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Calthorpe Project Community Garden

The Calthorpe Project Community Garden has been redesigning its early years play area.   The new designs have been created by Variant Office in consultation with garden users. Proposals include more play facilities but also integrating garden areas for children to learn about planting and growing food.  Want to...
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Posted 20 Oct 2018

Parking Suspension for Filming

When film companies have CA-D bays suspended for filming it makes things very awkward for residents.  HV has campaigned for years about Camden issuing more permits than there are bays available.  Suspensions increase the problem. We lobbied to make adjacent paid-for bays available when CA-D bays had been suspended f...
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Posted 30 Sep 2018

You Won't LIve In Camden

Changes proposed by the Boundary Commission recommend changes to the constituencies. If you live south of Guilford St you'll won't be voting in Holborn and St Pancras, you'll be in the 'Cities of London and Westminster' constituency.   The reason behind it is to try and make the constituencies al...
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Posted 30 Sep 2018

3rd Worst in London

WARNING: Stay away from Russell Square. Don’t listen to music in the street.  Don’t wear your headphone anywhere you can be seen. Don’t make phone calls or check emails unless you’ve found safety inside an armoured café. And, finally, don’t walk on any street unless there is copious CCTV...
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Posted 6 Jun 2018

That Cycle Track

UPDATE The Tavistock-Torrington Place saga has come to a hiatus, of sorts, with Camden’s cabinet members choosing to agree with the Officer’s report at a meeting on 5 September. Despite the huge cost of appointing an independent inspector, a barrister and acquiring extra traffic management expertise (SYSTRA), th...
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Posted 30 May 2018

Hustings

Richard Osley's blog rounding up the election mentions our hustings... IN 2014, I was moaned at for not getting down to the deep south on the election day tour. At the hustings organised by Holborn Voice, there was a real sense that this is a corner of the borough where residents do feel a little cut off from the rest of...
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Posted 4 May 2018

New Local Book: An Address in Bloomsbury

The social and architectural history of Holborn is the subject of author Alec Forshaw’s latest book, An Address in Bloomsbury. Centred on two historic properties, both of which happened to have, at different times, the same address of No.49 Great Ormond Street, it covers the development of the Holborn area after the Great Fi...
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Posted 19 Feb 2018

A New Year Message from Cllr Fulbrook

It's easy to sit back and complain.  It's easy to avoid going to meetings or taking part in consultations. It requires time and effort - but it's worth it when things change for the better. Our H&CG Ward councillors work tirelessly on our behalf. We need to tell them what we think and what we want. They may not always agree wi...
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Posted 1 Jan 2018

Clean Camden App

Using Camden's app, HV was delighted by the swift response after reporting two incidences of fly-tipping. Reported in the morning and the rubbish was gone by the afternoon - amazing. The app allows you to report environmental issues in three simple steps: Location - a map pops up with your location, take a photo of what you...
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Posted 5 Dec 2017

Moped Crime Tweets

These messages were Tweeted 4th December 2017
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Posted 5 Dec 2017