Westfield Stratford City to host charity row

13:00 03 September 2013

Shoppers at Westfield will have the chance to help a group of friends raise money for a cancer charity on Saturday.

Natalie Miles and three of her friends will be taking part in a 12-hour row from 9am until 9pm to help Breast Cancer Care.

They will be based in Chestnut Plaza at Westfield Stratford City.

The event will give Natalie, 31, from Ealing, and her friends a taste of what is to come when they begin a six-month charity row across the Pacific next year. It will begin in Long Beach, California and take them to Hawaii, Samoa and Cairns in Australia.

They are appealing for corporate sponsors to help them raise at least £50,000 for the charity. The women will first need £100,000 to get them to California from where they will launch their fundraising trip in April 2014.

For more details about their trip go to


Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:39
The world record attempt to do the world's largest charleston at Spitalfields Market in London

Hundreds of people took out their dancing shoes and assembled in an iconic east London market to move their way to a new world record.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 13:34
The budget consultation took place over eight weeks (picture: Chris Radburn/PA)

If you had your say on the council’s budget challenge consultation, then you were among more than 3,700 people to take part.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 10:53
Police called to Plaistow following reports of a stabbing

A man was found suffering from stab wounds in Plaistow last night.

London hospital
Yesterday, 07:00
Discover, children's story centre, Stratford

A popular children’s charity has received a £100,000 grant to help make its building more accessible.


Most read news


Angharad Baa Stool in Rare Breed.

Great British Life is offering a sheepskin footstool worth £199 to a lucky reader

Read more
Amazon: Everything you want to buy all in one place!

With £1,500 to spend online at Amazon, there’s really nothing you can’t buy.

Read more
You'll be stocked up on toiletries  for a while!

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more.

Read more

Digital Edition

Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder