Last month my administration marked a milestone by passing our first budget. Our People’s Budget delivers on the wants and needs of our residents and will steer our finances towards supporting the ambitious manifesto pledges upon which I was elected last year.
What would you give up doing if you could? Maybe you’d like to give up work (or school/college)? Or maybe travelling on crowded buses and tube trains? Or the rut you’ve got yourself into in your relationships with other people?
NHS guidance recommends that regular exercise of 150 minutes a week – that is just over 20 mins a day – can help to increase your chance of avoiding any major illness by up to a staggering 50 per cent.
The issue of youth violence in our city is so much more than knife and gun crime. It is a major epidemic of social, cultural and economic disaffection and disillusionment among the future of our young people.
Throughout this autumn and winter, the south meadow area of West Ham Park, which is managed by the City of London Corporation, is being re-landscaped with funding from the GLA’s Community Grant Scheme.
I received my first Christmas catalogue in August, before I went on holiday, but now the decorations are up in the High Streets and advertisements are urging us to prepare for the great material feast of Christmas.
Having taken part in the London Legacy Development Corporation’s free Creative Opportunity Programme for young people who want a career in the creative and cultural sector, Tobi Bolanle is now following his dream of working in the film industry.