Planning guidance revision threatens new social housing in south Camden

Map of south Camden in central London.

Community groups have condemned plans by Camden Council which would mean new social housing gained from property development in central London would not be built, but instead be replaced by cash payments and spent elsewhere. The new proposals are contained in a report drawn up by Frances Wheat the assistant director for regeneration and planning and submitted to Councillor Phil Jones, cabinet member for …

Laid back cyclist sets off on round the world ride

By News Reporters Richard Evans set off from central London at midday on Saturday for the longest bike ride of his life. His journey will take him first through east London, then Essex and then Harwich where he will get the night ferry to begin his journey across the continents of Europe and Asia. And then …

Bloomsbury and Holborn neighbourhood area proposal to be heard

By News Reporters Community organisations in Bloomsbury and Holborn will tonight meet to discuss a proposal to create a Bloomsbury and Holborn Neighbourhood Area under the Localism Act.  The Bloomsbury Association says, "We are currently in discussion with Holborn community groups to determine if they would be interested in joining a Forum that includes all of …