Friday, March 24, 2017

£55 million to be cut from NHS in Redbridge

We are alerted, by Andy Walker, of a new NHS consultation by Redbridge CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) entitled “Spending NHS money wisely”, or to be more precise spending less money (£55million less) by not doing some of the things they do at the moment.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Streets Commission in Full Swing

Last Monday evening was the first of the public focus groups for the new Streets Commission being run by Redbridge Council. There is one left next Monday 27 March 7-9 pm at the Orchard Estate, Woodford. (Book here) Your last chance to influence the new strategy for safer, better streets in Redbridge.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Full House at the Town Hall for the Save KGH A&E Rally

Bill Shankly was wrong. There is something more important than football. If you’re dead you can’t go and watch football and MOTD is not an option. And so it came to pass that Mike Gapes, MP for Ilford South, himself a testament to NHS emergency care, did not use his season ticket for the West Ham home game against the champions Leicester City last Saturday afternoon. Instead he was on the march from Valentines Park to Ilford Town Hall and the Rally where he and others spoke to Save our A&E at King George Hospital.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Pump it Up – And don’t forget the Spare

More than one in four UK drivers (27%) haven’t checked their tyre pressures in the last two months and could be driving on dangerously soft tyres, according to new research by AA Tyres.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Something in the Redbridge Air

You've probably seen the report in the Guardian - it has the NO2 "readings" for all the schools in London. The list shows that Redbridge has very few that breach legal limits, but an awful lot that are not much better, or so they say. The Ilford Recorder took up the story last week, see here.

But things are afoot. Many schools are taking up the challenge of air pollution.