Colin Grainger

Posts Tagged "Olympics"

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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

Olympic legend Terry Spinks is honoured by his home town

    The gold medal winning boxing legend Terry Spinks has been given a permanent memorial in Newham to inspire future generations.​ The man whose image was used to motivate Team GB’s best-ever group of […]

Aug, 06

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

Olympic Legacy: Time to payback the goodwill and support

    We need to get on with the job of transforming the lives of local people if the Olympic Legacy is to be achieved. Now is time to pay that back the support and […]

Jun, 07

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

Newham honours boxing legend Terry Spinks

Newham Council are to pay tribute to Canning Town boxer and local legend Terry Spinks, the youngest Olympic Gold medallist in British boxing history. It follows a community campaign in the area to honour his memory with a […]

May, 22

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


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