14 February 2012

Cycle hire scheme expands

With nearly 10 million hires since its launch 18 months ago, Boris Johnson’s popular Barclays Cycle Hire scheme is expanding and, as of 8 March, the iconic bikes will be available for the first time beyond central London.

2,300 more bikes and an extra 4,800 docking stations are currently being installed. The scheme will be available across the whole of Tower Hamlets as well as north Shoreditch in Hackney, Camden Town, Canary Wharf and Westfield White City.

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Categories: London, transport | Tags: Barclays cycle hire, Camden town, Canary wharf, Hackney, Shoredtich, Tower hamlets, White city

30 November 2011

Join the phone canvassing team!

Last night I attended the first of many BackBoris2012 telephone canvassing sessions at their new call centre in Canary Wharf. Enthusiastic volunteers came from across London to connect with voters over Boris’s achievements and their opinions on the capital's future.

Fuelled by the provisions laid on by the BackBoris team, I made loads of calls to voters and, from what I could hear, the other new canvassers did a fantastic job spreading the word about the Mayor's record.

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Categories: Campaign Updates, crime, Get Involved, London | Tags: Canary wharf, Events, Get involved, Limehouse, Phone canvassing