Belsize Liberal Democrats

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Archive for the ‘Local Services’ Category

Say ‘No’ to the Swiss Cottage tower!

by Tom Simon on 28 April, 2014

You may be aware that the owners of 100 Avenue Road (the building at Swiss Cottage with Me Love Sushi, Ham&High, Mia) want to demolish it and build something much larger, including a 24-storey tower. For more information please have a look at Cllr Tom Simon’s recent email newsletters on this topic: December 2013: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1ca2e6bb60967d52c047a44de&id=e3286bc9ce […]

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Information on HS2

by Tom Simon on 28 April, 2014

We know that many Belsize residents are concerned about HS2 and its impact on the area. Please have a look at recent copies of our email newsletter on this topic: January 2014: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1ca2e6bb60967d52c047a44de&id=41328362a7 February 2014: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1ca2e6bb60967d52c047a44de&id=1d1379d572 March 2014: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1ca2e6bb60967d52c047a44de&id=acc1331828 April 2014: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1ca2e6bb60967d52c047a44de&id=ffb2b325cb Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions about HS2. Also, […]

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Adelaide Road housing development

by Tom Simon on 26 June, 2013

Camden Council has a proposal to increase housing in this area by building a new large development next to Blashford on Adelaide Road and a smaller development on the Fellows Rd Estate.   The drawings below show what is proposed for the Adelaide Rd development. Under the plans the garage will go and the medical […]

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Save Belsize Fire Station!

by Tom Simon on 6 May, 2013

  UPDATE: A new report released by the London Fire Brigade shows the increase in average response times across London on a ward-by-ward basis. Belsize Ward will see its average response time increase to 8 minutes, 2 minutes over the LFB’s own 6 minute target. The report shows increases across Camden with 6 other wards […]

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New primary school set to open in 2013

by Tom Simon on 6 December, 2012

Great news for children due to start school next year – Belsize Primary School is on track to open in September 2013. Local Lib Dem Councillor Tom Simon has been working closely with the parents and campaigners behind the school and helped them get approval from the Government earlier this year. This school will mean […]

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Save Belsize Fire Station!

by Tom Simon on 30 November, 2012

Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson is planning budget cuts that could see 17 London fire stations closed, including our one here in Belsize. The Mayor is demanding the fire brigade find £65m in savings in the next two years. Modelling of what this might mean shows it could force the closure of 17 stations and the […]

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Labour-run Camden Council has rejected a motion to guarantee that none of our libraries will be closed, claiming this would be pre-judging the results of its consultation. The motion was the subject of an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council that had been called by the Liberal Democrats in order to allow a proper debate and […]

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Camden’s flawed library consultation

by Tom Simon on 18 February, 2011

Camden Council’s library consultation has been launched. The consultation document should be available in libraries and community centres across Camden. It is also available online here. Along with other budgets, the library budget in Camden is being cut. Critics have attacked the consultation as lacking imagination and being front-loaded on the assumption that the library […]

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Show your support for Belsize library on 5th February. Come and take part! With many of our local libraries under threat of closure by Camden it is crucial that the community shows how much it values this wonderful asset. Please come along and join in. All ages are welcome. The library opens at 10am and […]

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February is consultation month!

by tomsimon on 24 January, 2011

Camden is running consultations on sustainability, housing and transport.   Draft Environmental Sustainability plan (closing date 20th February):   http://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/environment/news/2011/january/our-draft-environmental-sustainability-plan—have-your-say.en  

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