I’ll have to be very careful with this look back at the phrases and sayings that have been part of life in and around the Royal docks community since well before I was a twinkle in my mother’s eye. If I give the impression I don’t know my ’ariss from my elbow I might have … More Mind your language – imagery that reveals so much of our lives…
This year’s F1H2O London has the word HERITAGE written on the programme and poster in capital letters. There are many different stories (one going back all the way to 1872…) which link this event with Royal Docks’s history, writes Colin Grainger. And to mark the event, Heritage Newham – People, Places, Progress is going live thanks to … More Reporting from the F1H20 London – Heritage Newham goes live
They are the games that have stood the test of time. Each generation had its own favourites and passed down the laughs and memories to the next in the Royal Docks Community. My earliest memory of those wonderful days is playing out in Auberon Street, North Woolwich, writes Colin Grainger. The family who lived in … More Child’s play – focus on the games we played…
Heritage Newham – People, Places, Progress is pleased to announce that the third Newham Heritage Week will take place between November 8 and 18. More details to come, but we can already reveal that a number of exciting events are being planned to cater for all ages and communities in and around the borough.
It is with great pleasure that we are able to showpiece a smashing piece of history – thanks to the granddaughter of a true Canning Town legend. And it really is one to warm our hearts, writes Colin Grainger. Janice Oliver got in touch to brighten our lives with stories of her grandparents that will … More Smashing piece of history – Moody’s ‘Rathbone’ herbal potions and amazing sarsparilla
Two of the five candidates in the Newham Mayoral Election outlined their plans and passion for preserving and protecting the borough’s history and heritage. Liberal Democrat candidate Gareth Benjamin Evans and Conservative Rahima Khan attended the quarterly open meeting of the Heritage Newham – People, Places, Progressthis evening at the Terence Brown Arc In The Park in Canning Town. The … More Candidates make their pledges over history and heritage
The next full open meeting of the Heritage Newham – People, Places, Progress will be held on Thursday April 26 at the Terence Brown Arc In The Park , off Hermit Road, Canning Town, from 5pm. On the agenda is a general progress report on the group’s work, plans for Heritage Week later this year and a social media … More Heritage Newham group – latest meeting