Author Archives: racheltripp

Quietway work on Capel Road

Just a quick heads-up post to let you know that some work on the junctions of Capel Road, Woodford Road and Chestnut Avenue that was put on the back burner for a while is now due to be completed. You might … Continue reading

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Ward report September 2018

Welcome to my ward report for September 2018! I write this primarily for Forest Gate North Labour members, as a means of accountability for the work I do. But I also publish these reports here on my blog so that any resident can … Continue reading

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Café Tromso – support a local business

Some of you might know that Tromso has just opened up in one of the railway arches that runs between Chestnut Avenue and Cranmer Road, joining such Forest Gate favourites as the Space East, MBox and Tracks. They are applying … Continue reading

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Corporation of London update on Wanstead flats fire

Councillors received the following update about the fire on Wanstead Flats. I’ve posted it on Facebook, but wanted to share it here as well so that as many people can see it as possible. I am sure lots of you … Continue reading

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Kuhn Way proposed closure – an update

Just a quick update to report a little more on the issue of the proposed closure of Kuhn Way, which I talked about in more detail in this post here. The papers for Strategic Development Committee have just been published. … Continue reading

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Supporting the Forest Gate Festival

If you, like me, are still on a high from the joyful, rainbow loveliness that was Forest Gayte Pride on Saturday, then now might be a perfect time to think about supporting another local event, the Forest Gate Festival. Every … Continue reading

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Kuhn Way

This blog post is all about the proposed expansion of Forest Gate Community School, and the idea of closing Kuhn Way. The reason I’ve been reasonably quiet on this so far is because I’m a member of the planning committee … Continue reading

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