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Saving 25 Church Road, Crystal Palace

By on 9th January 2015

I’m not a very regular cinema-goer, so I’ve never felt particularly passionate about the campaign to bring one to Crystal Palace.┬áBut I do fully support the Picture Palace campaign in trying to keep 25 Church Road as an assembly/leisure building

Cut fares with publicly owned railways

By on 5th January 2015

Today I helped unveil a new manifesto pledge from the Green Party – we will cut public transport fares by 10 per cent, and bring our railways back into public ownership. We believe that the railways should be run for

Delays, cancellations and anger with Southern

By on 18th December 2014

Like many commuters, I’ve been getting increasingly fed up with the delays and cancellations from Southern Railways, and the lack of information when things go wrong. So I wrote to the company asking what on earth was going on: Dear

Southwark’s cycling revolution

By on 4th April 2012

Those who are inclined to compromise can never make a revolution – Kemal Ataturk Every day I set off on my bike for a pleasant three mile commute to work. I love cycling around London, it’s cheap and fun, and

Why map data sometimes matters

By on 1st December 2011

I was contacted recently by a parent campaigning for a local school to ensure its admissions policy is properly applied. Over-subscribed schools like this one are a common source of frustration and worry up and down the country. Here’s the

Boris scuppers the South London Line

By on 18th November 2009

One of the London Mayor’s favourite tactics is to totally confuse an issue, joking around to avoid anything sticking. With an issue like the South London Line he’s in his element. Except that residents of south London might prefer if