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Flick Stands Again

Flick Stands Again

Long term local residents Adrian Bridge and Tracey Shackle have joined Cllr Flick Rea in fighting for the interests of everyone in the area. Adrian has lived in Fortune Green since 1999 and has brought up his two children here. A journalist by profession, he is campaigning for better funded schoo...

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How to Stop Brexit: Nick Clegg in Camden

How to Stop Brexit: Nick Clegg in Camden

We were pleased to welcome Sir Nick Clegg to Camden earlier this week after hearing him speak to a packed audience as part of the Open Britain campaign. 'Visceral rage' The former Deputy Prime Minister spoke passionately about the shared ideas and values that are the foundation of the European U...

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Cantelowes Lib Dems to fight Labour's Brexit-backing candidate

Cantelowes Lib Dems to fight Labour's Brexit-backing candidate

Three Liberal Democrat candidates have been selected to stand for Cantelowes ward in the May 2018 local elections, to give the ward’s residents a real chance to oppose Brexit. Since uncovering that one of Labour’s candidates for Cantelowes and Chair of the party’s Holborn and Covent Garden branc...

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Action needed on Queen’s Crescent Market

Action needed on Queen’s Crescent Market

Labour has been making promises about the market for years, not least in the last two by-elections. Meanwhile, their record is clear: in two and a half years of the Labour council running the market directly, the average number of stalls has reduced from fifty to five. Matthew Kirk, Liberal Dem...

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Camden Council Letting Down Private Renters

Camden Council Letting Down Private Renters

Over the last 12 months, Camden’s Labour-run Council have only secured Rogue Landlord convictions against 11 properties in Camden, according to the Mayor’s office. Liberal Democrat candidate for Gospel Oak Judy Dixey said, “There is a huge rented sector in Camden and there are perhaps 140,000 ho...

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Spotlight on Crime

Spotlight on Crime

Over the last few months we have seen an increase in crime in Fortune Green - not just the horrifying and well-reported moped muggers, but also drug-related offences and a rush of motor vehicle crime (Sarre Road has suffered in particular). Our local police teams do the best they can and figures...

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Parking and Traffic Chaos

Parking and Traffic Chaos

The Council’s transport and parking policies are not working. Huge congestion and screaming rows in Maygrove Road outside the new school every day, rat-running and unsuitable heavy traffic bombing up and down Westbere Road and Fordwych Road morning and evening, lack of parking controls in Iverso...

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Good news for Abacus Primary

Good news for Abacus Primary

Abacus received a boost recently when the Department for Education dropped its requirement that the school be 'two form entry'. This should help the school to get planning permission for its permanent home - the old Police Station on Rosslyn Hill. Permission for a two-form school was rejected by...

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How green is my Council?

How green is my Council?

Sadly, not always as green as they’d like to think

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: 22nd-28th January

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: 22nd-28th January

A proven way to prevent cervical cancer is to have cervical screening to find pre-cancers before they can turn into invasive cancer. This is called a smear test and every woman over the age of 25 who is registered at a GP is invited to have one every 3 years; if you’re younger you can still make...

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