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Cabbies to protest over Olympic fare rise

Cabbies to protest over Olympic fare rise

The United Cabbies Group  protested outside the Licensed Taxi Driver’s Association on Wednesday over proposals to raise cab fares during the Olympic Games in east London.…

Millwall FC to get new station

Millwall FC to get new station

Millwall Football Club will finally get connected with the East London Line, as the plans for Surry Canal Road Station are back on track.…

Hackney residents combat speeding cyclists

Hackney residents combat speeding cyclists

Local residents are taking to Hackney’s towpaths in a battle against inconsiderate cyclists. Dick Vincent, the Towpath Ranger, has been setting up events across Hackney to raise awareness on the dangers of speeding on towpaths. During one of these events held today (Wednesday) at the City Road Lock,  ‘Towpath Rangers’…

‘Zombie’ protest against Sainsbury’s plan today

‘Zombie’ protest against Sainsbury’s plan today

Stokey Local, the campaign opposing the proposed Sainsbury’s development just off  Stoke Newington Church Street is planning a new day of action today and inviting all supporters to a “Zombie-a-thon” at midday. EastLondonLines will be there to report the event so follow us on Twitter #eastlondonlines.co.uk.…

Two days of traffic misery on Purley Way

Two days of traffic misery on Purley Way

Following the chaos caused by Thursday’s tyre factory fire, motorists in Croydon faced a second day of disruption on Friday (September 23) due to a huge oil spillage on the A23.…

Train services to London Bridge to be cut in 2012

Train services to London Bridge to be cut in 2012

The withdrawal of the South London Line  train service between London Bridge and Victoria will definitely go ahead in 2012 according to Transport for London. The closure will, “assist improvements to the Thameslink Programme at London Bridge”. Peckham commuters are amongst those likely to be hit hardest by. The closure of…

Travel disruption during Olympics

Travel disruption during Olympics

Residents have voiced concerns over Olympic route proposals unveiled last night by Transport for London.…

Campaign to stop overcrowded buses

Campaign to stop overcrowded buses

The community alliance, London Citizens, is campaigning alongside schools in Hackney to tackle the problem of…

New DLR extension proposed for Lewisham

New DLR extension proposed for Lewisham

Transport for London (TfL) is looking at proposals that could benefit residents south of Lewisham if an extension to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) goes ahead. An image on the TfL website shows a number of proposed routes, including one that extends the current branch from Lewisham to Ladywell, Medusa,…

Houseboat owners could be forced to jump ship

Houseboat owners could be forced to jump ship

Houseboat owners in Hackney and Tower Hamlets say they could struggle to get to work and keep their children in school under plans to make boaters move their mooring at least once a week. British Waterways is proposing to change legislation in a bid to cut the number of boats…