Colin Grainger

community

How pubs gave communities their soul – and a barrel of laughs and memories

The pub beano, this one from the Prince of Wales pub, Custom House, a tradition that helped you make friends for life   They are – still ­- the heartbeat of communities. But these key […]

Apr, 04

Brilliant! Your kindness brought toy joy to thousands of children

It gives me great pleasure to report that the appeal at the heart of life in Newham reached its massive target in time to spread seasonal joy – and now it is time to say […]

Jan, 03

Generations of support for the appeal helped by those with hearts of gold

The way the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal is taken into the hearts of the community every year – and has been for almost 40 years – is summed up perfectly in […]

Dec, 08

Keeping our rich tapestry of history alive – full details of Newham’s Heritage week

Full details of Newham’s Heritage week later this month are now revealed. The celebration of our history begins on from October 24. The week is being jointly staged by Newham Council and the Museum for […]

Oct, 10

Remembrance Day in East Ham unites the community in respect for those who gave their lives

    It was a special gathering at East Ham Cenotaph today as the community came together to pay their respects to those who gave their lives for their country. The massed ranks of current […]

Nov, 08

Marvellous memories maintaining Royal Docks history – as future looks bright

A new online history archive recalling tales of Newham’s history and the characters and events that shaped the Royal Docks of London’s East End has been launched. London’s Royal Docks have lovingly collected and collated […]

Nov, 02

Get into festive spirit – and raise money for new charity for young

Individuals and businesses are being given the chance to buy ethically sourced fresh Christmas trees and help raise money for a new charity supporting children and young people. Community Christmas Trees is a dedicated community […]

Oct, 20

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