Saying Goodbye to North Leyton Sure Start

Sure Start Mums get together for the last time

Today I attended a party at the Beaumont Estate Community Centre to say goodbye to North Leyton’s Sure Start and to learn more about plans for the new Children’s Centres due to take its place.

Over the past few years, North Leyton Sure Start, based in 803 High Road Leyton, has been an invaluable service for Leyton’s parents and the community as a whole Continue reading “Saying Goodbye to North Leyton Sure Start”

Supporting Our Kreative Culture Klub

Presenting KCK member Natalie with an award

Tonight I attended, and gave a speech at, a brilliant end of term show put on by the kids from the Kreative Culture Klub (KCK).

The Kreative Culture Klub was the brain child of local poet and tireless community activist, Yvonne Bailey. Yvonne works unpaid to support these kids – many of them from deprived backgrounds – to celebrate their talent through song, dance and poetry Continue reading “Supporting Our Kreative Culture Klub”

Introducing Your Safer Neighbourhood Team

With Stuart and Tracey from the Leytonstone Safer Neighbourhoods Team

Crime and anti-social behaviour are issues that worries many residents living in Leyton ward. To give local people a face-to-face opportunity to tell him their concerns, local MP Harry Cohen hosted a coffee morning at the Trinity Methodist Hall in Leyton High Rd, which was attended by PC Stuart Murray and PCSO Tracey Aroui from the Leytonstone Safer Neighbourhoods Team Continue reading “Introducing Your Safer Neighbourhood Team”

Pakistan Earthquake Fundraiser

Delta Club Pakistan Earthquake Fundraiser

Congratulations to Delta Club Director, Afzal Akram, who organised a well attended fundraiser at Walthamstow Assembly Hall to raise money for the Kashmir earthquake relief effort. I successfully bid for a giant Leyton Orient T Shirt ( I live next to the stadium). Who knows, if they get promoted next season you might just see me proudly wandering around in it!