Boris Johnson has launched a new fund to help businesses across England recover from the early August riots. The Mayor has partnered with leading firms to create the High Street Fund, a charitable body which will make grants to those businesses affected by robbery and fire damage.
Elderly and disabled coach users face a price hike because of the Government’s spending cuts, coach group National Express has warned.
Londoners are being asked to select a UKIP candidate to take on Boris Johnson, Ken Livingstone and Jenny Jones in next year’s Mayor of London election. The party has shortlisted six contenders and is now inviting anyone who lives, works, owns property or visits London to take part in an online poll to select a […]
When Adam and I interviewed Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes last year he made a very important point about the relevance of the London Assembly to ordinary Londoners: “I think there’s more the Assembly could do, good in-depth stuff rather than political point scoring. The objective of [the 7/7] report was to improve the […]
Shops in the Clapham Junction area damaged by this week’s rioters will be eligible for up to £15,000 of assistance from Wandsworth council. The council is extending its Town Centre Improvement Scheme to those shops and business which suffered criminal damage over the last few days. On Monday looters damaged shops in and around Clapham […]