Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reprovided Sports Pitches – Part Two

Regular readers will recall our recent item on the so-called reprovision of the Lancaster Green sports pitches at Westway Sports Centre. The Council paid Westway Development Trust £75,000 to resurface a couple of tennis courts because they were desperate to … Continue reading

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Academies To Hire Unqualified Teachers

As of today England’s new academy schools can hire as teachers people who do not hold the formal qualification for teaching, the government has announced. Academies are state-funded but are semi-independent, outside of local authority control and have greater freedom … Continue reading

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North Kensington Smog Alert

Regular readers of this blog will have noted our recent report (Reprovision Of Outdoor Sports Facilities)  highlighting potential air pollution risks at the Westway Sports Centre, which will be required to plug gaps in outdoor sports provision resulting from the … Continue reading

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Windows Part Three – Signs Of Progress?

We’ve been hearing whispers suggesting there may be signs of possible movement on the windows issue.  It seems that the Cllr Coleridge and the TMO are looking hard for a solution (ie money). At the community forum last week they … Continue reading

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Windows Part Two – Rifkind Rides In

We posted an item  a couple of days ago castigating Cllr Coleridge for his indifference to appeals for better measures to protect vulnerable residents on the frontline from the worst excesses of noise and dust from the KALC works.  To … Continue reading

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Reprovision Of Outdoor Sports Facilities

The Grenfell Action Group recently wrote to Sport England seeking their assistance and making them aware of some of the inconsistencies of the Council’s claims regarding provision of outdoor sports facilities to replace those which will be lost to the … Continue reading

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