Author Archives: racheltripp

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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Thank you!

After the result. Me, Sasha das Gupta, and Anam Islam (left to right) A very quick blog post to say a heartfelt thank you. Last Thursday was the local election, and the residents of Forest Gate North voted overwhelmingly for … Continue reading

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Rachel’s ward report Sept – Nov 2017

Small Business Saturday As I write this, Seyi and I have just finished our social media campaign for Small Business Saturday. You can read about it in our blog post here: https://forestgatenorth.com/2017/11/30/fgshoplocally-and-marylandshoplocally/ In essence, we’ve been supporting local small businesses … Continue reading

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#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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