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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.

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Plans to bring a floating village to the Royal Docks have been criticised by Newham's mayor over a lack of affordable housing.

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Campaigners against London City Airport expansion fear years of night time disruption if a planning application is approved.

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Up to £347,000 is being refunded to motorists after Newham Council admitted a number of its parking cameras were illegal.

The local authority wrote off outstanding tickets from the cameras in July last year but had not given back money to those who had already paid.

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A proposal for a two luxury towers next to the Royal Docks, which includes no provision for affordable housing, has been approved by Newham Council.