Our ‘Lollipops’ under threat

Author: Robert Molteno  Wandsworth’s School Crossing Patrol Services  may fall victim to financial cuts  8.30 Friday morning, 8 July. A bit of a drizzle. Scores of children at Fircroft Primary School standing on the street corner in the rain with Lucille, their ‘Lolliop’ lady. Each is carrying a homemade, yellow-and-black-striped pole with a ‘Stop the … Continue reading Our ‘Lollipops’ under threat

Mayor of London Boris Johnson abolishes 2011 – Year of Walking

Author: Robert Molteno, Secretary The news broke in the Evening Standard on Friday, 18 February. After months of waiting for details of the Mayor’s long promised ‘2011 -- Year of Walking’, a spokesman announced that the whole idea had been scrapped. It was supposed to be a significant follow-up to 2010’s Year of Cycling. This … Continue reading Mayor of London Boris Johnson abolishes 2011 – Year of Walking