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Campaigning in Tower Hamlets

Caroline Pidgeon was out with the Liberal Democrat London Assembly candidate for the City and East London Elaine Bagshaw in Tower Hamlets. They were talking to local people in Chrisp Street Market about half price fares before half seven, the Lib Dem home building plans and the fact that Tower Hamlets Borough has £70 million of unspent money through planning gain.

Campaigning in Herne Hill to save live music venues

Caroline Pidgeon spoke at a campaign rally in Herne Hill to save our live music venues. Music iplays a huge role of our cultural scene in London. Music tourism alone generates more than £650 million per annum for the London economy, and more than 3.3 million tourists visited London in 2015 for music specifically. In fact, the O2 Arena in London sold more music tickets in 2014 than any other venue in the world.

Out and about in Tolworth

Caroline Pidgeon visited Kingston to look at the issues facing the Tolworth area. She met local Lib Dem councillors and former Member of Parliament and local campaigner Edward Davey. The group looked at the Conservative plans for high rise in the area which do not have enough affordable homes.

Campaigning to keep the bus station in Vauxhall

Caroline Pidgeon came to Vauxhall to meet with local campaigners to look at the Our Vauxhall plans for the local bus interchange which is under threat of being closed. Our Vauxhall is a mixture of local residents, businesses and visitors in Vauxhall who have joined forces to campaign for a strategic Green Link that runs from Battersea Park to Vauxhall Spring Gardens.

Campaigning to save Muswell Hill Library

Caroline Pidgeon has been in Haringey to meet with local Liberal Democrat councillors who have uncovered a report that reveals the Labour-run council are considering moving Muswell Hill Library to a new location with library space taken up by customer services.

The Lib Dems are campaigning to keep Muswell Hill Library in the current historic, listed building in the heart of Muswell Hill.

Speaking to East Dulwich residents about housing, fares and childcare

Caroline Pidgeon joined local Lib Dem London Assembly candidate for Lambeth and Southwark Michael Bukola and Councillor Rosie Shimell out in East Dulwich. They were out speaking to local residents and campaigning on half price fares before half seven, building more homes and affordable wrap-around childcare.

Speaking to local residents in Maze Hill, Greenwich

Caroline Pidgeon was out campaigning in the Maze Hill area of Greenwich with local Lib Dem London Assembly candidate Julia Fletcher. A former Councillor, Julia has been a local community campaigner in South East London for many years. They went door knocking to speak to residents about local issues and got a great response on the doorstep.

Campaigning against the Garden Bridge proposal

Caroline Pidgeon joined community campaigners and the local Lib Dem London Assembly candidates for Lambeth and Southwark Michael Bukola, and for Merton and Wandsworth Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett to campaign against the proposed Garden Bridge development for the River Thames.

Looking at Leegate Community Centre development plans in Lewisham

Caroline Pidgeon was out campaigning in Lewisham with local Lib Dem London Assembly candidate Julia Fletcher. They spoke to many local residents about a wide range of issues. They also looked at the plans for the major local development of the Leegate Community Centre and listened to community concerns.

Caroline visits Hounslow Mosque

Caroline Pidgeon visited Hounslow Mosque with local Lib Dem Cranford byelection candidate Hina Malik. They discussed a wide range of issues with local members at the mosque, including improving community relations.

You can also see a Youtube video compiled by Hina about Caroline’s visit.

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