Local News


The Ultra Low Emission Zone now applies in central London. This means any time somebody drives a non-exempt vehicle inside the zone, they will be charged £12.50.


Labour is putting your Council Tax up by £80 a year. Overall between the Labour Mayor and the Labour Council bills will rise by 4.89%

Local Conservatives accept the 1% increase to fund Adult Social Care, but the Labour Council could save you money by:

Election Results

We retained all but two seats in the local elections in May.

What are Labour doing with our Libraries?

UPDATE - The Cabinet agenda for the 24 January meeting has just been published and there is nothing on it about our Libraries.

We're chasing this up and will keep you updated as soon as we have an answer from the Council.

Have Labour declared war on our suburbs?

A double whammy is set to hit Chingford after London’s Labour Mayor, Sadiq Khan’s draft London Plan proposed:

· Removing protections, (introduced by the Conservatives), preventing back gardens being developed

· Increasing housing density to Central London levels

Make Every Daffodil Count

Iain Duncan Smith MP and Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs have joined forces to ‘Make Every Daffodil Count’ this March and help Marie Curie provide care and support to people living with a terminal illness.

Local Restaurant Nominated for Kebab Awards

Mezze Ocakbasi in Johnstone Road, Woodford Green has been nominated by customers and local MP Iain Duncan Smith for the Best Kebab House Outside London category at this year’s British Kebab Awards.

Iain joined customers to with Nick Ari well ahead of the awards at the end of February.