Colin Grainger

Sir Robin Wales

Newham Mayor reveals plans for New Deal for borough

 Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales has unveiled plans for a New Deal for the borough’s residents which includes a £100 million investment to keep the borough moving while protecting frontline services and cutting Council Tax. […]

Feb, 12

Deborah Day pupils star show for Christmas appeal

PUPILS from the Deborah Day Theatre School and Dance Academy took to the stage to raise funds for the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas Toy Appeal. They showed off their singing and dancing talents […]

Dec, 03

Joan Littlewood sculpture plans approved by Newham Council

Newham councillors have granted planning permission for a bronze sculpture to be erected in Stratford to honour the legendary theatre director Joan Littlewood.​ The council’s The Strategic Development Committee have agreed that the sculpture on […]

Dec, 17

Olympicoplois: Plans revealed for higher education and cultural hub

Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales has welcomed proposals that could see the Victoria & Albert Museum and University College London create new institutions in Newham on Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.​ The proposed multi-million pound […]

Dec, 04

Armstice Day commemoration in Newham unites young and older generations

  It was a special honour to be at the event to mark the 95th Anniversary of The Armistice at the Central Park Cenotaph this morning. The event was held at the Cenotaph in Central […]

Nov, 11

Strictly magic…Olympic dancing memories are given to schools

  COSTUMES worn by dancers who performed alongside Rihanna, Coldplay and Annie Lennox during the Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies have been rescued by Newham Council and made available to the borough’s schools.​ Newham’s schools and […]

Sep, 16

Real Olympics Legacy ignored in Government’s rush to claim credit says Sir Robin Wales

The real legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been ignored by ministers in their rush to claim credit for their achievements. That is the response from Mayor of Newham and former member […]

Jul, 21

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