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Campaigning for cycle hire in Richmond and Kingston

Caroline Pidgeon joined Sarah Olney, the Liberal Democrat candidate in the Richmond Park by-election, campaigning for the Cycle Hire scheme to be extended to Richmond and Kingston.

The Liberal Democrats have formally requested this from Transport for London, which has confirmed it will consider further expansions of the scheme if local councils make a funding contribution.

Campaigning to improve the A23 in Streatham

Caroline Pidgeon joined A23 campaigners in Streatham on Thursday 13th October to discuss a range of issues on Streatham High Road from dangerous driving by motorcyclists, to the need for safe pedestrian crossings and a much better environment in the area. Caroline then did a walkabout from the South Circular to Streatham Station to look first hand at concerns.

“It is clear that having a fast dual carriageway through the heart of Streatham is damaging to the local community. With some investment, particularly at the Streatham Hill end of the High Road and better planning for pedestrians and cyclists along its length, the High Road can be transformed to help strengthen the Streatham Community and green the area” commented Caroline.

Out and about in Witney

Caroline Pidgeon AM was joined by her former ward colleague James Gurling out and about in Witney, supporting the Lib Dems Liz Leffman in the parliamentary by-election following the resignation of David Cameron.

“It was really good to hear from local residents their concerns including some who had voted to leave the EU and now felt it was a big mistake” commented Caroline.

Helping the team in Lewisham

Caroline Pidgeon joined local Lewisham activists and Brockley by-election candidate Bobby Dean in the recent council by-election.

Bobby and the local Lib Dems made a real impact in the short weeks of the campaign and picked up real concerns with how the Labour council is being run and local views ignored.

Pedestrians and cyclists need a safe crossing at Charlie Brown's roundabout

Caroline Pidgeon has formally delivered to the Mayor a petition calling for action on the dangerous traffic hotspot at Charlie Brown's roundabout in South Woodford.

The petition calls for safe crossings on the approach roads to the roundabout, for pedestrians and cyclists, with traffic signals if necessary.

Campaigning for Dave Raval for Hackney Mayor

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Hackney Lib Dem campaigners out in Dalston Junction on Thursday 8th September to help support Dave Raval, the Lib Dem candidate in the Hackney Borough Mayoral election.

The team dropped leaflets through doors and chatted to local residents about key issues including crime and affordable housing.

Helping the team in Haringey

Caroline Pidgeon AM was delighted to support Karen Alexander in the recent Harringay ward by-election in Haringey borough.

Karen was a fantastic Councillor previously for the area and Caroline worked closely with her on transport issues.

Caroline joined Lib Dem councillors and campaigners on the doors to support Karen on 28th July.

Helping Chris Williams win in Carshalton

Caroline Pidgeon AM was delighted to help in the Carshalton Central by-election which took place on July 28th.

Caroline joined local councillors, parliamentary candidate Amna Ahmad, campaigners and our fantastic candidate Chris Williams knocking on doors and talking to local residents about issues such as transport and the poor Southern train services.

By-election campaigning in Bexley

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Bexley Lib Dems and "20's Plenty" campaigners on Sunday 26th June to support by-election candidate Simone Reynolds.

The team knocked on doors ‎and spoke to many residents concerned about the speed of vehicles on local residential streets and next to local schools.

Flying the flag in Tooting

Caroline Pidgeon AM joined Lib Dem candidate in the Tooting Parliamentary By-election Alex Glassbrook for some campaigning in Tooting Broadway with local members. The team spoke to many local people about the by-election, but also used the opportunity to discuss the European referendum and the importance of voting to Remain in the EU.

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