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What are the councils up to? January & February 2021 edition

An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play, in case it is of use to others. Here’s a link back to December 2020’s round-up if you want to rummage backwards. February 2021 Consultations closing include: Closing 1 March, Wandsworth Council’s consultation on the draft Local Plan.  This … Continue reading What are the councils up to? January & February 2021 edition

Why rip out the £300k KHS cycle route, for a poor £600k round-the-houses alternative?

After being half-installed for less than seven weeks, the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea’s Cllr Johnnie Thalassites decided to rip out the pop-up cycle installed on Kensington High Street (KHS).  RBKC reported that it has spent over £320,000 planning and installing the scheme.  Removing the scheme will cost another £30,000.  The Mayor of London, … Continue reading Why rip out the £300k KHS cycle route, for a poor £600k round-the-houses alternative?

At the Council: November & December 2019

An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play, in case it is of use to others.  November has been a relatively quiet month due to general election purdah, but a few councils have snuck a few decisions through. Here’s links back to August-October, May-July,  March/ April and January/ February 2019 posts. … Continue reading At the Council: November & December 2019