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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Stratford and West Ham Community Neighbourhood

There are two electoral wards in Stratford and West Ham Community Neighbourhood:

  • Stratford and Newtown
  • West Ham.
Community forum activities in Stratford and West Ham

Community neighbourhood coffee mornings

Come along to Stratford Library, have a free hot drink and find out what's on in your local area. Find out more about our coffee mornings.
 
 

Councillors for Stratford and West Ham Community Neighbourhood

    Other councillors in the community neighbourhood area

 
 

Active Minds Café

Third Thursday of the month
12 noon to 2pm

Come along and have fun with activities, meet new people, plus get advice and guidance to support mental wellbeing in Newham.
 
Free refreshments are provided.

For more information or to book a place, email Shamilla.Kumari@newham.gov.uk.
 

Programme of events

Thursday 16 June: Empowering Mental Health

Confidence building workshop from Ask, an organisation that supports service user involvement.
 

Thursday 21 July: Healthy Body and Mind

Mood management workshop from Newham’s Talking Therapies and free massage therapy.
 

Thursday 18 August: Dementia

Guest speaker from Alzheimer’s Society, plus a memory session and ‘Singing for the Brain’ activity.
 

Thursday 15 September: Volunteering and Employment

Support with finding work and volunteering, plus a CV-writing workshop.
 

Thursday 20 October: Mindful Art Therapy

Local artist Fred Apps will run a workshop.
 

Thursday 17 November: Dance and Movement

Information about health and wellbeing activities, plus a free Tai Chi class.
 

Thursday 15 December: Christmas Party

Celebrating positive mental wellbeing with a Christmas Party.
 
 
 

Find out more and get involved

Community Neighbourhoods Senior Officer, Trevor Mbatha, supports the community lead councillor. To get in contact email CN.Stratfordwestham@newham.gov.uk or phone 020 3373 0826.
 
Come along to meet Trevor every Wednesday morning at Stratford Library. You can find out more about activities in your local area, how to access grants for activities and events, and how to meet your local councillor.
 
Email or phone first to book an appointment.

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