Category Archives: GLA

GLA election an opportunity to press case for parks and open spaces

The London Parks and Green Spaces Forum, in conjunction with the London Green Spaces Friends Groups Network, is calling on Friends groups and the wider public to use the upcoming London elections to speak out for London’s parks and green … Continue reading

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GLA committee seeks views on ‘growth’ vz environment – by 18th September

The Greater London Assembly Environment Committee is seeking evidence on the environmental pressures of London’s growth, focussing on: Energy supply, demand and distribution Water management Green infrastructure Deadline Friday 18th September. For details see: http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor-assembly/london-assembly/investigations/environmental-pressures-of-londons-growth There are already several examples … Continue reading

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Boris bridges part of flawed ‘tarmac and traffic’ plan. What are the alternatives?

Darren Johnson AM, who is hosting today’s meeting for anti road-bridge campaigners,  has released a report highlighting the projected spend by Boris Johnson on road traffic schemes (the north of Bexley is one of the areas where traffic would increase … Continue reading

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BNEF: ‘GLA infrastructure to 2050’ plan is another 93 pages of ‘have your cake and eat it’ implausibility

The LONDON  INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN 2050 – A CONSULTATION closed on 31st October 2014.  It describes the amounts and types of infrastructure that is thought to be required to cope with a population that the authors believe will reach over 11 million … Continue reading

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Thames river crossings seminar for campaigners – Nov 18th, City Hall

Thames river crossings seminar hosted by Darren Johnson, Green Party Member of the London Assembly  The Green Party is the only party operating in Bexley that is publicly opposed to the new road crossing proposals (Beckton-Gallions Reach, Rainham-Belvedere) currently being … Continue reading

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Meeting for anti-east London road bridge campaigners / Boris answers on river crossing matters

London Assembly member Darren Johnson AM (Green Party) will host a public meeting at City Hall on river crossings in November. To register your interest, please e-mail  “Rachel Carlill” <Rachel.Carlill@london.gov.uk> and put ‘register’ in the subject line. Through this meeting … Continue reading

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