Croydon council have cooked up a new idea to deal with potholes on the borough's roads: Microwave them! They say new thermal technology allows contractors to heat the existing damaged road material until it is soft enough to be reshaped as a partial filling for the pothole, speeding repair times by up to 40per cent. … Continue reading MICROWAVE THAT POTHOLE!
Motorists and residents are being encouraged to report potholes to the council so that they can be resolved as quickly as possible following the recent cold weather. The council are proud of the quality of its roads in the borough, but the numbers of potholes routinely rises during the winter period, with both wet and … Continue reading REPORT POTHOLES ONLINE FOLLOWING FREEZING TEMPERATURES / LEWISHAM AND LAMBETH WIN MAYOR OF LONDON’S CULTURAL IMPACT AWARDS / LAMBETH JOINT TOP WITH SOUTHWARK AND LEWISHAM IN ‘GOOD PARKS FOR LONDON’ LIST
PLANS TO prioritise cycle training for children across the capital have been welcomed by the RAC. Under the new Transport for London (TfL) scheme every child will be offered free cycling training as part of a new delivery plan for young people. RAC head of external affairs Pete Williams says: “TfL deserve applause for this … Continue reading RAC WELCOME CHILD CYCLE TRAINING PLEDGE
Bromley Youth Council launched their anti-bullying campaign in the Glades Shopping Centre on 22 November. Youth Council members and councillors are helping to raise awareness to help give young people the confidence to speak out if they are being bullied. Cllr Stephen Wells, executive member for education said: “Bromley Youth Council has worked hard … Continue reading ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED