Olympic Park

Friday, December 7, 2018

Artist Lothar Götz, who recently had a sculpture installed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, about his passion for the borough and arts

World Cup-winning footballer Sir Geoff Hurst has officially opened a secondary school named in honour of his former team-mate Bobby Moore.

The company behind a proposed 18,000-seater music venue has been encouraging young people to consider a career in the industry.

Green-fingered youngsters have been planting daffodil bulbs outside their school thanks to a housing developer.

A charity café in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park run by the Camden Society has been lauded for its inclusivity and work in the community.

Hundreds of people gathered in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today (Sunday) for a poignant service to mark a century since the end of the First World War.

A moving memorial to thousands of missing soldiers whose bodies weren’t found after a First World War battle has been unveiled.

The two-wheeled machines, which have a top speed of around 15 miles per hour, provide a fun and environmentally friendly way to get around the park.

The Olympic Park’s best employers and apprentices were recognised at an awards ceremony.

V&A has unveiled plans to revolutionise the way in which its world leading collection of art, design and performance is explored and experienced.

The clocks are going back this weekend, meaning summer - and all that comes with it - is long gone.

The achievements of apprentices working at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are set to be celebrated in a ceremony.

“London is moving east. We’re already there and everyone has to follow.”

A path in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is being renamed after former culture secretary Dame Tessa Jowell.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park calls on grans and grandads to unleash their inner adrenaline junkies.

A 22-storey commercial building is the latest in the International Quarter London scheme to be approved.

A rare eagle with a camera strapped to its back has recorded a bird’s eye view of the borough for a sales pitch.

ArcelorMittal Orbit will be collaborating with Jeans for Genes day between September 21-23 to raise funds for children and families with genetic disorders.

Historic, innovative and quirky buildings across Newham are set to open their doors for one weekend only as part of Open House London.

Shoppers were in for a shock after a car smashed through a shopping centre window.

The London Lions and the University of East London are pleased to announce a joint partnership that will see the professional team, based at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, manage and operate the basketball provision offered to both scholars and non-scholars.

Some of the world’s top wrestlers traded the ring for something even more terrifying - the world’s tallest tunnel slide.

The new mayor of Newham has slammed the loss of nearly 10,000 council homes under Right to Buy since the 1980s – saying the policy has exacerbated the bitter housing crisis in the borough.

A temporary work and event space which will create 240 jobs and boost local businesses was granted planning permission last week.

A hockey volunteer who hasn’t missed a minute of events at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in more than two years has been recognised for his passion and dedication.


Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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