NEW DATE ALERT!! We've been struggling to find a suitable/affordable venue for our training + I now have to stay in the Middle East a bit longer for work :-( / :-) We're still super keen for this training to happen as soon as possible so holding the ...
This is my proposed amendment to the budget which the Newham Council meeting on Monday 27 February 2017 should consider.
This looks interesting and just around the corner from where I live but clashes with my UNISON branch AGM.
On Monday, Stephen supported a lobby of Parliament organised by the3million.
The students with London Mayor, Sadiq Khan Last week – during the February half term – Stephen held his annual Politics School for ten Newham students aged 16 -18.
"I am signing the Stronger UNISON pledge because I believe in doing what's right for our membership, ensuring that we stand up for their right to be treated fairly.
At the Newham Council meeting next Monday 27 February 2017 there will be a free vote of all Labour Councillors on the proposed Mayor;s budget.
Last week there was a packed memorial and celebration service for UNISON President and London Ambulance branch secretary, Eric Roberts, who died unexpectedly aged 67 on November 24 2016.
I arrived in Coventry yesterday evening for my second Labour LGA conference.
Well I never.
Indisputably number two In an email sent to all councillors this afternoon Sir Robin Wales has set out his plan to revamp the political leadership of the council and re-structure the executive responsibilities.
Councillors Hanif Abdulmuhit, Forhad Hussain, Idris Ibrahim and Mas Patel, were recently spotted meeting with a group of local imams in Manor Park.
A forest of arms raising points of order (picture via James Beckles’ account of the meeting ) Last Monday (13th February) I attended the annual general meeting of Newham Co-opertaive Party.
The following statement has been issued by the national Fabian Society regarding the recent mayoral trigger ballot (my emphasis added): Since early December the national Fabian Society has received a number of complaints from members regarding the ...
Councillor James Beckles (Plaistow North) on his blog today : Monday 23rd January it was our first Newham Labour Group after the Christmas break.
On the same day the head of surface transport lectures a conference on road safety, one of his bus drivers appeared in court, accused of killing a principal architect at Network Rail, while driving carelessly and “without due care and attention” ...
Nearly 50 party members in the east London borough want their national ruling body to examine claims that the process for reselecting Sir Robin Wales was flawed Labour Party members in Newham unhappy with the “affirmative nomination” process that...
Cllr Lakmini Shah, Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding, was among those who discussed the future of the Carpenters estate last week Here’s a curious tale.
We are drawing closer to the end of 2016, one of the worst years in living memory: the year of Trumpian fascism, Europe-wide xenophobia and the deaths of so many inspirational figures in music and cinema.
Halfway through the season, some supporters of the East London club love their new home, some loathe it and others are just getting used to it West Ham’s move to what is now called the London Stadium, showpiece venue of the 2012 London Olympics, ...
Theatre News: New musical development organisation announces partnership with Theatre Royal Stratford EastWhatsOnStage 21 Feb
In its inaugural year, the New Musical Development Collective will be hosted at the east London theatre...
Kirsten Childs' poppy musical gets its European premiere...
Kirsten Childs' musical gets its London premiere at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East...
Michael will leave the theatre at the end of 2017...
Kirsten Childs' musical will open at the Theatre Royal Stratford East in February...
Kerry Michael directs Stratford East's annual pantomime...
Artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East Kerry Michael is a veteran at pantomimes.
The much-anticipated KENZO collaboration with HM launches today.
The Hotel Cerise – On now at Theatre Royal Stratford East.
This evening the new Netflix series The Crown , which tells the human story behind the royal veneer of Queen Elizabeth and her family, premiered in London.
I can only imagine that you are desperate news of my walking challenge.
This blog abhors an inept Next Train Indicator, and Bow Road station has a particularly hopeless pair.
A typical parking scene, as captured by Google Streetview Redbridge Council has announced that the consultation on changes to parking – which was won by residents after a passionate campaign in January – is to take place next month.
Good to see Judith’s new sign, and better still that the poster in the window has now been removed.
London City Airport is an impossible to miss feature in the landscape of the Royal Docks area of East London and in 2017 it is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary of opening at the site in the London Borough of Newham.
A plethora of free and cheap art workshops currently sometimes led by professionals.
Tues Feb 28th free 11-1pm Pancakes for Claremont members at White Lion Street.
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