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Revellers at London Fields earlier this year (Picture: Gareth Jones)

Despite the havoc wrought in London Fields on the first (and only) sunny weekend of the summer (June 4-5) writes, Ivor Benjamin, on behalf of London Fields User Group,

Ex UEL student Alice Watson was supported by the university when she needed it most.

Former University of East London (UEL) student Alice Watson is an advocate of early intervention for mental health issues.

Should flower arranging determine which school a child can attend?

East Ham MP Stephen Timms.

For more than 150 years, east London has been shaped by railways. High Speed 1 made it possible to host the 2012 Olympics at Stratford. We can all see the big changes now under way there. Crossrail will have a big impact when it opens in 2018-19. Heathrow will be less than an hour from Manor Park or Custom House.

With the long summer holiday around the corner, I am sure parents are looking for suitable childcare arrangements if they are in work and/or opportunities to occupy their children during the long break.

Sabina Banu, who was homeless, now works at Pret A Manger.

Re-entering the workforce can be a positive experience for people who have been long-term unemployed.

Stress at work can have an adverse effect on employees' mental health. Picture: Shutterstock.

Work-related stress can result in psychological problems when it becomes excessive. Kat Hopps examines the issues for this week’s Minds Matter campaign.

Ramadan Kareem, to all! I was going to write about Ramadan but heart breaking news changed it all.

This week, as a nation, we make the most important decision in a generation, one that will impact upon our nation’s wealth and well-being, upon job opportunities and security, for us, our children and our grandchildren.

Summer is here – and that means it is time to ride the Slide!

Focus E15 demonstrators, pictured at a rally last month, say housing is a mental health issue.

The plight of Newham’s growing hidden homeless is not going to go away soon.

My husband Christopher and I have just returned from a gorgeous holiday in Madeira, that volcanic island which lies quietly in the Atlantic Ocean, four hundred miles or so off the coast of West Africa.

This week (June 12-18) is Diabetes Awareness Week.

The stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is used to rocking to the sound of applause for athletes like Usain Bolt and Mo Farah. Now it has been rocked by music.

Caritas Anchor House residents Debbie Brown and Pete Shanahan run a regular charity stall at Rathbone Market, Canning Town

A high correlation between homelessness and mental health problems has always existed but it’s affecting more people than ever before. Kat Hopps speaks to two who have experienced both.

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is dear to Alan White's heart because he did a 5k run there last year

During Carers Week 2016, Kat Hopps examines how carers’ mental health can be impacted by tough financial and emotional situations.

East Ham MP Stephen Timms.

The referendum on Britain’s EU membership is approaching fast.

It annoys me when the referendum remain camp claim they have won the economic argument, as though our economy is so wonderful now and staying in is the way to keep it in shape.

The recent BBC documentary on why whites are moving out of Newham and the growing community concern about the West Ham statue and whether it should stay at the Boleyn or move to Stratford, although very different issues, are both stimulating residents to discuss their immediate heritage and that must be good for all.

Axl Rose on stage with AC/DC at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford

Canons, a giant inflatable tribute to a one-night stand and a 61-year-old Australian dressed as a school boy was an ambitious first concert for the Olympic Stadium.

A service user playing Badminton at the Wellbeing Games, held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Mental health and community health users, plus their carers, got to enjoy sports activities at an annual wellbeing event.

Romero Britto

Internationally renowned artist, Romero Britto, will be heading to Canary Wharf this week as he showcases two new pieces that were created for the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations.

Children's Art week is returning to the Half Moon

Thousands of children, teachers and families are to descend on arts venues and schools to celebrate Children’s Art Week.

Author Chris Cleave will be appearing at the Wanstead Tap on Wednesday

Newham Bookshop has a special place in the heart of author Chris Cleave, who will be appearing at its next event at the Wanstead Tap on Wednesday.

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham provides a place for people to socialise and get support

In this week’s campaign, we take a look at how Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MiTHN) can help people with a mental health or emotional issue.

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