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Connaught Bridge Closure from Monday 1 October for 3 week The Connaught Bridge by London City Airport has closed to vehicle traffic from today for the next three weeks. This is to allow maintenance work to the bridge. The pedestrian walkway beneath the road bridge remains open. While refurbishment work goes on traffic is being diverted via Gallions Roundabout, Woolwich Manor Way, Albert Road, and Connaught Road. Please allow extra time for any journeys in the area.​
Essential maintenance to our Housing Benefit and Council Tax system ​Between 6.30pm Thursday 18 and 8am Friday 19 October 2018 customers may be unable to access Newham eBenefits, to start or submit Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction claims. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

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17 October 2018

Newham Council to consider raising Council Tax to improve service delivery for residents

At a meeting of Newham Council’s Cabinet on Monday, 15 October, members agreed to consider a two per cent increase in Council Tax and may implement a three...Read more

16 October 2018

New multi-million pound health centre set for the Royal Docks

The Royal Docks will get a new health centre after a green light on a multi-million pound acquisition by Newham Council and local health partners.​
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16 October 2018

Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz changes Newham’s elected mayoral model

At a meeting of Newham’s cabinet and mayoral proceedings this week (Monday 15 October), Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz, agreed to delegate executive decision ...
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15 October 2018

Newham joins forces with Keep Britain Tidy and residents to fight fly-tipping

Newham Council and Keep Britain Tidy have hosted an event in the borough to tackle fly-tipping....Read more

13 October 2018

Message from Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz

​“I want to make residents aware of a serious incident which happened outside Forest Gate Youth Zone in Woodgrange Road yesterday evening (Friday 12 October)....Read more