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safety

Do you want a quieter street?

Traffic behaviour – and policy – is changing across London. As more people use services like Waze and Google Maps, as more goods are delivered, and as more of us worry about air quality and transport safety, the Mayor of London has been asking boroughs to bring forward policies that ask for less traffic, and…

Help make East Sheen safer – volunteer!

Would you like to help make our neighbourhood safer? The East Sheen Police Liaison Group (PLG) needs a volunteer Chair and Secretary.  At the last PLG meeting on 21st March at East Sheen Baptist Church Hall our beloved Sergeant Jan Medcalf announced that this was her last meeting as she is retiring from the MPS…

Keep your home safe from burglars

With the advent of longer nights after the autumn equinox, opportunistic burglars are finding it easier to break into houses and businesses under cover of the dark. Ours is a wealthy residential area which is one of the top burglary hotspots in the capital, so please be vigilant and do everything you can to deter…

We need to slow down traffic to save lives

Your borough could go 20mph in September: the last council promised a consultation, and the new council has also done so, telling us it’s now due to happen in the Autumn. Lots of campaigners will tell you this is great news, and as someone who thinks we need more cycling (and safer walking), I can…

 Council set to agree to part-fund White Hart Lane footbridge

A footbridge over White Hart Lane level crossing will be a step closer if Richmond Council’s Cabinet approves a decision to part-fund the project in partnership with Network Rail. According to the Council’s press release, they are expected to agree to invest up to £821,136 towards the delivery of the new footbridge in the forthcoming…

East Sheen traffic needs less cars, more walking and cycling

Welcoming our new contributor Tim Lennon. He is the local coordinator for London Cycling Campaign, and is a campaigner for active travel (more and better walking and cycling). His first post is about transport concerns around the The Mortlake Brewery development. The Mortlake Brewery development is a fabulous opportunity for the area. But as with…

Staying safe in a burglary hotspot

According to new research, East Sheen and Mortlake are burglary hotspots in London. Comparison website Moneysupermarket’s annual research looked at more than 2 million home insurance quotes over the last two years, placing Guildford and Woking (postcode GU3) at the top of the countrywide list. The areas in London with the most burglary insurance claims…