At midday today I attended the Co-operative Rainbow Flag-raising ceremony at the Town Hall to mark UN International Year of Co-operatives and Human Rights Day.
In a Christmas message, Waltham Forest Borough Commander, Mark Collins, has praised the role of volunteers in helping deliver a police service in the borough.
Waltham Forest Council's recent and proposed investment in creating a better high street environment around the borough appears to be vindicated by a report just issued by London Councils.
This morning (far too early!) I attended the presentation and site tour marking the official handover of the Olympic Park to the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).
Yesterday's inaugural meeting of Waltham Forest Social Enterprise Network, held in the Council Chamber at the Town Hall, was a hugely positive development for our borough.
Yesterday I paid a visit to our new offices at the Central Hub (see previous posting) and was reassured to see our team settling in so well into their new surroundings.
The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has published a report on the likely impact of benefit cuts on poor families in London and particularly on the children.
I was delighted to attend the official launch of the Waltham Forest Resource Hub (Central) at 1 Russell Road, Leyton E10, earlier today.
Surprising news has emerged today that a last-minute ban has been obtained by the Met Police on the EDL march in Waltham Forest and other East London boroughs planned for Saturday.
I had the great pleasure this morning of accompanying one of VAWF's Vice-Chairs, David Floyd, to the launch of his new guide for charities to social enterprise entitled 'Why social enterprise?'
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