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Newham council said up to 2,000 vehicles were expected at a modified car meeting in Beckton on Saturday, disturbing residents by racing through the streets of east London.

However, in a joint operation with the police, barriers deterred drivers, while officers issued tickets and seized cars of those that did attend.

Argos prepares to scrap catalogues at Newham stores

By Rob Virtue on September 14, 2014 9:11 AM |

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Argos stores in Newham are getting a digital makeover, which will involve doing away with an iconic piece of equipment.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 33-year-old suffered near fatal injuries in a violent robbery in Newham.

The man, a father of a 14-month-old girl, was stabbed in the leg at around 7pm on July 29 at Jake Russell Walk in the Royal Docks.

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An 18-year-old who hit a man over the head with a hammer as part of a dispute between their families has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

Adeel Khan (pictured right) of Beckton, was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court on April 17, for the attempted murder of a 15-year-old boy.

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A number of people rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries from a warehouse party in Beckton are believed to have taken MDMA.

Emergency services were called to the event at Hillcroft Road on Friday night. Police said people suffered "extreme adverse effects" from the illegal drugs.

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