Olympic Park

Monday, September 28, 2020

A school in Stratford has been named secondary academy of the year at a national awards ceremony.

Youngsters across east London are being given the chance to design, build and host performances in their own pavilion.

Rare plants and animals including the streaked bombardier beetle, black redstart, sand martin and brown-banded carder bee have made a Newham park home, a report shows.

The doors have opened to 140 new homes at a major canal-side development in Stratford.

A report has revealed the economic and social impact of a technology centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

But it’s when the unexpected strikes that people look to what’s familiar and dependable.

Projects like the Dagenham East film studios and East Bank in Stratford can help fulfil the “huge potential” of those areas, London’s mayor has said.

A Chobham Academy pupil who earned four A* grades has turned down a place at Cambridge to follow his dream.

The world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide is due to reopen this weekend.

The London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box Arena have welcomed back the public after almost four months of lockdown.

Neighbours have been left fuming after an illegal party saw about 200 people descend on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The London Legacy Development Corporation could be forced to make almost £10million worth of cuts.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has proved to be a vital lifeline for local people during the 2020 lockdown remaining open throughout.

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.


Annabelle Herring, a teacher of foundation learning, health and childcare and a tutor at NewVIc College, tells us about her work and what inspires her

NewVIc alumni Joelinne reflects on her first year at university after completing her A-levels at the sixth form college in Newham.

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

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