Search

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Newham on Friday

13:00 13 May 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury Justine Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury Justine Welby

PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Archbishop of Canterbury will visit Newham on Friday morning to learn about regeneration in the borough.

The Archbishop has a jam-packed schedule which will begin with a walk through Westfield Stratford City and a visit to one of the centre’s InSpiration rooms for prayer.

He will then visit East Village, the site of the London 2012 athlete’s village, to find out about the Olympic legacy and meet the principal of Chobham Academy, which is based in the Olympic park.

The Archbishop will also visit students at London Design and Engineering Technical College in Stratford and pupils from St Luke’s School in Canning Town.

The Archbishop has squeezed in the whistlestop visit to Newham before he heads to Chelmsford to celebrate the Diocese of Chelmsford’s centenary.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

The gang preyed on the elderly and then laundered the money

A gang of fraudsters who conned elderly residents out of £250,000 for bogus drain repairs have been punished for what police called a “heartless conspiracy”.

Surrey
Kala Mehra is the Befriending Volunteer of the Year

A kind-hearted Newham woman has been named the Age UK Befriending Volunteer of the Year.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Shops in East Ham's High Street are set for Black Friday sales

It’s known to send some shoppers into a frenzy, with reports of people being trampled in the rush to bag a bargain.

United States

Most read news

What would you do in order to get a discounted TV?

The judge was having none of it and labelled the driver’s version of events as ‘ludicrous’.

Word for word, has anyone ever read one of those website T&Cs documents? Politicians presume not.

The 38-year-old triggered a manhunt after two bodies were found at an address in Surrey.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition