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Sunday, June 17, 2018

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

Planning for the summer? Don’t forget to include a visit to Newham City Farm on Stansfeld Road, Beckton. There’s lots to see and do.

So President Trump is finally coming to London in July. What message should we be giving the man whose favourite catch phrases include “fake news” and “America first”?

Actress Marlene Sidaway, secretary of Newham Talking Newspaper, talks to the Recorder about the “vibrant, diverse” borough she’s come to call home and how we are all responsible for taking pride in where we live

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

When Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) was created by the London Borough of Newham in 1992 it was designed as a comprehensive sixth form open to all 16-19 year-olds in Newham in order to increase participation, achievement and progression.

One of the greatest pleasures of my job is visiting local schools and meeting ambitious, active, inspiring and enquiring young people.

Troan charity founders Heminguey Van Dunem and Joaquim Tumba tell reporter Alex Shaw about aloof MPs and helping the homeless

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

Recently I told you that I was leaving one radio station. Like a bad smell but in audio form, I’m hard to get rid of.

Following the recent local elections, Newham has a new mayor!

Q&A: Campaigner Frances Clarke

Friday, June 1, 2018

Frances Clarke is a former Newham councillor and avid campaigner. She cofounded Tower Blocks UK, which works to safeguard the rights of tower block residents.

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

I would like to thank the voters for putting their faith and trust in me and in my vision for our borough, where genuinely affordable housing will be my number one priority, alongside the safety of our young people.

I believe interesting and potentially exciting times lie ahead for Newham over the next four years.

Q&A: Layla Conway

Friday, May 25, 2018

London Legacy Development Corporation’s Layla Conway talks about her gran, affordable housing and positive opportunities for the borough’s youngsters

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

Amber Rudd had to resign as home secretary after the Windrush scandal. Sajid Javid replaced her. I was in the House of Commons on April 30 for the new home secretary’s first appearance.

President Trump was wrong when he told the NRA that London is a war zone.

Q&A: My Newham

Friday, May 18, 2018

London City Airport community relations ambassador Aaron Uthman tells reporter Alex Shaw about advice from his late grandfather, the importance of pride of place and changes to the borough.

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

Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? The new Royal baby was born. Me neither.

Some clergy colleagues talk about summer Saturday afternoons when they have officiated at four or five weddings, one after the other; I wouldn’t want to get that busy but I’m sorry that I haven’t conducted more weddings because I just love them!

Q&A: Idgie Beau

Friday, May 4, 2018

Applecart events and hospitality manager Idgie Beau speaks about her inspirational friend, importance of recycling and love for the borough’s close-knit community

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

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