Added by Paul Lincoln on June 1, 2019 at 19:00 — No Comments
The Climate Emergency declared across London over the past ten days has had a dramatic impact not only on the levels of publicity afforded to the issue of climate change but on Thursday turned the spotlight on the City of London. As protesters glued each other to the entrance to the London Stock Exchange the 13 activists who…Continue
Added by Paul Lincoln on April 1, 2019 at 19:38 — No Comments
This year, to celebrate the reopening of the Community Centre, the building of the playground and the refurbishment of Great Arthur House, it is planned to take part in London Open House.
The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday 22/23 September 2018.…Continue
Added by Paul Lincoln on May 24, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments
1 March is looming as a very important date for Golden Lane Estate.
Richard Cloudesley site
Islington Planning Committee will be meeting at 7-30pm to hear the planning application for the Richard Cloudesley site. Some changes have been made to the plans under pressure from GLE but there is still much that remains which is a huge cause for concern. Key issues include a tower…Continue
Added by Paul Lincoln on February 14, 2018 at 7:26 — No Comments
In most places of employment, there is an obligation to register potential conflicts of interest. A freelance job perhaps or membership of a rival organisation - all of these make it necessary either to declare an interest or to step down from a decision. But is this the way it works in the City of London?
Like many on Golden Lane Estate, I…Continue
Added by Paul Lincoln on November 13, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments
GLERA has been opposing plans from the City of London and Islington for the development of a sixty-six apartment tower block and a two-form entry primary school on the site currently occupied by Richard Cloudesley School. Thanks to the recent submission of a new planning application by the two local authorities, there is now a three-week opportunity to comment on the proposals and suggest alternatives. GLERA urges residents to support the alternative proposals.
The new deadline is…
Added by Paul Lincoln on October 31, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
This was an unusual meeting as it started with a presentation by Sir Nicholas Kenyon, managing director of the Barbican Centre on the Culture Mile. This is a joint initiative between local arts venues and the City of London. It envisages over a period of perhaps…Continue
A sustainable city is a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution - CO2, …Continue