I am sure that many of you will share my concerns regarding a number of violent incidents that took place across London over the festive period. In Newham over the past few days, two young people were injured in a takeaway in Plaistow after an incident involving a firearm.
During the Brexit campaign, having been active on the Leave side, doing radio and TV interviews, I must have received about twenty messages from customers, or those purporting to be customers, saying they will never buy Forman’s smoked salmon again.
Today I’ll be reminding my grandchildren that there’s just nine more sleeps until Christmas. I’m sure their excitement will be shared by kids across Barking & Dagenham. It also means that another year is coming to a close, and what a year it has been for our borough.
Nnenna Ukachuku is a larger than life West Ham loving East London diva - she says it like she sees it and describes herself as a bit like Marmite, you either love her or hate her. She has an opinion on everything.
Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.