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Views from Aurelia, Rathbone Market re-generation.

New homes on the way with the second stage of Canning Town market regeneration

The second phase of the £180million regeneration of Canning Town’s Rathbone Market begun with the official launch last week.

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Forest Gate students’ joy at getting National Youth Theatre places

Two sixth formers will be spending a fortnight at the National Youth Theatre after gaining places on an acting course in the summer.

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David Lammy MP, left, and Frank Chinegwundoh MBE were among those who attended the launch of the report

Newham’s community leaders, medical experts want better cancer screening guidance

Community leaders and medical experts have played a major role in the launch of a national report that aims to tackle prostate cancer in black men.

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Sir Robin Wales joins residents at the launch of Ping Pong Newham

Elderly and disabled encouraged to stay fit by playing ping pong

The sound of a ping pong ball bouncing back and forth could soon be heard in care homes and health centres across the borough.

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Spotted Dog in its heyday (pic: Chris Tymkow)

Campaign to save Forest Gate pub with centuries of history

Campaigners are trying to revive Newham’s oldest secular building, which dates back to the 16th century.

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Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales and councillor Andrew Baikie joined in the fun at the community centre

Manor Park community centre gets ‘eggstra’ help for an Easter party

A little bit of ‘eggstra’ help from Newham Council gave residents and users at a community centre the chance to enjoy an Easter themed party.

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Newham Teachers Association members: (left to right) Divisional Secretary Peter Smith, 64, Assistant secretary Iain Hale, 54 and president Peg Probett, 61.

Work-related health problems blamed as sick days almost double in five years

Absenteeism rates among the borough’s teachers as a result of work-related stress have soared, latest figures reveal.

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Runners from Forest Gate community school Kenny Lither, Miguel Fernadez, Samba Tanba, Andre Lither and Najmul Islam

Forest gate pupils run in London Marathon

Four pupils from Forest Gate Community School ran the last three miles of the London Marathon as part of the Newham borough team.

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The team at West Ham

West Ham fans walk to every London football club for charity

A team of West Ham fans have raised thousands of pounds for charity by walking to every Football League club in the capital, in less than three days.

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Mark Higgins, left, and Riza Bulawin, centre, met with Victoria Townsend, right, from Newham College

Newham College lecturers could be taking Savile Row to Manila

Lecturers at Newham College are set to export a Savile Row style tailoring industry in the Philippines.

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Plans to develop the 35-acre site at Royal Albert Dock have been submitted to Newham Council

Plans to transform Royal Albert Dock into next business district submitted to council

Plans from developer ABP and UK development manager Stanhope to transform the Royal Albert Dock into the capital’s next business district have been submitted to Newham Council.

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