Colin Grainger

Get on board to see No Ordinary Park

The Olympic Park in Stratford has entered its latest phase as the new Park In Progress Tours began. People are being welcomed to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and to the top of ArcelorMittal Orbit, or […]

Mar, 30

Resilience key to transforming lives and communities

Resilience is the key to transforming lives and communities, the Mayor of Newham said this week. Addressing a major event organised by leading national think tank the Young Foundation, Sir Robin Wales said resilience was […]

Mar, 21

Mates…Olympic legacy neighbourhood and Newham Council make right moves

Olympic legacy made several great moves in an unusual direction as Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales and British Champion Grandmaster Gawain Jones welcomed children to Stratford Library for chess games and classes on a giant […]

Mar, 15

True Grit of our Kim

Having been a journalist for over 40 years and having reviewed more plays, films, shows and books than I can remember, it is very hard when you know someone personally to write an unbiased analysis […]

Mar, 08

Foundations laid for school that is Strictly state-of-the-art!

The foundations have been laid for the new state-of-the-art Keir Hardie Primary School, which forms the heart of the Fife Road regeneration scheme in Custom House. And the¬†facilities will be shared with locals for a […]

Mar, 07

More pupils getting the schools they want in Newham

Seventy-eight per cent of Newham pupils starting secondary school in September have been offered a place at their first preference school. This puts Newham fifth out of 33 London boroughs, with the capital-wide average being […]

Mar, 05

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