Sunday, June 25, 2017

A musician who honed his skills on the streets after becoming homeless has swapped busking for life as a recording artist.

Trains bad enough without extra sweat

A deaf Nepalese photographer from the University of East London credits her disability with enhancing her artistic talent.

Over the past three weeks we have seen some truly horrific sights followed by remarkable displays of strength and unity.

Jerry Harris from Dementia Friends visited the Recorder office.

Too often it seems health and social care services are focused on organisational boundaries rather than the specific needs of those living and working in the borough.

I cannot quite believe that it’s June already – everyone’s saying the same - where has this year gone?

Distraught families caught up in the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno want answers.

A choirmaster from Forest Gate is hoping to hit the right notes with celebrity judges for a new prime-time, talent singing show.

It’s been an extraordinary general election with more twists and turns than a John Grisham novel.

Children from Newham play at the luanch of M&S’s new Community Transformation Programme at Stratford Old Town Hall.

When we speak of drugs, words such as ‘illegal’, ‘addict’, ‘junkie’ and ‘criminal’ are often heard. Yet research shows that 80 per cent of people who use drugs do so without a problem.

This week I was pleased to hear of one woman who has taken the law into her own hands.

Rail fares are considered some of the dearest in Europe. Picutre: GETTY IMAGES/STOCK PHOTO/MARIOGUTI

It’s quite hard to believe the country will go to the polls today (Thurs) to vote in the general election.

For me it’s that time of the year again when all my bills seem to come at once.

Burke Secondary Modern School, 1962, class 4C. Picture: CONTRIBUTED BY PETER HARMAN

Upload your pictures at and you could see them online and in the paper

Living in east London means having to get on with people who are different to you.

There are now less than two months to go until we stage the biggest sporting events in the world in 2017 right here in Newham.

NSPCC give timely advice on recognising child grooming. Picture: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA

This year the Holy Month of Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims, will start on or around May 27 (depending on the sighting of the new moon).

The escalation of knife related crime and the loss of young lives resulting, has been well documented in all media channels over the past few weeks.

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