Nine Elms on the Southbank ‘Chelsea Fringe’ gardening festival 20 May – 4 June

‘Weaponising’ local green spaces for marketing purposes? “Look how lovely and green it is”. Never mind the lethal air pollution and hard landscaping around the new developments on Vauxhall X.

http://nineelmslondon.com/events/chelsea-fringe?utm_source=Wandsworth%20Borough%20Council&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=8291284_Nine%20Elms%20Vauxhall%2013.05.2017&dm_i=XWH,4XPLG,846O7O,IQLKK,1

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Beautiful, beautiful new Vauxhall …

If it’s anything like this …

“Vauxhall

We have an ambitious vision to recreate Vauxhall as the living town centre it once was.  Instead of a congested traffic gyratory system, the area will be transformed by the creation of a recognisable ‘heart of Vauxhall’ with new walkways lined with shops, more jobs, a variety and choice of new homes and places for people to enjoy. Continue reading

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory, Uncategorized

Garden Bridge scrapped by the Mayor

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/28/garden-bridge-across-thames-scrapped-by-sadiq-khan-london

http://abridgetoofar.co.uk/heatherwickcollapse/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/29/joanna-lumley-attacks-sadiq-khans-scrapping-of-thames-garden-bridge

Posted in Local parks and gardens, Uncategorized

London Air Quality consultation

Have your say on changes to the central London Ultra Low Emission Zone

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/environment/air-quality-consultation-phase-2/

 

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Britain’s first Gardening Museum opens its doors

Opening 22nd May 2017, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7LB

http://www.gardenmuseum.org.uk/page/http-gardenmuseum-org-uk-

The Garden Museum is opening its doors at the end of May, after the completion of an 18 month, £7.5million re-development project. The Garden Museum is Britain’s only museum dedicated to the art, history and design of gardens. It is a celebration of gardens and gardening, and a quiet place for reflection in the hustle and bustle of London.

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North Lambeth Neighbourhood Police Update

Briefing from Acting Inspector Neil Jeffs:

“As a result of recent discussions at the North Lambeth Neighbourhoods meeting the following priorities have been set;

  • Begging and rough sleeping across Bishops Ward and the associated anti-social behaviour (ASB)
  • Gang activity and violent crime across Stockwell and Larkhall Wards
  • Vauxhall night time economy and the associated anti-social behaviour (ASB)

Continue reading

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Summer drawing workshop Bonnington Centre

The course has been developed to help you to start drawing and improve your drawing abilities at the most basic level. You don’t need to have any previous drawing experience just bring a willingness to have a go and have some fun. Continue reading

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