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A healthier, safer & active Dulwich

Slowly action is being taken to make Dulwich healthier and safer.  Southwark Council has a programme of work to do this and to learn more about it. A public meeting took place last week on Saturday 12 January – GETTING AROUND DULWICH – Towards a healthier, safer & more active future The meeting discussed how […]

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Drivers in Southwark fined for leaving car engines running!

Drivers in Southwark face spot fines for leaving engines running in the street as new research highlights the link between vehicle emissions and premature death. This will be a great benefit for Dulwich Village schools as well as others where busy roads pass by and drivers routinely keep their engines running when stationary. Drivers could […]

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Village Crossroad Changes Progressing

The new pavement outside the school is already in place alongside the protected cycle track.  At last there’s a wider pavement to safely accommodate the children, parents and passers-by.

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Fair Funding for all Schools

It looks like the Government’s cuts to our schools in Turney Road are going ahead.  This poster on Turney Road School announces a ‘Carnival Against the Cuts’ on Sunday 16 July. This seems a strange time to be reducing education provision with rising school roles and a need for the country to become more productive […]

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Schools Worry as Government cuts funds

Dulwich Hamlet Junior School in the centre of Dulwich Village had these signs and placards attached to its railings this morning. The Government is cutting funding for schools in London.  According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), the funding cuts particularly hit inner London schools. Already facing cash cuts of 2.5% per pupil before […]

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Speeding cars, vans and trucks

Our worries about speeding vehicles in our roads is shared across the borough. Nationally dangerous driving is a big problem and has led to the introduction of the 20mph limit on local roads. However drivers are having difficulties understanding the issue and continue to drive at higher speeds. Even in our roads, with their multiplicity […]

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See local Quietway 7 Consultation responses

We will be posting up responses to the Quietway 7 consultation on this page: Dulwich Society Quietway Response Letter from Co-heads of Dulwich Village Infants School Response from children of Dulwich Village Hamlet School Court Lane RA Dulwich Village Junction Survey Court Lane Survey Monkey data on Dulwich Village Junction 19 March 2016  

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Why is there such controversy over the Judith Kerr school site?

Parents in Herne Hill have launched a petition urging planners to protect a playing field at Judith Kerr Primary School (JKPS), 62-68 Half Moon Lane from being sold off for development by the Dulwich Estate.  The Dulwich Estate has recently announced it would like to build sheltered housing for older residents on the site. State […]