Additional emergency services available at Westfield

Emergency Services

Newham Council is proud to join with partners from Westfield Stratford City, The London Fire Brigade (LFB), The London Ambulance Service (LAS) and Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to launch a new safety hub for residents. Westfield Stratford City has temporarily donated the use of a vacant retail unit within the Mall to create a hub […]

Newham Council awarded funding from The Chewing Gum Task Force

Chewing Gum and Pavements

The Chewing Gum Task Force was established by Defra and is run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. The first tranche of a package worth up to £10 million will be spread over five years, of which Newham and Redbridge councils will jointly receive £70,000. The funding will be used to purchase equipment to carry […]

No Waste on Streets initiative reduces flytipping


In Vicarage Lane three waste storage facilities were installed for residents.This has resulted in a 72% reduction in fly tips and a buildup of waste from local businesses. Cllr James Asser, Cabinet Member for Environment and Sustainable Transport said:“Residents want us to take action to reduce fly tipping and No Waste on Streets is one […]

New enforcement teams tackle litter

Enforcement Teams

Enforcement contract starts in July adding capacity to our existing enforcement team to tackle litter problems £150 fixed penalty notices will be issued for dropping any litter Cigarette butts, chewing gum and spitting will all be targeted in crackdown The Council has appointed a contractor – Kingdom Local Authority Support – to tackle the problem […]

Fly-tipping Action on Day One

Fly tipping

Following her re-election on May 5, Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz was out on day one taking action on fly-tipping as part of her manifesto plans to build a Fairer Newham. Mayor Fiaz said: “Tacking action on the things that matter to our residents and making sure the Council gets on with the job of […]

Theatre raises its curtains on a brand-new state of the art studio space

The thriving multi arts venue in the heart of Chorley, Chorley Theatre has opened a brand-new studio space which will be used for special events, rehearsals, community groups, music, plays, comedy and more. The grand opening of the space took place on 17 November and the Mayor of Chorley, Councillor Steve Holgate and Libby Burke, who is […]