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Green Lane Community Centre

In January, the Council agreed an application for a community centre on the site of Derek’s the butchers and the three lock-up garages on the side. You may have heard the development being referred to simply as a mosque. This is not accurate. Plans for the new community centre do include a prayer area contained […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign

I have always been a supporter of those charities and organisations that provide support to women and children fleeing domestic violence. I visited the womens’ refuge in Barking just before Christmas to see the work they do. However, despite their efforts domestic violence remains on the increase and as a borough we have one of […]