Monthly Archives: November 2015

Support our Community Garden

Seyi writes… The Forest Gate Community Garden’s photo showing so many local residents and Councillors painting the hoarding has been shortlisted by Capital Clean Up so they need as many votes as possible to win – let’s show everyone how … Continue reading

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Elimination of Violence Against Women

Seyi writes… Domestic and sexual violence affects approximately 1 in 4 women in the UK. The United Nations (UN) has designated 25th November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and is marking the occasion with … Continue reading

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The world of local government

Ellie writes… This is very possibly the most boring and niche blog post so far, but if you are reading this it may well be something you will also be interested in! I produced this document some years ago and … Continue reading

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Forest Gate Crossrail Consultation

Seyi writes… For those living around Forest Gate Station you should have all received a consultation pack about the proposed plans and ideas for the Crossrail development both to the station and the local area around it. If for some … Continue reading

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Helping to re-build a commUNITY in Maryland

Seyi writes… Maryland is where I grew up. It’s where I went to Primary school, dance school, visited my first Polling Station with my mum, learnt how to ride a bike, its where I played out with friends and its … Continue reading

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Have your say in the Detailed Sites and Policies (DPP) Consultation

Seyi writes… If you’re interested in engaging with the plan-making side of strategic regeneration planning (I mean who isn’t) then you may want to¬†add your comments to the Details Sites and Policies document¬†. As part of the consultation on this … Continue reading

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Open day at the Upton Lane mosque – November 7th

Rachel writes… Another quick post to highlight an interesting local event, this time the open day being held by the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque on Upton Lane. You might remember that the mosque held an open morning as part of the Forest … Continue reading

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