Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cycle parking

Rachel and Seyi write… Occasionally, but regularly, residents email or tweet us with a picture of on-street bicycle parking, usually from Waltham Forest. Normally accompanied by a friendly message saying, roughly paraphrased, ‘How about having this in Newham?’ Now, we … Continue reading

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Morning Vigil For Jo Cox MP

Dear friends, As you know our party suffered a terrible lost yesterday with the murder of our comrade Jo Cox MP. All national campaign activity will be suspended this weekend, resuming on Monday. We’ve therefore decided to hold an short … Continue reading

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Losing the GOBLIN line

Rachel writes… At the weekend, the Gospel Oak to Barking Line, sometimes known as the Goblin line, closed temporarily for electrification works. Although we hope that in the long term this will give us a better service, the long closure … Continue reading

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Bye for now

Ellie says…  Dear friends, Today I handed in my resignation as a Councillor for Forest Gate North. It has been a very hard decision, and I feel very emotional about it – it has been an absolute honour representing Forest … Continue reading

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Seyi’s March- June Bi-Monthly Councillor Report

Seyi writes… I’ve submitted by written report to Forest Gate North Branch Labour Party to answer questions at the branch meeting on Thursday. I thought it would be useful to continue sharing this with residents of Forest Gate North ward … Continue reading

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Newham & the European Union Referendum Report

Seyi writes… Since being elected I’ve raised a number of questions at council meetings about how we as a Council can improve our relationship with Europe whether that be applying for EU funding or the council encouraging more young people … Continue reading

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