The Matchroom Stadium, on Brisbane Road, has been home to Leyton Orient since 1937. It has survived the Blitz, the Iron Curtain and the financial crisis. But now, it could be “crushed” by Sam Allardyce’s premiership side.
British long jumper JJ Jegede has just jumped over three Mini Coopers — that’s six metres, two metres less than he will need to jump to qualify for the Olympics. But Hackney’s hopping hope was so nervous he didn’t even tell his coach his plans. “He would not have allowed me to do it,” JJ […]
Designs for a floating cinema that will tour the canals and rivers of East London have been unveiled by architects. The project is part of an Olympic-backed initiative and will launch this summer.
Jobseekers claiming benefits increased again last month, raising questions over the Olympics’ promise to provide jobs for local people.