Utter incompetence of Mountbatten exposed at Partition

In the run-up to the Indian subcontinents’s 75th anniversary of independence from British rule this week, Channel 4 screened their two part documentary, India 1947 Partition in Colour, which tells…

Lets not forget, Urban Heat Island effect in London

As London experiences hotter and drier summers these are further impacted by the Urban Heat Island effect (UHI). The UHI can cause London to be up to 10’C warmer than…

Heatwave of the summer 1976 to be surpassed soon….

Can anyone remember the heatwave of summer of 1976 in London ? – it was the hottest summer we had in living memory! The extent to which its very likely…

“Big Table” building needs protecting

I was very sorry to see the Big Table business run by Kim and Steve for so long close in May 2022, after it had been saved by the local…

Exodus from Central London?

So the initial figures released by ONS of total population in Greater London by borough via the 2021 Census during the COVID lockdown on-line, may well suggest that Central London…

205 bus route changes does away with integrated transport

Incredibly the 205 proposed bus route changes along the Euston & Marylebone Rd does away with its links between four rail terminuses of KIng’s Cross, Euston, Marylebone, Paddington ( as…

Stop bashing Bangladeshi’s voters

  Recently on watching Sunday morning the BBC London Politics program (29th May 2022), there was a package on “family voting” that unduly concentrated on Tower Hamlets, that is Bangladeshi…

“On the buses” or not for No 16!

The bus services in W9 have already been reduced if we remember that the No 414 has stopped going down the Edgware Rd from Marble Arch into W9 since last…

LFS response to July 2021 flood questions

After a pretty lousy scrutiny meeting on the floods last year by Westminster Council, where very little questions were asked of the London Fire Service, l decided to ask my…

Carnage of bus services in Central London cuts proposed

We have already seen the impact of bus services been eliminated in W9 with the 414 not going beyond Marble Arch anymore since last November but the proposed reduction of…