Extra, Extra

  • Staff at the Ambassador Theatre Group’s West End venues are voting on strike action over pay.
  • Four theatre groups (including Ambassadors, bad day for them) have been told off for hidden ticket costs.
  • Anti-Heathrow expansion campaigner John Stewart was on the ‘construction’ blacklist.
  • Mayor’s office advises keeping children inside on high pollution days, but won’t issue warnings for when those days are.
  • 120 firefighters tackled a fire at a hotel in Bayswater earlier.
  • The free schools project is being hampered by a lack of available buildings.
  • Ealing passenger group wants train fares to Heathrow cut to stop tourists blocking up the Piccadilly line.
  • The Evening Standard reckons these are London’s top five biscuit makers.

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  • http://twitter.com/andybrice Andy Brice

    London’s airport express services should be just that, a premium price for a premium service. I get the impression that instead they’re essentially a con, using extensive advertising to dupe tourists into paying extra for trains which aren’t that quicker or better than the standard commuter routes.