Olympic Park

Friday, November 27, 2020

A public garden will be planted in Stratford to commemorate Londoners who have lost their lives to Covid-19 and the pandemic’s impact in the capital.

Pupils will meet pop musicians, classical composers and BBC presenters as part of an East Bank recording studio design challenge.

As a 24-year-old Newham resident I am one of the newest members of the youth board for the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) after joining earlier this year.

A man has raised more than £1,200 after cycling from Stratford to Barking on an adapted bike.

Parks and green spaces across Newham have been a “lifeline” for many during the coronavirus pandemic - and several have received international recognition.

A woman has scooped a scholarship aimed at getting graduates into top jobs.

A development partner is being sought to help create 1,200 homes in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A Salvation Army minister is running around Newham for this year’s London Marathon.

A Forest Gate man has launched a community running group aimed at encouraging people to talk about their mental health whilst getting fit.

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.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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