There are 4,892 families without a permanent home in Newham, the highest figure for 10 years and a sign of the borough’s growing homelessness crisis. EMMA YOULE reports in the first of our special Hidden Homeless series
Sandra Nelson is a business owner and community campaigner from East Ham. As part of a campaign for domestic abuse survivors, she has written a song to provide support for women who have suffered domestic abuse, and is aiming to achieve one million downloads of the track.
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