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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.​

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25 September 2018

Newham celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is being revived in the borough for the first time in more than ten years.​...Read more

24 September 2018

World car free day comes to Newham

Newham celebrated its first ever “World Car-Free Day” this month, with four roads closed to traffic to allow children to play in their own street.​​...Read more

5 September 2018

Come out to play in Newham

Last night (4 September) Newham Council gave the green light to a £100,000 a year project to encourage residents to create traffic free “Play Streets” ......Read more

20 August 2018

Residents shine as the stars come out in Newham

Almost 32,000 residents danced the night away across four nights of Newham Council’s music extravaganza Under the Stars at East Ham’s Central Park.​...Read more

10 July 2018

More than 45,000 people celebrate at the Newham Show

With temperatures soaring over 30 degrees, people from all over the borough came together as a community to take part in the activities at the annual ......Read more