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Cycling Champion of the Year

Caroline Pidgeon, along with Val Shawcross, has been voted the joint Cycling Champion of the Year by the London Cycling Campaign's members, in recognition of her work holding the Mayor and Transport for London to account on cycling issues and for her work on the London Assembly Transport Committee.

Read about the awards on the London Cycling Campaign website.

Video: Caroline launches her Mayoral campaign and focuses on childcare

London Live filmed the launch of Caroline Pidgeon's campaign to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London. Speaking at a nursery school in Islington, Caroline outlined her key priority of making childcare work for working parents:

Supporting the Battersea Dogs Home campaign against backstreet breeding

Lib Dem London Assembly members Caroline Pidgeon and Stephen Knight visited Battersea Dogs Home to support its campaign against the abuse of dogs by unlicensed breeders. The campaign calls on the government to tighten the requirements for licensing and to ban the sale of puppies under eight weeks old.

Read more and support the campaign here.

Earls Court demolition must halt while health impacts are reviewed

Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on the London Assembly Caroline Pidgeon has called for a halt to work on the Earls Court Exhibition Centre demolition ahead of a crunch council meeting today.

Campaigners have asked for an independent health review to be carried out due to the existence of asbestos in the building and the dust and pollution caused by the demolition process.

Commenting on the demolition, Caroline Pidgeon said:

Brunel Bridge from Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf is desperately needed

Welcoming the news that TfL and local business have made £200,000 available for a detailed feasibility study into a bridge from Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf, Caroline Pidgeon told the SE16 website:

“Unlike the Garden Bridge this is a bridge that is desperately needed and where public money should be spent.

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