Newham

  • 2 May 2012

    These were to be the 'legacy olympics'. Regeneration of run down areas, the enthusing of young people with the ideals of sport and healthy activity, the showcasing of the UK (or at least its south-eastern segment), new stadia and facilities - all these have been presented as the quid pro quo for massive expenditure and the likelihood of a gridlocked capital city.

  • 24 Apr 2012

    Newham Council has written to housing associations across the country, including one in Stoke, in an attempt to find accommodation for the 32,000 families on its housing waiting list.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    Warships arriving at the London arms fair have been delayed after their route was disrupted by critics of the arms trade taking nonviolent direct action.