Authors Posts by Hanna Gelana

Hanna Gelana



Be Aware Of Mental Health Issues

Mental health sufferers often feel like their illness is hard to speak about. But from 8-14 May Mental Health Awareness Week will shine a...

Local Support For ‘City in The East’

East Londoners have heard it all before. Regeneration, creative, inclusive - the buzzwords came thick and fast both before and after London 2012. Now...

User-Friendly Credit For Low Earners

Located in the centre of Stratford, Money Works gives debt advice and allows residents of Newham on low income to access credit loans. Although the...

Working Out Where The Road Goes

“Brexit and the election of Donald Trump - the two biggest protest votes in modern democratic history - marked not so much the arrival...

‘It Sensationalises These Attacks’

According to the Newham Recorder there have been 415 acid attacks in the borough since 2010. Press coverage of these attacks amounted to much less...

Human Cost Of Local Housing Crisis

In a recent survey the charity Shelter found that almost 255,000 are homeless across the UK, and Newham is second in the 'league' of...

Newham Worst Affected By Education Funding Formula

Schools across the country are set to lose hundreds of pounds of subsidy per child due to a new government funding formula - and some...

A Ban For A Ban

When Speaker John Bercow declared that President Trump would not be invited to address the House of Commons during his state visit to the...

May Critcised For Normalising Trump

Shadow home secretary and Hackney MP Diane Abbott has spoken out against prime minister Theresa May's silence on US president-elect Donald Trump’s provocative statements...

Repercussions of Brexit and Trump

This has been a year of dramatic change in political and social landscapes. The world screamed for change but the changes that came about...

Rap In The Dock

Get real about the fantasy world of rap, says Hanna Gelana. Abraham Lincoln once said “Who writes the Nation's songs, shapes the Nation's souls”. But are...

Capturing Islamophobia…On Film

A video has gone viral which shows a man verbally abusing a Muslim woman in a corner shop. While the police treat the incident...

Travelling Towards A Better Future?

Commuting to East London from Notting Hill, Hanna Gelana sees London’s future prospects mapped out in front of her. I'm new to East London. I'm...

Not The Last Of Britain First

The Britain First campaign has staged another demonstration in East London. A small group of activists stood outside a mosque holding banners saying ‘taking...

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