Author Archives: elliecrobinson

Come out and play!

Ellie writes… About a year ago we came across the concept of play streets, an exciting yet simple initiative allowing kids to ‘play out’ like a lot of us enjoyed doing as children. By temporarily closing residential roads this gives … Continue reading

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Happy new year!

Ellie writes… I can’t believe last year went so quickly! We use this blog to talk mainly about ward specific issues but as I was filing (aka shredding) my papers over Christmas I flicked back through some of the Council … Continue reading

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Supporting the women behind the stats

Ellie writes… I don’t know if anyone saw the news last week that the NHS is now collecting data and recording cases of Female Genital Mutilation? It is a great step forward. In my role as a Cabinet member in … Continue reading

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A new political party in Newham!

Ellie writes… Over the summer a dozen young people took part in the first year of Stephen Timms‘ Political Summer School. A great programme to give young people an insight into politics. As part of this programme I welcomed them to the Newham Council … Continue reading

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