Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

East Ham MP Stephen Timms had a bowl and a boogie with primary school pupils in support of a programme encouraging children to be more active.

When you make an appointment with your GP, you rightly expect the best possible care from someone who is professional, helpful and compassionate.

Yesterday, 12:30

More than 350 teenagers have taken part in a summer school at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this August bank holiday weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

I was part of the panel at the 200-strong residents' meeting convened by Royal Wharf Residents' Association- one of the best organised I have been to in all my years in Newham politics.

Fri, 16:17

A money mule who helped in a scam which saw a church conned out of almost £100,000 has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Fri, 16:00

A bank holiday heatwave could see record temperatures replace the wind and rain that has dogged August, the Met Office has said.

Fri, 12:30

A dancer is trading east London for the West End after joining the cast of Magic Mike Live.


43 minutes ago

England's women were beaten by Spain in a shootout in the bronze medal match at the EuroHockey Championships in Belgium.


Britain's Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.


Sporting Bengal United got the better of east London rivals Clapton in their Gordon Brasted Memorial Trophy tie on Saturday.


Jacob Ranson provides Leyton Orient players ratings after their 3-2 defeat to Crawley Town at Brisbane Road

Yesterday, 20:47

Owen Farrell reflected on England's crushing 57-15 victory over Ireland that saw records tumble at Twickenham by declaring the best is yet to come.

Yesterday, 18:31

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton felt his side were not ruthless enough in their own box as they let a 2-1 lead slip against Crawley Town.

The Hammers blasted their way to victory over pointless Watford with counter-attacking performance

League Two: Leyton Orient 2 Crawley Town 3

Yesterday, 15:20

England's men retained their position in the top tier of European hockey after beating Scotland in Belgium.


Fri, 12:30

A dancer is trading east London for the West End after joining the cast of Magic Mike Live.

Tue, 15:00

Europe's largest celebration of chicken wings is coming to Stratford next month.

Mon, 12:27

A powerful play based on the genocide in Rwanda is due to launch the second season of Theatre Royal Stratford East's new artistic director.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Royal Albert Dock will host an outdoor jazz event and a month-long interactive art exhibition to showcase the ongoing transformation of the area.

Monday, August 5, 2019

A DJ and producer who has collaborated with Beyonce, Sam Smith and Emeli Sande is set to headline this year's Under the Stars.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

The idea to bring Formula E to the ExCeL has been three years in the making, the race director has revealed.

Friday, July 26, 2019

The countdown to Formula E's arrival in the Royal Docks is on.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

A battle for control of a strip of land in Newham is at the centre of a series of explosive allegations published in a new book today, Thursday, July 25.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Canning Town may not be the first place that comes to mind as a wonderland - but it's the setting for a dramatic new retelling of a literary classic.

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Ana Lissa, who is progressing onto her level 3 course at NewVIc, says : "You'll be amazed with all it has to offer"

Drama and performing arts teacher Annie offers her insight into working at NewVIc college and what she loves about it

Join Newham Music as they bring Newham's award-winning community opera, Full Circle, to the Royal Festival Hall

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