Monthly Archives: March 2017

FGQs Update

Seyi writes… Inspired by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s use of questions from the public during Prime Minister’s Questions, I asked Forest Gate North residents to submit questions they wanted me to consider asking at the next full council meeting on January 30. I … Continue reading

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NCT Newham

Seyi shares… We are looking for a new group of volunteer mums who would like to train as Breastfeeding Peer supporters throughout Newham.  The training is free, we are looking for a very diverse group – all ages/ethnicities/languages. We would love your help in finding … Continue reading

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Support Forest Gate’s schools

Rachel writes… I just (this moment) responded to the Department for Education’s consultation on the schools funding formula. Today is the last day for submissions, so I thought I should take a moment to write a blog post about why you … Continue reading

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Make a difference in Upton Lane

Rachel writes… Make a difference in Upton Lane Monday 20th March, 5.30pm – 7pm Pie Republic , 80 Upton Lane, London, E7 9LW Do you have an idea for a community event or group? Come to our drop-in and find … Continue reading

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Forest Gate station

Rachel writes… For ages now, I’ve been meaning to do some advocacy on behalf of all Forest Gate residents who feel frustrated by the train service. As I mentioned in my ward report, we’ve been hit by various overlapping bits … Continue reading

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Rachel’s ward report for March 2017

Introduction This is my councillor report for January and February 2017. It’s primarily written as a means of being accountable to the Forest Gate North Labour members who selected me, but I also publish it (here!) on our councillors’ blog … Continue reading

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