Duty Officer Update - 22 May 2015

22 May 2015

This week has involved the possibility of industrial action and an unexploded bomb! Click to read more about what we've been up to as well as our tips as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

Travelling in London during the national rail strike

21 May 2015

UPDATE: the planned industrial action due to take place on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th May 2015 has been suspended. Please ignore travel news and advice featured in this page.

Network Rail unions have called for 48 hours of industrial action on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May. This includes a country-wide strike on national rail services from 5pm on Monday 25 May. If the strike goes ahead, it will affect national rail services on Monday, Tuesday and into Wednesday morning.

Share your favourite London tree photos this #LondonTreeWeek

18 May 2015

Katrina Ramsey, Senior Policy and Programmes Officer, Environment Team explains how you can get involved with London Tree Week.

London is one of the greenest cities in the world. Busy streets and skyscrapers coexist next to allotments, rivers, parks and gardens. And, to date, 20% of London is covered in trees.

Duty Officer Update - 01 May 2015

1 May 2015

In this week's Duty Officer blog we bring you news from the first meeting to plan for Exercise Unified Response, a large EU exercise due to take place Feb 2016.

Duty Officer Update - 17 April 2015

17 April 2015

With the capital's weather warming up, this week our Duty Officer Update provides useful links to help you prepare for hot weather.

The Edible Bus Stop Pocket Park

16 April 2015

Nicola Murphy-Evans of City Hall’s environment team is interviewing the project managers of some of her favourite Pocket Parks.

The Edible Bus Stop Pocket Park

The Edible Bus Stop® was founded by Mak Gilchrist and Will Sandy. They created the first of our London Pocket Parks on an old bomb site on Landor Road, Lambeth and have followed up with a second in West Norwood.


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