The first east London Serious Violence Summit was held last week, and saw the three councils that make up the Met’s East Area Command come together to draw up new ways to tackle rising levels of violent crime.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and leader of Redbridge Council, Councillor Jas Athwal, visited Newbury Park Station to see improvements which have made it step-free - boosting accessibility for thousands of residents.
There was a “spine-tingling” reading of the names of 70 South Woodford men who died fighting in the First World War at the town’s Armistice centenary memorial service this morning (Saturday, November 10).
Housing and homelessness undersecretary Heather Wheeler was asked to take action to help rough sleepers who cannot access government support due to their immigration status during her visit to the borough yesterday, November 7.
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