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A result on Centre Road!

Rachel writes… I have been meaning to write this for a while, but was prompted to do so by the words of a resident in an email about Centre Road’s new double yellows, who said, ‘Small things like this can … Continue reading

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Support Barry’s meat market

Rachel writes… Many Forest Gate residents use and value our local, independent shops and among those that we treasure is Barry’s Meat Market on Woodgrange Road. Barry Parsons has been Forest Gate’s local butcher for many years and even I, a pescatarian, … Continue reading

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Forest Gate Jumble Trail 2017

Rachel writes… Like many others, I had a ball at last year’s Jumble Trail: an ingenious event where you can register to have a stall in your front garden to sell your unwanted items, then use an online map to … Continue reading

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Parking on Centre Road

Rachel writes… Lots of residents have been commenting recently about the long line of cars parked up Centre Road. These cars and other vehicles have been creeping up the road, and appear to have been displaced when the Residents’ Parking … Continue reading

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Crossrail Update

Seyi shares… You may see the new train passing through Forest Gate on some off-peak services. There will be 11 new rolling stock sets in service by the autumn- woo! “Good morning I am pleased to announce that following extensive … Continue reading

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What does the Community Space Review means for Field Road Community Centre

Seyi write… The Council are proposing to make some changes to three community centres in Newham, one of which is Field Road Community Centre on Station Road. We are seeking views of Newham residents and the current users of the … Continue reading

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An election thank you

Rachel and Seyi write… With all the awful events going on in the world, it’s difficult to remember that the General Election was in fact only a week and a half ago. It was a rollercoaster of an election in … Continue reading

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