Olympic Park

Friday, November 8, 2019

Streets around three Newham schools are set to become vehicle-free during drop-off and pick-up times.

A dozen sixth form students are "taking over" a group of paid TV sports channels.

Past and present Olympians and Paralympians came together in Stratford to celebrate the "transformational" impact of National Lottery funding on elite sport.

A new walkway that connects Canning Town and Poplar has been opened.

Artists, scientists and engineers have teamed up to create four new art installations.

Six of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's pollution-busting trees have found a new home.

There's a new challenge to take on at the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.

Meeting the wants and needs of Londoners must not be lost in the quest to solve London's housing crisis.

Over the last few weeks, towns and cities across the UK have been welcoming students for their first term at university, or welcoming back current students.

One of Britain's most famous birds has a new job patrolling the skies of Stratford.

What would you like to see in a new 1,500-home development in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?

A clergyman has said it is "devastating" to see families priced out of their neighbourhoods while new homes are being built all around them.

Would you feel comfortable taking a ride in a driverless car?

Buildings across the borough are set to open their doors for one weekend only as part of Open House London.

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

Marathon hero Jeff Stelling triumphantly marched through the £1million fundraising barrier when completing a third epic walking challenge for Prostate Cancer UK - spanning four countries in four days and finishing in London.

Pupils are set to benefit from a £1.1million pilot scheme designed to boost their involvement in the arts.

What can be done to combat poor air quality in the borough?

New aerial photographs have been released to mark seven years since the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Cancer Research UK has been handed the keys to its new Stratford office.

There aren't many places where you'd find a broadcasting studio, three universities and a whole host of start-up companies sitting side by side.

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

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

Team GB and Toyota excited by return of I Am Team GB this August Bank Holiday weekend.

As Londoners prepare to bake in this year's scorching temperatures, we've rounded up the best of east London's summer activities from aerial theatre, modern art tours and music spectacles to family fun days and wildlife ventures - here's our most exciting and creative ways to enjoy the sunshine.


Meet NewVIc alumni Anastasija as she reflects on her journey from sixth form to her first year at university.

"Newham Music is the award-winning Music Education Hub for Newham, striving to ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to make music," says Jill Meredith, Development and Communications Officer at Newham Music Academy.

"Don't underestimate the importance of what a musical education can do for your child. Music creates a positive, vibrant culture for young people in schools and communities and is a great way of celebrating their abilities and achievements, as well as supporting and enhancing their learning" added Jill as she explains how taking part in musical activities can help children develop socially and exposes them to a host of opportunities they wouldn't find elsewhere.

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

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