GB Volleyball Star comes to Wanstead

GB Olympic Beach Volleyball star Chris Gregory popped down to Wanstead Leisure Centre yesterday to teach a group of excited youngsters to play volleyball! As part of the Sportivate project Chris will be returning to Wanstead in December to inspire more young people. Find out more about our Sportivate events here. Chris Tweeted after the event: …

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GB Volleyball Star to inspire young people in East London

GB Beach Volleyball giant Chris Gregory will be inspiring youngsters in a Sportivate project at Wanstead Leisure Centre! Chris will be working with children, teens and young adults as part of key initiative to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This project is managed by the Thames Gateway Foundation, a …

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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

To mark the opening of our new exhibition 'A History of Redbridge in Maps' we will be sharing an online range of thought-provoking images. This week we have chosen Redbridge during 1939-1945.  This map was created by Redbridge Council’s Geographic Information systems team. It was based on maps created just after the war by Ilford …

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Battle Badminton! Let the Challenge begin…

Battle Badminton From the 4th of November the brave can separate from the feeble and step forward to enter a whole new realm of Badminton gameplay. Let Battle commence! Battle Badminton is a new informal, casual competition league with flexible rules, where players identify opponents and set up challenges online. Defeat your opponent and then …

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SPECIAL AUTHOR EVENT! Melissa Benn

‘We have reached a tricky crossroads in modern women’s lives and our collective daughters are bearing the brunt of some intolerable pressures…a manifesto for modern womanhood – and a guide through the perils and pitfalls of parenting girls.’ Melissa Benn What should we tell our daughters? The Pleasures and Pressures of Growing Up Female. Melissa …

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