Londoners fight to save Newham City Farm from closure threat

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Residents up in arms about local council’s decision to recommend 44-year-old amenity be shut for good

East London residents are fighting to save one of the oldest city farms in the capital after Newham council recommended its closure.

The cows, horses, goats, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs and even a kookaburra at Newham City Farm have been enjoyed by generations of schoolchildren and local residents since the farm opened in 1977.

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