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  • Halt Airport Expansion and Invest in a Green Transformation

    October 15, 2019 by

    Firstly, it is important to recognise that supporting the environment doesn’t mean neglecting the economy. However, after declaring an environmental and climate emergency it would be hypocritical to support airport expansion and the increased emissions that come with it. That is why I recently announced my opposition to the London City Airport master plan. As… Read more

  • The White Horse Regeneration

    September 20, 2019 by

    On Monday 16 September proposals to restore the White Horse Pub in Chadwell Heath were approved at Planning Committee by Barking and Dagenham Council. The plans also included using the existing car park to provide three and four storey flats. Councillor Andrew Achilleos who sits on the Planning Committee commented: “After reading the report, listening… Read more

  • Phasing Out Single Use Plastics in LBBD

    September 20, 2019 by

    In July Councillor Andrew Achilleos proposed at Barking and Dagenham Council full Assembly to phase out single use plastics in the borough. The motion was passed unanimously and can be read in full by clicking HERE Cllr Achilleos said: “I take a keen interest in the local environment and am always looking at ways we… Read more

  • ‘The Lost Words’ Project Launch

    September 20, 2019 by

    Thursday 7 March marked World Book Day 2019. This year in Barking and Dagenham the day marked the launch of a project by local Councillor Andrew Achilleos and Trees for Cities, a project which has now fully funded a book called ‘The Lost Words’ by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris along with teaching resources for… Read more

  • Barking and Dagenham Council Sign Mental Health Charter

    September 20, 2019 by

    On Wednesday 30th January Barking and Dagenham Council committed to a Charter for Mental Health. The Charter was drafted and developed by Councillor Andrew Achilleos to highlight the range of services and support in the borough. It was also a commitment to lead by example recognising mental health issues in the workplace and breaking down… Read more

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