Category Archives: Environment

Holborn wins funding from Mayor for public space improvement

In response to Transport for London’s announcement that Camden has been awarded a share of £53.4 million of funding from the Mayor’s Liveable Neighbourhoods programme, local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, said: “I am delighted that Camden Council’s bid for this funding has been successful. This will go towards helping to transform and rejuvenate Holborn, vastly improving the public […]

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Barnet Council finally admit high risks of Brexit

Barnet Council has finally admitted to Brexit-related risks affecting the Council. On 20th February, Barnet’s Policy and Resources Committee met to discuss the issue, the committee report stating that Brexit would result in three highly likely, high impact risks. These included the likelihood that more EU nationals would leave the country or fewer arrive, resulting in loss of skilled staff […]

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ULEZ Briefing (January 2019)

Background The Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) is the Mayor’s flagship air pollution policy; The ULEZ builds on the success of the Congestion Charge and T-Charge; The Congestion Charge was introduced in 2003, and the T-Charge in 2017 as a precursor to the ULEZ; Extending and strengthening the ULEZ was a manifesto commitment. How is the ULEZ different from the Congestion […]

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Last chance to bid for drinking fountains to be installed in Barnet

Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, has called upon eligible local organisations to urgently submit bids for free water refill points to be installed in the borough, ahead of Friday’s deadline. This comes on the back of City Hall’s recent announcement that £5 million of funding has been allocated towards the rollout of 100 new drinking fountains across the […]

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