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London City Airport aircraft noise complaints soar


By Paul Bentley

cityairportFurious residents are lodging more complaints than ever about aircraft noise around London City Airport, an investigation by The Platform can reveal.
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Housing estate grows their own

By Ceiri O’Driscoll


Peckham-grown produce could soon be hitting shelves as a local housing estate is turning unused grassland into an orchard, thanks to a coalition of groups campaigning for a healthier Southwark.


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Begging for bags in New Cross

By Ceiri O’Driscoll

blog_plasticbagban1Customers will have to ask for free plastic bags from now on, a New Cross supermarket has announced. 

New Cross Road Sainsburys’ introduced the move as part of a national scheme launched in October. 

“We’re all trying to be greener these days,” said Rob Lewis, store manager: “I’m pleased we’re doing our bit.” 

The move has divided customers. “It’s a good idea,” said housewife Maureen Ellis, 49. “I bring my own bag for groceries.” However, Simon Jones, a 31 year old student said: “They still give me the bag but now they irritate me by making me ask for it.”

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