It's only a couple of weeks into 2020 but we are speeding on with making sure we are delivering the manifesto pledges I made to residents. A big piece of work is Newham Council's budget for the next three years, which is due to be set in March at full council.
It's Christmas - the season of peace and goodwill - except that, what with the election and everything else, both peace and goodwill have been in short supply this year. But there's still time to make a difference.
Whilst we are in the middle of another huge national political moment, I am pleased to be able to give you an update about more local matters - the future of the former plant nursery beside West Ham Park.
It's that time of the year where many students are preparing their UCAS applications for university. There are a number of things to consider when applying to university: courses, qualifications and references to name a few.