Colin Grainger

Kevin Jenkins

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

Funny man Ricky’s passion for caring Canning Town charity

Comedian, actor and writer Ricky Grover is talking serious for a moment about a charity close to his heart. He has just been asked – and accepted – the role of patron of Canning Town’s […]

Oct, 18

Sleighed by your kindness – toy appeal is true spirit of Christmas

WE’VE done it! It gives me great pleasure this Christmas Eve morning to report that the appeal at the heart of life in Newham has reached its massive target. The Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas […]

Dec, 24

Help support a vital appeal at the heart of the community

This week sees the launch of a special community appeal that has has shown the true soul of life in Newham for the last 40 years. And the success of the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas […]

Nov, 07

Project is a ground force for spirit of human kindness

In the last two weeks, the nastier side of life has surfaced in this country and it is not something I personally recognise as the true picture of the nation I am proud to live in. […]

Jul, 06

Simply the best – Toy Appeal reaches target

EVERY year for the last 39 a campaign in the community in East London has spread much needed joy to under-privileged children. And I am happy to report on this lovely morning that the Community […]

Dec, 23

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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