Colin Grainger

Queen Elizabeth Park

Help charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve be the Christmas Number One!

Charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve are staging  their biggest fundraising event to date – and your participation can help us become the Christmas Number One! Get into the Christmas spirit and be part of an official […]

Oct, 23

A special kind of giving as Toy Appeal spreads Christmas joy

EVERY year for the last 38 years I have been part of a campaign in the community in East London to help with a very special appeal to spread come much needed joy to under-privileged […]

Dec, 24

Firms and workers fantastic support for Christmas appeal

FIRMS and workers involved in the redevelopment of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are giving fantastic support to the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal. Under the umbrella of the London Legacy Development […]

Dec, 09

Sir Chris starts the Newham Anniversary Run

  Britain’s most successful Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, has been revealed as the official starter for The National Lottery Newham London Anniversary Run, which is back this year with a new course. The mass participation […]

Jul, 04

Hanging on to our sense of East End unity – MP Lyn Brown

  In the latest in a series of articles about the Olympics Legacy, probably the most inspirational views come from MP Lyn Brown. West Ham MP Lyn Brown firmly believes that the goodwill and community […]

Jun, 06

Building a lasting Olympics legacy: Newham’s progress

Achieving the Olympics legacy remains a challenge for current and future generations. In the latest in a series of  special features examining the situation from a number of perspectives, we look at some of the positives […]

May, 09

Rejuvenation of Newham will continue as we face our future

It is now more than seven months since the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Stratford when the eyes and ears of the world were upon us. For a special period in all our […]

May, 06


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