THOUSANDS OF CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFTS FROM VEHICLES IN LONDON

Almost 3,000 catalytic converter thefts from vehicles occurred in London in the first half of 2019, police figures have revealed. Metals found in catalytic converters, such as rhodium, palladium and platinum can be highly lucrative and recycled for use in medical tools, jewellery and electronics. Victims of catalytic converter thefts are likely to be left … Continue reading THOUSANDS OF CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFTS FROM VEHICLES IN LONDON

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SALTERS HILL: LAMBETH’S (VERY) DETAILED FREEDOM OF INFORMATION RESPONSES ON PENALTY CHARGES FOR MOTORISTS

Lambeth council's Freedom of Information team have given a remarkably detailed response to a request about penalty charge notices on Salters Hill, Upper Norwood. samrickman 16 April 2019 Dear Lambeth Borough Council, I would like to request the following: 1. The total number of penalty charge notices issued on Salter's Hill for contravention 37j (failing … Continue reading SALTERS HILL: LAMBETH’S (VERY) DETAILED FREEDOM OF INFORMATION RESPONSES ON PENALTY CHARGES FOR MOTORISTS

CROYDON AND SOUTHWARK PARKING STAFF WIN NATIONAL AWARDS / TOWN CENTRE STORE FINED MORE THAN £1 MILLION OVER RODENT INFESTATION

Croydon council parking staff at the awards event (Youssef El-Khouri is third from right) Croydon: Council staff behind a pilot scheme to create temporary pedestrian zones outside schools have received two national industry awards. In September three primaries - Heavers Farm and St Chad’s in Selhurst and Woodcote in Coulsdon – signed up to Croydon … Continue reading CROYDON AND SOUTHWARK PARKING STAFF WIN NATIONAL AWARDS / TOWN CENTRE STORE FINED MORE THAN £1 MILLION OVER RODENT INFESTATION

DAILY CAP ON FARES WILL BE CUT

DAILY CAP ON FARES WILL BE CUT / POLICE TELL CYCLISTS: DO IT THE SAFE WAY: BE SAFE, BE BRIGHT, BE SEEN / DRIVERS WANT FUEL PRICE CAP AT MOTORWAY SERVICES / MORE THAN 4,000 FOREIGN-REGISTERED MOTORISTS ESCAPE SPEEDING OFFENCES IN SCOTLAND.......AS ENGLISH AND WELSH WANT SCOTTISH DRINK-DRIVE LAWS DAILY CAP ON FARES WILL BE … Continue reading DAILY CAP ON FARES WILL BE CUT

‘TURN OFF LONDON’S TRAFFIC LIGHTS’ PROPOSAL “UTTERLY RECKLESS” – VAL SHAWCROSS

 'TURN OFF LONDON'S TRAFFIC LIGHTS' PROPOSAL "UTTERLY RECKLESS" - VAL SHAWCROSS / OYSTER PAYG CUSTOMERS PAYING UP TO £100 A WEEK MORE THAN CONTACTLESS / BUS FREQUENCY INCREASED ON SOME SE LONDON ROUTES / STUDENTS CHALLENGED TO DESIGN AUDIO AND VISUAL TOOLS TO IMPROVE TRAVEL FOR BLIND AND DEAF BUS PASSENGERS / FIRST WORLD WAR POEMS … Continue reading ‘TURN OFF LONDON’S TRAFFIC LIGHTS’ PROPOSAL “UTTERLY RECKLESS” – VAL SHAWCROSS

JAGUARS ON THE LAWN IN DULWICH

    FOUR MAKES of Jaguar - the Jaguar C-Type, D-Type, E-Type and new 2014 F-Type Coupe will be on display on the Dulwich Picture Gallery's lawns on Sunday June 29th. a rare presentation that showcases over seven decades of sporting achievement and design excellence.Ian Callum, Jaguar's Design Director, will be joining the day after … Continue reading JAGUARS ON THE LAWN IN DULWICH

COUNCILS RAISE MILLIONS IN ON-STREET FINES AND PARKING INCOME

LAMBETH, CROYDON AND SOUTHWARK councils raised a combined total of £28.6 million in on-street parking fines - and a collective £47.9 million in parking income - for the 2011-12 financial year, figures issued by the RAC Foundation reveal.   Lambeth finished in the top ten earners for both on-street paring fines (£16.7 million) and in parking … Continue reading COUNCILS RAISE MILLIONS IN ON-STREET FINES AND PARKING INCOME