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    The Square Mile opened it's newest green space last week, but this little cluster of plants does more than brighten up the brutalist concrete walls of the Barbican. The garden on Moor Lane is designed to combat air pollution, a first for the City of London...

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    SEVEN people have been ordered to pay out nearly £10,000 in fines and costs for dumping rubbish in Epping Forest. The City of London Corporation, which manages the forest, brought the prosecutions at Thames Magistrates’ Court on 7 June. Rubbish abandoned in the picturesque woodland included...

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    GOLDEN Lane Estate residents are waiting to hear whether a Hail Mary plea to the secretary of state will stop the contentious redevelopment of neighbouring Bernard Morgan House from going ahead. The Corporation’s planning committee green-lit Taylor...

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    CITY residents are raising serious questions over their safety in the aftermath of the catastrophic Grenfell Tower fire. The tragedy, which claimed the lives of more than 70 people on Wednesday last week, has sparked national outrage, and an emergency government...

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    THE Corporation has partnered with Goldman Sachs to co-fund the largest commission ever undertaken by renowned British artist Simon Periton – but it is his canvass that has the City talking. Periton, whose work ranges from subtly...

  • At City Matters we are always looking to find new ways to serve as the voice for the residents of the City of London. The Golden Lane Gazette is a monthly column written by Billy Mann, who has lived in Basterfield House for more than 20 years....

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    Spitalfields could soon be a law unto itself, with a petition circulating calling for a devolution of powers from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and the formation of a new town council. Members of the Spitalfields...

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    “Shambles, absolute shambles,” one Barbican estate voter told City Matters after casting her ballot for last Thursday’s general election. “I’m not young any longer and I have never known such an inconclusive election.” As City residents fronted up to polling stations around the Square Mile to...

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    Returning Tory MP Mark Field has pushed for a united approach towards Brexit following what he called a “grizzly” election result for the Conservatives in central London. Mr Field managed to hold onto his seat in the Cities of London and...

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    Residents of the Golden Lane Estate have mounted a last-ditch campaign to stop a contentious redevelopment of neighbouring Bernard Morgan House that was green-lit by local authorities last month. The Corporation’s planning and transportation committee approved Taylor Wimpey’s 99-flat luxury development 13 votes...