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Protest Continues Over Plans To Close Lambeth Libraries

Protest Continues Over Plans To Close Lambeth Libraries

Carnegie library has been occupied for more than a week. | By Jason Cobb
New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

Starry classics and unusual recasting on the menu. | By Stuart Black
Why The Spending Review Means You'll Be Paying More Council Tax For Fewer Services

Why The Spending Review Means You'll Be Paying More Council Tax For Fewer Services

Budget cuts on the way. | By Londonist
London Borough Spending Falls 25% With More Cuts On The Way

London Borough Spending Falls 25% With More Cuts On The Way

Cuts hitting planning departments hardest. | By Londonist Staff
13 Fire Engines Are Missing, About To Be Axed

13 Fire Engines Are Missing, About To Be Axed

Mayor asks for £11m in savings. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Budget Cuts Could Mean The End Of London's Police Community Support Officers

Budget Cuts Could Mean The End Of London's Police Community Support Officers

All 1,000 could go. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Council Tax Benefit: The 'Silent' Cut

Council Tax Benefit: The 'Silent' Cut

Boroughs slashing support for low income Londoners. | By Londonist
Campaigners Fight For Orpington Priory As Bromley Museum Moves

Campaigners Fight For Orpington Priory As Bromley Museum Moves

Hopes to keep it as a heritage centre. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Breastfeeding Support Cut in Southwark And Lambeth

Breastfeeding Support Cut in Southwark And Lambeth

King's Hospital cuts one of its best services. | By Zoe Craig
The First Cuts Are The Deepest In Topical Play Hope

The First Cuts Are The Deepest In Topical Play Hope

The Royal Court confronts ‘austerity’. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
After Closures, Fire Brigade Response Times Go Up But Also Down

After Closures, Fire Brigade Response Times Go Up But Also Down

Figures send mixed messages. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Public Sector Workers' Strike Set For 10 July

Public Sector Workers' Strike Set For 10 July

Disputes over pay and pensions. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Metropolitan Police Numbers Down 3,000 Since Election

Metropolitan Police Numbers Down 3,000 Since Election

Mayor accused of breaking election pledge. Again. | By BethPH
Ten London Fire Stations Closed This Morning

Ten London Fire Stations Closed This Morning

Mayor's budget cuts hit reality. | By Rachel Holdsworth
NHS Report Proposes Overhaul To Deal With Funding Shortfall

NHS Report Proposes Overhaul To Deal With Funding Shortfall

Hospital closures, in other words. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Fire Station Closure Plans Approved

Fire Station Closure Plans Approved

Legal advice said Fire Authority had no choice. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Boris 'Not Minded' To Give More Money To Stop Fire Service Cuts

Boris 'Not Minded' To Give More Money To Stop Fire Service Cuts

Fire Authority voted to reject cuts: will the Mayor overrule? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Conservatives Complain Police Aren't Investigating 45% Of Crimes

Conservatives Complain Police Aren't Investigating 45% Of Crimes

Is this inevitable given cuts? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Rescue Units Cut To Save Clapham And New Cross Fire Stations

Rescue Units Cut To Save Clapham And New Cross Fire Stations

Revised changes to fire brigade released. | By Rachel Holdsworth
£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

But hey, TfL will run suburban West Anglia services. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Fire at Buckingham Palace ‘Could Have Been Another Windsor Castle’

Fire at Buckingham Palace ‘Could Have Been Another Windsor Castle’

Westminster Councillor speaks out ahead of cuts to fire services. | By Andy Thornley
Proposed Fire Brigade Changes Put 41 Wards Over Target Response Time

Proposed Fire Brigade Changes Put 41 Wards Over Target Response Time

New information shows a fire in Clapham Town would take nearly four mins longer to reach. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news from around London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
63 Front Counters To Close In London Policing Changes

63 Front Counters To Close In London Policing Changes

Channel 4 factchecks some of the buildings vs officers claims. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Have Your Say On Fire Station Closures

Have Your Say On Fire Station Closures

Consultation starts on plans to close 12 stations, lose 18 engines and 520 firefighters. | By Rachel Holdsworth
A&Es To Close At Four North West London Hospitals

A&Es To Close At Four North West London Hospitals

Plans for Charing Cross, Ealing, Hammersmith and Central Middlesex rubber stamped. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Fire Authority Defies Boris Johnson Over Cuts

Fire Authority Defies Boris Johnson Over Cuts

Refuses to comply with Mayoral directive to press on with closing fire stations. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Lewisham Hospital A&E And Maternity To Be Downgraded

Lewisham Hospital A&E And Maternity To Be Downgraded

Whittington and Romford hospitals also cutting back. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Boris Johnson To Push Through Consultation On Fire Service Cuts

Boris Johnson To Push Through Consultation On Fire Service Cuts

Mayor will overturn decision of Fire Authority. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Boris To Make Final Decision On Fire Service Cuts

Boris To Make Final Decision On Fire Service Cuts

Fire Authority votes to reject plans to close fire stations. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Planned Fire Station Closures Released

Planned Fire Station Closures Released

12 fire stations, 18 engines and 520 firefighters are set to go. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Haringey Council Considering Selling Off Community Centres

Haringey Council Considering Selling Off Community Centres

Repairs bill for venues comes to £14.5m. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Final Report Recommends Downgrading Lewisham's A&E

Final Report Recommends Downgrading Lewisham's A&E

Strong public opposition makes no difference to proposals. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Thousands March In Rain To Support Lewisham Hospital

Thousands March In Rain To Support Lewisham Hospital

Protesters object to plans to close Lewisham's A&E department. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Answers Demanded Over Police Station Closures

Answers Demanded Over Police Station Closures

Rumours swirling in vacuum created by lack of information. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Cuts To London's Police And Fire Cover Under Discussion

Cuts To London's Police And Fire Cover Under Discussion

How budget cuts are affecting these emergency services. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Police Budget Cuts Reduce Number Of Front Line Officers

Police Budget Cuts Reduce Number Of Front Line Officers

And the top two police advisers abruptly resign. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Hospitals In North West London Will Close

Hospitals In North West London Will Close

Budget cuts and improvements to patient care lead to fewer, larger hospitals. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Public Sector Strikes In London

Public Sector Strikes In London

Thousands march through London once again, as public workers go on strike. | By M@
Student Protests Update: Largely Peaceful As March Reaches End

Student Protests Update: Largely Peaceful As March Reaches End

Several thousand students march through London to protest education changes. | By M@
London Councils Cut 5,000 Jobs

London Councils Cut 5,000 Jobs

Front-loaded cuts mean losses of some frontline jobs. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Police Paid £109m In Overtime Last Year

Police Paid £109m In Overtime Last Year

And that was without any of those damn riots. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Lansley Rubber-Stamps A&E Closure In North London Hospital

Lansley Rubber-Stamps A&E Closure In North London Hospital

Chase Farm A&E gets the chop | By Londonist
Cuts To Front-Line Police Numbers

Cuts To Front-Line Police Numbers

Around 2,000 officers and 1,000 PCSOs are expected to go in the wake of budget cuts. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Teachers and government workers are forming picket lines, plus a march through central London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
West London Councils Combine Library Forces

West London Councils Combine Library Forces

Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea councils hail move to save local libraries - but the news isn't as good as they claim. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Interview: Dan Reballato

Theatre Interview: Dan Reballato

We speak to Dan Rebellato, Professor of Contemporary Theatre at Royal Holloway about his new play Chekhov in Hell, his London roots, government cuts and modern bullshit. | By Franco Milazzo
Protesters Set To Occupy Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Protesters Set To Occupy Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Anti-cuts demonstrators are planning a second (or third, depending on how you see it) camp-out amongst the fountains. | By Rachel Holdsworth
In Pictures: March For The Alternative

In Pictures: March For The Alternative

Photos from Saturday's March for the Alternative protest against the cuts - not all paint bombs and bonfires. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Are You Protesting? Jenny Jones

Why Are You Protesting? Jenny Jones

Green Mayoral candidate Jenny Jones tells us why she'll be taking part in the March for the Alternative later today. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Are You Protesting? The Union Rep

Why Are You Protesting? The Union Rep

We’re asking various people why they’re protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they’d do instead. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Are You Protesting? Puppets For Protest

Why Are You Protesting? Puppets For Protest

Lots of people are protesting against government cuts on Saturday. We asked a group of people in the arts why they're doing it with puppets. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

We’re asking various people why they’re protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they’d do instead. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Are You Protesting? UK Uncut

Why Are You Protesting? UK Uncut

We're asking various groups why they're protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they'd do instead. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Another Night Of Council Cuts

Another Night Of Council Cuts

Enfield, Hackney, Greenwich, K&C and Westminster turn up the swinge. | By M@
Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Croydon is cutting money from youth services but might save their libraries; Lewisham is so scared of protest they moved their council meetings to mornings. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: ProLondon Conference

Preview: ProLondon Conference

A who's-who of London lefties gather at Congress House to rally against spending cuts. | By M@
What To Do With Five Closed Lewisham Libraries?

What To Do With Five Closed Lewisham Libraries?

Lewisham Council have come up with some ideas for what to do with five libraries which look certain to close on 28th May. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Key London Hospitals To Lose Over 600 Jobs

Key London Hospitals To Lose Over 600 Jobs

Over 250 nursing staff excised by financial scalpel. | By M@
Weekend Protests: Student Fees And Tax Avoidance

Weekend Protests: Student Fees And Tax Avoidance

It's another weekend of protests: a march against the rise in tuition fees and scrapping of EMA, plus fake hospitals setting up in Boots. | By Rachel Holdsworth