Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

Local historian David Martin explains how his wartime story was translated into Farsi for visiting children

Jamie Porter will make his second trip of the winter to the Desert Springs Resort this weekend keen to make up for lost time with the Lions.

A youngster who helped lead his sports team to a World Cup final – and was even named the player of the tournament – is this week’s Young Citizen award nominee.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

Tower Hamlets-born local coach, who started his career with Arsenal, has teamed up with O’s Director of Football Martin Ling

The 17-year-old returned to his Chadwell Heath roots this week and also dropped in on his old school before firing England’s under-17s to World Cup glory

Shenfield and Essex’s latest international representative, Jack Plom, almost missed his initial call-up for England duty when he ignored the insistent ringing of his mobile phone.

Antonio Martin Romero also impressed in Spain with impressive run in the Cross of Sanlucar

A Woodford Green widow celebrated what would have been her husband’s 40th birthday by holding a charity walk in his memory this weekend.

England Hockey have announced an 18-strong women’s squad for the Rabo EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands later this month.

Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin included in 18-man party

Beautiful ballet interpretations from a classic Shakespearean love story, Dracula and The Nutcracker will be performed in one show coming to Ilford next month.

A teenager arrested in Barking in connection with the London Bridge terror attack is to remain in police custody after a warrant for further detention was granted.

Team GB star ready to face Argentina and Netherlands

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix review.


Redbridge Estate agents Sandra Davidson’s hassle-free service guarantees rental income for your property, whether it is occupied or not. Here they share details of the Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it can help you avoid the regular stresses associated with managing a let.

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