Stories from the docks
Newham Swords is training the next generation for fencing stardom — and heart
Teagan Williams-Stewart is the reigning British champion in women’s foil fencing. And she’s only 16 years old.
Meet the bees at Silvertown Quays
Since last autumn, these new residents have been filling the air with a gentle hum and ever so slowly turning urban flowers into honey.
Widen your horizons at RAD’s UK Asia Tech Powerhouse Conference
How can British businesses unlock the huge potential of Asian markets? The conference at RAD provides practical insights, and a chance to pitch.
Art & Culture
Four walks to discover the Royal Docks
It's perfect weather for a walk. Here are four routes that take very different paths around, through, and along the Royal Docks.
Campaigning for empathy: meet RAW Labs' artist Enni-Kukka Tuomala
This project aims to make Newham more empathetic. We met at campaign HQ to find out how.
London Festival of Architecture: what to see in the Royal Docks
The biggest annual architecture festival opens this Saturday, and the Royal Docks is one of its four hubs. Feeling spoilt for choice? Here are some places to begin.
Creativity means diversity: UEL host talent hackathon with Microsoft
What will going to work look like in 50 years’ time? The University of East London is determined to prepare its students for this unpredictable new world.
Sharing global experiences: City of Cape Town visit the Royal Docks
Cape Town city government, tourism and investment agencies discover how local projects and enterprises are reviving the visitor and business tourism economy in the Royal Docks
‘Lifeboat in a Box’ training centre coming to Royal Albert Dock
Atlantic Pacific are a small charity with a simple and impossibly demanding dream: a world in which no one drowns.
Showcase: how Kiron Ponnath catches the docks’ best light
These photographs of Royal Victoria Dock show the drama and beauty of the water through the changing seasons.
Royal Docks volunteers take part in UK's biggest ever beach clean
Around 30 volunteers were gathered outside RDLAC for the Big Spring Beach Clean. We had gloves, rubbish sacks, and litter grabbers at the ready. But where was the beach?