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"24.04.2017 17:56:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham councillor targeted by racist trolls welcomes online hate crime police unit A councillor who was targeted by online trolls has welcomed a new police unit to tackle online hate crime. “Hopefully it'll make people think, I could get a criminal record. It's about being better online citizens.”
"24.04.2017 17:46:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Jailed: Plaistow man who raped girl, 16, and groomed children on Facebook A pervert who raped a girl he met through WhatsApp and coaxed two other children to carry out sex acts after grooming them on Facebook has been jailed. Wasee Chowdhury, 25, from Dragon Close, has been jailed for 13 years
"24.04.2017 16:44:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal to find woman after kittens found dumped on doorstep in Stratford An animal rescue charity has appealed for help to find a woman suspected of dumping a box of kittens in Stratford. “This was a terrible thing to do, something bad could have happened to them – a fox could have taken them.”
"24.04.2017 15:14:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Bike from Boleyn ride takes place at former West Ham ground A year on from the final whistle, bubbles are still blowing outside the Boleyn Ground the former stadium of West Ham. "We're showing that the best way to get there is by bicycle in a cloud of bubbles, claret and blue"
"24.04.2017 14:31:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk 'Newham will be cricket capital of east London by 2020' It's a bold goal, but Newham Council and Essex Cricket are joining forces to help the borough become a powerhouse for cricket players. Howzat?!
"24.04.2017 12:51:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Housing association must act say Manor Park residents plagued by urinating rough sleepers Scared residents have blamed a housing association for failing to keep them safe from persistent vandals and rough sleepers. “It is scary because my son (aged 12) sometimes goes outside and he doesn't know when to go because the people that come here are waiting outside and try to get in."
"24.04.2017 10:19:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham primary and secondary schools congratulated by education minister Fourteen Newham schools have been praised by the schools minister for delivering top results in primary and secondary education. Did your school make the list?
"24.04.2017 08:52:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fire at suspected cannabis factory near Upton Park Police raided a house in Walpole Road before dawn today after a fire alerted them to the presence of a suspected drug den. The building was ablaze.
"24.04.2017 07:47:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Flytipped rubbish causes Beckton fire It took two fire engines to bring a blaze under control when an illegal tip caught fire in Beckton last night. Flytipping isn't just illegal - it can be dangerous too
"24.04.2017 06:54:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing teenager Shahanara Akther could be in Stratford or Plaistow Police are searching for a 'high-risk' missing woman who might be in Newham. Please share to help find her - and dial 999 if you see her.
"21.04.2017 17:07:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk Commuters say goodbye to classic District line train Commuters said goodbye to an Underground classic today on its final journey through London. Will you miss the old-style trains?
"21.04.2017 15:54:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Star-studded Disneyland Paris trip for youngsters helped by North Woolwich charity A North Woolwich boxing charity gave disadvantaged youngsters a day of magic with some of their favourite celebrities on Tuesday. Video: Youngsters from three charities, including Fight For Peace, were invited to take part in the star-studded day out.
"21.04.2017 13:51:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Chief executive of London City Airport steps down after five years London City Airport's chief executive officer, Declan Collier, is to step down after five years in the role. "As we embark on the next phase of the airport's development I feel it is the right time to transition to new leadership."
"21.04.2017 11:01:27" Timeline Photos “The Tories are cutting school funding. In London it's even worse - they want to switch school funds away from London to the countryside. http://buff.ly/2pKziO0
"21.04.2017 10:59:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town minicab driver thought cyclist he crushed while distracted by his mobile phone was a speed bump A minicab driver who crushed a cyclist because he was distracted by his mobile phone has been banned for driving. Abdelyekini Olafusi of Hoskins Close, Canning Toan, hit the 41-year-old woman in at the junction of Theobalds Road and Clerkenwell Road in Islington in May last year.
"21.04.2017 09:48:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town minicab driver 'thought cyclist was speed-bump' in 'horrific' crash A private hire vehicle driver who crushed a cyclist because he was distracted by his mobile phone has been banned for driving. "She was incredibly lucky not to have been killed".
"20.04.2017 17:02:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woman sought by police about Class A drug offences could be in Newham Police are appealing for help to find a French national wanted in connection with a string of drugs offences. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.
"20.04.2017 15:35:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woolwich ferry strike over 'bullying' allegations called off Tomorrow's proposed 24-hour strike on the Woolwich Ferry has been cancelled following “positive progress” in conciliation talks. Union members will be working normal shifts.
"20.04.2017 15:04:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Level of violence inflicted on three-month-old baby by Manor Park couple Jeffrey Wiltshire and Rosalin Baker 'something never come across before', detective says A detective investigating the death of a three-month-old baby has said that “justice has been obtained” after her parents were found guilty of causing or allowing her death. "The level of violence and cruelty inflicted on such a young child is something that I have never come across during the course of my career and I hope never to witness anything like this again."
"20.04.2017 14:24:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk PICTURED: Couple facing jail for causing or allowing the death of their baby daughter A couple whose premature baby was found lifeless on a bus in Stratford have been cleared of her murder. Jeffrey Wiltshire, 52, and Rosalin Baker, 25, of Morris Avenue, Manor Park, will be sentenced on May 18.
"20.04.2017 13:44:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Manor Park couple found not guilty of murdering three-month-old daughter A couple whose premature baby was found lifeless on a bus in Stratford have been cleared of her murder. They were found guilty of causing or allowing the death of little Imani.
"20.04.2017 10:24:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Stratford shoppers treated to a chocolate wonderland with Willy Wonka Shoppers in Stratford were treated to a chocolate wonderland over the Easter weekend. Stratford Shopping Centre transformed into a confectionary paradise filled with candy cane hills, giant props and yummy invention
"20.04.2017 09:06:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mascots unveiled for London Stadium world athletics championships You'll be seeing a lot of these colourful creations this summer. What do you think of the designs?
"20.04.2017 06:17:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town charity thanks donors who raised thousands to save lives of abused kittens A charity has thanked members of the public who raised more than £7,000 to help two cats with horrific injuries make a recovery. It's a happy ending for little Luke and Skywalker.
"19.04.2017 16:26:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fundraising page launched to pay for the funeral of North Woolwich shooting victim Karim Samms A fundraising drive has been launched to help pay for the funeral of a boy who was killed in a double shooting in North Woolwich. The 17-year-old was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting in Roebourne Way on April 7 at around 10.45pm.
"19.04.2017 14:25:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Ten-foot giant Easter egg greets shoppers at Gallions Reach Shopping Park in Beckton Shoppers in Beckton were welcomed with a 10-foot giant egg to celebrate Easter. Excited youngsters were treated to story-telling sessions inside the egg where they heard Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
"19.04.2017 14:09:35" eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk Man arrested in east London by anti-terrorism officers Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed. Detectives are searching two addresses in east London, but no further details have been given.
"19.04.2017 11:39:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Prince Harry opens London Marathon Expo at ExCeL Thousands of runners are expected to descend on the ExCeL over the next few days for the London Marathon Expo, which was formally opened by Prince Harry this morning. Prince Harry met some of this year's London Marathon runners at the ExCeL this morning
"19.04.2017 11:38:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Last orders for Newham's pubs as more than half have closed since 2001, according to new digures More than half of Newham's pubs have been lost since 2001, new figures reveal. “The Great British Pub is at the heart the capital's culture"
"19.04.2017 11:19:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Housing pressures harming mental health of more than a third of adults in London Millions of people living in London are experiencing mental health illness because of housing problems, research has revealed. A report by housing charity Shelter and ComRes showed 37 per cent of people in the capital have experienced long-term stress, anxiety and depression as a result of housing issues over their lifetime.
"19.04.2017 09:53:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk Young West Ham season ticket holders party with their football heroes More than 200 young season tickets holders got to party with West Ham United players at the London Stadium. “It really is great to inspire the next generation of supporters by spending time with them playing games"
"19.04.2017 08:35:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Audi stolen in car-jacking in Bromley-by-Bow found dumped in East Ham Police are appealing for witnesses after an Audi stolen in a car-jacking where the driver was attacked with a noxious substance was dumped in East Ham. The motorist, in his 20s, had a noxious substance sprayed in his face before the thieves drove off in his Audi S3 on Good Friday.
"18.04.2017 16:02:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham MP believes snap general election leaves 'great deal at stake' East Ham MP Stephen Timms believes there is “a great deal at stake” after Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election. “Theresa May's pledge last June that there should be no general election until 2020 has turned out to be empty"
"18.04.2017 14:31:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man found in Newham with Baikal Russian handgun jailed for six years A man caught with an illegal Russian pistol after fleeing police during a Newham taxi stop-and-search has been jailed for six years. This is what happens when you're caught carrying a gun.
"18.04.2017 13:07:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham have your say on general election announcement In just under two years, Britain has had one general election, one referendum, two prime minsters and faces the prospect of a third. How do you plan to vote? Have your say by voting in our poll.
"18.04.2017 10:23:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Upminster man dumped 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste in Beckton street A fly-tipper from Upminster could be facing jail after he admitted dumping 36 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated rubble on a street in Beckton. Stuart Beattie, 26, dumped the dangerous waste in two separate spots on Eric Clarke Lane, which resulted in the road being closed and buses put on diversion.
"14.04.2017 11:39:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mother upset after flooding Plaistow flat takes WEEKS to be repaired This is the moment a desperate family filmed an out-of-control leak that threatened to turn their home into a swimming pool. “Everything is wet in my house and my children have started getting sick with cold."
"13.04.2017 17:13:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Hornchurch man racially abused woman wearing a headscarf at Stratford station A Hornchurch man has been convicted of hurling racist abuse at a woman wearing a headscarf at Stratford station. Lee Moss, 31, of Mendip Road, carried out a 'hate-fuelled' tirade at his victim after they both boarded the train and continued until he got off at Ilford.
"13.04.2017 15:39:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man, 34, beaten up by angry mob at Stratford station Detectives have issued an appeal today for information after a man was seriously assaulted after an argument on a train spilled out on to a platform at Stratford station. Two of his attackers continued punching and kicking him after he fell to the floor before fleeing the scene.
"13.04.2017 13:21:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Nightmare for pregnant horse trapped in Beckton swamp There was no time for horsing around when fire crews rescued a pregnant pony from a swamp. Apple is now recovering from the ordeal and is believed to be in a stable condition.
"13.04.2017 12:44:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Gun crime soars by 60 per cent in Newham Reports of gun crime in the borough have soared by 60 per cent over the past year amid rising crime rates in the capital. Last week 17-year-old Karim Samms was gunned down near his home in North Woolwich and a second man was also shot nearby but survived.
"13.04.2017 12:21:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk Violent crime soars in Newham Reports of gun crime in the borough have soared by 60 per cent over the past year amid rising crime rates in the capital. Reports of gun and knife crime have jumped over the past year
"13.04.2017 11:25:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham United fans share their memories West Ham United fans shared their memories of the club and got to know more about the history in East Ham. Crowds of Hammers packed out the East Ham Working Mans Club
"13.04.2017 10:08:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk ArcelorMittal Orbit recreated in chocolate - and you could eat it all! For those who aren't already sick of the sight of chocolate this Easter, this tasty-looking sculpture could be yours. No, you're not seeing double - the ArcelorMittal Orbit has been recreated out of chocolate
"12.04.2017 16:23:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Shocking footage of children on live tracks released as Stratford station named as a favourite for trespassers Transport chiefs have today released breathtaking footage showing children dicing with death on live railway tracks seconds before a train passes. According to the data from Network Rail and British Transport Police trespassers struck at the station 112 times - the fourth highest in London.
"12.04.2017 13:06:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Two all-through free schools to create 2,400 places in Newham Two new all-through schools are set to be built in the borough. The new free schools will create a combined 2,400 places
"12.04.2017 11:36:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town nurse was inspired by autistic brother Teresa Onwere, is a lot younger than your average NHS worker. “My brother who suffers from autism received high standard quality of care from the NHS, and I wanted to be part of that"
"12.04.2017 08:43:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham businesses invited to pitch for London City Airport contracts London City Airport is asking Newham businesses to tender for contracts relating to its expansion plans. More than 6.5m passengers are expected to pass through the terminals after works complete, with a further 32,000 flights to take place by 2025.
"11.04.2017 16:34:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk University of East London students impress judges with medical app pitch A group of University of East London students have impressed an expert judging panel and peers with their app idea. “I've got a passion for helping people, so developing an app that can help people with mental health problems, physical disabilities and other illnesses really appealed to me"
"11.04.2017 12:59:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk Emotional goodbye to Forest Gate resident who died aged 91 Family and friends have paid tribute to a long-term member of the Monega Residents' Association, who has died aged 91. “The chapel at the City of London cemetery was packed with family, friends and neighbours, reflecting the fondness with which Daisy will long be remembered."
"11.04.2017 08:19:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk North Woolwich shootings: Shopkeeper describes 'frightful' scene as tributes pour in for Karim Samms Tributes have flooded in for 17-year-old Karim Samms, who was shot dead in North Woolwich on Friday night. Karim's killers have been branded "cowards".
"11.04.2017 07:52:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council boss paid £246k - more than the PM Newham Council's chief executive was the third highest paid in London last year, a report out today reveals. Nice work if you can get it.
"10.04.2017 17:49:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Shoes made from CAT FUR found on sale in Westfield Stratford Whilst fur, both real and faux, has come into fashion lately thanks to celebrities such as the Kardashians, most shoppers choose fake lookalikes over the real thing. A customer was assured that the shop only used fake fur.
"10.04.2017 17:30:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Retired woman tells Forest Gate residents to be cautious following alleged doorstep scam A retired woman has warned her neighbours to stay vigilant after she was saved from an alleged doorstep scam by her pet dog. Suspecting something was not right, Susan went to shut the door. As she did so, the man allegedly put his foot down “to push it open”.
"10.04.2017 14:54:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk PICTURES: You won't believe what Royal Docks volunteers dragged out of the Thames When a keen army of volunteers flooded the Thames Foreshore to clean up the neighbourhood, they expected to be picking up plastic bottles. Did you get your wellies on?
"10.04.2017 10:51:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Was Donald Trump right to fire missiles at Syria? This week we ask whether Trump's bombing of Syria was justified. Vote in our poll to let us know what you think of the president's decision
"09.04.2017 12:39:10" newhamrecorder.co.uk Pictured: Teenager who was shot dead in North Woolwich A teenager shot dead in North Woolwich on Friday night has been named locally as 'Karim'. The young victim has been named locally as Karim who lived in the area
"08.04.2017 15:44:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Teenage boy dead and man in his 20s injured in two shootings in North Woolwich A murder hunt has been launched after a teenage boy was shot dead and a man in his 20s injured in two shootings in North Woolwich. Detectives are trying to establish whether the two shootings are linked.
"07.04.2017 16:46:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Rogue landlords in Newham face fines of up to £30,000 Rogue landlords who exploit and endanger Newham residents could face fines of up to £30,000 under new powers passed by the council. Landlords who fail to repair, manage or improve their properties when required to do will be at risk of the fines.
"07.04.2017 15:31:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Grieving family's anger over West Ham memorial stone delay Two daughters of a devoted West Ham fan have hit out at the club for failing to provide a memorial stone at the London Stadium almost one year after buying it. “I thought it was a way of keeping a connection with dad for the club but it is just money in someone's account.”
"07.04.2017 12:13:39" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham tube stations named as worst for lift closures Nearly two-thirds of lift closures at tube stations caused by staffing issues took place in Newham last year, figures have shown. Have you been affected by the closures? Call 020 8477 3789 or email email@example.com
"07.04.2017 09:30:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town man jailed for smuggling cocaine into the UK from St Lucia A crown court security guard from Canning Town has been jailed for smuggling two kilos of cocaine into the UK. Hugh Barrington Wilson, 60, was held as he left Gatwick Airport after arriving from the Caribbean island on July 12 last year.
"07.04.2017 07:47:27" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal for witnesses in Canning Town murder of Ahmed Deen-Jah Detectives investigating the murder of a 21-year-old man in east London who was stabbed in Canning Town are appealing this-morning for witnesses and information. “This was a brutal attack."
"06.04.2017 13:38:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Thieves steal driver's minicab in East Ham in spate of 12 attacks Knife-wielding thieves have robbed 12 minicab drivers in one month stealing phones, cash and even cars. Drivers are scared of coming to work after 'youngsters' have threatened them with knives and punched one man unconscious during robberies
"06.04.2017 13:18:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham bed shop set to reopen after 'devastating' fire The owner of a bed shop which was gutted by fire has thanked the community for their support ahead of its reopening on Saturday. “The hardest thing is losing something that you have built up over 25 years - it was devastating.”
"06.04.2017 11:47:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police hunt after man is shot in Forest Gate A man in his 20s has suffered life-changing injuries after a shooting. The man remains in hospital where his condition is said to be stable after receiving injuries described as life-changing.
"06.04.2017 11:32:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Two Forest Gate homes damaged in shed fire Around 20 firefighters tackled a blaze which spread to two homes in Forest Gate in the early hours of this morning. Around 20 firefighters tackled a blaze which spread to two homes in Forest Gate in the early hours of this morning.
"06.04.2017 10:40:51" newhamrecorder.co.uk Should Newham parents be able to take their children out of school in term-time? Should parents be able to take their children on holiday during term-time? The Supreme Court has upheld a ban on term-time holidays - but do you think this is fair?
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"06.04.2017 07:22:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town teenager charged after undercover police operation in Chadwell Heath A teenager has been charged following a police sting. The 18-year-old was charged yesterday with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.
"05.04.2017 15:47:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man suffers 'life-changing' injuries after Forest Gate shooting A man in his 20s has suffered life-changing injuries after a shooting. Can you help the police with their investigation?
"05.04.2017 13:54:38" Are you running the London Marathon this year? We'd like to hear from you - inbox us or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"05.04.2017 13:43:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fly-tipping in Forest Gate alley is out of control say residents A group of Forest Gate residents plagued for years by fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour say they are so fed up they want to move homes. “It is bad, it is not safe or hygenic for anyone living around here. It allows more people to come here to smoke and drink. Sometime you find s**t there as well."
"05.04.2017 10:45:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Silvertown 73-year-old to run the London Marathon Forty years after his first long distance run a 73-year-old man is preparing to complete his last marathon - before he decides whether to do an ultramarathon. “The training is quite hard, but the day itself is quite enjoyable."
"05.04.2017 09:24:26" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a family ticket to see the new Centre for Elephant Care at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, remember to get this week's Newham Recorder (out today). Good luck!
"05.04.2017 09:02:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing dementia sufferer Samuel Akrong, 86, could be in Forest Gate Police are stepping up their search for an 86-year-old man who could be in the area. Samuel "Frank" Akrong has been missing for more than a week - can you help?
"05.04.2017 07:20:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk Girl, 17, stabbed during attempted robbery in East Ham A teenage girl who was stabbed as she ran away from a would-be robber has been left with serious injuries, police have said. "This was an unprovoked attack that has left a young girl with serious injuries."
"05.04.2017 06:26:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Waterway walk opens as part of Leaway River Park Running through the heart of east London, the River Lea was once an important border and trading route. Have you been along the Lea yet?
"04.04.2017 14:59:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham worshippers join more than 1,000 Ahmadi Muslims at vigil for terror victims More than 1,000 Ahmadi Muslims met on Westminster Bridge a week after the terrorist attack to remember its victims. "We have a peaceful message and wanted to show we are united against extremism."
"04.04.2017 12:52:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council urged to drop all investments with fossil fuel companies Campaigners have called on Newham Council to fully divest its pension fund from fossil fuel companies. “We know that climate change is happening – eventually we will have to move to renewables for the survival of the planet.”
"04.04.2017 12:38:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Manor Park family's YouTube videos reach two million views A family from Manor Park who started making chilli sauce in a shed have reached more than two million views of their YouTube videos. “It's all about building the brand, that's why we started doing the music videos"
"04.04.2017 12:14:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Funding crisis could force some Newham primary schools to axe free meals for junior pupils Free school meals for some primary school children in Newham could be under threat, a headteachers' union has warned. At present, more than 15,000 pupils who would not have otherwise qualified for a subsided or free meal receive one, according to 2016/17 council figures.
"04.04.2017 09:36:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk Plaistow business expert knew she was destined to become an entrepreneur Business expert Janice B Gordon loves to help companies grow. “I think you know you're an entrepreneur when you don't like people telling you what to do”
"04.04.2017 06:24:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk River Lea photo exhibition opens at Cody Dock A photo exhibition about the River Lea has opened in Canning Town. “For people who come here, it's a chance to bring back memories and show the areas' heritage."
"03.04.2017 17:16:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham teacher Bobby Seagull on his University Challenge experience His unusual surname and broad smile has made Bobby Seagull one of the stars of this year's series of University Challenge. "My students think that if their teacher has been on TV, then he must be worth listening to ."
"03.04.2017 14:28:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham fan jailed for breaching football banning order after just eight days A West Ham fan who breached his football banning order after just eight days has been jailed. The West Ham fan was spotted in a hotel bar in Middlesbrough on a match day, just eight days after being handed the banning order
"03.04.2017 13:14:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Artists show off cheese sculpting skills at East Village festival Food artists took part in a creative challenge with a difference at East Village's cheese and wine festival. Did you go to the cheese and wine festival at the weekend? Check out this video of food artists sculpting with cheese
"03.04.2017 11:57:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham captain Mark Noble coaches young footballers at Royal Docks Community School West Ham United captain stepped in to help get his old team Royal Docks Community School out of a rut. Mark Noble put on a training session for the under 12's team, who are based in Prince Regent Lane, as they were struggling for results
"03.04.2017 10:39:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Pictured: Custom House stabbing victim named locally as 21-year-old Ahmed Jah A man who was stabbed to death inside an off-licence in Custom House has been named locally as Ahmed Jah. The young man was attacked inside BJ Wines in Freemasons Road, yesterday at around 3.30pm.
"03.04.2017 10:32:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mile-long artwork to be installed on Elizabeth line wall through Newham One of the longest pieces of artwork to ever be commissioned in the UK is to be installed along the Elizabeth line trackside wall. What would you like to see on the wall?
"03.04.2017 06:43:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fog disrupts flights at London City Airport Thick fog has led to cancellations at London City Airport. Passengers are advised to check for updates with their airlines.
"02.04.2017 21:02:39" eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk Murder hunt after man, 21, stabbed to death in Custom House off-licence A murder investigation has been started today after a stabbing at Custom House by the Royal Docks. Police were called at 3.30pm when the incident was reported in Canning Town at an off-licence in Freemasons Road.
"31.03.2017 18:39:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate barber customer who left moments prior to stabbing says he feels 'lucky' A man who visited a Forest Gate barber 40 minutes before three of its occupants were stabbed by a group of men has told of his narrow escape. “I heard about a customer in the shop getting stabbed, so I was very lucky."
"31.03.2017 17:26:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Men jailed for dumping stolen shotgun in Stratford street Two men who dumped a stolen shotgun in a Stratford street after speeding away from police officers have been jailed for 27 months each. Snaresbrook Crown Court heard how two police officers were driving along New Plaistow Road, Stratford, on April 26 last year when their attention was drawn to a black Audi, which was displaying incorrect number plates.
"31.03.2017 16:41:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town station closed due to a fire alert Canning Town station is currently closed due to a fire alert. Canning Town station is currently closed
"31.03.2017 15:58:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police appeal after THREE men are stabbed inside a barber shop in Forest Gate A group of men armed with knives who stormed a Forest Gate barbershop and stabbed three men are being sought by detectives. The victims aged 18, 20 and 25 were attacked by a group of men armed with knives
"31.03.2017 12:51:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police appeal after three men stabbed inside Forest Gate barbers A group of men armed with knives who stormed a Forest Gate barbers and stabbed three men are being sought by detectives. Did you see what happened?
"31.03.2017 12:26:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham war hero to be honoured with Cenotaph stone A soldier who received the Victoria Cross is to be honoured with a commemorative stone in East Ham next month. "What they went through must have been terrifying but they put this fear aside to help their fellow soldiers."
"31.03.2017 10:15:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk Giant intestine coming to Stratford in awareness raising campaign A pop-up event inviting people to wander through a giant inflatable intestine is coming to Newham. Fancy a stroll through a blow up intestine?
"31.03.2017 07:07:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk Two trapped in Forest Gate fire Four teams of firefighters battled a blaze in a multi-occupancy home last night. It took four fire engines to battle the blaze
"31.03.2017 06:16:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk University of East London named second best modern university in London University of East London has been named the second best modern university in the capital, according to a national survey. “It is fantastic to receive such positive feedback from our students."
"30.03.2017 17:13:56" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing man with dementia may be in Forest Gate Police are “very concerned” for the whereabouts of a missing 86-year-old man who has dementia. Please share to help find Samuel
"30.03.2017 16:46:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Upton Park campaigners attack council's loo plan Campaigners chanted “Don't lose the loos” while petitioning against the possible closure of public toilets. "Don't lose the loos."
"30.03.2017 16:45:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham fifth worst place to see a GP in the capital Newham is one of the worst areas in London to see a GP, a study out today shows. "We know this is an area that still needs improvement.”
"30.03.2017 16:10:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Paralympic star David Weir CBE visits school in Stratford Six-time gold medallist, David Weir CBE, joined more than 500 schoolchildren to celebrate the success of the Marathon Kids programme in Stratford. “It's always a great honour to come back to this area – it's like a second home too me at the moment"
"30.03.2017 14:25:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Boy, 16, stabbed in 'targeted' attack after party in Stratford Detectives are appealing for information after a teenage boy was stabbed in what appears to be a targeted attack. “This violent attack on this young victim was totally unprovoked, and could have had graver consequences"
"30.03.2017 13:38:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Should employers have the right to ban religious wear in certain workplaces? This week we ask whether banning religious wear in certain jobs is justified. Vote in our poll and let us know what Newham thinks about religious wear in the workplace
"30.03.2017 10:58:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cheesy music! Beyonce carved out of cheddar ahead of East Village cheese festival Even the biggest Beyonce fan might think twice about having this statue of the singer in their house – it's made entirely out of cheese. What do you think of the sculpture?
"30.03.2017 08:24:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Plaistow school pupils open a day of trading at the London Stock Exchange Students swapped their classrooms for the London Stock Exchange to open a day of trading. “Managing money well opens up new opportunities."
"29.03.2017 13:04:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham bowel cancer screening test rate lowest in England Newham has the lowest uptake rate for bowel cancer screening tests in England, a study published today shows. “It could save yours or your loved one's life.”
"29.03.2017 12:37:54" Timeline Photos Get this week's Newham Recorder (out today) to win a family ticket to see the new jellyfish experience at SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Good luck!
"29.03.2017 11:29:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham MP raises concerns about free movement of people as UK formally triggers Brexit Stephen Timms has said Theresa May needs to “make some compromise on the free movement of people” as she prepares to trigger Brexit. “We will need to recognise that European citizens do have a stronger place for coming into the UK than people coming from outside the European Union. What I haven't yet seen is the prime minister recognise that she will need to make that offer."
"29.03.2017 11:08:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham girl is heading to MIT and urges east London youngsters to dream big A girl from West Ham has won a place at world-famous US university MIT – and wants to send an inspirational message to other east London teens. Well done, Tafsia!
"29.03.2017 09:40:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk More trains to arrive at Forest Gate station soon, TfL tells West Ham MP Transport for London (TfL) has pledged to address passenger safety and congestion at two train stations after an MP raised concerns. Senior TfL staff told West Ham MP Lyn Brown that they hope to bring the installation of lifts at Forest Gate station forward to between December 2017 and April 2018.
"29.03.2017 09:09:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man 'stabbed in the hand' in Forest Gate A wounded man told police he'd been stabbed last night after sustaining a hand injury. Police are investigating reports of a stabbing last night
"29.03.2017 07:50:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Human trafficker made nearly £16m off sex 'empire' including three Newham brothels A human trafficker who made millions running five brothels has also been found guilty of three sexual assaults. Each of his five brothels made about £1.6million a year
"29.03.2017 06:35:10" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham councillor accused of shoplifting receives apology from Morrisons A large supermarket chain has apologised to a councillor who was falsely accused of shoplifting by one of its employees. She accused the "aggressive" security guard of having racist motivations
"28.03.2017 17:58:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Eastlea Community School's new principal vows to make it outstanding Eastlea Community School's new principal has vowed to make it outstanding once he takes over in Spetember. “Some would say that is overly ambitious but they said the same was said about Forest Gate Community and the school is now ranked 14th best in the country"
"28.03.2017 16:26:22" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"28.03.2017 14:59:39" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham tenants' anger over 40 per cent rent hike A group of tenants is up in arms after their landlord announced a 40 per cent rent hike. “They're going to lose an awful lot of good people."
"28.03.2017 14:45:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Sisters team up to launch 'pure' skincare range in Newham Two sisters want to start making people feel beautiful again with their new skin care business. “We can't wait – It's really nice to be in control and it's really nice to share knowledge and talk to people about their issues"
"28.03.2017 13:07:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate manager named Care Home Worker of the Year at national awards ceremony A care manager from Newham has been awarded Care Home Worker of the Year at a national awards ceremony. “The caring sector can face some very negative criticism and this event showcased how many wonderful people there are out there who are really striving and making a difference in enhancing people's lives.”
"28.03.2017 11:13:51" newhamrecorder.co.uk Paralympian Mark Colbourne MBE will ride in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park fundraiser Former gold medalist Mark Colbourne MBE will be back on his bike at Cyclotopia 2017. “On a personal level, cycling has helped me through some of my darkest moments and it has given me so much joy"
"28.03.2017 09:22:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal for witnesses to 'ruthless killing' of former Newham College student A teenager who was gunned down in Ilford in a 'ruthless killing' a week ago was a former student at Newham College. Friends described Abdi as a "lovely guy"
"28.03.2017 08:03:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Wife of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood 'saddened and shockened' by attack The wife of the man who killed four people in a shock terrorist act has said she is “saddened and shocked” by her husband's actions. “I totally condemn his actions”
"27.03.2017 12:33:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Stratford dance summit to hold Dragons' Den-style presentations for entrepreneurs Dance entrepreneurs will bid for grants worth thousands of pounds in a Dragons' Den-style pitch at an ideas summit on Friday. “The feedback last year was incredible. People felt filled with ideas and there was a real sense of connection for people.”
"27.03.2017 09:27:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate hit-and-run driver who left two men seriously injured sought by police Police searching for a hit-and-run driver who left two men with “extensive injuries” are appealing for help on the anniversary of the crash. “We know there was a Renault Meganne which was driving directly behind at the time of the collision. The driver or anyone travelling in that vehicle may have vital information that can help us trace who was responsible.”
"24.03.2017 15:47:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town man jailed for 14 years for killing Champion Ganda in Forest Gate A man who knifed a much-loved teenager 11 times in the head, chest, arms and legs within metres of a primary school was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment today. “He acts as if he is special and enjoying life which is something my family are not able to do since the loss of Champion.”
"24.03.2017 14:31:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man left with life-changing injuries after East Ham hit and run Detectives investigating a hit and run that left a pedestrian with life-changing injuries are appealing for witnesses. Did you see what happened? Police are appealing for witnesses
"24.03.2017 14:05:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Widow of Westminster terror attack victim Pc Keith Palmer works for Newham Council The widow of the heroic police officer who was stabbed to death in the Westminster terror attack works for Newham Council. A book of condolence has been opened by the council and staff who work with Michelle Palmer are being offered counselling and support.
"24.03.2017 11:38:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate mosque condemns Westminster terror attack A mosque has issued a condemnation of terrorism and expressed its solidarity with the victims of the Westminster terror attack. “Minhaj ul Quran's thoughts are with those people and their loved ones who suffered the evil of Wednesday's atrocious events."
"24.03.2017 08:41:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk Khalid Masood's alleged partner arrested in Stratford raid The 39-year-old woman is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. A suspected associate of the man behind the Westminster terror attack was arrested in the Olympic Village last night
"24.03.2017 08:09:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police officer accused of racially aggravated assault in Forest Gate A police officer is accused of a racially aggravated assault as well as four other counts of assault in one day. He's also accused of assaulting a fellow officer
"24.03.2017 07:11:33" romfordrecorder.co.uk Man convicted of stabbing Harold Hill teenager 11 times to be sentenced A man convicted of killing a 17-year-old by stabbing him 11 times within metres of a primary school is due to be sentenced at The Old Bailey later today. Keep an eye on our website for the result of Forest Gate stabbing
"23.03.2017 18:38:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood 'lived in West Ham', neighbour claims The terrorist suspected of carrying out yesterday's attack in Westminster lived in Newham, it has been claimed. A neighbour, who asked not to be named, told the Press Association: “This guy is a local guy. I've been living in the area for 20 years.
"23.03.2017 18:08:27" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woman arrested in east London in connection with Westminster terror attack Police investigating yesterday's terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London. The 39-year-old was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts
"23.03.2017 16:01:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk Quwwat-ul-Islam pupils send letters of solidarity to Forest Gate police station Pupils at Quwwat-ul-Islam have written letters to officers at Forest Gate police station following yesterday's terrorist attack in Westminster. The pupils sent handwritten letters and flowers to the police station
"23.03.2017 15:17:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate chef to launch St Lucian cookbook A West Indian chef is launching his new cookbook Taste Of The French Caribbean. The book is inspired by customers at Denis Rosembert's restaurant Chez Denis in Norwich, and features his favourite family recipes.
"23.03.2017 14:32:51" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Muslim community condemn Westminster terror attacks as 'barbaric' A group representing mosques across Newham has described the Westminster terror attacks as “barbaric” and “horrific”. “Attacks of this nature cannot and will not weaken this bond and in fact strengthens our solidarity to stand side by side to support each other and condemn such unwarranted actions by a tiny minority that is trying to drive us apart. They will not
"23.03.2017 14:09:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk NewVIc students hold minute's silence for murdered classmate David Adegbite Students and staff at NewVIc sixth-form college in Plaistow held a minute's silence this morning to remember classmate David Adegbite. RIP
"23.03.2017 13:30:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Muslim man from Newham launches fundraising drive for victims of Westminster terror attack A Muslim-led campaign to raise £10,000 for the victims of yesterday's Westminster terror attack has been set up by an eyewitness from Newham. The attack claimed the lives of four people including PC Keith Palmer, who was stabbed by the attacker, and Aysha Frade, who was run over on her way to collect her children.
"23.03.2017 11:27:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate community members feature in life-size portrait exhibition An artist and gallery director is exhibiting life-size portraits of �the Forest Gate community. See anyone you recognise?
"23.03.2017 11:01:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Nando's in Beckton to offer home deliveries Calling all chicken fans – you can now get Nando's delivered to your door. If you fancy a cheeky Nando's and you live in the Beckton area this is great news for you :)
"23.03.2017 10:03:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fire brigade free man trapped under vehicle in East Ham A man trapped under a vehicle was freed by firefighters following a road crash in East Ham. Emergency services were called to Wellington Road at 8.20pm last night.
"23.03.2017 07:09:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham police officers praised for Dagenham fire rescue Three British Transport Police officers who evacuated residents from a house fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning have been recognised for their “self-sacrifice and courage”. Pcs Jaspal Bassan, Hassan Mirza and Danny Heeroo, based at West Ham station, were on a night shift patrol when they spotted plumes of smoke.
"22.03.2017 19:00:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town station reopens after security alert A busy DLR station was evacuated after a security alert this evening. The incident was not related to the earlier terror attack outside Parliament
"22.03.2017 17:04:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police officer stabbed and at least two people killed in Westminster terrorist attack A policeman has been stabbed and at least two people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament. Follow this article for live updates
"22.03.2017 17:03:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cookery student wins Stratford cafe competition A 19-year-old cookery student is celebrating after winning a competition to get her dish added to the menu of Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville's cafe chain. "The flavours she brought together were simply outstanding."
"22.03.2017 16:14:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham MP Stephen Timms confirms 'lockdown' at Westminster after suspected terror attack MP Stephen Timms has spoken to the Recorder from Parliament which is on lockdown after a police officer was believed to have been stabbed outside. A woman has died.
"22.03.2017 13:11:32" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a family ticket to Madame Tussauds London, remember to get your copy of this week's Newham Recorder (out today). Good luck!
"22.03.2017 12:58:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Street artist transforms Stratford cafe wall Visitors to a cafe would be forgiven for thinking they were entering another world after the completion of a piece of futuristic street art. "We're turning heads in a positive way.”
"22.03.2017 12:45:01" newhamrecorder.co.uk VIDEO: 'Ask for Angela' campaign will rescue people from creepy dates It's sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people… What do you think to this idea?
"22.03.2017 12:30:31" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mums travel free on c2c trains on Mother's Day If you're planning to take your mum out for Mother's Day, take the train – and take her for free. Mums can travel for free on Sunday
"22.03.2017 12:11:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Maryland man wants to be named Britain's best young chef Rising star, Paul Matthews, is hoping to be crowned Britain's best young chef. “I was in it last year and came close to winning"
"22.03.2017 11:10:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk David Adegbite murder: Mourners donate to the funeral of NewVIc student as two men are bailed Wellwishers have raised almost £1,000 towards the funeral of murdered teenager David Adegbite in less than 24 hours. "It's more than just a donation, we're giving David the send-off he deserves, rest in peace my friend."
"22.03.2017 09:26:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Ahmadi Muslims share translations of Qur'an in Newham exhibition An exhibition celebrated the Qur'an being translated from its original Arabic. “One person asked me about jihad and its meaning in Islamic terminology,” he said. “I said it's the full reformation in which you submit to God's teachings and be nice to humanity – that's the main jihad.”
"22.03.2017 09:24:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Barts Health Trust appoints Ian Peters as chair The trust which runs Newham University Hospital has announced the appointment of Ian Peters as its permanent chair. “I am very excited about joining Barts Health and eager to get on with the job at hand – making sure we provide high quality, efficient services for the 2.5 million people we serve."
"21.03.2017 17:04:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council awarded £2.6m to support families of domestic abuse Children in Newham affected by domestic abuse are to receive specialist help after a council project won huge government funding. “This funding will enable us to build on our practice, help our children to flourish and transform their life chances.”
"21.03.2017 16:40:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk NewVIc student David Adegbite 'murdered' with bullet to the head A student at a Newham sixth-form college was shot dead in Barking on Sunday. He had been hoping to go to Middlesex University in the autumn.
"21.03.2017 16:26:39" newhamrecorder.co.uk Pictures: Three stands demolished at West Ham's former Upton Park stadium From the front, West Ham's former Upton Park home still looks like the stadium thousands of fans flocked to every week – bar the scaffolding and signs, of course. These are the latest pictures of the demolition work at Upton Park
"21.03.2017 15:50:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police appeal for help to find elderly man missing from Stratford A 79-year-old vulnerable man from Stratford has gone missing prompting an appeal from police to find him. Neville McCarthy, also known as Joe Black, was last seen in person by his care worker at his home address in Janson Road, Stratford, on Monday, March 6.
"21.03.2017 15:37:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham headteachers 'deeply concerned' by government school funding plans Headteachers have written to the government saying they are “deeply concerned” by proposed changes to the schools budget and called for the needs of schools in deprived areas to be at the heart of any plans. Have you had your say on the school funding plans yet?
"21.03.2017 13:19:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council housing company launches at Upton Park A new housing company that aims to deliver affordable rental properties for Newham residents was unveiled at the site of the first homes to become part of the scheme – West Ham's former Upton Park home. “By paying less rent, residents will have the chance to save for a house deposit, giving them an opportunity to get on the housing ladder.”
"21.03.2017 13:06:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham revealed as acid attack hotspot Almost a quarter of acid attacks in London took place in Newham, figures reveal. “It's disheartening. It's the new wave of crime right now. We need to sit down and address the reasons behind this.”
"21.03.2017 12:26:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham has UK's fifth highest house price rises thanks to 'Olympic effect' Newham has the fifth highest-rising house prices of anywhere in the country, according to figures released today. Property in Newham increased in price by an average of 14 per cent from January 2016 to January this year meaning house prices now average £371,734.
"21.03.2017 10:29:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham couples 'more faithful than Tower Hamlets or Barking and Dagenham' Married couples in Newham are more faithful than their neighbours in Tower Hamlets and Barking and Dagenham – according to research from a website that helps people to have affairs. Do you believe it?
"21.03.2017 10:14:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Chinese support group celebrates grant boost Newham Chinese Association has received funding to keep running for the next two years. “I want to wish great success to the project and everyone who will be running the project or taking part"
"21.03.2017 07:18:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk 'High risk' 10-year-old Ronnie Hill found safe and well A 10-year-old boy who went missing from Canning Town has been found. 10-year-old Ronnie has been found.
"20.03.2017 17:49:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal to find killer of Adam Regis, 15, in Plaistow on the 10th anniversary of his death Police are appealing for information leading to the killer of a 15-year-old boy on the 10th year anniversary of his death. The teenager, who was the nephew of former athlete John Regis MBE, was found lying at the junction of Boundary Road and Kingston Road, and later died in Newham General Hospital.
"20.03.2017 17:01:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Government urged to help Newham families facing high childcare costs Families in Newham face being forced out of work due to high childcare costs, a report published today shows. “The government put childcare at the heart of their manifesto – they must now step in to ensure it is affordable, flexible and available to all."
"20.03.2017 15:30:40" newhamrecorder.co.uk 'High risk' 10-year-old Ronnie Hill missing from Newham A 10-year-old boy from Newham has gone missing, and police have issued an urgent appeal to help find him. Please share this picture to help find little Ronnie.
"20.03.2017 15:12:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Drug-driver jailed for killing East Ham motorcycle display team instructor The mum of a young motorcycle display team instructor killed by a speeding drug-driver has paid tribute to a “beautiful soul” as the man responsible for his death is jailed for seven years. "The night we realised our beautiful Kieron was killed will be etched in our minds forever."
"20.03.2017 14:19:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham school wishes Dame Vera Lynn 'Happy Birthday' in live video link Dame Vera Lynn has given a group of primary school students the thumbs up after they sang a medley of hits to the “forces sweetheart” to mark her 100th birthday. “Thank you very, very much for that and for a happy, happy birthday."
"20.03.2017 13:36:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk New street signs to honour Dame Vera Lynn on her 100th birthday Three new street signs have been put up to celebrate the life of Dame Vera Lynn, Newham's most famous daughter, who turns 100 years old today. The forces' sweetheart was born in East Ham on March 20, 1917.
"20.03.2017 13:22:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Boy sets up his own robotics company at the age of just EIGHT Callum Daniel's passion for robots has led him to set up his own company. “I asked my mum to enrol me on a robotic course, but couldn't find one local to us, so I decided to set up my own company."
"20.03.2017 10:59:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk New street signs to honour Dame Vera Lynn on her 100th birthday Three new street signs have been put up to celebrate the life of Dame Vera Lynn, Newham's most famous daughter, who turns 100 years old today. Have you seen one of the new signs yet?
"20.03.2017 10:37:05" Timeline Photos Are you planning to do something crazy for #RedNoseDay on Friday? Don't forget to send your pics to email@example.com!
"20.03.2017 09:47:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk PICTURES: Fire in Plaistow sees families evacuated Families were evacuated from blocks flats in Plaistow after a blaze in a car workshop. Did you see the blaze?
"20.03.2017 08:59:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Severe delays on District Line and Hammersmith and City Line Both the District Line and the Hammersmith and City Line are experiencing severe delays this morning after a person was taken ill on a train. One commuter described it as 'agony'.
"20.03.2017 07:49:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham born Dame Vera Lynn is 100-years-old today Newham's most famous daughter is 100-years-old today. Happy birthday, Dame Vera!
"17.03.2017 17:34:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham pupils showcase skills in school report project Pupils from schools across Newham were turned into budding journalists for the day as part of the BBC school report project. "It was a great opportunity to for them to gain a greater knowledge about the outside world."
"17.03.2017 15:16:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Walking distance between Newham stations revealed in new map If you've ever been affected by rail delays and wondered how long it would take to walk home, a new Tube map could be the thing for you. How long would it take to walk your commute?
"17.03.2017 13:57:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk EVERY Newham school to lose out under proposed funding plans Every school in Newham will lose money if plans intended to make funding fairer are approved, a report out today has shown. "It is going to get harder for schools to recruit the teachers they need to give their pupils the opportunities they need.”
"17.03.2017 09:22:29" newhamrecorder.co.uk Midwives at Newham Hospital win prestigious award Midwives at Newham Hospital have won an award for an innovative project that transforms the care women received during their pregnancy. The scheme was awarded the Royal College of Midwives prestigious Euro King Better Births award for transforming maternity services together.
"17.03.2017 07:28:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Midwives at Newham Hospital win prestigious award Midwives at Newham Hospital have won an award for an innovative project that transforms the care women received during their pregnancy. “I am delighted and extremely proud that our team's work to improve care for local women in Newham has been recognised"
"16.03.2017 18:21:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Brexit: Government urged to give EU nationals in Newham the right to remain The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling on the prime minister to give EU nationals the right to remain in the UK. “My message to them is clear - you are Londoners, you are welcome here and you deserve a commitment from the Government that you can stay"
"16.03.2017 17:39:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham College principal to retire A principal credited with turning her college around has named her replacement after announcing her retirement. "A difficult decision."
"16.03.2017 17:08:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham crime fiction author offers budding writers the chance to shine in literary competition A best-selling author who took 23 years to find success hopes to find Newham's next big literary talent in a writing competition. Could you be the next J.K.Rowling? Then enter this writing competition, open to all Newham residents, while there's still time. You might even get your work read by a top literary agent!
"16.03.2017 16:43:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Put one foot in front of the other to keep Stratford's history alive A trio of students have found a healthy way to keep history alive - by walking through it. “We would love to have people from the area come so they can tell us about their experience living here.”
"16.03.2017 13:36:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk Take part in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park fun run on Mother's Day Runners of all ages and abilities are being urged to do their bit in the fight against heart disease this Mother's Day. “Challenging yourself to the QEOP is a fantastic way to support the nation's heart charity, save lives and improve your own heart health at the same time."
"16.03.2017 08:44:19" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk Overground between Barking and South Tottenham closed due to train fault There is no service on the Overground between Barking and South Tottenham due to a faulty train. If you travel to work on the Overground, take note: A faulty train means there is currently no service between Barking and South Tottenham
"16.03.2017 07:31:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Developers seek ideas for former Stratford sweet factory Ideas for a temporary project on the site of a former sweet factory are being sought by developmers. Do you have any ideas for the site?
"15.03.2017 15:45:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Hundreds of Plaistow students hold 'protest walk' against female genital mutilation Nearly 500 NewVIc pupils have participated in a school-organised demonstration against female genital mutilation (FGM). “It was fantastic to be involved in the campaign. We all pulled together to raise awareness about FGM because women and girls need to be protected from FGM at all costs”.
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"15.03.2017 13:37:30" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a great Easter day out for all the family at Gulliver's Land, remember to get this week's Newham Recorder (out today). Good luck!
"15.03.2017 12:48:55" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk Government scraps plans to increase National Insurance contributions for the self-employed The Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed. “In the light of what has emerged as a clear view among colleagues and a significant section of the public, I have decided not to proceed with the Class 4 NIC measure set out in the Budget.”
"15.03.2017 12:36:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council name and shame prostitute sticker offenders in appeal to find other suspects A “rogues gallery” of people either caught or wanted for posting “prostitution stickers” in Newham has been published in an appeal. “We are targeting the criminals who deface our streets and encourage members of the public to report any incidents they witness to the police or council.”
"15.03.2017 11:53:01" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate campaigner exceeds court fees crowdfunding target A crowdfunding page set up to fund a court case against Newham Council exceeded its target within three days. “I'm doing this because I care about this community and clearly other people do as well.”
"15.03.2017 10:24:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Victim claims he was struck by a traffic cone in Forest Gate robbery A 30-year-old man who was robbed in the early hours of this morning claims he was hit over the head with a traffic cone. Can you help police with their investigation?
"15.03.2017 08:17:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Jailed: 'Predator' who said he was son of African king to groom and sexually assault two teenage girls A man who pretended to be the son of a African king in order to groom two teenage girls he later sexually assaulted has been jailed. “Taheeb Udusole is a predator who claimed that he believed the girls were adult because neither arrived in school uniform."
"15.03.2017 07:20:29" newhamrecorder.co.uk Shortlist of bidders for Silvertown tunnel contract announced The three companies shortlisted to design and build the proposed Silvertown tunnel have been announced. As part of the tender, all contractors will be required to reduce the impact of construction in the surrounding area once work begins, expected to be in 2019.
"14.03.2017 18:08:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Oliver Award nomination for 'ground-breaking' play at Theatre Royal Stratford East A Stratford theatre boss says he's “thrilled” that a pioneering play shown at his venue has been put up for a top gong. “We are thrilled."
"14.03.2017 17:59:35" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"14.03.2017 16:30:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Premier Inn agrees deal for 160-room Canning Town hotel A 160-room hotel is set to be built in Canning Town as part of a £360 million development. The 160-room hotel could open in 2020
"14.03.2017 13:14:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Night Tube drivers set to strike union warns Night Tube drivers have voted to strike in a row over pay and working conditions less than a year after the service began. “This is a senseless and damaging policy that picks out one group of staff for negative treatment and of course the drivers are angry and that is why our members have voted overwhelmingly for action.”
"14.03.2017 13:08:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Free screening in Beckton of Lupita Nyong'o film Queen of Katwe A free screening of a film starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is being held in Beckton, complete with free refreshments. A chance ot see a film starring an Oscar winner for free!
"14.03.2017 12:09:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Iconic Forest Gate gig anniversary recreated at The Wanstead Tap A legendary Forest Gate music gig at a club where Jimi Hendrix played is being recreated for fans on its 50th anniversary this Saturday. The Upper Cut Club was open from 1966 to 67. It featured major stars such as Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, The Who and Eric Clapton and legend even has it that Jimi Hendrix wrote Purple Haze there in December 1966.
"14.03.2017 07:59:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Bus shelter set alight in Manor Park Crowds gathered after a bus shelter was set alight outside a train station this morning. No arrests were made after the incident early this morning
"14.03.2017 07:15:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Trial of Manor Park parents accused of murdering three-month-old daughter set to begin today The parents of a baby who died after being found unresponsive on a bus are set to go on trial today charged with her murder. The baby was found unresponsive on a Stratford bus
"13.03.2017 18:07:40" romfordrecorder.co.uk Severe delays on TfL Rail service between Liverpool Street and Brentwood There are severe delays between Liverpool Street and Brentwood due to a faulty train at Ilford. A warning if you're planning on travelling on TfL Rail services tonight.
"13.03.2017 17:59:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Half price Silvertown tunnel toll proposed for drivers on low incomes Drivers on a low income could benefit from subsidised access to the proposed Silvertown tunnel. The proposals were outlined in a document submitted to the planning inspectorate.
"13.03.2017 15:43:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk University of East London student is determined to make the most of his opportunities University of East London student Dale Taylor-Gentles, is determined to make the most of his latest opportunity. “Even when things were really bad, the thought of university kept me going"
"13.03.2017 12:16:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Custom House primary school to double in size A primary school is set to double in size after planning permission was granted for its expansion. St Joachim's will go from having one form per year to two.
"13.03.2017 10:57:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Longest serving barbers in Newham celebrates 57 years of business The MP for West Ham paid a special visit to the borough's longest-serving barbers to celebrate their birthday. “I plan to keep going as long as I can stand on my feet"
"13.03.2017 09:40:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk The Met slammed over NINE failures after homeless man dies at Forest Gate police station An inquest into the death of a homeless man taken into custody and later found dead on the floor of his cell has criticised police for making a catalogue of failures. A Met spokesman vowed the service would take time to consider the comments of the jury and a forthcoming coroner's report.
"10.03.2017 15:48:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham named as one of the worst shoplifting hotspots in London Newham has the ninth highest shoplifting rate in London, a new study claims. “Shoplifting doesn't just affect the retailers, it also affects consumers as the losses are typically recouped through higher retail prices."
"10.03.2017 13:14:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk Success for Match4Tommy as bone marrow match found for Stratford firefighter's son, five The family of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have thanked prospective donors for coming forward after a stem cell match was found. Brilliant news! Bone marrow donor found for five-year-old with leukaemia after #Match4Tommy campaign
"10.03.2017 12:56:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing dementia sufferer Florence Jobe may be in Canning Town An elderly woman with dementia has gone missing from Canning Town. Please share to help find Florence. If you see her, please call 999.
"10.03.2017 11:50:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missed A&E waiting time targets worsen for Newham University Hospital A&E waiting time targets have been missed again at Newham University Hospital (NUH) as it deals with increasing numbers of visitors. The latest figures for NHS England show only 88 per of patients at the Plaistow hospital were seen, admitted or discharged within four hours in January, a drop of 3pc on the previous month.
"10.03.2017 11:27:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Should the government guarantee a lowering of net migration after Brexit? This week's Big Debate asks whether respecting Brexit means lowering net migration. Vote in our poll and let us know what Remain stronghold Newham thinks of immigration in light of Brexit
"10.03.2017 09:49:57" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk Campaign launched as claims of sexual harassment on public transport DOUBLE in a year A hard hitting film aimed at stamping out sexual harassment on public transport has been released today after figures show reports have doubled in a year. “I want all women and girls to feel confident travelling on our transport network."
"10.03.2017 09:21:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk New £1 coin costs Newham Council £9,200 The new £1 coin will be in your purse or wallet by the end of the month – and the borough's cash payment machines are ready. Newham Council has spent the sum on adapting payment machines to accept the new 12-sided coin in its carparks.
"10.03.2017 08:20:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk Severe delays on Central Line There are severe delays on the Central line this morning after an empty train derailed at White City with no service between Marble Arch and Acton Town. An earlier empty train derailment is causing severe delays.
"10.03.2017 08:08:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal to find man with Newham links charged with burglary Police searching for a man charged with burglary who failed to turn up at court are appealing for help to trace his whereabouts. Can you help police find this man?
"10.03.2017 07:38:29" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man, 32, jailed after Plaistow betting shop robberies A man who terrorised staff during a string of armed robberies at betting shops has been jailed. "A dangerous and violent criminal is now behind bars for a considerable time."
"10.03.2017 07:32:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk New £1 coin will cost Newham Council £9,200 The new £1 coin will be in your purse or wallet by the end of the month – and the borough's cash payment machines are ready. The new £1 coin will be out at the end of the month.
"09.03.2017 17:11:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk A13 collision causes rush hour delays Two eastbound lanes are closed on the A13 following a collision between a car and a motorcyclist. Take note if you're on the road this evening.
"09.03.2017 16:55:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Risks of Newham healthcare proposals discussed The risks of radical plans which could transform the way people in the borough are cared for have been discussed by councillors. "The plan we have is challenging and there are a number of risks.”
"09.03.2017 15:14:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham CCG and council axe funding for mental health group A group that enables people with mental health issues to shape how their services are run is to close after its funding was cut. The group has 300 members, 163 of whom were classed as “active” over the last 12 months. Many of these benefit from activities and workshops, plus training and development opportunities.
"09.03.2017 14:35:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk First Elizabeth line passenger train arrives in east London Passengers won't be able to board an Elizabeth line train until May – but eagle-eyed trainspotters may have caught a glimpse of one as it travelled through east London. Are you looking forward to the new trains? Check out the video to see one in action
"09.03.2017 13:47:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mother of Forest Gate stabbing victim Champion Ganda says she prays for his killer The broken-hearted mother of a 17-year-old who was stabbed to death in Forest Gate said she prays for her son's killer. “My prayer is that God meets him and that Jesus gives him love so that he can love others."
"09.03.2017 09:32:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk Consultation prompts concerns over Newham constituency boundary changes Proposed changes to constituency boundaries which could see the seats of East Ham and West Ham carved up have prompted concerns over the borough's identity. There's still time to have your say on the proposals
"08.03.2017 18:38:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham MPs criticise 'sham' budget and government's 'failure' to help people Lyn Brown and Stephen Timms have slammed the chancellor's budget saying people in Newham will suffer as a result. "[The Minimum Living Wage] is not nearly enough to live on in Newham, where pay is lower than the national average and much, much lower than London overall.”
"08.03.2017 17:23:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Annual NHS staff survey reveals big improvements for Barts Health Trust A staff poll has shown the trust which runs Newham University Hospital is the “most improved” of 175 NHS organisations surveyed by healthcare charity Picker Institute Europe. The results were not all good news as Newham University Hospital hospital staff reported higher than average scores of work-related stress (44 per cent) in the last 12 months against an average of 36pc.
"08.03.2017 15:45:15" Timeline Photos Young Banksys and graffiti artists wanted to create villain for new East Ham trampoline park http://buff.ly/2n6qDEg
"08.03.2017 15:32:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Campaigners call for living wage for all West Ham United staff Campaigners have called for all staff at West Ham United to get a living wage. "Either West Ham or the London Legacy Development Corporation need to take responsibility and stop passing the buck."
"08.03.2017 12:12:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady lands prestigious award The vice-chairman of West Ham United has been named the most influential woman in football. “It's a great honour to receive this award and my sincere thanks go to everyone who took the time to vote"
"08.03.2017 10:53:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk London Stadium named Stadium of the Year It's official: the London Stadium is the best sports ground to have opened in the past year. " I firmly believe that our supporters can look forward to a very exciting future here."
"08.03.2017 10:20:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk New Canning Town shop allows customers to test vapes One of the country's leading�vape magazine publishers is to open a shop in Canning Town. “We don't try to market to people who have no need to vape."
"08.03.2017 07:52:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fears that parking woes will drive business away in Plaistow Traders are worried about newly-introduced controlled parking in Plaistow claiming it could drive businesses away. The owner of the Lord Stanley pub said: “When West Ham moved grounds it affected business and now this.”
"07.03.2017 18:59:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk 'Prolific' Forest Gate car thieves helped steal almost £3million's worth of cars in 120 offences A “brazen” gang of car thieves have been convicted after police raided a pub ran by the ringleader's dad. The gang was apprehended after a Manor Park pub was raided
"07.03.2017 17:15:01" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"07.03.2017 16:00:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Headteacher from Manor Park receives OBE from the Queen A headteacher says she feels “blessed” for having been made an OBE from the Queen for her services to education. Marva previously helped head up two national development programmes for black and minority ethnic leaders in education and was pivotal in setting up borough community groups such as The Sickle Cell Society and Newham African Caribbean Resource Centre.
"07.03.2017 11:54:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham College pays tribute to 'popular' student who drowned Staff at Newham College have paid tribute to “popular” student Daniel Olatunji who drowned while on holiday in America. “Daniel was an excellent student, popular with both his peers and staff. Our heartfelt sympathies are with his family and friends.”
"06.03.2017 20:39:23" www.newhamrecorder.co.uk Asylum seeker, 16, jailed for stabbing a man, possessing heroin and crack cocaine and dangerous driving A 16-year-old asylum seeker has been jailed for 13 offences including a stabbing, possession of heroin and crack cocaine, and dangerous driving.
"06.03.2017 14:56:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham wheelchair service moves to East Ham Users of a Newham wheelchair seating service are to benefit from an upgrade in facilities as of today. The modern centre will provide patients with larger clinical space, which should reduce waiting times for appointments, plus a quieter and more accessible location.
"06.03.2017 10:57:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham College student Daniel Olatunji tragically drowns on holiday in America A teenage student at Newham College has drowned while on holiday in America. Following Daniel's death, an online fundraising page was set up, raising £14,000 in order to bring his body home.
"06.03.2017 10:27:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Bus shooting of Manor Park teenager with BB gun prompts fresh appeal Detectives investigating the shooting of a teenager with a BB gun on board a bus are continuing to appeal for information to find the culprit. Were you on the bus at the time?
"03.03.2017 17:37:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Plaistow rapist who dragged teenage girl from Stratford street and threatened to stab her is jailed for 21 years A man who dragged a 16-year-old girl from the street and threatened to stab her before raping her in the back of his car has today been jailed for 21 years. "Khurram Rehman is a very dangerous man who kidnapped and raped a girl he pulled off the street."
"03.03.2017 15:06:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk Three quarters of Newham pupils offered first choice secondary school More than 3,000 Year Six pupils will be heading to their preferred secondary school in September. Did your child get into their first choice school? Have your say in our poll
"03.03.2017 14:31:39" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town man found guilty of stabbing Champion Ganda, 17, to death in Forest Gate A man has been convicted of the manslaughter of 17-year-old Champion Ganda in a fight involving belts, a hammer and at least one knife within metres of Sandringham Primary School in Forest Gate. “Champion Ganda was brought to the ground, he was kicked in the head and body and he was stabbed 11 times in the head, chest, arms and legs. He died in the street where he fell.”
"03.03.2017 13:48:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town man found guilty of stabbing boy, 17, to death outside primary school in Forest Gate A man has been convicted of the manslaughter of 17-year-old Champion Ganda in a fight involving belts, a hammer and at least one knife within metres of Sandringham Primary School in Forest Gate. He was cleared of murder but found guilty of manslaughter.
"03.03.2017 10:31:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Westfield Stratford City is set to become even bigger Plans have been submitted to add 75 more shops underneath the existing Marks and Spencer store
"03.03.2017 10:22:37" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk Dean Pascale-Modeste, who went to school in Newham, may have been killed 'by mistake' Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Barking resident Dean Pascal-Modeste, 21, have suggested the young music producer may have been killed in a case of mistaken identity. Det Insp Richard Leonard, from the Met's homicide and major crime command, said he “strongly believed that this was a case of mistaken identity”.
"02.03.2017 12:23:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk www.newhamrecorder.co.uk “Selco's recruitment policy has always been to employ those from the branch's local community and that is continuing in Beckton"
"02.03.2017 11:45:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Strictly Come Dancing stars set to showcase skills at ExCeL Have you ever watched celebrities strutting their stuff on Strictly Come Dancing and thought, 'I could do that'? Who's your favourite Strictly Come Dancing star? You could see them at the ExCeL this summer
"02.03.2017 09:06:27" Timeline Photos It's World Book Day today! Are your children dressing up for the occasion? We'd love to see your photos - post them below, tweet us @newhamrecorder or email email@example.com
"02.03.2017 09:02:51" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate teacher urges crackdown on 'prostitution stickers' A campaigning teacher intends to take the council to court claiming Newham has failed to take action against the posting of “prostitution stickers” on its streets. “I fulfilled my part of the bargain, now they're to do theirs.”
"02.03.2017 07:17:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk www.newhamrecorder.co.uk Can you help find missing 14-year-old?
"01.03.2017 18:14:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Win tickets to see The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, is the UK premiere of this hit US musical. The Recorder has teamed up with the Theatre Royal to give away four pairs of tickets
"01.03.2017 17:28:27" newhamrecorder.co.uk 23 drivers in Newham face fines for using mobiles at the wheel On the day new rules on mobile phone use at the wheel came into force 23 people have been caught in Newham alone, according to police. Let us know what you think about the new rules. Are they strong enough or too strong?
"01.03.2017 16:28:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham councillor expelled from Labour party for bullying and intimidation A Newham councillor has been expelled from the Labour party after being found guilty of bullying, intimidation and aggressive behaviour. Cllr Obaid Khan was found guilty of bullying, intimidation and aggressive behaviour following a two-day Labour party hearing
"01.03.2017 15:06:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Westfield Stratford City expansion plans submitted London's biggest shopping centre is set to get even bigger. Westfield Stratford City plans to add space for up to 75 more shops
"01.03.2017 14:33:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk Olympic boxer Nicola Adams inspiring young cyclists at Lee Valley VeloPark The world's first-ever female boxing champion, Nicola Adams, is hoping to inspire youngsters to join the Prudential Ride London. “My main goal is to inspire the next generation to get involved in cycling"
"01.03.2017 10:43:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk 20 firefighters tackle Forest Gate scrapyard blaze About 20 firefighters tackled a scrapyard blaze in the early hours of this morning. They were fighting fire for more than an hour
"01.03.2017 08:00:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Huge crackdown on drivers who use mobile phones The penalty for using a mobile phone whilst driving has doubled today – and a special police patrol is out to catch those who flout this law. The penalty is doubling to a £200 fine and six points on your licence.
"01.03.2017 07:40:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham secondary school places allocated today Parents of Year Six pupils are set to find out today which secondary school their child will be going to in September. Did your child get into the school you wanted, or did you miss out?
"28.02.2017 17:53:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk London City Airport staff face redundancy under airline restructure plans Jobs are set to be cut at London City Airport as part of an airline's proposed restructure. "Regrettably we expect that there will be redundancies among some of our workforce in London."
"28.02.2017 17:15:01" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"28.02.2017 15:23:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk Council tax to remain frozen as Newham Council passes budget Councillors have agreed a budget that will make “efficiency” savings of £18.8 million and freeze council tax for the ninth consecutive year. Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham, said: “It is a unique budget. I offer a budget with no frontline service cuts, no council tax cuts.”
"28.02.2017 14:51:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Wanted: Man with 'Born 2 Make Money' tattoo sought by police for theft and fraud offences A man bearing two tattoos about making money is wanted by police in connection with theft and fraud offences. The 27-year-old, who also goes by the names of Tashan Brown and Tirrell Miller, is described as a 5ft 6in black man with brown eyes, short black hair and short black beard. He also has a London accent.
"28.02.2017 14:49:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Beckton man wanted in connection with sexual assault committed on the day he was released from prison Police are appealing to the public to help them find a man suspected of carrying out a sexual assault on the day he was released from prison. Can you help?
"28.02.2017 13:26:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk First driverless car road test in Europe takes place in Newham We've already got driverless trains weaving their way around our borough – but what about driverless cars? A driverless car was tested in Newham - what do you think of the idea? Have your say by voting on our poll.
"28.02.2017 11:37:10" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town baker inspired by TV cooking up a business A mum-of-six has swapped the rush hour traffic to set up a cake-making business out of her kitchen. “I'm a bit nervous, but hoping it's going to go extremely well"
"28.02.2017 08:53:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council dumps high-interest Lobo loans Newham Council aims to save £94 million by dumping some of the controversial high-interest bank loans it took out in the noughties. The move follows months of campaigning from three Newham councillors and members of the public who claimed the Lobos, which totalled 90 per cent of the council's debt portfolio from 2014 to 2015, had left it in a “precarious financial position”.
"28.02.2017 07:28:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Upton Park community centre saved by theatre arts charity An arts charity has saved a community centre from closure by launching a 120-seat theatre and “creative hub” for emerging talent. “I suspect the building would have been knocked down and turned into unaffordable flats otherwise."
"27.02.2017 15:04:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk University of East London launches course for refugees Leaving your country because of war can be a life-changing decision. "We know that there is a real demand of educational support among refugees, who are often unable to access paid work and formal education or apply for financial support."
"27.02.2017 13:23:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Not for the faint-hearted: Abseilers take on 249ft Orbit slide clean Going down the world's tallest tunnel slide is scary enough for some – so imagine being suspended 249ft in the air to clean it. Would you be brave enough?
"27.02.2017 07:30:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Community enterprise founder wants to help the unemployed in Newham Community enterprise founder, Natalie Szarek, wants to continue to help unemployed adults gain experience. "Lots of people want to learn how to grow food in their own gardens and this is an opportunity for them to do that"
"24.02.2017 15:07:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Student rescues escaped dog in Forest Gate A caring student has helped reunite a dog with its owner after finding the escaped pet on his way to school. “I just couldn't leave the frightened little dog there on the busy road and ignore it"
"24.02.2017 12:36:01" newhamrecorder.co.uk How well do you know Newham's famous faces? Try our quiz to find out Whether you a reality TV fan or a sports whiz, why not put your knowledge to the test. Try out our quiz and let us know how you get on
"24.02.2017 12:32:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk Four guns found at an address in Forest Gate Police have seized four guns at an address in Forest Gate. A man has been charged and will appear in court in March
"24.02.2017 09:00:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk A person under a train causes severe Jubilee line delays A person under a train has led to severe delays on the Jubilee line this morning. Severe delays remain on the Jubilee line after an earlier incident.
"24.02.2017 08:27:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk Serious delays on Blackwall Tunnel There are serious delays on the southbound stretch of the Blackwall Tunnel. Tailbacks as far as Old Ford.
"24.02.2017 07:35:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Netball club keen for Copper Box Arena success Despite hosting both international and league netball matches, London has never had a top flight netball team. “It's also about inspiring women and girls to take up sport.”
"23.02.2017 17:21:37" romfordrecorder.co.uk Storm Doris causes delays and cancellations on c2c Commuters are facing delays and cancellations on the c2c line this evening due to Storm Doris. Are you taking the train tonight?
"23.02.2017 16:37:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Young Newham fundraisers set to support Syrian refugees on humanitarian trip Two young friends who plan to give life-saving packages to Syrian children and women at refugee camps have appealed for support. “There are people who are watching on TV all these children and women suffering, and they sit there and say 'I wish we can do something'. I feel that I am this wish for them.”
"23.02.2017 13:08:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Have your say on 3,800-home West Ham development Proposals for a 3,800-home development in West Ham are going on display for a second time. The first of three public consultations is taking place this afternoon
"23.02.2017 12:26:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk Storm Doris causes West Ham Park closure West Ham Park has been closed due to very high winds caused by Storm Doris. West Ham Park is currently closed due to Storm Doris
"23.02.2017 11:38:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Upper Road Medical Centre in Plaistow told to improve in three months or face closure A GP practice in Plaistow faces closure unless it improves the quality of care it offers to patients in the next three months. “The service remains in special measures and will be inspected again within three months, and if there is not enough improvement we will move to close the service"
"23.02.2017 10:55:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Ahmadi Muslims of Newham launch 29th Charity Walk for Peace A minority Muslim group will welcome 60 charities to a launch dinner for their 29th annual Charity Walk for Peace. Last year's walk raised £500k for UK charities - can you help beat that this year?
"23.02.2017 10:18:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk PICTURED: Jealous East Ham man who has been jailed for life for the murder of his girlfriend An “enraged and jealous” man who murdered his girlfriend in an attack that was recorded on her mobile phone has been jailed for life today. Alin Gabriel Apopei, 27, killed 25-year-old Denisa Silmen on July 30, 2015.
"23.02.2017 07:29:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Plaistow drug dealer jailed after breaching suspended sentence A drug dealer who ran away from police officers who attempted to question him has been jailed. He ran away from police.
"22.02.2017 18:34:50" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk c2c passengers face disruption after trespassers on tracks Passengers travelling with c2c are facing ongoing disruption after tresspassers on the tracks earlier today. Have you been affected?
"22.02.2017 17:30:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham had second highest number of knife injuries in London last year Newham is in the top three boroughs for knife crime in London, according to official police figures. Over a thousand incidents were reported last year.
"22.02.2017 17:00:43" newhamrecorder.co.uk www.newhamrecorder.co.uk Struggling to get home with the Tube Strike? While away the time (and test your knowledge) with our quiz.
"22.02.2017 16:45:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady opens 3G football pitch in Beckton The vice-chairman of West Ham has unveiled a new all-weather 3G pitch in Beckton. Do you prefer 3G or grass?
"22.02.2017 16:45:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady opens 3G football pitch in Beckton The vice-chairman of West Ham has unveiled a new all-weather 3G pitch in Beckton. Do you prefer 3G or grass to play on?
"22.02.2017 16:03:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing Morgan, 16, could be in Stratford A teenage girl with links to Stratford has gone missing. Morgan was last seen yesterday in High Wycombe
"22.02.2017 15:03:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk bit.ly What do you think of the ban?
"22.02.2017 15:00:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Robbed by his trusted workers: Betrayed owner of Stratford butchers speaks out A shop owner who had hundreds of thousands of pounds stolen from him when he was fighting cancer has spoken out about his ordeal. They stole from him when he was fighting cancer.
"22.02.2017 14:23:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Sentenced: Men involved in 'knife and axe' road rage clash in Stratford Two men accused of brandishing a 'knife and axe' during a road rage clash in Stratford have been sentenced. Mical Tadesse, 34, of Silverland Street, North Woolwich, and Tyrone Foster, 31, of no fixed abode, squared up to each other in Portway last May.
"22.02.2017 12:31:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man who murdered his girlfriend in their East Ham home is jailed for life An “enraged and jealous” man who murdered his girlfriend in an attack that was recorded on her mobile phone has been jailed for life today. “It can properly be described as the slaughter of an innocent woman.”
"22.02.2017 12:15:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Secret Cinema guests fall 'violently ill' after eating oysters in Newham warehouse Guests at Secret Cinema, an immersive theatre and film event that is currently recreating Moulin Rouge in a Newham warehouse, have fallen violently ill after eating oysters. Some guests got more than they bargained for at Secret Cinema.
"22.02.2017 12:15:12" newhamrecorder.co.uk Union predicts Newham education cuts will be worst in London Schools in Newham will receive the biggest cuts to education funding of any London borough by 2020, a teaching union has warned. The government cuts are likely to lead to bigger class sizes
"22.02.2017 11:26:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Union predicts Newham education cuts will be worst in London Schools in Newham will receive the biggest cuts to education funding of any London borough by 2020, a teaching union has warned. Class sizes are likely to increase under the government cuts
"22.02.2017 11:15:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Green-fingered fitness fans clear up Upton Park Green-fingered volunteers are transforming a stretch of waste ground to avoid going to the gym. “It's about giving your exercise purpose. It's great to see the transformation."
"22.02.2017 11:08:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Man who murdered his girlfriend in their East Ham home is jailed for life An “enraged and jealous” man who murdered his girlfriend in an attack that was recorded on her mobile phone has been jailed for life today. Alin Gabriel Apopei, 27, killed 25-year-old Denisa Silmen at the home the couple shared in Eversleigh Road
"22.02.2017 10:31:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police failed to note medical condition of epileptic man who later collapsed in Forest Gate station and died A homeless man who died in police custody had been found fitting on the floor of a cell at the same station before, an inquest has heard. “This information should have been on the police national computer. We would have seen the warning markers and taken action.”
"21.02.2017 18:06:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal to trace man missing from Newham University Hospital Police are concerned about the welfare of a man who went missing from Newham University Hospital today. Can you help officers trace Keith?
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"21.02.2017 16:57:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man guilty of murdering girlfriend in East Ham A man has today been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend at a house in East Ham. Alin Gabriel Apopei was today found guilty of the 2015 murder of his girlfriend Denisa Silmen
"21.02.2017 15:51:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk Children kept entertained during visit to Newham City Farm Pigs, birds and ponies kept crowds of people enertained throughout the half-term at Newham City Farm. “We had quiet a diverse group of people come from across the whole of Newham"
"21.02.2017 14:20:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Heathrow protestor who admitted blocking M4 motorway says living next to London City Airport was an influence A mother who blocked a motorway as part of a Heathrow expansion protest says growing up next to London City Airport had influenced her decision. "I know what it is like to live with that noise and poor air quality. My son went to a nursery at the UEL Docklands Campus. In the garden you can really smell the jet fumes and it is incredibly noisy."
"21.02.2017 12:14:22" newhamrecorder.co.uk Silvertown father's warning after cyclist's death A father using the same route as a cyclist killed in a lorry crash has warned it could happen again. “The road is very poorly maintained, busy and lorry drivers have poor visibility there.”
"21.02.2017 12:08:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Guitar academy set to open in Stratford's East Village A brand new guitar school is set to rock and roll its way into East Village. “I believe this is the first guitar specific academy in London, so I'm really excited and its something I want to do for a long time"
"21.02.2017 07:23:10" newhamrecorder.co.uk Maryland residents anger over 'dirty and messy' Tesco store Angry residents in Maryland have slammed Tesco, claiming their local store is dirty and messy and the worst in the company. “Everyone in Maryland is fed up because it's our only local supermarket, so that's why it's important to us.”
"20.02.2017 18:25:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cannabis found in 'Bob Marley' bags in Stratford Park Police officers discovered nine bags of cannabis during a weapon sweep in Stratford Park today. No one was arrested
"20.02.2017 17:47:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Tube strike: Early morning commuters face no Central line service Commuters heading into London will not be able to use the Central line before 7am on Wednesday if the planned Tube strike goes ahead. Do you use the Central line?
"20.02.2017 12:52:28" romfordrecorder.co.uk Five-year-old's dreams come true after West Ham manager Super Slav takes him to meet idol Andy Carroll West Ham manager Slaven Bilic lived up to his 'Super Slav' nickname after giving a young Hammers fan a day he will never forget. "Alf has been absolutely bouncing ever since, the smile on his face is something I will never forget."
"20.02.2017 12:24:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk UEL teams up with cancer charity following diagnosis of lecturer's daughter A year ago, University of East London lecturer Dr Stefano Casalotti's daughter Lara was in desperate need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. “It's good for the students to get experience in a real work environment.”
"20.02.2017 11:03:27" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham University Hospital's children's ward reopens after £6.8m refurbishment With more than 20,000 young people attending the accident and emergency department at Newham University Hospital last year, having somewhere suitable to admit children to was vital. What do you think of the refurbishment?
"20.02.2017 09:02:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mechanical fault continues to reduce Woolwich Ferry service for Newham commuters The Woolwich Ferry will run a reduced service this morning, with a mechanical fault expected to restrict it for the rest of the week. Bad news for commuters
"20.02.2017 08:35:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing teenage girl may be in Stratford Police are appealing for help tracing a 13-year-old girl. Please share to help find missing Vonai, who is only 13.
"20.02.2017 07:21:56" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council could save £94m in loan restructure plans Newham Council could save up to £94 million after cabinet members agreed a restructure of its loans. "We are always working to reduce the cost of our borrowing."
"19.02.2017 10:49:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man arrested after gun find in Newham A man has been arrested following the discovery of a firearm in Newham. The discovery was made my officers from the Met's task force
"19.02.2017 10:44:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Appeal to find missing Bromley boy Aiden Shannon, 13, who could be in Stratford Police are appealing for information to find a missing 13-year-old boy from Bromley who could be in Stratford. Please share and help Aiden be returned home safe and sound. Thank you.
"17.02.2017 20:44:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk Thousands evacuated from Westfield Stratford A video shows hordes of shoppers being evacuated from the Westfield shopping centre this evening as the fire doors came down. With VIDEO
"17.02.2017 17:42:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Former West Ham manager Charlie Paynter honoured with blue plaque Ask a Hammers fan who their ultimate 'Mr West Ham' would be, and a few names might spring to mind. "It is fitting recognition for a man who did more than anyone to establish West Ham United as one of the greatest football clubs in England."
"17.02.2017 17:40:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk Social services called in after 90 cases of FGM newly discovered in Newham There were 90 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Newham recorded in just one year. "This is child abuse and it is against the law. It has no place in any society."
"17.02.2017 16:49:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Lessons in 'lagom' for Stratford shoppers We love their meatballs and flat-packed furniture, but now one of Sweden's most famous exports, besides ABBA, brings the latest Scandi-trend to Stratford - and it's not hygge. Are you living the 'lagom' lifestyle?
"17.02.2017 16:29:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Call for residents to be included on memorial plaque to Silvertown explosion victims The relative of a mother killed in an explosion in Silvertown is calling for a memorial plaque to include the names of residents who died in the blast. “They seem to have been totally overlooked, almost as though the loss of their lives didn't matter.”
"17.02.2017 14:54:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Quiz of the week's news How well do you remember what happened in Newham this week? How many will you get right?
"17.02.2017 13:19:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham campaigners oppose radical healthcare proposal A campaign group has urged Newham Council to reject radical proposals to transform healthcare. “The cascading of patients away from hospitals is a recipe for disaster.”
"17.02.2017 12:59:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Solicitors and Italian eatery in Stratford paid worker less than the minimum wage A solicitors and an eatery in Stratford have been named and shamed for failing to pay their workers the minimum wage. Chipatiso Associated LLP and Don Arancini are named and shamed by the government
"17.02.2017 12:50:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk Custom House library set to close for month-long refurbishment Enhanced event spaces, quieter homework areas and improved wifi are just some of the improvements set to come to Custom House library as part of a refurbishment project. A reminder that Custom House library is set to close for a month from Monday
"17.02.2017 11:47:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council set to freeze council tax for ninth year Plans to freeze council tax for the ninth year running have been backed by councillors. The proposals will need to be agreed in a full council meeting before being introduced.
"17.02.2017 07:33:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Queen's Market in Upton Park hosts Market Games Stunts, basketball, football and chess were all part of the fun at Queen's Market. Can you spot yourself in our photos?
"16.02.2017 17:27:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fire at Canning Town scrapyard brought under control A fire at a scrapyard in Canning Town which could be seen for miles around has been brought under control by firefighters. “Firefighters worked hard to bring it under control and will be there throughout the evening damping down pockets of fire.”
"16.02.2017 17:26:01" newhamrecorder.co.uk Stratford-based dancers on Belgian exchange A “dance backpacker” is fighting division by taking a troupe of dancers to the home of chips and mayonnaise. "This project is extremely important."
"16.02.2017 15:35:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Firefighters tackling blaze in Canning Town Nearly 60 firefighters are tackling a blaze in Canning Town. The cause is unknown
"16.02.2017 10:50:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk The future of Upton Park: How West Ham's former ground will look The green turf is still there, as are a pair of turrets – but no sign of the thousands of claret and blue-clad fans that cheered on their team. What do you think, West Ham fans?
"16.02.2017 10:36:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate cafe opens to keep children off the streets A new cafe opened its doors to keep children away from a life of crime. “It will get these children of the streets, as its a place for them to come hang out"
"16.02.2017 08:35:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk Queues to Beckton roundabout after A13 multiple vehicle crash Motorists are facing a seven-mile tailback after a number of vehicles crashed this morning. Were you held up this morning?
"16.02.2017 08:25:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk No weapons handed in at Newham's police stations during gun amnesty Newham's police stations had no weapons handed in as part of the Metropolitan Police's gun amnesty week. Only five other boroughs had nothing handed in
"15.02.2017 17:58:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Thousands of West Ham fans enjoy a family fun day Thousands of West Ham United fans enjoyed a record breaking family fun day at the London Stadium. “Hopefully we've generated some good memories for them to take away"
"15.02.2017 17:45:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Partial U-turn on parking charge hikes at London Aquatics Centre in Stratford Olympic bosses have made a partial u-turn on hiking parking charges for users of a leisure centre after angry parents retaliated. Members of Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL), the body which runs the centre, will get a 50 per cent discount but not the parents who use the diving centre
"15.02.2017 16:08:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Borough's first 'deaf cafe' opens in Beckton A deaf chef has broken down barriers against the hard of hearing to realise a childhood dream to open his own cafe. "I have energy so I will succeed."
"15.02.2017 14:30:45" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham has the filthiest takeaways in the COUNTRY Newham's takeaways have the lowest hygiene ratings in the country, according to official figures. Grim reading.
"15.02.2017 14:14:20" barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk Gun amnesty in London reaps 83 firearms including deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov rifle A deadly AK-47 Kalashnikov is one of 83 weapons handed in as part of the Met's week-long gun amnesty. The gun amnesty ended on Sunday
"15.02.2017 12:49:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham fifth worst for flytipping Newham is the fifth worst for flytipping, an investigation has shown. How have you been affected?
"15.02.2017 10:01:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Student is stabbed outside University of East London campus in Docklands A student in his 20s has been stabbed outside a university campus. “We thought maybe it was drugs related or something like that.
Then one of the groups of friends we were with said maybe they have been stabbed and we said 'no, that wouldn't happen at university'.”
"15.02.2017 07:34:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Prehistoric tools at Newham Crossrail site among archaeological finds in exhibition Sifting through thousands of years of London life to secure Europe's largest engineering project in history has to be a dream job for any archaeologist. Curator Jackie Keily says the flints date back 9,000 years ago and were part of a 'tool-making factory' on the Thames Estuary islands.
"14.02.2017 17:15:00" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"14.02.2017 17:05:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Patients' fears as mental health day centre faces the axe Patients at a mental health day hospital threatened with closure have launched an online petition to save it. “Before I went there a couple of years ago, I wasn't able to function properly.”
"14.02.2017 14:31:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Family appeals to find dog missing in Beckton A family are appealing for help in finding their dog who went missing in Beckton. “We were gone for around five minutes, came back and she was gone"
"14.02.2017 11:06:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk University of East London graduate will showcase work at London Fashion Week A fashion graduate from the University of East London will be showcasing her 'hairy' talents on a prestigious catwalk. "Every designer wants to see their collections on the catwalk. It's magic"
"14.02.2017 08:00:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mechanical fault on Woolwich Ferry leaves Newham commuters with reduced service The Woolwich Ferry is running a reduced service this morning due to a mechanical fault. A warning for river commuters this morning
"14.02.2017 07:19:15" ilfordrecorder.co.uk King George Hospital staff to hold protest after porter is sacked over fried egg sandwich theft Staff at King George Hospital will be protesting tomorrow after a porter was sacked for allegedly stealing a fried egg sandwich. Supporters say the allegation risks destroying his life
"13.02.2017 17:06:31" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham fans clapping tribute to supporter who has died at the age of 28 West Ham fans paid tribute to a devoted supporter with a minute's applause at their home match against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. “It was just brilliant and amazing they even done it for him and even the away fans were clapping"
"13.02.2017 17:03:29" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham fans clapping tribute to supporter who has died at the age of 28 West Ham fans paid tribute to a devoted supporter with a minute's applause at their home match against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. James Miles from Upminster 'lived and breathed' his beloved football team
"13.02.2017 15:59:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate mosque makes history with first exhibition An often untold period in history is being celebrated in an exhibition claimed to be the first ever staged in a British mosque. "If the people won't go to the museum, then we will take the museum to the people."
"13.02.2017 15:54:43" newhamrecorder.co.uk Beckton widow appeals for help to find her husband's 'good samaritan' A widow whose husband died following a heart attack while on his way out to celebrate New Year's Eve is appealing for help to find the “good samaritan” who rushed to his aid. “Nothing will bring him back, but it would be nice to share in the last few moments of his life."
"13.02.2017 14:39:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Jailed: Ilford man who stabbed to death Bradley Dos Reis Pais Quaresma in Stratford Park A man who stabbed to death an 'adorable' 20-year-old inside a park and then tried to flee to France has been jailed today. Mario Albino Te has been sentenced to 11-and-a-half years for the manslaughter of Bradley Dos Reis Pais Quaresma
"13.02.2017 14:13:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Upton Park family stripped of housing priority after mum dies aged 29 Council chiefs have stripped a grieving father-of-two of emergency status for housing after his seriously ill wife died of pneumonia. Bilal Ahmad and his two children have been told by Newham Council they will remain in their overcrowded one bedroom flat
"13.02.2017 08:52:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Ninety-one-year-old former child refugee attacks government at Stratford meeting A man who was one of the first child refugees to enter the country after fleeing Nazi persecution in the Second World War has attacked the government. “I think that is a total and utter disgrace and totally indefensible.”
"13.02.2017 07:59:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Teenager, 18, missing from Plaistow Daniel Hussain was last seen in Plaistow wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers. Can you help?
"13.02.2017 07:34:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town charity merges with social business in survival bid A charity has merged with a social business in a move to protect its future. “The third sector is a difficult place at the moment."
"10.02.2017 18:32:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Tribute to cyclist killed close to Silvertown factory where he worked The boss of a cyclist who died after a collision with a lorry close to the Silvertown factory where he worked has paid tribute to him. "He made a big impression on us all and was well loved by his colleagues."
"10.02.2017 16:14:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk British Olympian visits Forest Gate school European Taekwondo Champion and Great British olympian, Lutalo Muhammad, paid a special visit to Forest Gate Community School this morning. “Lutalo has really inspired our students today and has shown them that hard work and dedication will bring success"
"10.02.2017 16:06:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham memorial bricks saved from demolition Volunteers have sorted through hundreds of memorial bricks from West Ham's former Upton Park stadium in a bid to reunite them with loved ones. Relatives will be able to collect their bricks tomorrow
"10.02.2017 16:02:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woman injured in crash between car and pedestrian in East Ham A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash between a car and a pedestrian. Drivers may wish to avoid Barking Road and High Street South
"10.02.2017 14:33:32" newhamrecorder.co.uk Climbing walls and caving planned for East Ham trampoline park Climbing walls, indoor caving and a super slide spanning two floors are among the activities planned for East Ham's new trampoline park. Which of the activities do you want to try?
"10.02.2017 08:30:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Two men with 'large quantity' of class A drugs arrested by police in East Ham A huge stash of class A drugs and cash was seized by police after they arrested two men in East Ham during a stop and search. Police tweeted a picture this morning of the “large quantity” of drugs and wads of £20 notes found and wrote “drug dealers off #EastHam streets”.
"10.02.2017 07:20:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk Custom House library set to close for month-long refurbishment Enhanced event spaces, quieter homework areas and improved wifi are just some of the improvements set to come to Custom House library as part of a refurbishment project. Work will see the layout of the library changed and the appearance improved, with repairs to the roof and guttering and the interior walls repainted.
"09.02.2017 17:36:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cyclist killed following collision with lorry in Silvertown A cyclist has died following a collision with a lorry in Silvertown. Update: Police have confirmed that the cyclist, a man in his 30s, was involved in a collision with a lorry
"09.02.2017 17:31:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham University Hospital misses A&E waiting time targets Newham University Hospital (NUH) failed to hit the government's A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released today. According to figures released today the hospital missed the 95% target in December
"09.02.2017 16:41:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cyclist killed in Silvertown collision A cyclist has died following a collision in Silvertown. A cyclist has died following a road collision in #Silvertown this afternoon
"09.02.2017 14:02:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man dies after falling down stairs at Canning Town tube station A police investigation has been launched after the body of a 35-year-old man was discovered at Canning Town tube station. The man has been named locally as Bernard Ovu
"09.02.2017 11:37:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police appeal after 30-year-old man in shot in Forest Gate A 30-year-old man was shot in Forest Gate last night. The victim was gunned down in Leonard Road
"09.02.2017 11:32:43" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fears grow over minicab drivers' behaviour for London City Airport's neighbours Neighbours fear they will be living in a ghetto unless mini cabdrivers using their streets as an unofficial pick up point change their anti-social behaviour. Residents claim they have seen minicab drivers relieving themselves in the street
"09.02.2017 10:56:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Life sentence for taxi driver who murdered East Ham love rival A taxi driver has been jailed for life for killing two men, including his love rival. "I hope their families will finally have some comfort knowing that their killer is now facing a life sentence."
"09.02.2017 10:48:27" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Council urged to sack Tando housing provider following complaints from tenants including 'cockroach found in child's ear' A group of residents have recorded a video calling for the council to sack a housing provider amid claims of rent inconsistencies, pest problems and dodgy repairs. Tenants in Custom House also claim their are rent inconsistencies and some have been wrongly threatened with eviction for rent arrears
"09.02.2017 10:24:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Plaistow college's baked bean tasting makes savings A tin of baked beans is a tasty treat for some, but for others the humble dish offers useful lessons in money management. "If you're trying to save money buying something not branded is going to give you a saving."
"09.02.2017 07:23:44" newhamrecorder.co.uk Manor Park parents charged with baby's murder set to enter plea The parents of a three-month-old baby who was found unresponsive on a bus and later died are set to appear at the Old Bailey today. They are due to appear at the Old Bailey today
"08.02.2017 16:29:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown to vote against Brexit bill after final Commons debate Two Newham MPs will vote against triggering Article 50 this evening as it reaches its final hearing in the Commons. “This Tory Brexit will take us out of the single market, the customs union, and will reduce living standards in West Ham. I cannot in good conscience vote any other way."
"08.02.2017 13:42:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Union announces Woolwich Ferry strike suspension Friday's Woolwich Ferry strike has been suspended with talks set to take place tomorrow, a union has said. "We can confirm that Unite has suspended the 24-hour strike action, scheduled for Friday, for talks to take place tomorrow."
"08.02.2017 13:04:49" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man shot in Forest Gate A 30-year-old man was shot in Forest Gate last night. The 30-year-old's injuries are said not to be life-threatening
"08.02.2017 11:32:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police divers searching pond for man missing from Newham Hospital Police investigating the disappearance of a man from Newham University Hospital are searching a pond at Wanstead Park. Breaking: Police investigating the disappearance of a man from Newham University Hospital are searching a pond in Wanstead Park
"08.02.2017 11:06:30" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a family ticket to the London Dungeon, remember to get this week's Newham Recorder (out today). Good luck!
"08.02.2017 08:36:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Overground part-closures on line serving Woodgrange Park station could stretch to 2018 An engineering design blunder could mean part-closures on the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line stretch into early 2018 – with seething funders Transport for London (TfL) promising to seek compensation. TfL is threatening Network Rail with legal action
"07.02.2017 17:15:02" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
Visit www.newhamrecorder.co.uk for more or follow us on twitter at @newhamrecorder for regular news and travel updates.
"07.02.2017 16:06:47" newhamrecorder.co.uk Theatre Royal Stratford East's artistic director steps down Theatre Royal Stratford East's artistic director is set to step down from his role at the end of the year. “It's been a total privilege to lead this theatre for over twelve years and play a part in its history and vision"
"07.02.2017 14:27:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man guilty of Stratford park killing A man has been found guilty of killing a student who was found dead in a Stratford park. A man has been found guilty of killing Bradley Quaresma at a Stratford park
"07.02.2017 14:05:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk UEL succeeds in action to remove pay day loan ads from Docklands station Protestors targeting a pay day loan company's ads have succeeded in getting them removed. “We are delighted, really delighted. We'd like to say a big thank you to TfL. We really appreciate them listening to us.”
"07.02.2017 12:39:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk West Ham memorial bricks saved from demolition Volunteers have sorted through hundreds of memorial bricks from West Ham's former Upton Park stadium in a bid to reunite them with loved ones. The volunteers ended up sorting through around 1,000 bricks
"07.02.2017 07:35:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk www.newhamrecorder.co.uk “Understanding how different groups in the community access pregnancy information means we can address the gaps.”
"06.02.2017 14:14:44" newhamrecorder.co.uk 'No questions asked' gun surrender week launched Firearms owners are being asked to hand in their weapons, with no questions asked, as part of an initiative to reduce gun crime on the capital's streets. Find out where in Newham you can hand weapons in with 'no questions asked'
"06.02.2017 08:25:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Bittersweet moment as final West Ham signs taken down at Tube station The final reminders of West Ham Football Club's old home at Upton Park are being stripped away from the nearby station. "Certainly there are some people who have had a grieving process about leaving the old stadium and going to the new one.”
"06.02.2017 07:15:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town singer is planning to have a big year Singer songwriter, Byron Gold, has got big plans for this coming year. Byron Gold had toured with Lemar.
"05.02.2017 17:41:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Sibling rivalry takes over as Wills, Harry and Kate compete in Stratford royal visit The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry put on their running shoes today in a visit to Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Who do you think won - the Duke, the Duchess, or the Prince?
"03.02.2017 19:09:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fury as diving centre in Stratford used by Tom Daley to hike parking charges by 1,500 per cent Parents who use a diving centre where Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley trains could be force to withdraw their children if parking charges are hiked by 1,500 per cent. It's a significant increase.
"03.02.2017 17:59:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham students protest against posters for pay day loans charging interest of up to 1,258 per cent Teenage protestors joined a demonstration against posters advertising a pay day loan company that charges interest rates of up to 1,258 per cent.. “Paying them off can leave you scrounging for more money than if you never took them out."
"03.02.2017 16:56:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Husband and wife stole £230k from Stratford Centre butchers A married couple have been spared jail after stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from Dewhursts of Stratford, in what police called a “particularly horrible” crime. They were caught telling porkies.
"03.02.2017 16:48:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Canning Town school marks Chinese New Year It's out with the monkey and in with the rooster. “Celebrating Spring Festival expands our students understanding of the world and different cultures, making them more rounded, inquisitive and accepting individuals"
"03.02.2017 14:19:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate GP practice with 13,000 patients rated 'outstanding' Doctors have hailed their practice's “outstanding” status as a team effort. "We just wanted to do our best and show what work our team can do – this is a fantastic surprise”
"03.02.2017 13:54:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Paralympians Kylie Grimes and Polly Maton spend time with youngsters at Mossbourne Riverside Academy Schoolchildren were thrilled to meet two Paralympians who might be competing for sporting glory just yards away from their school. They had been learning about superheroes - then two came to visit.
"03.02.2017 11:11:34" newhamrecorder.co.uk How will the Tube strike affect Newham? Tube bosses have warned commuters of possible disruption if a planned strike goes ahead next week publishing an underground map showing affected routes and stations. The four-day strike is planned to start on Sunday at 8pm.
"03.02.2017 08:25:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Video: CCTV appeal after Canning Town shopkeeper is punched and threatened with metal bar in robbery over eggs theft Police investigating a violent robbery of a shopkeeper have released CCTV footage of four men wanted in connection with the incident. “This was a vicious, cowardly attack on a man who was simply doing his job. It is lucky that the victim's injuries were not more serious."
"03.02.2017 07:25:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woolwich Ferry strike continues today Strike action means that the Woolwich Ferry is not running today, as the second of 12 planned days of industrial action takes place. The dispute is between ferry workers who are members of the Unite and GMB unions, and ferry operator Briggs Marine.
"02.02.2017 18:52:07" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woolwich Ferry strike continues tomorrow Strike action means that the Woolwich Ferry is unlikely to run on Friday February 3, as the second of 12 planned days of industrial action takes place. You might need to change your travel plans.
"02.02.2017 18:03:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham councillor told she should die from a STD by racist trolls on Twitter A Newham councillor has voiced her shock at becoming the target of hundreds of racist internet trolls from across Europe and America. Cllr Seyi Akiwowo has been subjected to vile abuse by trolls from across Europe and America.
"02.02.2017 16:03:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham born Dame Vera Lynn marks 100th birthday with new album One of East Ham's most famous celebrities Dame Vera Lynn is to release an album in celebration of her 100th year. “I want you to sit back and enjoy what for me has been an incredible adventure of song, dance and friendship.”
"02.02.2017 15:00:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Police called to London City Airport over item discovery Emergency services were called to London City Aiport this afternoon following the discovery of a potentially suspicious item. "The item was deemed not to be suspicious."
"02.02.2017 13:36:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Central line only ran full capacity in December on two days The Central line ran with a full fleet of trains for only two days in December – neither of which were busy weekdays. "Our fleet of trains has experienced reliability problems on account of its age."
"02.02.2017 11:11:39" newhamrecorder.co.uk Get involved in half term activities at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Looking for activities to save your children from boredom this half-term? Look no further than Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Whether it's swimming, bike riding, gymnastics, nature or an adrenaline rush, the park has something for everyone
"02.02.2017 10:04:51" newhamrecorder.co.uk Brexit bill passes but West Ham MP Lyn Brown votes against triggering Article 50 West Ham's MP has voted against the government's European Union Bill which was passed by 498 votes to 114 yesterday. http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/brexit_bill_passes_but_west_ham_mp_lyn_brown_votes_against_triggering_article_50_1_4873458
"02.02.2017 07:27:13" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate artist draws her neighbours When Eleanor Pearce moved to Forest Gate, she decided the best way to get to meet her neighbours would be to draw them. “I thought it would be an amazing way to connect with my community."
"01.02.2017 16:42:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham College unveils LGBT version logo Newham College unveiled a rainbow-coloured version of their logo to support the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual community. “Diversity has always been at the heart of the college and we are very proud to have been recently listed in Stonewall's top 100 UK LGBT-friendly employers in 2017"
"01.02.2017 15:05:44" newhamrecorder.co.uk DLR station to close until December Custom House DLR station is to close for most of the year for improvements. After tomorrow, you won't be able to use Custom House station
"01.02.2017 14:09:16" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Do Newham MPs have a duty to trigger Article 50? This week's Big Debate asks if your MPs should trigger Article 50 What do you think?
"01.02.2017 13:12:51" Will you be affected by the increased parking charges at the London Aquatics Centre and multi-storey car park at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park? We'd like to hear from you if so. Please contact Kat Hopps on 020 8477 3789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"01.02.2017 12:25:37" newhamrecorder.co.uk Collect first seaside holiday tokens in today's Recorder Taking the whole family on holiday doesn't have to be expensive. Fancy a family holiday from just £10pp? See today's Recorder for the start of our BreakFree Holidays offer
"01.02.2017 11:12:20" newhamrecorder.co.uk MPs back Newham Council's campaign on fixed odds betting machines MPs are backing Newham Council's campaign to crack down on the “crack cocaine of gambling”. Do you use fixed odds betting machines in the bookies? Do you think they need tighter controls?
"01.02.2017 09:47:08" newhamrecorder.co.uk Japanese visitors seek University of East London's advice ahead of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Staff from the University of East London gave some Olympic and Paralympic know-how when a group of Japanese visitors met them at the university's Docklands campus on Monday to help them plan for the Tokyo 2020 Games. “To have some of the most prestigious universities in Japan visit our campus is fabulous."
"01.02.2017 07:48:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Silvertown headteacher fears impact of air pollution A primary school leader has expressed fears for her pupils' health because of the polluted air around her school. “I worry about the long term impact of them breathing in the air.”
"31.01.2017 17:44:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Sir Robin Wales approved as Newham mayoral candidate by Labour committee Sir Robin Wales has been approved as Labour's candidate for the 2018 Mayor of Newham elections by its National Executive Committee (NEC). “The trigger ballot was raised very briefly at the NEC meeting on the Tuesday and there was a short discussion. However the NEC did not discuss or agree to pausing or changing the result of this process and the result still stands.”
"31.01.2017 17:15:01" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
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"31.01.2017 17:12:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Council employees protest contract changes at Newham Town Hall Unite members protesting changes to council workers' contracts lobbied councillors arriving at a full council meeting last night. “Some of these people are on the breadline.”
"31.01.2017 15:45:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham teacher impersonated pupil to falsely accuse colleague of sexual assault A teacher who impersonated a pupil on Childline to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault has been handed a suspended sentence. "I felt like my reputation had been tarnished and I was really distressed and even depressed as a result."
"31.01.2017 07:20:33" newhamrecorder.co.uk Two neighbourhoods approved for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Two new neighbourhoods within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been given the go-ahead by planners. There should be more than 1,500 new homes.
"30.01.2017 14:57:11" newhamrecorder.co.uk Boy, 6, cut free from car by firefighters after Stratford crash A six-year-old boy trapped in a car had to be cut free by firefighters after a road crash yesterday evening. Emergency services, including four fire engines and one fire rescue unit, were called to Portway at the junction of Vicarage Lane, Stratford, shortly after 7pm last night to reports of a crash between two cars.
"30.01.2017 13:32:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham MP to vote against Article 50 Brexit bill Stephen Timms has said he will defy a Labour party three-line whip by voting against a bill to trigger Article 50. “Financial services jobs and others will be forced out of the UK and I think that will be too high a price to pay."
"30.01.2017 12:08:41" newhamrecorder.co.uk Brain injury survivors stage Stratford art exhibition A stroke survivor who suffered brain damage can express himself again after picking up a paintbrush. “It's the first time I've got my hands dirty with paint and I love it."
"27.01.2017 15:17:16" ilfordrecorder.co.uk Two more Tube strikes announced London Underground workers are to stage two fresh strikes in a row over jobs and Tube ticket office closures, threatening more travel disruption. Breaking: Two more Tube strikes have been announced for February
"27.01.2017 14:23:48" newhamrecorder.co.uk Child survivor of concentration camps speaks out on Holocaust Memorial Day Holocaust Memorial Day was marked today at Stratford Old Town Hall today in front of a crowd of more than 400 people, as both the Mayor and a Holocaust survivor condemned ongoing atrocities around… "We thought what had happened would never happen again but we can see it happening.”
"27.01.2017 09:02:29" newhamrecorder.co.uk Stabbing in Forest Gate leaves teenager with head injury A 16-year-old boy was stabbed yesterday. The 16-year-old is in hospital in a serious condition
"27.01.2017 08:25:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Royal Docks steam coaster ship thrown a lifeline The last complete steam coaster ship in the world may have escaped the scrapyard. “The history of maritime, ship building and dock based trade on the Thames around the mouth of the River Lea has largely disappeared from sight."
"26.01.2017 18:27:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Hospital bosses to 'consult on future' of Newham mental health hospital The future of a walk-in hospital which provides intensive support for people with mental health issues could lie in the balance. “No decision has been taken on Newham Day Hospital as we are still to consult on its future, but we want to see if there are better ways of caring for patients.”
"26.01.2017 16:07:52" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham and Plaistow jobcentres to close Two Newham jobcentres are to close along with several others around the country as the government targets “under-used” buildings. Some 27 staff from East Ham Jobcentre Plus will move to Barking while 50 staff from Plaistow will move to Canning Town or Stratford centres as a result of the Department for Work and Pensions's (DWP) announcement this afternoon.
"26.01.2017 13:11:06" newhamrecorder.co.uk Caritas Anchor House's 'move-on' flats provide hope for Newham's homeless For proud receipient Roseann Adams, who was once homeless for 15 years, the best thing about her new studio apartment is its calm. “For me it is about being able to look after yourself again, being able to take control of what you want to eat and when you want to eat.”
"26.01.2017 07:25:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk New healthy cafe opens in Stratford's East Village Juice and healthy food lovers, look no further – there's a new cafe on the block. “We are thrilled that Ginger and Mint has chosen East Village as the location to open its newest café."
"25.01.2017 18:44:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Central line to run a reduced service as drivers' 24-hour strike begins There will be a reduced Central line service across London tomorrow as a strike by drivers begins at 9pm tonight. “We apologise to customers for the disruption they may experience due to this unnecessary strike"
"25.01.2017 18:20:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Number of rough sleepers in Newham up by almost 50 per cent in one year Rough sleeping in the borough has increased by 46 per cent in just 12 months, according to government figures out today. “Let's see if the council can work with local charities to minimise the impact in local communities.”
"25.01.2017 17:27:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk How well do you know Newham's train stations? Try our quiz to find out Whether you're an occasional Oyster card user or a confident commuter, put your powers of observation to the test. Put your commuter knowledge to the test in our quiz - and let us know how you do
"25.01.2017 11:44:34" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a family ticket to The London Classic Car Show at ExCel, remember to get this week's Newham Recorder (out today). Good luck!
"25.01.2017 11:15:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Manor Park pupils use cardboard to explore virtual worlds Children from Avenue Primary School explored coral reefs, jungles and outer space during a day of virtual reality activites. "They just wanted to get up and move around it was so immersive."
"25.01.2017 10:29:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Cab driver opens up world war-themed cafe in Manor Park Are you a world war buff or a food fanatic? You might want to pay the Poppy Pantry a visit. “I have always been interested in history, I've been all over the world visiting battlefields"
"25.01.2017 08:01:28" newhamrecorder.co.uk Party like Jay-Z with Stratford casino's bling competition Aspers Casino is looking at a £2million bar bill as it hands out golden bottles of champagne to lucky punters. Will you be trying your luck?
"24.01.2017 17:15:00" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
Visit www.newhamrecorder.co.uk for more or follow us on twitter at @newhamrecorder for regular news and travel updates.
"24.01.2017 16:55:58" newhamrecorder.co.uk Labour members and councillors call for Newham mayoral trigger ballot enquiry Nearly 50 Labour party members have called for their governing body to launch a “full enquiry” into the results of the Newham mayoral trigger ballot. “We are Labour Party members who are appalled and concerned by the breaches of the rules and conflicts of interest that have characterised the process so far.”
"24.01.2017 15:13:05" Are you a small business owner in Newham?
The Federation of Small Businesses has accused the council of targeting small businesses with its increases to the cost of a business parking permit.
Is the cost of business parking permits affecting you and
"24.01.2017 12:04:19" newhamrecorder.co.uk Investigation highlights safety concerns at Stratford Magistrates' Court An investigation into custody measures has raised fears over safety at Stratford Magistrates' Court. “We have some significant concerns about safety, risk management, care for the most vulnerable detainees and the physical environment.”
"24.01.2017 07:25:46" newhamrecorder.co.uk Former Newham child prodigy 'truly surprised' to be named in New Year's Honours Former child prodigy Anne-Marie Imafidon is once again stealing the spotlight, but this time for being the youngest scientist on New Years Honours list. “I'm ecstatic beyond words. This is divine, simply God-sent"
"23.01.2017 15:28:10" newhamrecorder.co.uk Princess Anne visits Cygnet Hospital Beckton Hospital patients met with The Princess Royal during a visit to promote the positive link between occupational therapy and mental health. Her Royal Highness also viewed displays on patient empowerment and heard about beneficial patient activities such as smoking cessation, sports instruction and gardening.
"20.01.2017 17:20:21" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mayor of London inviting bidders for London Stadium cost investigation The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is inviting independent companies to bid for the right to investigate how conversion costs at the London Stadium were allowed to spiral by £51million since 2015. West Ham, who have a 99-year lease on the 60,000-seat stadium, made a one-off contribution of £15m to the conversion costs and pay £2.5m a year in rent.
"20.01.2017 14:29:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Concrete factory plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park withdrawn Plans to build concrete factories on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been put on hold after the applications were requested to be withdrawn. The plans for concrete factories at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been ordered to be withdrawn
"20.01.2017 12:37:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Relatives of Silvertown explosion victims mark centenary of disaster Relatives of those killed in “London's biggest ever explosion” at a munitions factory have paid their respects at a centenary memorial. Relatives of the Silvertown explosion victims paid their respects at a memorial service last night
"20.01.2017 11:04:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Woolwich Ferry workers to strike every Friday until April Woolwich Ferry users are set to face disruption after a union announced 12 days of strike action – with the first just a week away. Breaking: Woolwich Ferry staff to go on strike every Friday until April - starting next week
"20.01.2017 09:04:31" newhamrecorder.co.uk Crash leaves man with serious head injuries and closes Plaistow road A car crash last night left a man with serious head injuries. Drivers might want to think twice before using Upper Road this morning
"20.01.2017 07:42:31" newhamrecorder.co.uk Tina Moore role 'felt like fate' for actress Michelle Keegan When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero. "I want to tell her story to the best of my ability."
"19.01.2017 16:07:53" newhamrecorder.co.uk Manor Park man among nine brawling West Ham and Arsenal fans sentenced A football fan from Manor Park was among nine sentenced for their part in a brawl between West Ham and Arsenal supporters. "This should serve as a warning to other fans that this kind of behaviour will not be tolerated."
"19.01.2017 13:23:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Remembering Lizzie and a family devestated by the Silvertown explosion One family torn apart by the disaster was that of Elizabeth Priscilla Preston. Lizzie and her children were in their garden when the explosion happened.
"19.01.2017 12:29:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Trampoline park set for former East Ham theatre A former theatre where The Beatles and Rolling Stones once performed is to be transformed into a £1.8m trampoline park. The trampoline park is set to open in the spring.
"19.01.2017 09:52:24" newhamrecorder.co.uk Remembering a police hero 100 years after the Silvertown explosion In total 73 people lost their lives in the Silvertown explosion, including members of the emergency services. “Several people owed their lives to his timely warning.”
"19.01.2017 07:33:55" newhamrecorder.co.uk Silvertown explosion remembered 100 years on It was a disaster many people living in Silvertown could see coming. "We were told it was worth the risk.”
"18.01.2017 17:40:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big thank you to 'absolutely brilliant' public who helped save Canning Town bar The owner of a flood-hit venue is using its reopening to say thank you to the community who helped to repair it. Arch1 is coming back!
"18.01.2017 13:15:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Should the UK introduce a maximum pay cap? This week we want you to decide whether or not the UK should adopt a maximum pay policy. Click on the link to vote in our poll and let us know what Newham thinks of a maximum wage
"18.01.2017 11:52:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk www.newhamrecorder.co.uk “I wanted to cry, but I was so proud of why she was doing it"
"18.01.2017 08:20:05" newhamrecorder.co.uk Girl, 13, missing from Forest Gate Police are growing “increasingly concerned” about a 13-year-old girl who went missing yesterday. Can you help police find this teenager?
"18.01.2017 07:15:04" newhamrecorder.co.uk Chaplain uses faith to guide Newham pupils in ways of God A newly-appointed chaplain says he'll use “God's loving message” to ensure his pupils leave school with more an education in more than academia. “Faith schools have a massively important part to play in society."
"17.01.2017 17:23:57" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham councillor urges mayor to stand up for the capital on air quality A councillor urged Sadiq Khan to “stand up for London” after welcoming a plan to tackle rising levels of air pollution. "Let's hope he takes a focused interest in the proposed concrete plant and protects London's air quality by stopping it. I do hope he stands up for London.”
"17.01.2017 17:15:02" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
Visit www.newhamrecorder.co.uk for more or follow us on twitter at @newhamrecorder for regular news and travel updates.
"17.01.2017 13:29:38" newhamrecorder.co.uk Missing woman is vulnerable say Newham police Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a missing woman described as vulnerable. Tara is described as white with a heavy build and shoulder-length hair. It is not known what clothing she is possibly wearing.
"17.01.2017 12:30:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk Film director alleges his cameras were stolen after premiere A budding director says the premiere of his film has been marred by the theft of his camera equipment from the cinema which showed it. “I'm now in a position where I'm unable to work and gain income.”
"17.01.2017 11:41:05" Timeline Photos For your chance to win a pair of tickets to The London Cruise Show at Olympia next month, remember to get your copy of this week's Newham Recorder (out tomorrow) The Cruise Show
"17.01.2017 09:18:25" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham policewoman saves life of man while on break A police officer has been hailed a hero for saving the life of a man who collapsed with a suspected heart attack in a coffee shop. When the London Ambulance Service arrived, PS Longhurst continued with other police officers and the medic to work in rotation to continue chest compressions on the man, who was in his 40s.
"17.01.2017 07:30:42" newhamrecorder.co.uk Mayor Sir Robin Wales thanks pupils for all their efforts The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, has congratulated the borough's 11-year-olds for their writing skills. “I congratulate all the headteachers, staff and pupils for the hard work put into these new style tests, which are more rigorous than previously."
"16.01.2017 17:17:36" newhamrecorder.co.uk Forest Gate pupils promote importance of diversity at event Four pupils from Azhar Academy Girls School gave a lesson of their own when they held a special school assembly about diversity. “If you're from a different race or culture, people can make assumptions about you. You have to show through your actions that you are different.”
"16.01.2017 13:26:15" newhamrecorder.co.uk Backlog of pathology results at Barts Health Trust after cyber attack A backlog of medical results are still being processed by Barts Health Trust after it was hit by a cyber attack. “No patient data was affected, there was no unauthorised access to medical records, and our anti-virus protection has now been updated to prevent any recurrence."
"16.01.2017 07:48:23" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham dance teacher is keen to keep helping youngsters Theatre teacher, Deborah Day, wants to continue bringing success to her school. Theatre school teacher's West End success stories.
"13.01.2017 16:35:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Fans flock to Upton Park for Bake Off star's book signing Crowds of Great British Bake Off fans battled the snow and rain to get signed copies of former winner Nadiya Hussain's debut novel. "The signing was the perfect way to celebrate the launch of the Amir Sisters - lots of friendly faces and kind words"
"13.01.2017 13:59:18" newhamrecorder.co.uk Man found guilty of Stratford ticket touting ordered to pay fine A tout caught selling tickets outside the London Stadium after a West Ham game has been convicted at court. Roger Anthony Leigh, of Lucerne Road, Holloway, was found guilty of ticket touting in Montfichet Road, Stratford, at West Ham's' 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough on Saturday, October 1.
"13.01.2017 12:29:56" newhamrecorder.co.uk Tributes paid to former Newham MP Nigel Spearing A former Newham South MP has died after fighting an illness in hospital. “Many in Newham will always remember Nigel with great fondness.”
"13.01.2017 12:03:26" newhamrecorder.co.uk Civil servant starts Slimming World group in Stratford A civil servant, who transformed his life by losing more than seven and a half stone, is using his success to shape a new career. “I noticed the looks of disgust on people's faces when they passed me or had to sit next to me on the bus and had to endure all the name calling from an early age."
"13.01.2017 07:32:19" buff.ly Newham school children urged to join cycling challenge by Olympic gold medallist Pupils are being encouraged to get on their bikes and scooters to and from school during a 10-day national initiative. On your bike!
"12.01.2017 18:53:50" newhamrecorder.co.uk City Airport cancels flights as snow hits Newham Sleet and snow has begun falling tonight as City Airport's live departures board shows a number of flights being grounded. More than 30 flights have already been delayed or cancelled at the Royal Docks airport and this figure is likely to grow.
"12.01.2017 18:14:31" newhamrecorder.co.uk Beckton resident jailed for two burglaries on same road A man who burgled two separate houses on the same road in one night has been jailed for three years and four months. CCTV footage from the store identified Anderson as making the purchases and he was arrested at his home on December 13.
"12.01.2017 15:36:54" newhamrecorder.co.uk Blue plaque for East Ham engineer who played key role in D-Day landings He might not have fought on the beaches, but Allan Beckett's role in the D-Day landings cannot be underestimated. "I think he would be very proud and somewhat surprised if he knew that his old home was being commemorated in this way."
"12.01.2017 13:29:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk Artists' creative look at economics culminates in Shami Chakrabarti lecture at Manor Park library What is our relationship with economics and how do we feel about the super rich? The duo used their own project, the Alternative School of Economics, as a basis for many of the sessions' monetary themes, with Amy describing it as using “economics as a platform to be creative – and in an expressive way”.
"12.01.2017 13:16:09" newhamrecorder.co.uk Be his Valentine? Idris Elba raffles off date for charity He's one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors – and now you could join Idris Elba on a date. In need of a Valentine? How about one of Hollywood's hottest stars?
"12.01.2017 07:23:43" newhamrecorder.co.uk Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre lands new sponsor The Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre has landed a new sponsorship deal. “The announcement that the City of London Corporation will be the academy sponsor provides exciting opportunities."
"11.01.2017 18:41:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk Previously unseen photographs released to mark London City Airport's 30th anniversary The sights and sounds of planes coming in to land in the Royal Docks are familiar ones to most people now – but just three decades ago, things were very different. Thirty years of London City Airport documented in photographs - including some that have never been seen before
"11.01.2017 16:02:30" newhamrecorder.co.uk Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Stratford bereavement centre The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a Stratford bereavement centre today to mark its first anniversary. “We are honoured to have the Duke and Duchess visit our bereavement service in east London, which opened a year ago in Newham in response to the great need for bereavement support in this area.”
"11.01.2017 15:40:35" newhamrecorder.co.uk Sociable Stratford knitting group appeals for newcomers Do you enjoy telling a good yarn while getting creative? "It is really good for your mental health. It is very meditative because it is repetitive yet it uses your brain at the same time.”
"11.01.2017 15:04:17" newhamrecorder.co.uk Bake Off star launches debut book inspired by real life issues in Newham Former Great British Bake Off winner, Nadiya Hussain, is launching her debut novel at Newham Bookshop. Great British Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain will be signing copies of her debut novel at the Newham Bookshop tomorrow - are you going along?
"11.01.2017 13:10:14" newhamrecorder.co.uk Big Debate: Should migrants have to learn English before coming to the UK? This week we ask if MPs are right to demand migrants learn English before settling in the UK. Click below to vote in our poll and let us know what you think about migrants learning English
"11.01.2017 10:57:00" newhamrecorder.co.uk Watoto Children's Choir to kick off UK tour in Canning Town Christians will welcome a Ugandan choir to their church as the singing group kicks off its UK tour in the borough. “It's a real honour for them to launch their UK tour here.”
"11.01.2017 10:04:03" newhamrecorder.co.uk DLR station to close until December Custom House DLR station is to close for most of the year for improvements. Will this affect your journeys?
"11.01.2017 07:34:02" newhamrecorder.co.uk East Ham MP backs student's visa victory after fraud claims An overseas student says his future studies in the UK are uncertain – despite winning a legal battle against the Home Office. “I had to clear my name of this crime.”
"10.01.2017 17:15:01" Timeline Photos OUT TOMORROW: Your latest edition of the Newham Recorder filled with news, sport and entertainment from across the borough.
Visit www.newhamrecorder.co.uk for more or follow us on twitter at @newhamrecorder for regular news and travel updates.