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6 March 2019

Council warns residents against workmen conning people out of thousands of pounds

Newham Council is warning residents against fraudsters attempting to con people out of thousands of pounds.​...Read more

17 January 2019

Mayor of London triggers Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) for rough sleepers as temperatures hit zero

For the third time this winter, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has triggered a severe weather response for rough sleepers, as temperatures are set ......Read more

7 January 2019

Council warns against rogue builders conning the vulnerable out of thousands

Newham Trading Standards has issued an urgent warning about rogue builders targeting the elderly in the borough....Read more

4 January 2019

Newham Council warns residents over Council Tax rebate scam

Newham Council is warning residents to beware of scammers who are cold calling potential victims, claiming that they are owed a Council Tax refund as ......Read more

19 December 2018

Mayor of Newham welcomes £2 stake reduction on “crack cocaine” betting machines

​The Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz has welcomed new rules which will see the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) cut to £2....Read more