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Sunday, May 24, 2020

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

Covid-19 is making a mockery of all our hopes, but we will prevail.

Covid-19 will be disrupting our lives for a long time ahead.

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

West Ham Park, the largest park in the London Borough of Newham, has been managed by the City of London Corporation since 1874, when it was opened to the public.

Our community has seen more than our fair share of tragedies during the current crisis.

For many in our community, life has changed beyond recognition.

Foremost in this column, I thank all of you who daily go to work, as essential workers, keeping our food shops open and communities safe and functioning.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

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

I am keeping in regular touch with the mayor, councillors and the borough’s MPs during the Covid-19 crisis.

What a strange and peculiar time we’re in. I know everyone’s calling it unprecedented, and no doubt it is, but I want to call it frightening and confusing and worrying and eerily quiet, and weirdly slow too.

The entertainment industry relies on people being able to move around. With coronavirus putting a firm stop to this for now, Stratford record label Damnably has had to get creative.

Londoner Samuel Pepys chronicles the terrifying ‘Great Plague’ of 1665-6 in his celebrated diaries. They help put the hardship and tragedy we face today in perspective.

Stressed out Londoners can help promote calm by having certain plants in their home and garden.

Tragically, deaths in hospitals attributed from Covid-19 stand at 16,060, with 59 from Newham, but the numbers will be higher because daily figures published by the government don’t take into account deaths in the community, including care homes.

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

How are you keeping entertained during the lockdown? I’m hoping you have just shouted “By reading some excellent newspaper columns, Steve” but I won’t hold my breath.

Among all the damage from the coronavirus lockdown, charities haven’t had enough attention. Organisations we have often taken for granted are suddenly fighting for survival.

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

The secret to resilience is in the stories we tell ourselves.

This is an incredibly difficult and fearful time for us all.

NewVIc teacher Frederick shares how he makes maths lessons engaging to inspire and support students

Meet ambitious student Craig as he reflects on his first year at college and plans to study at the University of Cambridgeshire

With so much in the news and online about coronavirus it’s normal to feel scared or confused, which is why it is so important you try and get your information from trusted sources like the NHS.

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