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LDN Weekly – Issue 78 – 22 May 2019

AGM FEVER

Dozens of councils in London and the Home Counties are busy holding their crucial Annual General Meetings (AGMs), which will define their leadership and committee memberships for the year ahead.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 77 – 15 May 2019

WHO'S GOT YOUR VOTE?

London politics feature heavily in this edition of LDN, as the latest polling suggests Sadiq's path to a second term is not quite as smooth as it appeared a few months ago.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 76 – 8 May 2019

RESTORATION AND RENEWAL

LCA were thrilled to be involved with the launch of the design proposals for Parliament’s Northern Estate today; the essential first step to enable the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster. Read more about it below.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 75 – 1 May 2019

MIXING IT UP

Mixed messages for the environment as Heathrow expansion clears a major hurdle, while the concept of road user charging moves up the agenda.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 74 – 24 April 2019

 

RAIL AGAINST THE MACHINE

Accusations and recriminations abound as the London Assembly blasts Transport for London over Crossrail, the Housing Secretary undercuts the Mayor, and environmental protesters and housing activists rage against a broken system.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 73 – 17 April 2019

 

OUR HOUSE

We watched  with great sadness as the 856 year old Notre Dame cathedral in Paris burned on Monday evening. It certainly puts into perspective short-termist rows about the proper care of London’s own landmarks and infrastructure.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 72 – 10 April 2019

KHAN'S NEW (R)ULEZ

Less than a week before the official Brexit date, the UK is seeking yet another extension. London is meanwhile getting on with things.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 71 – 3 April 2019

CLEARING THE AIR

The Mayor’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone is set to be launched next week and City Hall is firing on all cylinders.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 70 – 27 March 2019

DELAYS CANCELLATIONS AND WE'RE NOT TALKING TRAINS...

Brexit is delayed, a major hospital reconfiguration is cancelled and people are apparently walking away from a major London development. The theme this week seems to be that patience is generally wearing a bit thin…

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LDN Weekly – Issue 69 – 20 March 2019

CONNECTIONS, SELECTIONS, ELECTIONS

A first look  at the new TfL budget and Crossrail update, progress on Enfield’s £6bn Meridian Water regeneration scheme and a new resi deal for Westfield in Stratford are but a few of this week’s big London stories covered below.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 68 – 13 March 2019

BREXIT BLUES

Today’s Spring Statement  from the Chancellor offered only two items of particular interest to London. Of course, meanwhile, most of the country’s time and energy is still being sapped by ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 67 – 6 March 2019

MONEY, MONEY, MONEY

City Hall tied up its 2019/20 Budget last week and London’s 33 Town Halls are now in the process in finalising theirs. It would appear all are raising council tax rates to help fund core services, but will it be enough?

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