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  • My Question to Full Council Re: Bins in Chingford

       

  • Stay Safe

    Your area might not be part of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme, however you can still take steps in your own home to stay safe. Here is are a few tips from the Neighbourhood Watch Members’ Guide.

  • New Books for Children in Uganda

    Norman reached out to me via Facebook. He is building an orphanage. I have tracked his progress for some months. Education is equally important so I went down to our local book store #localbusiness #shoplocal and sent the children in this Ugandan village a range of Maths and English books.    

  • London Fashion Week Comes to Chingford

    Well sort of!…. On 22 September 2018, I am organising a community fashion show in Chingford to raise the profile of the high street and its retailers . I believe the high street is the beating heart of any successful community. Good high streets provide jobs for local people as well as a safe place to…

  • Putting the “S” Back into South Chingford

    Saving the local high street is a passion of mine, simply because the high street is the beating heart of every community. However on speaking to retailers, footfall seems to be the never-ending issue. We have a beautiful space which is soon to get a face lift, so I thought it would be good to…

  • Save Wood Street Library

    Having called in the the recent decision made by Waltham Forest Cabinet on 17 July 2018  we attended an emergency scrutiny meeting last night.   It was felt that the figures the decision was based upon was highly flawed as pointed out by my colleague Cllr John Moss, however when questioned the Leader of the Council, Cllr Claire…

  • Petition to Upgrade Tennis Courts – Memorial Park, E4

    ***Petition*** Do you live in Waltham Forest?  We need your help*** I have launched a petition to the upgrade the tennis courts in Memorial Park in South Chingford, E4. It’s a fantastic park and we need support to improve the facilities. Some of the courts have small trees and brambles growing out of them. But with…

  • Now Open – Bids for Ward Funding

    2018/19 Waltham Forest Community Ward Funding Every ward in the borough has an annual allocation of £10,000 to spend on local projects. This grant is for local improvement projects or initiatives that meet the Council’s priority to help all of our residents enjoy a good quality of life. If you have any further questions please…

  • Words of Wisdom

    “You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot build character and…

  • Armed Forces Day

    I was privileged to join the parade on Armed Forces Day last Saturday with my colleagues. My hat goes off to all the men and women who risk their lives to protect our country, you have my full admiration. Something which resonated with me in a good way was the amount of young people in the various…