London News Roundup

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 48 months ago
London News Roundup

Over £130m will be spent on closing tube ticket halls. Photo by Andy Wilkes, in the Londonist Flickr pool.

  • Two armed thieves are on the lam, after a smash and grab in the City.
  • A 'blanket approach' to punishing gang members will be trialled in Haringey, Westminster and Lambeth.
  • Labour reckon the tube ticket hall closures will cost £130m. TfL says they'll bring direct savings of £50m per year.
  • Feedback from London Bridge commuters causes Southeastern to revise its timetables. Although Southeastern still claims it's doing a good job.
  • Camden Council has backed plans to develop the Tottenham Court Road area, aiming to make streets safer, and boost business.
  • Flickering display boards on tube platforms are blamed for triggering epileptic seizures.
  • Boris has thrown in the towel and settled his US tax bill.
  • Kentish Town school kids have made an awesome Ghostbusters video.
  • Ex-rodent discovered in Tesco Burnt Oak popcorn.

Last Updated 22 January 2015