Local News

Jowell criticised over 'Boris Bike' claims

Tessa Jowell MP, Chair of Ken Livingstone's campaign to be London Mayor, has been criticised after claiming "Boris Bikes" are "mainly used by white men on salaries over £75,000".

Victory for common sense protects rare species

A rare scientific habitat for rare plants newts, frogs, invertebrates and aquatic plants has been saved from possible extinction by a vote at Lambeth's Planning Committee. Councillors voted by a majority to refuse planning permission for the demolition.

Boris: Freedom Pass Pledge

Boris Johnson has today promised, if re-elected, he will extend the Freedom Pass to Londoners aged 60 years or older, reversing the decision taken by Ken Livingstone's Labour to raise the age at which Londoners are entitled to free travel.The move rewards those who have worked hard, paid their taxes, done the right thing and were entitled to expect their ticket to free travel on turning sixty - anywhere, anytime, any place in Greater London.

Lighting on West Dulwich station footpath

Responding to concerns raised by local residents that a number of street lights are currently out of order on the footpath running alongside the northbound line at West Dulwich train station, local Councillor Lewis Robinson has contacted Southwark's street lighting department to get them repaired.

Lambeth Council 'riddled with fraud'

Labour-controlled Lambeth Council is riddled with tax evasion, benefit fraud, false accounting and theft. This is according to a report submitted to Lambeth Council’s corporate committee in January 2012 with up to 30 officers investigated for various wrongdoing in 2010 and 2011.  Of those, five were found guilty of fraud and 19 were disciplined for professional misconduct.

Message from Your Conservative London Assembly Candidate Michael Mitchell

Mayor Boris is backing West Norwood and that’s good for our community and shows that Boris doesn’t fall for Labour’s focus on Brixton. Boris is giving us £310,000 to support a range of measures designed to help regenerate businesses on Norwood Road. This will build on the enthusiasm of local traders and friends groups and make the most of Norwood’s independent and historic assets.

Lambeth Council fail to tackle flytipping

Lambeth Council's incompetence has led to disatrous flytipping, according to residents on Clive Rd, Gipsy Hill ward. A dilapidated house was left undeveloped, allegedly becuase of the council's slowness in processing a planning application. Tons of rubbish was subsequently dumped on the site, spilling onto the pavement and posing potential safety risks.

Dulwich and West Norwood Conservatives launch new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.