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We're No Longer in Camden? Politically.

How do you feel about being in the parliamentary constituency of The City of London & Islington South? Don't panic - yet.  It's only a proposal and your views are being sought. The Boundary Commission for England is reviewing the boundaries of every parliamentary constituency.  This is routine - it happens every five years. ...
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Posted 13 Sep 2011

An Appeal by 1a Arts etc

1A ARTS etc's funding is threatened over the next few months. London Borough of Camden will no longer fund our services for local communities from January 2012. This leaves 1A ARTS etc with a funding gap. Can you help us mind the gap? 1A ARTS etc provides services for children, young people and adults of al...
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Posted 7 Sep 2011

Bring Back the Butterflies

The www.bringbackthebutterflies.org.uk project has taken a step further by forming the Camden Butterfly Conservation Society. The aim is to get more people involved with the establishing of butterfly-friendly areas in our public parks and gardens. For more information about this exciting new initiative, please contact James Lei...
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Posted 2 Sep 2011

TfL Cycling Website

Transport for London have updated their  cycling website includes details of cycle route planning, training, cycling events and the two new Barclays Cycle Superhighways, as well as up to date information on the location of all Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/11598.aspx
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Posted 16 Aug 2011

First Public Property Map - councils could save billions

Councils and other public bodies should publish asset lists that will help to identify billions of pounds of potential savings and protect frontline services, Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles announced today (5 Aug 2011). A 'demo' map locates over 180,000 assets owned by almost 600 public sector bodie...
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Posted 5 Aug 2011

Mayor of Camden's Chosen Charity

Camden's Mayor for 2011/12 is Cllr Abdul Quadir.  His mayoral theme is about rasing awareness of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.  As Mayor, he wants to encourage greater awareness, to make Camden a place where everyone values and takes steps to protect their hearing.  He also wants to promote Camden as an accessible and w...
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Posted 1 Aug 2011

Neighbourhood Watch

A new scheme has been launched for residents and businesses of Kings Mews, North Mews, Brownlow Mews and Roger Street.  The Safer Neighbourhood team at Holborn Police Station set up the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in this area after being approached by a local business following a recent burglary. They also were also getting...
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Posted 22 Jul 2011

Jobs InMidtown

For some time the Bloomsbury Association have been looking to find a way to be able to encourage local businesses to offer jobs to local people. They have now established working relations with the InMidtown Business Improvement District which covers Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles areas with a membership of over 500 businesses...
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Posted 21 Jul 2011

Duke of York

Listed by English Heritage for its "stylish design characteristic of the 1930s, which responds in scale and materials to the existing streetscape of Georgian Bloomsbury" and "an unusual degree of surviving original fabric in the Duke of York public house". http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1393968
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Posted 14 Jul 2011

Metropolitan Police Online Crime / Incident Reporting

The Metropolitan Police has a non-emergency crime and hate crime/incident reporting website. You can use this service to notify the Metropolitan Police of the following crimes / incidents committed within the Greater London Authority area.     •    Theft - excluding:     •    Robbery (where you or the person you are reporti...
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Posted 20 Jun 2011