Battle over night time lorries and roadworks in 2012 and beyond

By Linus Rees Westminster City Council have confirmed they will allow lorries and roadworks to take place at night during the 2012 Olympics after Mayor Boris Johnson announced plans to allow late night working. It is feared that other local authorities could follow Westminster’s lead. However, councillors representing Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia have launched a campaign …

BT Tower lights and fireworks to celebrate 500 days to London 2012

By Linus Rees Over the past couple of evenings people looking up at the BT Tower would have seen a light show complete with laser beams. The Tower will again be lit up tonight from 6pm as an official celebration of 500 days to go to the London 2012 Olympics is held. There will also …