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Recruitment Milestone for Met Police as Force Reaches Full Strength

13 March 2015
Today, at a topping out parade at Hendon, The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, marked a significant recruitment milestone for London’s police force as officer numbers reach a three year high.
 

National Apprenticeship Week - becoming a Londoner

13 March 2015

In light of National Apprenticeship Week, Danielle Jappy, shares her experience...

My first month working for the GLA has passed very fast and I can tick it off my long list of things to do, I finally work for a top organisation in London as an apprentice!

National Apprenticeship Week - my experience

13 March 2015

As its National Apprenticeship week, Christie Ross, shares her one month’s experience of being an apprentice here at the GLA...

I am loving being the Marketing External Affairs Apprentice for the GLA. To have this experience has made me realise all the opportunities that are now open to me for the future. The GLA are an amazing organisation to be an apprentice for; the staff, building and surroundings make it a more than enjoyable place to complete my qualification.

Duty Officer Update - 13 March 2015

13 March 2015

Overview of My Week

We discussed local arrangements to manage disruption caused by a temporary loss of water supply.  Affinity Water gave an excellent presentation about how they responded to these types of incidents and outlined the type of assistance they may require from partners. 

Helping London to reduce food waste

13 March 2015

The Mayor of London’s FoodSave programme works with small and medium food businesses (SMEs) to reduce food waste across the capital. Hanna Ashley, Project Support Officer shares the projects successes so far...

About FoodSave

The programme offers free support to help businesses prevent waste and pass surplus food on to people in need, and livestock. In cases where waste is unavoidable, FoodSave ensures that the food is recycled.  

Deputy Mayor Unveils Interim Results for Sobriety Tag Pilot

10 March 2015

Speaking at the Reform conference on the Criminal Justice System this week, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime Stephen Greenhalgh unveiled some interim results for the AAMR Sobriety Tag Pilot launched in South London last year.

This innovative scheme is based on the South Dakota model where offenders are required to abstain from alcohol for a set period of time and a transdermal tag monitors compliance 24/7.

Duty Officer Update - 06 March 2015

6 March 2015

This week London fire Brigade organised an event showcasing the capabilities of some of our partners to respond to flooding. From constructing temporary defences to rescuing people from the water find out more in our weekly blog.

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