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14 February 2018

Mayor proposes no cuts budget and freeze in Council Tax for tenth year in a row

Mayor Sir Robin Wales is proposing once again to set the lowest Council Tax in outer London by recommending a freeze in the Newham element of the levy ......Read more

12 February 2018

World War 2 ordnance at London City Airport

Newham Council is currently assisting in a co-ordinated response to deal with a World War Two device found in King George V Dock at North Woolwich.​...Read more

6 February 2018

Update regarding this evening’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Terry Paul, Mayoral Advisor for Housing said: “I have been working closely with the council’s housing team to ensure all of our residents are ......Read more

30 January 2018

Stratford Centre statement by Sir Robin Wales

Commenting on the Council’s action to move homeless people out of the Stratford Centre on Monday morning, Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham said:​​...Read more

29 January 2018

Newham's Holocaust memorial service pays tribute to victims of genocides and recognises the power of words

Around 300 residents and school children from across Newham joined Mayor Sir Robin Wales and councillors to hear moving accounts of survival by those ......Read more