At the Council, October to December 2017

An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play. October 2017 City of London Planning & Transport Ctte on 3 October: Has the same papers on the Temple Area Traffic Review and Tudor Street proposals (related issues) presented to other committees last month; City’s draft response to the … Continue reading At the Council, October to December 2017

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At the Council, July to September 2017

An aide memoire of items I've noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play. September 2017 It’s September, so the summer holidays are over, and London’s councils restart attempts to make life better for us. Merton Council Full council meets on 13 Sept. Main report focuses on Sustainable Communities, and includes a section … Continue reading At the Council, July to September 2017

Kids, a horror story about the primary school in Kingston that wanted a cycle path

I have a friend who works in one of Kingston’s primary schools.  She shared a story about a nearby primary school, and its attempt to get Kingston Council (“the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames”) to build a shared-use foot and cycle path to the school. All good stories begin: once upon a time … … Continue reading Kids, a horror story about the primary school in Kingston that wanted a cycle path

SW & Central London councils: post-election purdah business resumes w/c 12 June 2017

This post has been merged into here, but kept with a false date as there's slugs out there referring to it.   The purdah period imposed by the General Election is over, so what passes for normal business resumes in the local councils in central and south west London.  Instead of posting a long Twitter … Continue reading SW & Central London councils: post-election purdah business resumes w/c 12 June 2017