Olympic Park

Sunday, May 24, 2020

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

Park rangers and security will “step in” if social distancing measures are ignored at open spaces, the boss of the Olympic Park has warned as restrictions on outdoor activities are eased.

A new date has been set for a postponed charity fun run around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A company in Newham is helping produce protective kit and respirator parts for frontline NHS workers.

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

This is how Stratford station could look if a proposed new entrance is built.

The organisation looking after Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is reminding people about the need for social distancing as temperatures look set to rise.

Cyclists are aiming to ensure vital food, medicine and other supplies are delivered to those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

The trust behind a Stratford free school is set to open a new primary school next year.

People took to their doorsteps, windows and balconies for a minute’s applause to thank NHS workers for their efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

Plans to build a new primary school and increase the amount of affordable housing on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been given the nod.

A fantastic collection of runners have come together to successfully participate in the 2020 Where’s Wally fun run.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

A neighbourhood talk about the latest plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has been postponed because of the coronavirus situation.

Plans for a new neighbourhood in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are set to go on display this month.

Venues across Newham have said they will be following government advice in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

The council has urged people to have their say on plans to change the borough’s parking policy.

Nearly 2000 young people will race at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday.

A Cody Dock firm has scooped a £30million contract at a site touted to become an east London cultural and educational powerhouse.

The Duchess of Cambridge revealed her sporting ability when she went head to head at the London Stadium with some of Britain’s best future athletic hopes.

London Mayor candidate Rory Stewart joined campaigners helping rough sleepers in the Stratford Centre in a bid to learn more about the homelessness crisis.

Former England defender Paul Parker will join Prostate Cancer UK to talk QPR, Manchester United, England and why he’s joined the biggest ride in football at a Q&A event later this month.

A top American museum is set to take on a two-year residency in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

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