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  • Lambeth Council to crack down on betting shops and takeaway shops

    By adam_leone at 18:04 on 22/03/13
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    Lambeth Council is proposing controls on takeaways, bars and betting shops in a bid to boost affordable housing. Under Lambeth's proposals, when considering new applications: • New takeaways would be refused within 400m of any school outside a town centre. • No more than a quarter of town centre shops should be bars, pubs or restaurants outside of Waterloo and Vauxhall (which are part of central London) • All the powers...
  • Opinions sought for Hindu Festival in Crystal Palace Park

    By adam_leone at 18:41 on 15/01/13
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    People are being asked their thoughts on hosting the Hindu festival Holi in Crystal Palace Park this year.  The event is said to involve a lot of colours and celebration, the special feature is that the people paint themselves with various colours and throw colourful powder in the air.   It's an event aimed at expressing freedom and colour to everyday life.  The most important thing is, that at this day all castes of...
  • Southwark Council Pays Poorer Students University Tuition Fees

    By CP_Babe at 12:33 on 28/10/11
    Graduation caps will be flying for exceptional students living in Southwark borough, thanks to the new scheme.
    In the first scheme of it's kind in the UK, a dozen school leavers from the London borough of Southwark have been awarded scholarships worth more than £10,000 each over three years. The six students, three boys and three girls, are the first people in the country to have their university tuition fees paid for by their local council and were chosen because of their academic achievements and contribution to their community. Only...
  • Mayor resurrects Palace route he axed

    By CrystalPalace People at 08:00 on 01/04/11
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    TRAMS are to run into Crystal Palace, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced. He claims local pressure about the importance of the extension to residents and businesses has prompted him to reinstate the project as part of his transport plans. Mr Johnson's announcement last Thursday came just a fortnight after Ken Livingstone, his Labour opponent in next year's Mayoral elections, said he would make extending Tramlink to Crystal...
  • Labour’s Ken pledges Palace tram extension

    By CrystalPalace People at 08:00 on 18/03/11
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    RESTORING plans for the Tramlink extension to Crystal Palace will be a top priority if Ken Livingstone wins the London Mayoral race in May next year. His pledge came at the end of a day-long tour of the borough on Monday, part of a commitment to visit every London borough to gauge local views in the run-up to the election. Addressing a "Tell Ken" public meeting held at the Croydon Conference Centre in Surrey Street, the Labour...

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