Authors Posts by Pamela Kokoszka

Pamela Kokoszka



Plaistow’s Marathon (Space) Man

A Plaistow man came close to breaking the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut. Phillip Minns ran this year’s...

Newham Cocaine Bust

Police recently raided 18 homes in Manor Park and arrested 16 people aged between 17 and 50 on suspicion of supplying crack cocaine. The scale...

Help That’s Hard To Find

Newham has one of the lowest cancer survival rate in the UK, with almost four in 10 cancer patients dying within 12 months of...

Refuge Wins Award

A Newham women’s refuge has won a national UK Housing Award. Beverley Lewis House is the UK’s only refuge that offers places to women...

House Share Or House Scare?

Whether you are a student or young professional, one of the most realistic ways of finding somewhere to live is to share. At any one...

My Brother the Devil

Pamela Kokoszka is moved by the love between two brothers My Brother the Devil is a 2013 British crime drama directed by Sally El Hosaini. The...

Made (History) In Dagenham

Pamela Kokoszka reviews a film about a key moment in the history of women's rights Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel...

The Children On The Bus Go Whaa Whaa Whaa!

Pamela Kokoszka wants a new sign on the bus As a young adult with no children of my own, I don’t dread anything more than...

To the (ill) Manors Born

Pamela Kokoszka respects a director who stands his own ground. Ill Manors (2012) was the first full length feature film directed by Plan B – real...

Newham Leisure Centres’ Cash Ban

Pamela Kokoszka becomes exercised about the need for older people to exercise. Older people are constantly told that they should exercise. But Active Newham, the leisure...

East End ‘Legends’ Live On For Too Long

Pamela Kokoszka knows the East End is safer than its Krayzy reputation suggests. To some people East London is associated with poverty and crime. They...

Bricked Up In Brick Lane

Brick Lane is a 2007 British drama directed by Sarah Gavron and adapted from the novel of the same name by British writer Monica...

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