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Reflections of the past- dock follies

Over the years many stories have emerged about thefts from the docks inNorth Woolwich, Silvertown, Canning Town and Custom House. Here are two from over 100 years ago – from the old East Ham Recorder […]

Sep, 01

Sponsored swim for Newham Toy Appeal completed – now please help our campaign

I’ve done it! Absolutely cream crackered but for the 43rd year I’ve managed to complete the sponsored swim for the Newham Christmas Toy Appeal. If you feel you can support the vital campaign run by […]

Dec, 05

Lift off for sponsored swim for vital appeal

I’m raising funds for a special appeal that has been part of my life in Newham for 43 years…a campaign that is right at the heart of life in East London. It was all those […]

Oct, 31

Hammers boost charity working to change the lives of young people

Last night a very special charity was able to raise funds and feature on the screen at The London Stadium at the West Ham United – Crystal Palace Premier League Game. We were also given […]

Jan, 31

A story that captured the nation’s heart – and why our history must be kept alive

 It gives me great pleasure to include something on my website that I wrote 31 years ago.  It has re-surfaced on a great website called newhamstory.com and funnily enough I loved reading it again.  There’s […]

Jul, 22

Family life…Chas & Dave from the cradle to the grave

Chas & Dave will always have a special place in the hearts of the Grainger family – and not just because they wrote the best football song of all time in Ossie’s Dream, Spurs FA Cup […]

Dec, 03

Unique view of Queen Elizabeth Park… a work in progress

A work in progress. That’s the Queen Elizabeth Park or the Olympic Park as most locals still refer to it. It will take a while for the name change to make its way into our […]

Apr, 23

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