Olympic Park

Thursday, August 2, 2018

The new mayor of Newham has slammed the loss of nearly 10,000 council homes under Right to Buy since the 1980s – saying the policy has exacerbated the bitter housing crisis in the borough.

A temporary work and event space which will create 240 jobs and boost local businesses was granted planning permission last week.

A hockey volunteer who hasn’t missed a minute of events at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in more than two years has been recognised for his passion and dedication.

Plans for a multi-storey pavilion in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been approved.

The current heatwave means that sunglasses and a bottle of water are as much an essential when going out as your keys, phone and wallet.

The England finals of the Red Bull Switch are coming to Newham this Autumn

With an early summer following the July heatwave here are some of the activities families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

A summer school is opening for teenagers in Newham who are interested in fashion, technology and the arts.

Business top brass descended on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to toast the topping out of the latest tower of concrete, glass and steel to hit Stratford’s skyline.

Protestors are planning to target oil giant Shell’s event in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this weekend by playing a game of dodgeball outside the event.

A new multi-million pound studio complex aiming to support the local creative community is coming to the Olympic Park.

England have named their 18-strong squad that will compete at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup on home soil in London between July, 21 and August, 5.

London continues to move East. East Bank, a brand-new destination for London with world-class culture and education at its heart, can be seen as further evidence of this.

What do you want from a new futuristic music venue set to be built in Stratford?

“Who can do a handstand for me?” Immediately, many small hands shot up.

England Hockey is delighted to announce that over half of all hockey clubs in England are now involved with our Your World Cup campaign.

Newham welcomed the world to a sizzling summer of sport at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Great British Bake Off winner Sophie Faldo swapped whisks for wheels when she took to the track at Lee Valley VeloPark.

Elsewhere, 38 members took part in the Dagenham 88 Runners five-mile summer race while 11 runners ran the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k

Enland Hockey unveiled the launch of #BehindEveryGreatPlayer, an integrated communications campaign that celebrates the importance of supportive role models in achieving sporting success.

A men’s health charity arrived in Stratford on Friday with an installation raising awareness of prostate cancer.

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

There are plenty of sporting events going on across Lee Valley Regional Park to keep youngsters in London busy during half-term.

Children’s charity Unicef is moving its London headquarters to Stratford.

The Bobby Moore Academy has appointed a new executive headteacher to oversee both sections of the all-through school.


Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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