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Councillor Nathalie Bienfait

Representing Bow West in Tower Hamlets

Full council meeting 16 November 2022

17 November, 2022 | Council-level work

Full council meetings happen every 2 months. It is the forum where all the Councillors and the Mayor get together to debate and vote on motions and hear from members of the public. The agenda and other papers are here: Meeting Documents A link to the recording is here: Council Meeting There were several important issues raised in this meeting which I…   Read More >

Chisenhale School Street

17 November, 2022 | Council-level work Local action

This is a summary of the conversations and fight to save the school street around Chisenhale Primary School in Bow. What are school streets? A school street is a set of measures around a school which encourage parents to walk and cycle to the school and discourage parents from driving their cars to the school. The main aims of school…   Read More >

Successful monthly speed watch

19 November, 2022 | Local action

I’m very pleased that our, now regular, speed watch events are a success. We are going out monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month to observe speeding drivers in Bow West. All interested volunteers are welcome to join us, just let me know if you’d like to come and I will let you know where we are meeting. So…   Read More >

Skew Bridge crash resolution

9 November, 2022 | Local action

I am very pleased to report that the repairs works have finally been completed following a crash off Skew Bridge in August. What happened? In August 2022, a car crashed into a garden fence near Skew Bridge along Old Ford Road in Bow. Luckily no one was hurt in the crash, but the damage was significant. Some railings protecting pedestrians…   Read More >

Glyphosate project

25 October, 2022 | Council-level work

I have been working with local campaigners and council officers to make Tower Hamlets the first borough in the country to ban the harmful weed killer glyphosate from regular use. Background on glyphosate Glyphosate is a particularly effective weed killer which is the primary active ingredient in herbicides like RoundUp, sold the world over to farmers, businesses, consumers and land…   Read More >