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February 2013 news


28 February 2013

Newham private rented property licensing scheme: the enforcers go in

Enforcement squads are now scouring Newham's streets for private rented properties that have not been licensed - with criminal landlords facing fines of...Read more

27 February 2013

Newham Council takes the lead over dogs in the Olympic Park

Dog-owners must keep their pets on leads in the Olympic Park.​...Read more

27 February 2013

Huge haul as crackdown on skin lightening creams bites

239 tubs of potentially dangerous skin lightening creams have been seized this month (February) by Newham Trading Standards.​...Read more

26 February 2013

No Council Tax increase for fifth year running

Newham residents are not being asked for a penny more in Council Tax for the fifth year running....Read more

26 February 2013

Former youth offending boss stripped of his OBE

A former youth offending team boss who defrauded Newham Council out of nearly £300,000 was being stripped of his OBE today (26 Feb).​...Read more