Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has written to the Garden Bridge Trust to withdraw his support for the Garden Bridge Project, the proposed landscape pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London. In a letter to the Chair of the Garden Bridge Trust, the Lord Mayor Mervyn Davis informed him...

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World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

The charity Blue Cross has opened the world’s first estate agency for cats in London. The unique cat pop-up estate agency will be offering houses that are exclusively designed for feline tenants. Constructed of cardboard and created by a mixture of journalists, bloggers, designers, retailers, 3D design University students and...

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Dame Margaret Hodge Garden Bridge review findings published

Dame Margaret Hodge Garden Bridge review findings published

Dame Margaret Hodge MP’s Garden Bridge report has revealed the project to be financially unsustainable. Dame Margaret found that the project did not secure value taxpayers’ money, and urged Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, not to sign any further guarantees until the Garden Bridge Trust can confirm private investment. The...

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Housing partnership sees 20,000 new homes for London

Housing partnership sees 20,000 new homes for London

  The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a new partnership that will see 20,000 new homes built in London, 12,000 of which are to be affordable. This is the first agreement under the new £3.15bn affordable housing deal that aims to start building on 90,000 new affordable homes...

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Terror victim PC Keith Palmer honoured in ‘full-force’ funeral

Terror victim PC Keith Palmer honoured in ‘full-force’ funeral

More than 5,000 police officers lined the 2.6 mile funeral cortege route of PC Keith Palmer, the 48-year-old husband and father, who was killed by Khalid Masood in the Westminster terror attack. The Queen had given special permission for PC Palmer’s body to rest in Westminster’s Chapel of St Mary...

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Chelsea and Fulham MP visits local school

Chelsea and Fulham MP visits local school

Children at The Hampshire School, Chelsea, enjoyed a visit from local Chelsea and Fulham MP and Minister for International Trade Greg Hands. Hands attended a presentation from Year 2 children titled Water is Life, which explored the importance of clean water and included the children’s findings from their mission to become...

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Boroughs praised for promoting small business

Boroughs praised for promoting small business

Wandsworth was crowned this year’s Best All Round Small Business Friendly Borough for its wide range of support for small businesses and start-ups. The pivotal role played by London boroughs in supporting and promoting the capital’s small businesses was highlighted this week at the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. Now...

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Candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square pays respect to victims of Westminster attack

Candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square pays respect to victims of Westminster attack

On the invitation of Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, crowds of Londoners gathered in Trafalgar Square in a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to the 40 injured and 4 killed in the Westminster terror attack the day before. The Mayor joined by Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Metropolitan Police Deputy...

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Incident in Westminster sees four killed and 40 injured

Incident in Westminster sees four killed and 40 injured

A policeman was been stabbed and later died from his injuries in the entrance to the Houses of Parliament, during a House of Commons debate on the Scottish referendum, following an incident on Westminster Bridge with 29 injured and two killed by the attacker in a large car. Twitter reports of...

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New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

  A new hard-hitting campaign to encourage people to report unwanted sexual behaviour on public transport has been launched by Transport for London. The campaign forms part of a programme of policing activity to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London’s transport network. Building on the ground breaking 2015 ‘Report it...

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