Spotlight on 75th anniversary of VE Day – some marvellous local memories

Some marvellous memories were gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in Newham, writes Colin Grainger. The first is from Roy Cable, who was a young boy when the Blitz started. He shares his memories of air raids, bomb shelters and VE Day street parties. Enjoy, and there are 13 other VE Day … More Spotlight on 75th anniversary of VE Day – some marvellous local memories

Classic picture from 65 years ago of the King George V Dock entrance

Another in our Reflections of the Past series. Reflections of the past 803: Superb pic of the KGV Dock entrance, Silvertown from 1953. As you may be able to tell from the fold in the centre it taken is from the superb book The East End: Then and Now by Winston Ramsey, writes Colin Grainger. … More Classic picture from 65 years ago of the King George V Dock entrance