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‘Depave’ offer to Vauxhall streets in flood risk area

By charging such high parking fees, Lambeth Council encourages residents to pave over their front gardens and park off-road. Now Lambeth Council is offering to help people who live in the Vauxhall flood risk area to ‘depave’, or remove hard paving such as concrete or tarmac, replacing it with permeable … [Read More...]

Vauxhall Park

Free Vauxhall Park walk on Friday 3 October, 12.30pm

Helen Monger of the Friends of Vauxhall Park is your guide for this walk around this award-winning gem of a park which dates back to the reign of Queen Victoria. That is when the love of women’s rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett for her late husband, the environmental pioneer Henry Fawcett, inspired his … [Read More...]

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Have your say on the new New Covent Garden Market

Whether the proposals for the redevelopment of New Covent Garden Market make you want to hand bouquets to the developers or pelt them with rotten fruit, you have until 26 September to have your say. At least you’ll get a new retail market out of it. Details: 2014/2810 - New Covent Garden Market, Nine Elms … [Read More...]