Proposal for East London MSG Sphere blocked

3rd December 2023 editor 0

Residents of Newham have celebrated the news that Sadiq Khan has blocked the proposal for the development of the giant MSG Sphere in Stratford. The proposal will now go to communities secretary Michael Gove.

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Thousands swamp Westminster to protest for ceasefire vote

22nd November 2023 editor 0

On 15th November, 15,000 people gathered outside Parliament to demand MPs vote for a ceasefire in Gaza. Chants included “Keir Starmer is a wasteman”, “Rishi Sunak, you will see: Palestine will be free”, “Occupation no more” and “Ceasefire now”.

Newham Labour rocked by Gaza criticism

8th November 2023 editor 0

The Labour mayor and council in Newham, East London, have come under fierce criticism. For weeks, Labour locally did not speak out against the Israeli state’s attacks on Gaza, nor distance themselves from Starmer’s support for Netanyahu.