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Firefighters will strike over pensions

Newham firefighters to join national strike over pensions row

Firefighters in Newham will join a series of nationwide strikes next week as part of an ongoing dispute with the government over pensions.

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Julia Pescoe, UK director of of Jews for Jesus

St Mark’s Church in Forest Gate welcomes Jews for Jesus for Passover dinner

Christians and Jews came together for a Passover service in a Forest Gate church ahead of Easter.

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The Greenhill day centre is to become a temporary gym

Former library and day centre in Manor Park to be transformed for new uses

Two disused Manor Park buildings are being transformed to serve new purposes.

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George Osborne MP visited the Fight for Peace Academy in Brazil Picture Ingrid Cristina

Newham charity awarded half a million for redeveloping east London base

A charity that combines martial arts with education and personal development will receive £500,000 from the government to turn its base in east London into a state-of-the-art facility.

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East Ham jobs fair to tackle negative stereotypes of the unemployed

A Newham-based charity will be hosting a free employment and enterprise fair organised by unemployed people to counter the negative stereotypes of programmes such as Benefits Street.

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Major catastrophe training exercise set to test Docklands emergency services this weekend

A major catastrophic event is set to happen in Docklands this weekend - but there’s no need to panic as it is just a training exercise for the emergency services.

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Patrons and judges Graham Norton, Brenda Edwards and John Partridge

Chance for Newham’s young to rise to Glee Club Challenge

The search for the best Glee Club performers has begun again as entries open for the annual Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge 2014.

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Elite Business National Conference at the Old Truman Brewery.

Global business conference attracts thousands to East London

A global business conference attracted thousands of people to East London last week with international speakers such as West Ham United vice-chairman Karen Brady.

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Newham's borough commander, Tony Nash

New borough commander pledges to tackle gang crime in Newham

Newham’s new borough commander has pledged to tackle gang culture.

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Scheme for Newham youngsters needs help

More than £40,000 has been raised to get the ball rolling in a campaign to provide summer activities for youngsters.

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The site of the former Duke of Cumberland in Cumberland Road, Plaistow

Ex-resident urges council to clean-up ‘disgraceful’ site of former Plaistow pub

The “disgraceful” site of a closed Plaistow pub needs urgent attention to stop it blighting the lives of its neighbours, according to a former resident.

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Lord’s will host the first ever domestic T20 group stage double-header when Sussex and Essex take on Middlesex at the Home of Cricket on Saturday, May 17.

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