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LDN Weekly – Issue 183 – 28 July 2021


As LDN’s regular readers know, LCA tends to let the stories speak for themselves, rarely if ever making too much of ourselves in this must-read weekly news bulletin. But this week, we have news that is simply too exciting to bury. We are really delighted to announce that Paddy Hennessy, Sadiq Khan’s former Director of Communications...

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LDN Weekly – Issue 182 – 21 July 2021


"I am, as ever, indebted to Professor Tony Travers of the LSE who re-drew my attention to the wonderful world of TfL’s tap-in data at Underground stations. Why, you might ask? Well, it is one of the few relatively immediate, accurate bits of data we all have to seek to make sense of the ongoing impact of the pandemic."

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LDN Weekly – Issue 181 – 14 July 2021


As 19 July arrives next week and we move into the next phase of managing the pandemic, the government has rightly stressed that people need to take more personal responsibility.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 180 – 7 July 2021


7 July is always a date that brings back very disturbing images and many sad memories. 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 179 – 30 June 2021


As well as our usual precision focus on planning and development, today’s edition also includes a run down of the latest efforts to create a ‘green recovery’ and a ‘Net Zero’ future.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 178 – 23 June 2021


Two major projects to make London a more pedestrian and cycling-friendly place seem to be making a comeback this week. 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 177 – 16 June 2021


It is four years since that terrible day, when the blaze at Grenfell Tower cast a dark shadow across the capital and, with the unspeakable human cost, prompted long overdue discussions about building safety, housing and inequality.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 176 – 9 June 2021


There’s little better than a sunny day in the capital and in an effort to make the most of it we have kept this edition short and sweet. Like all the best sweet treats though it’s also densely packed.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 175 – 2 June 2021


So summer is finally here, both technically (it being June) and visually (that yellow thing – it’s the sun). Some (very lucky) fans are at Lord’s today for the start of the England v New Zealand test match. 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 174 – 26 May 2021


With the election done, AGM season in full bloom, a vaccine surge underway and the weather, please god, the weather about to turn to the good, there’s a fresh start vibe around London town.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 173 – 19 May 2021


As election fever dies down, borough AGMs take centre stage and with one year now to go before the local elections in the capital, we move into a nervous period for many. 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 172 – 12 May 2021


For the first time since 2004, I wasn’t at City Hall for the results of the GLA elections.  It was a strange feeling to be listening to BBC Radio London and the excellent Susana Mendonca, with regular insightful comments from someone called Tony Travers, as the clock ticked slowly and inexorably to 23:00 on Saturday night when we finally had confirmed what we knew already. 

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