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When there is a sudden noise that is close

When there is a sudden noise that is close to one of the ears, the cochlea of that ear gets damaged and leads to deafness on that side. There are some people who suffer from hearing loss in one ear because of hereditary reasons. Head injury is another common cause of this kind of hearing […]

Gascoigne Coffee Afternoon

Next Friday, November 20th, I’ll be holding one of my regular Coffee Afternoons in Gascoigne. These are a great way for me to hear from about the issues affecting you in Gascoigne and keeping residents updated on the work I’m doing on your behalf in Parliament. I’m delighted that your councillors Dominic Twomey and Dr Abdul Aziz will be […]

Fighting cuts to adult education

I was disappointed to learn about the government’s plans to make further cuts to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. These cuts worry me, because I am concerned that adult education will be hit hard, which would be a huge blow to Barking and Dagenham. In the borough, this year we have already seen […]

Sorting out parking on London Road

Last week I held a meeting in London Road in Barking to talk about the appalling parking situation facing the local residents. I heard terrible stories from people living on the street, including several elderly residents whose ambulances had been unable to reach them due to overparking in the access road. This is just not […]

Visiting the local food bank

On Friday, I visited our local food bank, along with some volunteers from Timberland – yes the clothes retailer – who had come to the borough to decorate the food bank. I’m always impressed by the brilliant work Pastor Obi and his team are doing at the food bank in Abbey Retail Park, and I […]

Cuts endangering our Police Community Support Officers

I have been angered by the recent proposals to axe some – or possibly all – of the remaining Police Community Support Officers across London. The capital has already lost over 3,000 of our PCSOs and I am so disappointed to hear that now the remaining officers are also under threat. The safer neighbourhood police teams are one […]

Triangoals

  I was delighted to present local community group Triangoals with a cheque for £200 this week. I have worked with the great women from Triangoals for a number of years. I have always been impressed by their dedication and tenacity. They saw an area that was run down with not enough activities for young people […]

Alibon Coffee Afternoon

Next Friday, October 9th, I’ll be holding one of my regular Coffee Afternoons in Alibon. These are a great way for me to hear from about the issues affecting you in Alibon and keeping residents updated on the work I’m doing on your behalf in Parliament. I’m delighted that your councillors Darren Rodwell, Sanchia Alasia and Christopher Hughes will be joining […]

The first pitch left his hand, the first thought

It singled out the Committee to Protect Journalists, the nonprofit group that will receive proceeds from the broadcast.The WHCA awards and this year’s recipients: Aldo Beckman Memorial Award winner: Greg Jaffe of The Washington Post for stories on President Barack Obama’s speeches and policies that contrasted the realities of 2016 with the hopes of 2008. […]

written down has the appearance

Like the UNCG coed who ran over my professor friend near campus while she was talking on her cell phone. Motorists are hardly inconvenienced more than several seconds in accommodating a cyclist. Gmollyk, I not surprised more cyclists aren hit given ragers, cell phoners and DUIs smashing into other vehicles (or trees.. cheap nfl jerseys […]