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Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Latest news


22 November 2017

Turning the borough orange

Residents are being urged to wear orange and make a pledge to stand up to violence against women and girls as part of an international campaign against...Read more

13 November 2017

Exciting refurbishments for Newham leisure centres

To ensure residents get access to the best facilities to help them stay fit and healthy, Newham Council is spending up to £1.6m to improve two of its leisure...Read more

13 November 2017

Remembering our fallen together

Residents from across the borough joined Mayor Sir Robin Wales and members of the Royal British Legion at remembrance services across the borough to honour...Read more

6 November 2017

Thousands of Newham residents enjoy musical fireworks spectacular

Crowds of more than 33,000 residents enjoyed a dazzling firework display organised by Newham Council, which was choreographed to a medley of popular ......Read more

3 November 2017

Man found sleeping in under the stairs cupboard in rogue landlord raid

Newham Council inspectors have discovered a young man sleeping in a coffin-like cupboard, in an overcrowded house in Beckton, East London....Read more