First Family Hub opens its doors in Newham

 A new-style family support centre – known as a “Family Hub” – opened its doors at East Ham Library. The Hub is the first of its kind in the borough, and follows a successful £4 million Family Hubs & Start for Life grant secured by the council from central government. Councillor Sarah Ruiz, Cabinet Member […]

Newham secures further funding from the Mayor of London Rewilding Fund

Beckton Meadows has been chosen as one of the 22 London projects to receive funding as part of the Mayor’s plan to deliver more rewilding in London. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan reiterated his support for restoring London’s natural biodiversity by committing a further £1m to re-wild the capital. Councillor James Asser, Cabinet member […]

Newham Council invites residents to the Beckton Parks Masterplan design consultation

Newham Council invited residents to provide feedback on the designs for the Beckton Parks Masterplan at Beckton Globe Library on Saturday 11 March. East Architecture began work on interpreting the content of the Community Vision into a series of initial design responses in September 2022 which were presented to residents and stakeholders through a series […]

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 […]