Round London

  • Residents near the Olympics will have to apply for expensive parking permits or risk fines. Evening Standard.
  • Apparently the Met Police are saying there will be no Olympics protests. Random Blowe investigates.
  • Mrs Angry has a round up of the news from Barnet.
  • In addition Citizen Barnet has concerns about the way council staff are being treated.
  • Lambeth council are talking about abolishing the Vauxhaul gyratory. SE1
  • But in Tottenham the council are accused of turning one road into a “death trap”. Haringey Independent.
  • Snipe says those playing footballer manager on the tube are the lost generation.

In the Assembly elections;

  • Dave Hill at the Guardian ponders whether Boris Bikes are benefit to the Conservative election campaign.
  • While Red Brick wants to know why Boris Johnson isn’t speaking up on affordable rents.
  • Ken Livingstone seems to be getting shot by both sides at the moment. Labour Uncut, Evening Standard and Boris Backer.
  • Liberal Conspiracy is leaping to his defense.
  • The Green Party says it can reduce London’s emissions by 90%. RTCC
  • The Londonist continues their excellent review of the election issues with a piece on tube delays.
  • Oh, and let’s not forget the Lib Dems. Cllr Hirani expresses themself about their latest leaflets.




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