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Greenwich Council has come under fire after giving the green light to Ikea's first store in the borough replacing a building showered with praise for its sustainability credentials.

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The latest proposals for Greenwich Peninsula have been approved with the council's planning board rubber-stamping 882 more homes for the area this week.


Assurances have been given that the calamitous refurbishment of the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels will be completed next spring - three years after the original date.


Councils including Tower Hamlets and Greenwich have gone to the Royal Courts of Justice in an attempt to thwart cuts imposed by Mayor Boris Johnson on the London Fire Brigade.

The cut-backs will see 10 fire station closures take place in January unless the courts reverse the decision.

JS24595470.jpegAn action group is looking for supporters to help take community ownership of Greenwich and Woolwich Foot Tunnels.

Friends of Greenwich and Woolwich Foot Tunnels wants to hold those responsible for their management to account, including the failed refurbishment works costing £11.5million.

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