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Keeping track of the East London Line extension

On 24 June Caroline and other London Assembly members went on a site visit in Shoreditch to look at how work is progressing on the East London Line Extension Phase 1, and to look at the area where one of the new bridges had slipped during its installation near Liverpool Street station.

"The works were very impressive and progress to date seems to be fast and effective. I look forward to funding being agreed for the phase 2 of the East London Line joining up Camberwell, Peckham, Clapham High Street and Clapham Junction" said Caroline Pidgeon.

Henley – now a Boris-free zone

Caroline spent a day helping in the Henley Parliamentary By-election with fellow Southwark Councillor Anood Al-Samerai and Director of Communications for the Liberal Democrats, Jon Oates.

“We had a fantastic day campaigning in the countryside and received a really warm welcome” said Caroline.

Kennington Fete 2008

The Kennington Fete was a huge success once again in Cleaver Square. There were more stalls than ever and thanks to the weather, more people than ever! Well done to all involved.

Caroline particularly enjoyed the Tai Chi demonstration and the fantastic food stalls.

Caroline Pidgeon joins Brent Lib Dems to demand Boris acts on buses

Liberal Democrat London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon is backing Brent Liberal Democrats in pressing Boris Johnson to act on the problems caused by bus traffic through Staverton Road.

Following long-standing calls for action from local residents, backed by Brondesbury Park's local Liberal Democrat councillors, Brent's Lead Member for Highways and Transportation, Liberal Democrat Councillor Daniel Brown, has written to the Mayor of London asking for action.

Caroline meets Beckenham Liberal Democrats

On Wednesday 18th June Caroline was the guest speaker at Beckenham Liberal Democrats to talk about the GLA, Boris and transport issues.

A lovely crowd of members turned up from Beckenham, as well as from Croydon and Fulham, to hear about life at City Hall and the latest things Boris had been saying!

Members raised a number of key issues including the latest situation on the Crystal Palace Tram Extension.


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