jørgen vig Knudstorp, quoted by Janet Hughes Past aphorisms are collected on the aphorism archive page
  • Breaking in a new generation of public speakers
    21 Jun 17
    Creative writer Lucy Carey discusses a new peer-led initiative we’ve been developing at GDS to usher more women towards the podium – Break into Public Speaking.
  • The government responded swiftly to 7/7. What went wrong at Grenfell Tower? | Melanie Henwood
    21 Jun 17
    All emergency situations are different, but the response to the tower block fire has exposed huge failings in both central and local government Since the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower there has been mounting criticism of the government…
  • Progress on digital government 'painfully slow'
    20 Jun 17
    A new report argues the digitisation of government and public services is happening too slowly in the UK. Published today by the Institute for Government, Improving the management of digital government says that appointing a minister responsible…
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    20 Jun 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 …
  • Why I swapped the global for the local
    20 Jun 17
    This week, Richard Nelmes joined the NLGN team as Head of Network, following almost a decade at the United Nations Association. The United Nations is a global body of 193 countries that was created with the express purpose of preventing a …
  • Strategic writing, strategic reading
    19 Jun 17
    Things have been a bit quiet round here for a while. The list of posts which have been started continues to lengthen. The list of posts which have been finished and published remains rather stuck. One reason for that is that I have been spending…



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