"A group of tenants is up in arms after their landlord announced a 40 per cent rent hike...
Stephen has warned that Theresa May needs to make some compromise on the free movement of people from Europe to the UK as Article 50 is triggered.
On what is to me a sad day I couldn't help smile at this cartoon in the UNISON members InFOCUS magazine.
The seminar is on Housing and all UNISON members are invited.
For those who think they don't need trade unions to fight for justice at work, I say think again.
Last Monday evening I attended a lively public meeting with One Housing Association tenants from across Newham, who are facing a 40% plus increase in their rents.
Are you one of the 1 in 10 people in insecure work - like a zero hours contract or working through an agency? If so, we want to hear from you! Many people now have jobs that give them little or no security.
Picture collage from last Saturday in Forest Gate South ward,West Ham CLP, London.
This should be an interesting introduction for local Party activists but I am worried that ordinary members may attend in the expectation that they will have at least a chance to be selected as a Labour candidate.
I was supposed to have gone to the House of Commons this morning for a pension briefing but had to cancel due to a last minute clash.
Mayoral ally and ‘full-time’ councillor Clive Furness has circulated his Councillor’s Report for March to local members in Canning Town North.
Although you wouldn’t know from this picture, the second round of Newham Co-opertaive Party’s AGM was extremely well-attended.
Cllr Obaid Khan, who was expelled from the Labour party last week, says that he has been the victim of a political witch hunt.
The Guardian’s Dave Hill, writing on his new blog , reports that another organisation has declared that its vote was improperly cast in last year’s mayoral trigger ballot: A second organisation whose vote helped Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales go ...
Councillor Aleen Alarice pitched up at Newham Fabians last night, paid her £7 membership fee and promptly nodded off.
Statement from Newham Labour party: Following a two day hearing on 25 and 26 February, the Labour Party’s National Constitutional Committee has found Newham councillor Obaid Khan guilty of three separate charges of bullying, intimidation, and ...
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 ...
Supporting her critically acclaimed latest album Long Live the Angels , Emeli Sandé continued her triumphant comeback with a sold-out night at Brixton Academy.
Donoghue's adaptation of her own novel will open at Theatre Royal Stratford East...
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.
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Whilst it might be a shadow of the glory days of the Docks the sight of a ship unloading cargo in London’s Royal Docks is something of a treat these days.
Who would have thought the old Argus Lighting shop on George Lane would turn into something useful? But lo and behold, a brand new Co-op, looking stylish in 2017 regulation grey.
So what else of Maui then? Beyond birding Hosmer Grove for the endemics I didn’t actually do much birding, as I had seen all the waterbird endemics on my last visit.
Looking to dance off all the Easter feasting? Find out if your class is taking a break for Easter below or join us in Peckham on Easter Sunday for Easter Hop South .
A length of concrete wall running alongside the future Elizabeth line tracks in East London is to be covered in a mile-long work of art.
Sunday continued in much the same vein as Saturday, but without the birding.
Here’s a list of the native birds I saw on Maui, ie the ones that got there of their own accord rather than being brought there by people.
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