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”

Lammy Lays into LibDem’s Library Lies!

Local protestors make our voices heard

David Lammy MP, Government Minister for Libraries, visited Leyton Library today to learn more about the scandal engulfing the local Liberal Democratic party.

Mr Lammy was shocked to hear that local Liberal Democrat councillors proposed selling Leyton Library in the town hall BUT THEN ALSO started a petition AGAINST selling it because of May’s local council elections Continue reading “Lammy Lays into LibDem’s Library Lies!”

George Mitchell School’s Challenge 2012

George Mitchell pupil Tasneem Ahmed shows off her winning design

Today, George Mitchell school – where I am a governor – launched a major project called “CHALLENGE 2012”.

Challenge 2012 aims to raise enough money to send twelve pupils each, from each of the twenty most deprived countries participating in the Olympics, to school by 2012.

Challenge 2012 is a fantastic project with massive potential. Please read on to see how you can get involved and help. Continue reading “George Mitchell School’s Challenge 2012”

Murad and Jennette show their support for Leyton

Outside the Caribbean elders club

Murad Qureshi AM and Jennette Arnold AM, Labour members of the Greater London Assembly, came to Leyton today to show their support for the work I have been doing around the ward.

We knocked on doors in Brewster Rd to talk to residents about what issues they wanted their London Assembly Members to take back to Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London.

I couldn’t let Jennette go without popping into 603 High Road Leyton, to see the ladies from the African Caribbean elders club. They too are very grateful for all the assistance she has given them over the years. Continue reading “Murad and Jennette show their support for Leyton”