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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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Members Questions

Seyi writes… A couple months ago I made a commitment to ask more questions around the London Stadium and the £52.2million loan the Council has lost. I unfortunately couldn’t attend the Full Council meeting so submitted written questions instead. Please see … Continue reading

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Warmest Thanks

Seyi writes… ‘ello!  Happy New year!  I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a well-deserved break.  Four years ago, Forest Gate North branch took a chance on a young 21 year old Labour activist and not only selected … 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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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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