Thames Chase forests to get part of £44m government fund

Published: 12:00 PM August 8, 2022 Woodland in east London will benefit from mass plantations as part of an investment to adapt to a warmer world.   Thames Chase is among 13 community forests to... Read more »

Prince Harry allowed to sue U.K. government over security plan

Prince Harry can take the British government to court over his security arrangements in the U.K., a judge in London ruled Friday. Harry and his wife Meghan lost publicly funded U.K. police... Read more »

Dragons’ Den-style project hands control of £2.25m to Brent council residents | Local government

As local councils in England continue to feel the sting of over a decade of budget-slashing austerity policies, Brent council has launched an initiative to give residents the power to decide how... Read more »

TfL secures another short-term funding deal from Government – South London News

By Joe Talora, Local Democracy Reporter Transport for London (TfL) has been granted another short-term extension to its emergency funding deal by the Government, it has been announced. The £200 million bailout... Read more »

Croydon bids for £20million of Government funding to improve borough – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter There are hopes nearly £20million of Government funding could transform Croydon town centre. If successful, more than half of the cash will be used to improve... Read more »

Government pledge £233m infrastructure funding for East London neighbourhood

Homes England has pledged £233m of infrastructure funding to bring to life a new £3.5bn neighbourhood at Silvertown, East London The Silvertown site in Newham has been derelict for the last 40... Read more »

Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid Resign from Government as Pressure Mounts on Boris Johnson

GBP, Boris Johnson, UK – Talking Points Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid resign from Boris Johnson’s government Pressure continues to mount on Johnson over Brexit, inflation and “partygate” UK Prime Minister Boris... Read more »

Government urged to block cuts to Tower Hamlets bus routes

Published: 6:08 PM June 14, 2022 Two Labour politicians have written to the transport secretary urging the government to block planned cuts to bus services in Tower Hamlets. Transport for London (TfL) announced proposals... Read more »

‘Partygate’ rule-breaking in Westminster ‘disappointing’ says top government scientist

The rule-breaking seen in the ‘Partygate’ scandal has been branded ‘disappointing’ by a top government scientist. Sir Patrick Vallance became a household name during the pandemic as he co-hosted Covid-19 briefings from... Read more »

Todd Boehly and Chelsea set to receive UK Government takeover green light amid deadline

The UK Government are set to approve Chelsea’s £4.25bn sale in the 24 hours, according to the BBC. The west London side confirmed last week that Todd Boehly’s consortium have reached an... Read more »