Meet Schmoap, Silvertown’s cleanest soap company
Schmoap started as a zero-waste lockdown hobby, but Nadia Vizzacaja quickly found she has a knack for making beautiful and ethical soaps.
Meet the newcomers making a life in the Royal Docks
New coffee shops, food trucks and secret parks – we have a lot to love here. As new housing is going up all around us, we spoke to a newcomer about coming to the Royal Docks.
Made in the Royal Docks: local treats to try
Over the past year, these local organisations have been keeping us nourished in mind and body.
Art & Culture
Watch artists at work without even stepping inside
Artists from Bow Arts have launched Art in the Docks, a new gallery that aims to throw the Royal Docks’ art community wide open as it taps into the area’s creative spirit.
Newham Youth Map explores the borough through young people’s eyes
Getting to know the area just became easier thanks to the Newham Youth Map. Developed by young people from the borough, the map is sharing unsung gems and taking on Google Maps – grassroots style.
“All we want is a sense of unity”: young people call for equality in Black Lives Matter music video
“Please share our message” is the plea behind this moving short film, a teamwork tour de force created by East London teenagers from West Silvertown Foundation collaborating remotely.
Royal Docks businesses sign up to the Community Wealth Building Pledge for a fairer Newham
Tate & Lyle Sugars and Expressway have taken the lead in community wealth building, committing to the borough’s bold new pledge for inclusive growth.
Dock Tales: Momtaz Begum-Hossain
Ever wondered what it’s like to take a dip in the docks, and what makes it the most exciting place to live in London? Local resident Momtaz shares her thoughts.