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OUR OPEN SPACES

So far there have been two Community Conversations to discuss the Open Spaces on our Estate.

Read the report from the first Community Conversation in June by clicking on image below.

A follow up meeting was held in October - feedback will be available soon

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COVID-19

More info on the Covid-19 page which we'll try to keep regularly updated with resident specific info and useful links.

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OUR GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD

Image credit: David Rudlin / The Academy of Urbanism

Golden Lane Estate was a very worthy finalist for Academy of Urbanism's Great Neighbourhood Award 2018. We didn't win but came away with a certificate featuring the amazing image above and a beautiful poem by Ian McMillan:

Golden Lane Estate

All you need, anywhere, are streets paved with gold:
The gold of community, the gold of mutual benefit,
The gold of allotments in the early evening sun
That reflects on the windows of places built for living...

Read the rest here or watch the video

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Covid 19: a letter from the Corporation to all residents

Posted by GLE Website Comms Team on March 31, 2020 at 8:00 0 Comments

City councillors have been given the following text to send to their resident constituents. The only City councillor who lives on our estate is Sue Pearson. She is already doing a lot to help residents who need it, both by herself and with volunteers through the GLE Covid 19 HUB. You can contact her on…
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THE LORD MAYOR AND THE ELEPHANT

Posted by Graeme Harrower on March 8, 2020 at 16:53 0 Comments



A previous post The Last Word…Standards Committee Climb Down and Spin illustrates how the City Corporation spins its mistakes into achievements. It’s done it again. Here’s a press release announcing a reform of the selection process for the Lord Mayor: …

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CITY CORPORATION FORCED TO CONFRONT WINDS OF CHANGE

Posted by Graeme Harrower on February 13, 2020 at 12:00 0 Comments

On 11 February the Telegraph published this article describing some of the many issues affecting the City Corporation:  City of London Corporation forced to confront winds of change…
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THE LAST WORD….Standards Committee Climb Down and Spin

Posted by Graeme Harrower on February 10, 2020 at 16:00 1 Comment

The recent climb down by the City Corporation's Standards Committee over its dispensations policy was a victory for residents. The Standards Chair, though, has tried to spin it as an achievement of her committee. What follows is her “delighted” announcement and my satirical response, which reminds the Court of Common Council that it was the persistence of residents that compelled the Standards Committee to reverse its policy.

 

The fact that in a period of more than a…

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