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Out and about in Highgate

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Lynne Featherstone MP, Cllr David Beacham and Haringey Liberal Democrats out on the doorstep in Highgate on Friday 20th February.

The team were talking to local people about a range of issues including housing, transport and the work Lynne Featherstone has done on equal marriage.

Out and about in Carshalton and Wallington

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Tom Brake MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Cllr Callum Morton and Sutton Liberal Democrats out on the doorstep in The Wrythe ward on Friday 20th February.

The team were knocking on doors talking to local people about the Save St Helier campaign, getting signatures on the petition and explaining the latest with the review of several hospitals including St Helier.

Out on the doors in Kingston and Surbiton

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Edward Davey MP, Cllr Liz Green and Kingston Liberal Democrats out on the doors talking to local residents on Friday 13th February.

Caroline also discussed with Edward Davey some local transport concerns including the potential impact of Crossrail 2 on local rail services.

"It was good to hear first hand some of the local transport issues and to talk to local residents about issues in their area" commented Caroline.

Looking at Transport issues in Richmond Park consituency

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined local parliamentary campaigner Robin Meltzer on Friday 13th February to look at a number of transport issues that had come out of a detailed survey conducted by Robin and the local Liberal Democrats.

Caroline's first stop was to meet Emma Robinson, the Barnes Town Centre Manager, and local residents, to discuss their wish for the cycle hire scheme to come to Barnes over Hammersmith Bridge.

Victory for Twickenham residents as footbridge is saved

Caroline Pidgeon has congratulated Twickenham MP’s Vince Cable, Liberal Democrat ward councillors and local residents for ensuring that Transport for London have abandoned their plans to remove a footbridge over the A316 Chertsey Road.

When TfL’s plans were first announced last June they met with huge outrage.

However, after an extensive local campaign and a massive response from local residents to the TfL consultation, it has been decided to keep the bridge for at least two years.

Out and about in Twickenham

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Vince Cable MP, Cllr Stephen Knight AM, Baroness Dee Doocey, Lord Monroe Palmer and many other Lib Dem Councillors and activists out and about in Twickenham on Saturday 6th December.

Caroline joined Vince knocking on doors, talking to local residents about key issues that are affecting them. Transport, Housing and jobs were the key issues that were raised and discussed.

Campaigning in Hornsey and Wood Green

Caroline joined Lib Dems from Haringey and across London campaigning with Lynne Featherstone MP for Dawn Barnes in the forthcoming by-election in Woodside Ward on 2nd October.

"It was great to be out and about talking to local residents and hearing about the various problems with Haringey Council, in particular fly tipping, as well as to pick up problems with transport and bus services" commented Caroline.

Replace the Highbury Grange bus shelter

Caroline Pidgeon AM has been working with Terry Stacy, Lib Dem Parliamentary Campaigner in Islington South and other local campaigners to replace the bus shelter at Highbury Grange without delay.

It was removed after a serious road traffic accident.

Caroline formally presented the petition on Wednesday 16th July.

Campaigning against St Margaret's footbridge closure

The Mayor of London has now received a petition with over 600 signatories urging Transport for London to drop its plans to remove an existing footbridge over the busy A316 in Twickenham.

Save Highbury's local shops

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Highbury East Team members Terry Stacy and Julie Horton to congratulate them on the success of their petition to save local shops, which attracted over 2,500 signatures. As a result of this petition the developers of the former Highbury Vale Police Station have submitted plans to the council for four small commercial units on the ground floor of the building instead of one large one for a supermarket chain.

Thanks to the Lib Dems this real threat of driving the local shops out of business has been stopped.


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