Monthly Archives: November 2017

#fgshoplocally and #marylandshoplocally

Rachel and Seyi write… We have always loved our local businesses, both the people who work so hard to run them, the wonderful and in many cases unique products and services they provide, the boost to the local economy they … Continue reading

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Please re-select me as councillor

Rachel writes… It’s that time again, and I am seeking re-selection by the local Labour party as one of the Labour candidates for Forest Gate North. I wanted to write a blog post about why I’m hoping to be re-selected, … Continue reading

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Thorogood Gardens update

Rachel and Seyi write… It’s been almost exactly a year since we first stood in the dark in Thorogood Gardens carpark, meeting with residents (and drinking their tea) to talk to them about their ideas for a rather unloved little … Continue reading

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Meeting with St. Winiefride’s RC School

Seyi writes… After it was revealed that a local primary school in Newham had asked it’s pupils to come to school dressed as slaves to mark the 30th Anniversary of Black History Month myself and Cllr Beckles took these actions and on of them was … Continue reading

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March- October Councillor Report

Seyi writes… One of my top three proudest moments as a Councillor is taking a Syrian refugee family I helped apply for resettlement to the UK through Hillsong Church London to their first Friday Prayers in Newham. Forest Gate North Woodgrange … Continue reading

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