HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTERS ON KNIFE CRIME AND FRONTLINE POLICING

Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, has quizzed ministers on knife crime and front line policing in the House of Commons: Helen Hayes (Lab) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans his Department has to (a) increase frontline police numbers and (b) ensure police have sufficient resources to … Continue reading HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTERS ON KNIFE CRIME AND FRONTLINE POLICING

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LAUREL AND HARDY – AND A STAR IS BORN (1937) – AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

Laurel & Hardy Society, March 16th Oh Boy, it's Jack Good! March 16th A Star is Born (1937), March 17th Without You, I'm Nothing (1990), March 17th The Live Ghost Tent - Laurel & Hardy Society Meeting, Sat March 16th @ 3pm The Live Ghost Tent – quarterly meeting of The Laurel and Hardy Society. The … Continue reading LAUREL AND HARDY – AND A STAR IS BORN (1937) – AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY REACHED BIGGEST AUDIENCE YET SAY SOUTHWARK – AND THAT INCLUDES STATEN ISLAND, U.S.A.

In just its second year, Fizz Free February has reached more people than ever before, encouraging more people to ditch the fizz and think of their health, teeth and bank accounts, say Southwark council. There has been great appetite for the campaign across the country, with many businesses, organisations and individuals pledging to go fizz … Continue reading FIZZ FREE FEBRUARY REACHED BIGGEST AUDIENCE YET SAY SOUTHWARK – AND THAT INCLUDES STATEN ISLAND, U.S.A.

CROYDON SCOOP TWO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHRONICLE AWARDS – finalists in four other categories 

Accepting the Campaign of the Year Award are (L-R): Cllr Tony Newman, Anna Quigley, Cllr Alisa Flemming, Emily Collinsbeare, Cllr Alison Butler. Anna and Emily are both from Croydon council. Croydon council have scooped two awards at a ceremony celebrating the UK’s best initiatives in local government. At the Local Government Chronicle Awards in central … Continue reading CROYDON SCOOP TWO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHRONICLE AWARDS – finalists in four other categories 

BROMLEY: RESIDENTS ASKED NOT TO REPORT DAY-BURNING STREET LIGHTS

Residents in Bromley borough are being asked not to report day burning street lights as the council say they are already aware of the issue. It follows the software provider of the Central Management System (CMS) which controls many of the council’s LED street lights on and off, going into administration. "As a result, some … Continue reading BROMLEY: RESIDENTS ASKED NOT TO REPORT DAY-BURNING STREET LIGHTS

SEXUAL HEALTH: NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGY TO TACKLE HIGH RATES OF HIV AND STI’s IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM

A new five-year strategy to tackle HIV and STI's has been launched by Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham public health departments. Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham’s rates of HIV and STIs are the highest in England, and there are persistent inequalities in sexual and reproductive health, with young people, men who have sex with men (MSM) and … Continue reading SEXUAL HEALTH: NEW FIVE-YEAR STRATEGY TO TACKLE HIGH RATES OF HIV AND STI’s IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM

PRIDE IN PRACTICE TO BE INTRODUCED ACROSS LAMBETH

Pride in Practice aims to reduce health inequalities for LGBT people in Lambeth. Endorsed by The Royal College of GP’s, Pride in Practice is a support package that enables health professionals to effectively and confidently meet the needs of LGBT patients, and the requirements of the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the Care Quality Commission and … Continue reading PRIDE IN PRACTICE TO BE INTRODUCED ACROSS LAMBETH

“MOST POLLUTING” VEHICLES FACE DAILY £12.50 CHARGE FROM APRIL 8th

The central London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) begins on 8 April - with a daily £12.50 charge for the most polluting vehicles, 24/7 in the central London Congestion Charge Zone. In an open letter Mayor of London sadiq Khan says:  "It’s the boldest part of our plan to clean up London’s air" A statement … Continue reading “MOST POLLUTING” VEHICLES FACE DAILY £12.50 CHARGE FROM APRIL 8th

QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: CLIMATE CHANGE / CARBON EMISSIONS

Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans she has in place to support (a) countries increasingly affected by extreme weather linked to climate change and (b) refugees displaced by the effects of climate change. Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: CLIMATE CHANGE / CARBON EMISSIONS

QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: DARK MONEY / PLACES AT PREFERRED SCHOOLS

DARK MONEY Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood What assessment he has made of the effect of dark money on (a) transparency and (b) influence in UK politics. Chloe Smith The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, Assistant Whip We have a robust legal framework for money in elections, to ensure that elections are free and … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: DARK MONEY / PLACES AT PREFERRED SCHOOLS