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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day

Every year we commemorate the servicemen and women and civilians who have died for their country since the end of World War 1.

Remembrance Sunday service

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is a memorial day held each year on the Sunday nearest to Armistice Day to commemorate all those who died for their country since the end of World War One. 

On Sunday 12 November, Mayor Sir Robin Wales and members of the Royal British Legion will join Newham residents to reflect on the sacrifices made by men and women from our armed services in conflicts past and present.
Five services are taking place across the borough on Remembrance Sunday.

Residents are welcome to attend any of the commemorative events:

East Ham Cenotaph, Central Park, High Street South, E6.

Members of the Royal British Legion will parade from High Street South to Central Park at 10.30am where the ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Cenotaph at 10.55am. The service will be led by Reverend Fred Ashford-Okai.

All Saints West Ham Parish Church, Church Street, E15.

The service will commence at 10.45am; guests are asked to be seated for 10.30am. The service will be led by Reverend Stephen Chandler.

St Luke’s Memorial, Tarling Road, Canning Town, E16

The service led by Ven. Emeka Ejinkonye will be commencing from 10.45am. Deputy Mayor, Councillor Lester Hudson will be attending

St Mark’s Memorial, Factory Road, E16 (grounds of Brick Lane Music Hall, North Woolwich & Silvertown)

There will be a parade from the Royal British Legion Club, 14 Constance Street E16 2DQ to St Marks Memorial at 10.30am. The service, led by Reverend Ann Easter is scheduled to take place at 10:45am.

East London Cemetery, Hermit Road/Upper Road​

There will also be a short Remembrance Sunday service with wreaths, anthem and a minuet silence at the East London Cemetery at 10.45 - 11.10am led by Rev Ben Atkins, Vicar of St Matthias Canning Town. 

Residents are welcome to attend any of the above.


Armistice Day

Friday 10 November 2017

​This year it is 72 years since the end of the Second World War and 11 November is also the 99th anniversary of the Armistice, the agreement in which Germany surrendered and so ended hostilities on the Western Front.
A service of remembrance will be observed on Friday 10 November at 10.45am at the Cenotaph in Central Park, East Ham E6. A two-minute silence will take place at 11am. 

Schools taking part include St Joachim’s, St Anthony's Primary, St Michael's Primary, St Winefride's Primary, St Bonaventure's and St Angela's Ursuline.
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