Image copyright H&F Council Image caption The free school lunches will start in January 2020 and will be offered to two secondary schools in the borough A council has “declared war on food poverty” and says it will offer free breakfast to every primary school pupil in a west London borough next term. And in…

Photo: Steve Tanner A huge hit when it first appeared in 1728, John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera has most recently been re-imagined by multi-purpose theatre group Kneehigh, known for its alternative productions across cliff tops, up trees, down holes and other less conventional locations. Re-titled Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), the…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pedestrians and cyclists can still use the crossing between Hammersmith and Barnes Hammersmith Bridge has been closed because of cracks in its pedestals, the footings which support the structure, it has been revealed. In April, Hammersmith and Fulham Council said it had “no choice” but to shut the bridge to…

Laura Reynolds Hammersmith Bridge Could Become A Toll Bridge, To Fund Repairs For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Image: Shutterstock Hammersmith Bridge could become a toll bridge in order to fund much needed repair work. The Thames crossing closed suddenly to motor traffic in April 2019, due to ‘critical…

Will Noble Cyclists And Pedestrians – You’ve Now Got Hammersmith Bridge To Yourselves! For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. No more cars and buses for the time being. Image: Shutterstock While motorists and bus riders will grumble, cyclists and pedestrians may well celebrate that Hammersmith Bridge is currently all…

Image caption Private vehicles and buses are banned from using the crossing but pedestrians and cyclists can still use it Hammersmith Bridge has been closed indefinitely after safety checks revealed “critical faults”. Hammersmith and Fulham Council said it was left with “no choice” but to shut the bridge to motorists, until refurbishment costs can be…