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Fleetwood Bac to play at Boom Boom club

fleetwood-backFleetwood Bac play Rumours End of Year Show on Friday December 30 at The Boom Boom Club in Sutton.

Fleetwood Bac is the original Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band who are endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, and raved about by Peter Green’s biographer. They are the only tribute band to authentically replicate the classic Stevie Nicks / Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie / John McVie / Mick Fleetwood “Rumours” line-up.

For full details go to CLUB

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MP condems government decision over train services

key-southernfailTom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington has condemned the Government’s decision that Transport for London will not be taking over Southeastern services from 2018, despite a previous government prospectus indicating that would be the case.

The prospectus, signed earlier this year by the government and the previous Mayor of London, indicated that control of suburban trains – Southern, South West Trains and Southeastern – would be transferred to TfL. These plans now appear to have been abandoned, despite significant cross party support from MPs.

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Annual party run by police for disadvantaged children

Sutton Police ran its annual Christmas party recently for disadvantaged children at The Quad Youth Centre.
“We would like to thank Wallington High School for Girls, Barrow Hedges Primary School and of course Father Christmas! ” said a spokesperson.

To see how it went go to PARTY

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Festive look for Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children

 

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Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children looked particularly festive this Christmas thanks to a team of Santa’s little helpers who decorated the hospital from top-to-toe.

Staff and patients in Queen Mary’s welcomed volunteers from RELX Group, a London-based information and analytics company, who generously gave up two days of their time to deliver and decorate multiple Christmas trees, hang an array of beautiful decorations and spread a sleigh-full of festive cheer. Play Specialist Sara Smith explained: “We were contacted by the team from RELX earlier in the year, and absolutely jumped at the chance to have their help in bringing Christmas to Queen Mary’s.

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Mayor announces new members of partnership to promote capital wide business

london_docklandThe Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the new membership of London’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which will boost jobs and support economic growth in the capital.

The new pan-London LEP, called the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP), brings together the Mayor, London Councils and business leaders across all the city’s main sectors.

It will provide strategic oversight of the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone, which has the potential to deliver up to 40,000 jobs and 4,000 homes in east London, the London Growth Hub, the new online gateway to business support in the capital, and London’s European Structural and Investment Funds.

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Your chance to have a say on Mayor’s £3.2 bn draft budget

thamesThe Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has  published his first draft budget confirming plans to invest a  £3.2bn to deliver affordable housing, doubling the amount spent on tackling London’s poor air quality and freezing all Transport for London fares for four years.

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TfL “Offer me a seat” trial a success

bluebadgeTfL has  announced that a blue badge for those less able to stand on public transport will be introduced on a permanent basis in spring next year.

The ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge, and accompanying card, were trialled earlier this year to help those who need a seat, but have difficulty getting one.

The six-week trial was in response to passenger feedback and TfL research, which found that those with hidden disabilities and conditions, or those undergoing treatments, can often find it difficult to get a seat when they need one.

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Fire crews team up with Co-op to offer Christmas Day meal

christmas-dinnerFire crews are teaming up with local Co-op stores to cook a Christmas Day meal for the most vulnerable members of their community and their carers on Christmas Day.

Five fire stations are joining forces with the convenience store retailer and Healthy London Partnership, to bring together lonely and vulnerable people who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day. Crews will be cooking the food provided by the Co-op stores.

Volunteers from both the Brigade and Co-op will also be helping to cook and will take over if the crews, who will also be on duty, are called out to an emergency.

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Selling exhibition at Honeywood Museum in Janaury

2017_exploring_landscapesHoneywood Museum is staging a selling exhibition of paintings and photographs by local artists John Ede and Jane Blewitt.

John is a photographer inspired by quirky details in nature, Jane works in oils, water colour and pen and ink taking inspiration from landscapes.

The event takes placve from Wednesday January 11 and Sunday January 29.

 

For full details of this event and others go to HONEYWOOD