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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

I am sure that many of you will share my concerns regarding a number of violent incidents that took place across London over the festive period. In Newham over the past few days, two young people were injured in a takeaway in Plaistow after an incident involving a firearm.

Q&A: My Newham

Friday, January 12, 2018

John Bergin is CEO of Newham Music, an award-winning charity providing music education to children and young people in schools throughout the borough.

During the Brexit campaign, having been active on the Leave side, doing radio and TV interviews, I must have received about twenty messages from customers, or those purporting to be customers, saying they will never buy Forman’s smoked salmon again.

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?

Join In: Big food and drink quiz

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

Join In: Can you answer our Christmas quiz?

Sunday, December 24, 2017

How much do you know about Christmas?

How well do you know your Mariah Carey from your Bing Crosby?

More than 200 of Newham’s older residents enjoyed a special performance of Rapunzel.

Christmas is fast approaching - and trees have been cropping up around Newham to celebrate the festive season.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

On Wednesday, November 29 the Mayor of London launched the London Plan at an event in Barking Riverside.

Today I’ll be reminding my grandchildren that there’s just nine more sleeps until Christmas. I’m sure their excitement will be shared by kids across Barking & Dagenham. It also means that another year is coming to a close, and what a year it has been for our borough.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games shone a spotlight on east London and kick-started regeneration.

I was alarmed to read recently that the University of Glasgow has done some research which shows that grandparents can be seriously detrimental to their grandchildren’s health!!

Having lived in the borough for more that two decades, Andrea Popeau-Thomas is excited about the future as Westfield and the Olympic legacy keep Newham ‘on the map’

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Politicians talk about wanting a high wage economy. They can’t really mean it, as that would result in a globally uncompetitive Britain.

Q&A: Music lover Nnenna Ukachuku

Friday, December 1, 2017

Nnenna Ukachuku is a larger than life West Ham loving East London diva - she says it like she sees it and describes herself as a bit like Marmite, you either love her or hate her. She has an opinion on everything.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

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