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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.​

March 2017 news


30 March 2017

Newham council gives its tennis courts a £370,000 revamp

​Aspiring Andy Murrays and Jo Kontas will receive a boost thanks to a £370,000 revamp of 15 tennis courts across the borough by Newham Council....Read more

27 March 2017

Commemorative stone to be unveiled to honour East Ham World War I Hero

The courageous actions that earned an East Ham man a Victoria Cross (VC) in World War I are to be marked by Newham Council next month with the unveiling...Read more

23 March 2017

Newham and all of London remains open says Mayor of Newham

A statement from Sir Robin Wales, following the tragic events in Westminster yesterday:...Read more

23 March 2017

Paralympian Toby Gold and three-time Olympic medallist Kriss Akabusi launch the Newham weekender

Paralympic silver medallist Toby Gold and three-time Olympic medallist Kriss Akabusi MBE today (Thursday 23 March) unveiled a unique Newham resident ticket...Read more

22 March 2017

World TB Day - Uniting to end TB

​Newham Council, NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group and Barts Health NHS Trust are calling on residents to help them continue fighting back against ......Read more