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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been urged to tackle gun crime after a freedom of information request revealed that some boroughs have higher homicide rates than major UK cities. There have been 53 murders in the capital since 2012, with London's murder rate overtaking New York City's for the first ...
London is experiencing a crime wave, in which people are being stabbed to death at a rate of one every three days, but a pioneering programme is turning the tide in one borough. While knife crime rockets across the capital, claiming 31 lives so far this year, violence has been falling in Islington since the ...

Local authorities across London are being urged to join the fight against climate change by pulling pension fund investments out of fossil fuels. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called on local authorities in the capital, which have an estimated £25 billion in pension funds, to follow his lead in “divesting” from oil, ...
Two fifths of London postcodes have registered annual property price falls over the past year, with growth in the capital slowing to 1pc, down from 4.3pc in February 2017. While regional cities such as Edinburgh and Liverpool have seen their respective property markets flourish, with growth in excess of 7pc ...
Ealing LBC councillors have agreed to terminate a loss-making environmental services contract with Amey, LGC's sister title Materials Recycling World reports. Negotiations are underway to end the contract by no later than July 2020, although it has not yet been decided if the new collection service will be ...
Eleven London boroughs have been granted a combined £500k to develop plans to become Creative Enterprise Zones, as part of Mayor Sadiq Khan's plans to boost ... It follows the London Borough of Culture award, which has been granted to Waltham Forest and Brent for 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Tim Wates director of Wates said: “Wates Residential is delighted to have been chosen as the London Borough of Havering's partner on this extremely exciting project, and we look forward to working with the council as we build more than 3,000 high-quality homes over the next 12 years. “As a family-owned ...
... delighted to have been chosen as the London Borough of Havering's partner on this extremely exciting project, and we look forward to working with the council as we build more than 3,000 high-quality homes over the next 12 years.” Estate regeneration schemes in London have faltered in recent months, ...
Find out the most and least expensive roads in your west London borough. The average sale price of one road was just £88,050 - but west London's highest is nearly £12 million. Share; Comments. By. Claire Miller. 13:05, 7 MAR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, ...
So, Croydon did not win the title of London's first Borough of Culture. But we can most definitely hold our heads high with the sense of pride and honour that comes from having fought the good fight. Croydon has changed dramatically in recent years. In fact, it's the reason that Croydon made a bid for ...
Boris Johnson slammed after comparing Irish border to boundaries between London boroughs ... Ms Husain, clearly taken aback by the lazy (at best) comparison, responded: "Come on, you can't compare two boroughs of London with the kinds of difference in the arrangement that would be in place after ...
Waltham Forest and Brent have been named as the first London boroughs of culture, each receiving at least £1.35m of funding. The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced the two winners on Tuesday morning. They were chosen from the 22 London boroughs that submitted a bid. Ten boroughs did not ...
CIL Watch: London borough proposes increase in levy rates. 22 February 2018 by David Dewar , Be the First to Comment. A London borough has just closed a consultation on a draft Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule which proposes a 40 per cent increase on current charges in the areas with the highest ...
Childhood pursuits such as climbing trees or flying kites in public parks could soon attract hefty fines in one London borough. Wandsworth Council is planning to introduce new rules on a range of activities in its 39 open spaces - and punish those who flout them. Climbing a tree "without reasonable excuse" ...
Sadiq Khan has committed an extra £1 million of funding to the new London Borough of Culture initiative, aimed specifically at encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds to participate in the arts. Twenty-two London boroughs bid to be crowned London Borough of Culture for a year, with the first ...
This is an exciting time for the London Borough of Bexley; we are at the heart of regeneration and change as London moves east. The Planning Department is gearing up for growth and we are looking to attract ambitious planners capable of leading on a range of applications. Investing in people is ...
Five London boroughs are allocating a total of £250m of their pension funds' investments to private debt, in a move that could spark interest from other local authorities. By Silas Brown; 29 Mar 2018. The boroughs of Ealing, Havering, Lambeth, Wandsworth and Merton have appointed Bfinance and JLT Employee Benefits to ...

East London borough Newham scored the lowest – 5.5, although that was primarily because it did not provide data to Parks for London for most of the criteria. Hackney, also in east London, scored the highest at 15, with missing data. Parks for London had no measurement for Hackney in health, fitness and ...
Three-quarters of a so-called mansion tax introduced by the government in 2013 comes from two London boroughs, according to new research. Some 77 per cent of the £175m collected through the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings last year came from properties in Westminster and Kensington and ...
Sadiq Khan has committed an extra £1 million of funding to the new London Borough of Culture initiative, aimed specifically at encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds to participate in the arts. Twenty-two London boroughs bid to be crowned London Borough of Culture for a year, with the first ...
Prices in the south-west London borough, home to Mitcham, Morden and Wimbledon, rose 9.8 per cent from an average of £486,000 in December 2016 to ... Merton was also one of only four London boroughs where the number of homes sold in 2017 was higher than the number sold the previous year.
Only a third of London boroughs support build to rent, study finds. 14 February 2018 by John Geoghegan , 1 comment. Only a third of London boroughs have planning policies that support build to rent schemes and about half make no reference to the sector, according to new research. Build to rent: report says that council ...
To get there, London boroughs have needed the confidence to take risks and to adopt very different ways of working. To convince Whitehall, each deal needed support from all London's leaders: 32 boroughs, the London Mayor and the City of London. Achieving consensus and coherence on money and ...
A property company has been ordered by Hammersmith and Fulham council to return two housing estates. Talks were broken off with developer Capco over the West Kensington and Gibbs Green estates. Stephen Cowan, who heads the council said that they should be returned to local authority control.
Open to all UK-based artists, architects, landscape architects and designers, the contest sought proposals for 15 long-term interventions on a range of underused sites nominated by local residents. The winners of the remaining sites will be announced in the coming weeks and an open call for five more ...
GPs in three west London boroughs reporting very high numbers of flu-like cases. Do you live in a flu hotspot? Share; Comments. By. Claire Miller. 12:46, 6 FEB 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more.
Bexley could become the first London Borough to have a smokefree pedestrian zone if the council carries out its proposals. The council say the proposal is to "protect young people from the influence of visible smoking and second-hand smoke". A Bexley Council statement read: "The proposed voluntary ...
Croydon is the latest London borough to join the national campaign which aims to help residents, local authorities, organisations and workplaces across ... Croydon has joined eight other London boroughs including Hackney and Lewisham in starting their own campaigns with another 12 boroughs looking ...
As a chief executive of a densely-populated London borough, it is always in the back of my mind that there might be another terrorist attack, particularly ... This is where Prevent comes in and why Waltham Forest and our neighbouring East London boroughs are working together to improve our ability to ...
A west London borough will start trials of 20mph speed limits on roads in response to call from campaigners after the death of a cyclist. Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council will roll out a trial of the scheme across from of its roads in response to calls for improved road safety in the wake of the death of ...
The move follows a report by Croydon's children's services commissioner Eleanor Brazil that warned the scale of change required in the south London borough was such that it would take at least 18 months to improve. “It is clear that over a number of years there has been insufficient attention paid to the ...
It follows similar moves by several other councils, including Greenwich, Southwark, Bristol and Brighton & Hove. Viability assessments allow developers to limit their contributions to infrastructure and affordable housing by demonstrating that doing so would not guarantee “competitive returns” from schemes.
PUBLISHED: 15:24 15 January 2018. Kath Sansom. Fenland District Council council tax is more expensive than the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. ... The Fens council tax bills are higher than London boroughs yet wages are lower. It is also higher than nearby Cambridge, Ely and the Norfolk coastal town of ...
Some local partnerships work well, and there is an emerging council-led partnership, the Wider South East Political Steering Group, which aims to bring together London boroughs with their neighbouring shire councils. But that partnership is in its early days and doesn't yet have the buy-in of all who should ...
Ealing LBC has launched a consultation on a possible public spaces protection order (PSPO) outside an abortion clinic. The council is asking for views on a proposed 'safe zone' outside the Marie Stopes clinic. This is aimed at stopping women visiting the clinic being harassed and intimidated, while it is ...
If successful in winning the Mayor of London's 'London Borough of Culture' competition, the council will look to build on Camden's famous cultural heritage, partnering with the borough's wealth of world class cultural organisations, to deliver a year of cultural projects to bring social benefit to Camden's ...
In the last few weeks, at least nine children between 13 and 17 have gone missing from the Enfield area. Police say that while some of the kids could be missing together, they are conducting independent investigations for each child reported missing. Traders banned from selling fur at London's Old ...
The London Borough of Culture is the Mayor's new award, which aims to put culture at the heart of the community and bring Londoners together. Merton is one of 22 London boroughs to submit a bid. A Merton Council spokeswoman said: “Merton Council signed, sealed and delivered its bid for the borough ...
Other London boroughs in the top 10 included Wandsworth, Camden and Tower Hamlets. Paul Bentley, head of entrepreneurs at Kleinwort Hambros, said: "London is one of the most important employers in the country. "High levels of productivity and high employment mean that start-ups can easily tap into ...
To mark Camden's bid submission for the Mayor of London's 'London Borough of Culture' competition, the BT Tower is proudly illuminating Camden's campaign slogan across the capital, whilst a new video, launched yesterday, captures the spirit of Camden's bid. The Mayor of London will announce in ...
The London Borough of Culture scheme will help us to achieve this goal. “Culture helps our economy by creating jobs and supporting young ...
Richmond one of only two London boroughs holding Christmas Day for care ... Richmond will be only the second London borough to make this ...
Victorian Ailments Including Rickets And TB In Wealthy London Borough Hit By Grenfell Fire. 'If trickle-down economics worked, we would not ...
Victorian ailments including rickets and tuberculosis have been detected in the wealthy London borough hit by the Grenfell fire, according to a ...
Two boroughs will be crowned winners in February 2018, taking the title of London Borough of Culture for 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Two London borough councils have been ordered to stop publishing their own fortnightly free newspapers after ignoring repeated government ...
I am City A.M.'s digital editor. Having previously worked at Property Week and M [..] Show more. Follow Emma. London's New Urban Oasis ...
Two winning boroughs will be named Borough of Culture and will receive £1.1 million funding for a year of art and cultural celebrations, one in ...
Town hall bosses already know what makes Islington great, but part of the bid for the London Borough of Culture 2019 is an idea of how they'd ...
Two London boroughs are teaming up to implement a £1.7m hosted software platform to manage their housing. Local authorities in Richmond ...


 

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