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Why you love Newham this week

PUBLISHED: 15:42 17 September 2015 | UPDATED: 15:42 17 September 2015

Aureen Deesawala

Aureen Deesawala

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Reporter Jacob Ranson took to the streets this week to ask the community what they love about Newham. Here’s what they said...

Elvin MyersElvin Myers

Aureen Deesawala, 64, Market Street, East Ham: “I like how good the bus service is. The fact the shops have changed so much is my only negative, but there are a lot of people moving to the area, which is good. The park is also great and they always have really good entertainment.”

Elvin Myers, 48, Ramsey Road, Stratford: “There is new energy, new buildings, and more people visiting the area, which makes it busier. There are more businesses and more employment coming to the area and I think it has changed for the better. I have lived here for 40 years and this is the best Stratford has been.”

Saquaib MuhammadSaquaib Muhammad

Saquaib Muhammad, 32, Gresham Road, East Ham: “I like the area because I’ve got the park right by my house and there is a good mixture of food. Also, the shops are open until late now, so it’s really good for the people to buy whatever they need and whenever they need.”


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