The English Ice Hockey Association have released a five phase plan detailing the initial pathway for a return of ice hockey, including from the first steps of training to playing games once again.

England’s three-match Ashes series with Australia has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Hornchurch captain Elliot Styles has revealed his own all-time XI from an 11-year stay at the club for whom he made 541 appearances.

Everyone Active Raiders have announced the return of experienced defenceman Dan Scott as their seventh summer signing ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The Thinking of You service launched by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has already helped more than 1,000 people send messages to their loved ones.

Premier League clubs have voted unanimously to resume contact training as ‘Project Restart’ took a giant step forwards.
After starting with small, socially-distanced training sessions, players and managers from the 20 top-flight clubs were briefed on proposals for the reintroduction of contact training on Tuesday.

Under normal circumstances, Essex would this week be embarking on the defence of their Vitality Blast T20 title.

West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan is to make a personal donation to Newham Foodbank of £3,500, to cover the shortfall in matchday donations from the five postponed home matches from Irons Supporting Foodbanks.

Players from West Ham United’s Academy of Football are keeping track of their fitness programmes, while at the same time raising money in aid of King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity, to support their inspiring local NHS heroes in East London and Essex.

Everyone Active Raiders forward Erik Piatak is watching the news every day to find out when he can return home to his pregnant wife and children after remaining stuck in England due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ronnie Irani comes over all Frank Sinatra when he explains the philosophy that has made Essex the most successful county team of recent times.

Defenceman of the year Jack Cooper was ‘shocked’ to bag award but is delighted to see his game improve throughout last season.

Some things in football are simply destined to be – no matter how long events may take to transpire.

Everyone Active Raiders have announced the re-signing of netminder Ethan James ahead of the 2020/21 season after impressing last term.

Double award winner Aaron Connolly is back with Everyone Active Raiders for a third consecutive season and says he is ‘desperate’ to get back on the ice.

Everyone Active Raiders finally wrapped up the 2019/20 season by hosting their annual end of season presentation awards online for the first time ever on Thursday night.

Everyone Active Raiders are set to host their annual awards presentation this week, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will be the first-ever virtual awards.

‘How to Use Social Media Effectively’ is the title for the latest online FA Club Football Forum on Wednesday 13th May, providing a look into the range of channels available to clubs and leagues plus how best to maximise their functionalities and save volunteer time.

West Ham United midfielder Tomas Soucek is using the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown to spend more time with his young family while adapting to life in London.

West Ham United has, on International Nurses Day, made a pledge of support for the club’s local NHS trusts across East London and Essex, by committing to a range of new positive community initiatives which will help the NHS to provide vital support for patients and staff.

Everyone Active Raiders join the online gaming trend as a handful of players take on fans with a game of NHL 20.

Top-level sport in England could restart behind closed doors from June 1 but spectators may not be able to attend venues until a vaccine is found.

Romford Junior Raiders have moved to secure the services of Courtney Grant and Jack Goodchild to bolster their roster ahead of the 2020-21 National League Division One South season.

The Great Run Company has launched #GreatRunSolo, a brand new virtual running challenge encouraging the public to stay healthy, be active and run solo to raise vital funds for the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal.

West Ham United Ryan Fredericks is using the coronavirus pandemic to recover from his injury and even returned to solo training this week.

Choruses may have had to change to “We’re staying home,” but England fans’ bank holiday plans just got 110% better.

London’s swimming coaches and clubs are set to benefit from grant funding being offered from The Swimathon Foundation who have launched a scheme to help those who are experiencing short-term financial hardship due to the impact of coronavirus.

Father and son Neil and Riley Lester have decided to complete a sponsored 30-mile cycle and run to raise money to say thanks to NHS workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hornchurch captain Lewwis Spence was injured and working towards getting back on the pitch when the season came to abrupt halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.

When he was asked to name his all-time favourite Romford XI, his initial thought was ‘that’s something to do for 20 minutes’, but Romford chairman Steve Gardener was completely wrong.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

Sparing just a couple of hours a week to help at your local hospice is incredibly rewarding; you’re supporting a cause that helps people facing the end of their lives. But there’s more to volunteering than meets the eye.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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