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|Friday, 12 June 2009 17:15|
all thank you all for your messages of support. It’s been an incredibly
busy week and your emails and letters have given me a shot of energy to get
me through it all! I’ve got a big brief - leading on transport business
in the House of Commons, and being responsible for regional and city networks
(including Crossrail), as well as environmental impact, climate change and
integration with European transport networks – so there’s a lot to learn.
But I’ve had to hit the ground running.
already been up to Blackpool to announce £100 million of funding to upgrade
the tramway there, and been to
Of course, no Transport Minister’s first week in office would be complete without a major tube strike to enflame passions and generate hundreds of emails, facebook messages and twitter messages etc.
this is a matter for London Underground, Transport for
Summer fun in Tooting
is the Balham and Tooting Community Association Fun Day at
It’s one of my highlights of the summer in Tooting, and I’m really looking forward to seeing old faces and spending some time with my family.
The day includes rides, sports and craft workshops, international food and salad bars, freshly made smoothies, a clown and storyteller, free health checks from NHS Wandsworth, an amazing arts workshop where you can create hats and costumes from ‘trash’ and join the 'Trashcatchers Parade', and there will be musical entertainment from the excellent ‘Great Gustos’ community choir.
also be the annual ‘ambulance pull’ – which will see the great and good of
Tooting heave an ambulance around to raise money for
Promoted by Tooting Labour Party on behalf Sadiq Khan and Tooting Labour Party, all of 273 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BD. Hosted by 34SP.com, 349 Bury Old Road, Manchester, M25 1PY.