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Southwark launches new cycle loan scheme


Southwark Council is launching a new cycle loan scheme to encourage more people to cycle. The scheme, launched in partnership with TfL and London Cycling Campaign (LCC), is open to anyone aged 16 and over, […]

Protect Peckham’s rooftop view


During the summer many thousands of people flock to Peckham to enjoy the open spaces that have been created on the roofs of iconic buildings by Frank’s Café, Bold Tendencies and the Bussey Building, bringing […]

Extending the Tube to Camberwell & Peckham – update


Buses and trains just aren’t coping well in Camberwell and surrounding areas. In 2013, I wrote an article about the potential extension of the tube in Camberwell and Peckham. Since then, people have been campaigning […]

1st World War centenary poppy campaign

poppy pic

You may wish to commemorate those who lost their lives in the First World War by planting “Flanders” poppy seeds, as part of a national campaign by the Royal British Legion. Easy to grow, they should […]

The shocking truth about the bananas we love to eat…


Although it may seem good for us to pay less for our bananas than for locally grown apples, do we want to put small-scale farmers out of business and encourage the growth of large, chemical-intensive […]

Smog hits our green lungs once again


Look at a map of south London and you’ll see its many ‘green lungs’: parks, playing fields, allotments, woods and cemeteries. From the street, you can spot dozens of smaller pockets of greenery: front and […]

‘Save the Velodrome’ campaign

Autumnal velodrome

More than 700 people packed into the Great Hall of Dulwich College at the recent Public Meeting to launch ‘Save the Velodrome’, a fresh, new campaign to rescue the iconic Herne Hill Velodrome cycle track […]

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