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Wednesday Sep 10 | LBC 97.3

Raids Target Criminals Who Traffic Children To Sell Drugs

Eight people have been arrested after a major police operation targeting organised criminals who traffic young children to sell class A drugs. Around 250 officers carried out a series of dawn raids this morning, which are part of a wider crackdown on gang crime in London.

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Wednesday Sep 10 | New Statesman

David Lammy on housing: 'We cannot build some of the dross that's been built in the past'

London's housing crisis was the theme of the evening last night, when David Lammy and Tessa Jowell were among those who gathered in Westminster for the publication of Co-operative Capital , a new pamphlet in which leading members of the Co-operative Party lay out their views on what benefits co-operative approaches could bring to London. Speaking at the event, Lammy, who recently launched his bid to be chosen as Labour's candidate for the mayoralty of London, particularly highlighted the need for the design of buildings to reflect the needs of those who live in them.

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Wednesday Sep 10 | Nursery World

Parents working shifts struggle to find flexible childcare

Parents working outside the typical nine to five in the capital face a struggle to find childcare to fit with their working day, new research reveals. Hospital workers are among many parents who work shifts and find it hard to find childcare to fit with tehir working hours, the Family and Childcare Trust says The Family and Childcare Trust's 2014 London Childcare report says that maternal employment is lower than elsewhere in the city because of high childcare costs and a shortage of places.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Independent

Worst lifts in London: Firefighters name and shame callout repeat offenders

The London Fire Brigade has responded to 5,000 calls over the last year to non-urgent lift incidents, which it says reduces its capacity to attend "real emergencies" Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Claustrophobes in London may want to whack a piece of paper out and jot down these locations, because thanks to the fire brigade, we now know which lifts in London have the worst reputation for getting people stuck and calling out the emergency services.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Independent

Tiny house in north London with mezzanine bed above kitchen on sale for A 275,000

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A tiny house where residents have to climb on the kitchen units to reach a mezzanine bed is on the market in London for a quarter of a million pound.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

M2.com

Totally Thames launches Florentijn Hofman's first ever UK commission: ...

Totally Thames launches Florentijn Hofman's first ever UK commission: HippopoThames, installed in the River Thames at Nine Elms on the South Bank; Commissioned for Totally Thames, a new month long season of river events in September 2014 - www.totallythames.org London, UK : - Totally Thames is delighted to launch Florentijn Hofman's first ever UK ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Mail

Police and immigration officers round up dozens of rough sleepers...

Rough sleepers and beggars in London are being rounded up in an operation by immigration officers supported by police this morning.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Shopper

Bromley to trial MET community campaign as crack house found in Penge

Posters are being put up in sites such as rail stations, bus stops, and phone boxes to "let people know" what police officers are doing to tackle crime in their area.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Streatham Guardian

Amna Ahmad will hope to oust Chuka Umunna as MP for Streatham next year

Amna grew up in the area, spending some time in foster care before winning an assisted place at James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich and later graduating from Oxford University.

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Streatham Guardian

Controversial: The so-called 'bedroom tax' has provoked fierce opposition

The government's welfare reforms have caused great hardship for many thousands of people in London and Lambeth is no exception.

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Streatham Guardian

Free walk in Lambeth this Saturday

If you're still feeling the excesses of the festive period and haven't got your healthy resolutions off the ground, Transport for London in partnership with Walk Unlimited has lined up another weekend of free guided walks on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January to help you on your way.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Crackdown on black market tobacco

Efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the black market trade of millions of illegal cigarettes filled with excrement, dead flies and asbestos, local authority leaders have warned.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Londonist

Things To Do In London: Thursday 21 August 2014

If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead.

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