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Dr Hannah Hedwig Striesow

Dr Hannah Hedwig Striesow

Receiving the Outstanding citizen award in 2001 from Newham Council, Hanna Hedwig Striesow (nee Kohn) is still remembered for her services and dedication to the Newham Community. Continue Reading

NEWHAM FAMILY TREE – NATASHA HART MBE

NEWHAM FAMILY TREE – NATASHA HART MBE

Natasha Hart PhotoNatasha Hart moved to east London from her native Russia 26 years ago. She had played basketball in her youth and as a mother she wanted to pass on her love for the game to her two teenage sons. Continue Reading

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Dr Hannah Hedwig Striesow

Dr Hannah Hedwig Striesow

Receiving the Outstanding citizen award in 2001 from Newham Council, Hanna Hedwig Striesow (nee Kohn) is still remembered for her services and dedication to the Newham Community. Continue Reading

NEWHAM FAMILY TREE – NATASHA HART MBE

NEWHAM FAMILY TREE – NATASHA HART MBE

Natasha Hart PhotoNatasha Hart moved to east London from her native Russia 26 years ago. She had played basketball in her youth and as a mother she wanted to pass on her love for the game to her two teenage sons. Continue Reading

Linda Lewis

Linda Lewis

Linda Lewis Linda Lewis, once described as the ‘Cockney-Jamaican Gracie Fields’, is one of Britain’s most respected and talented singer songwriters, with a career spanning more than four decades. With her five-octave vocal range, she has fused folk, soul, pop and reggae into a unique signature sound that is now an integral part of the… Continue Reading

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry was a preacher and reformer. She was born in Norwich in 1780 to the Gurneys, a wealthy Quaker family Continue Reading