Colin Grainger

War on rogue landlords paying off in Newham

Newham Council’s war on rogue landlords is paying off, according to figures released this week. A report by the authority reveal a staggering one in five unlicensed properties in the borough have been found to harbour […]

Aug, 31

Chemical factory that eventually became the Thames Barrier park

Close up on a picture from my past…a shot I took with an old Polaroid camera 43 years ago in Silvertown of PR Chemicals, also known as Printar, and the Tarmac Factory next door. It was […]

Aug, 11

Olympic legend Terry Spinks is honoured by his home town

    The gold medal winning boxing legend Terry Spinks has been given a permanent memorial in Newham to inspire future generations.​ The man whose image was used to motivate Team GB’s best-ever group of […]

Aug, 06


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