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Twenty’s Plenty for Camden

Camden's Labour Party will seek to introduce a borough-wide 20mph speed limit in to cut accidents on Camden's busy roads. The Labour council's cabinet member for sustainability, Councillor Phil Jones, said: 'Introducing a 20mph borough-wide speed limit in Camden would prevent road casualties and make our streets safer spa...
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Posted 12 Oct 2012

At Risk - English Heritage

Every year English Heritage publishes a list of those sites most at risk of being lost. Camden has 43 properties listed.  In our area, highlights include: 39 Great James Street, 9 Calthorpe Street, 66, 67, 70-72 and 77-82 Guilford Street  as well as the ladies and gentlemen\'s public conveniences, Guilford Place. The Heri...
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Posted 12 Oct 2012

Convicted

Press Release from Met Police: Four men have been sentenced after an 8 month investigation focussed on an organised crime network. On Friday 5th October four men were sentenced for their involvement in an organised crime network that carried out crimes in the Holborn area. The four men attended Blackfriars Crown Court...
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Posted 10 Oct 2012

British Transport Police - message

Protect yourself from pickpockets when travelling. The British Transport Police have made some short videos showing the tricks and techniques pickpockets use to steal from you.  It\'s easier to protect yourself and your property when you know what they do. www.btp.police.uk/pickpockets \"Project Spiderweb is a multi age...
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Posted 8 Oct 2012

Criminal Gang Activity

A Message from the Met Police Stabbings and shootings among young people have fallen since the launch of the Trident Gang Crime Command just over six months ago. Figures across the MPS show a large reduction in crimes related to youth violence: - Overall serious youth violence is down by 34 per cent, equating to 1,000 fewer v...
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Posted 6 Sep 2012

Message from Met Police

Operation Withern so far. Following last year's disorder in London, this operation has gone a long way to making the borough of Camden a safer place to live and work. So far we have achieved excellent results, please see figures below: • 143 people arrested. '• 106 people charged. ' • 74 people convicted ' • Highest...
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Posted 1 Sep 2012

Taxi Wait Safe Zone

A 'Taxi Wait Safe Zone'is being trialled in New Oxford Street to give women in London a safe place to wait for their taxi, which can be booked through a cash-free 'Safe Taxi Ordering System', accessed through an iPhone app – 'InMidtown Cabs', or through Touch & Go kiosks. The Taxi Wait Safe Zone, staffed throughout the night...
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Posted 8 Aug 2012

Police mark one year anniversary of London's disorder

On Wednesday 8th August, officers will mark the one year anniversary of the London disorder in Camden.  Officers will be positioned at Camden Town Tube Station between 10:00 - 16:00 hours speaking to members of the public and appealing for their help to identify those who remain outstanding. Officers have produced a new pos...
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Posted 6 Aug 2012

Ghost Town London?

I don't know about your experience, but here at Holborn Voice Villas we are delighted and surprised by the absence of traffic chaos during the Olympic Games.  Yes, I know, we were flag-flyers for the Carmageddon gang, but WE WERE WRONG.  It's Olympitastic. Travelling around London, and even to the Olympic Park itself, has been...
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Posted 3 Aug 2012

Camden's Local List

Camden want to hear from you about how they should assess all nominations for Camden's Local List.  The local list is a collection of places, buildings, areas and other features of Camden's local areas that are valued by the local community, help give Camden its distinctive identity and which are not already designated, for inst...
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Posted 3 Aug 2012