Health workers are all heroes
Coronavirus | Opinion
Dame Margaret Hodge MP, Barking
Happy New Year! 2021 has certainly delivered us new hope, yet also delivered difficult challenges too. New hope because of the rollout of a vaccine this winter to protect the most vulnerable against Covid-19. The vaccine offers us a clear...
I feel privileged to be able to contribute to Saint Francis Hospice as a trustee
Ranjita Sen, Saint Francis Hospice trustee
My involvement with the hospice in Havering-atte-Bower came about quite effortlessly at a time when I had been thinking about how I could get involved with a local voluntary setting. I’d always been involved in some form of charity or...
Artistic director voices hope for 2021 as latest plays launch
An artistic director has said she is hopeful audiences will return to live theatre in 2021 at the launch of a series of plays just for east Londoners. Nadia Fall was speaking as Theatre Royal Stratford East released four free online...
Leyton Orient sign Dan Kemp on a permanent deal from West Ham United
Leyton Orient have captured their first signing of the January transfer window in the form of youngster Dan Kemp. The 22-year-old joins the O's from Premier League side West Ham United permanently on a two-and-a-half year deal. Kemp moved to...
Kenneth More CBE - through the 60s and beyond
A number of lifetimes poured into one well-lived life. Most will have heard of Kenneth More CBE, and many will be familiar with the Ilford theatre that bears his name. More, Please!, recently-released by Nick Pourgourides, fills whatever...