Category Archives: Community

Great programme about the Young Mayor of Newham

A truly wonderful piece of television from CBBC following the campaigns for Young Mayor of Newham. You can read Kaycee’s blog on the London 2012 site, and I’m hoping to put a few questions to her myself very soon. Above … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Mayor’s Newham Show

I wasn’t able to make it along myself, but it certainly looks like a good time was had by all. Newham Council have put a selection of good pictures up on their website, you should go and check them out.

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West Ham score Westfield backing for Olympic Stadium move

East London football giants West Ham are edging closer to moving into the Olympic Stadium after 2012. The club – with its new(ish) owners – have wanted it for some time, but now we’ve had the first real suggestion from … Continue reading

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British Fencing looks to inner-city projects to stretch beyond London 2012 Olympics

Nice piece from the Telegraph today talking about Newham Fencing – a local club (more information about them to be found here). Chief exec of British Fencing Piers Martin had this to say: “We are looking to make the sport … Continue reading

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BBC London speaks to residents living in Holden Point

Our pals at BBC London spent some time chatting to residents in Holden Point – one of the various tower-blocks which spiral up into the Stratford sky. I think we can all relate to retired Derek Southern, 69, when he … Continue reading

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