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Challenge To Sir Robin Comes Closer To Court

Two Newham Labour Party dissenters have been campaigning to raise enough money to take the national Labour Party to court over the way in...

Boundary Changes: Last Chance to Have Your Say

Constituents will have until 11 December 2017 to comment on government plans to revise the constituency boundaries for parliamentary seats in East London and...

Homeless At Bottom, Cocktails On Top

A Christian charity has hosted a street party for the homeless directly beneath Stratford’s upmarket rooftop bar. The Stratford Centre is a shopping mall during...

Cost Of Making A Case Against Sir Robin

Two Labour party members in Newham are taking a stand against the party's national executive, claiming that the existing Newham Mayor, Sir Robin Wales,...
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News Feast Special: The Sporting Way

  Pritchard will be running workshops in schools and community centres across the east and south east of London to try and help children from...

Dishing Data On Dirty Landlords

Going live in the autumn, a new database of rogue landlords is to be coordinated across six London boroughs: Newham, Brent, Camden, Southwark, Kingston...

Writing Against Education Cuts

Nine London boroughs have written a joint letter to central government warning of the damaging effects of planned revisions to the school funding formula. Newham,...

Who Knows What Newham Council’s Debt Repayments Really Are?

Newham Council recently came to new arrangements with Barclays over the servicing of its extensive debt repayments. In press releases and statements, this re-mortgaging...

Newham Worst Affected By Education Funding Formula

Schools across the country are set to lose hundreds of pounds of subsidy per child due to a new government funding formula - and some...

Timms Not Timid

There seemed no better place to delve into the regeneration of East London, than a café on bustling East Ham High Street. And no...

Newham Keeps Lid On Adult Care Levy

Newham Council has announced a freeze on council tax for the ninth consecutive year, but on closer inspection some residents will still end up...

Hate Crimes Rise After Brexit Vote

From December 2015 to December 2016, statistics show that hate crimes rose by more than 20 percent in the borough of Newham, with 587...

Hedging Bets And Having It Both Ways

You've got to hand it to Newham Council, for the way it has played both ends of the Referendum Game. In the run up to...

Wales Under Pressure, Labour Vote Called Into Question

In the interests of “democracy and accountability”, local lobby group Democracy Triggered (DT) is calling on party members to write to Labour's National Executive...

Help For Newham – But For How Long?

The good news is that hundreds of people in Newham on low incomes will be helped back into better paid work, thanks to support...

Trigger Ballot To Harpoon Wales?

Sir Robin Wales (61) has been the elected Mayor of the London Borough of Newham for as long as the office of elected mayor...

Rich and Poor, Cheek By Jowl

As indicated by londonspropertyprofile.org, East London has 'one of the highest ratios of pay inequality across London', which in London Living Wage week, is...

Legacy Chair Resigns Over Stadium Probe

David Edmonds, Chairman of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), has resigned amid continuing controversy over the cost of the Olympic Stadium conversion. Made public...

Fears Proved Right As Hooligans Ruin Famous Win

Last week we discussed on Rising East how fears about stadium security had left some to avoid travelling to the West Ham Vs Chelsea...

New Nursery Benefits From Newham Council Backing

Newham Council has approved plans for a council-backed nursery in the borough. Trading under the name of Early Start Education Ltd, the new nursery...

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