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Uber license in Brighton & Hove renewed for 6 months

Gary Hart November 3, 2017

Following a meeting on October 31, Brighton & Hove City Council extends Uber’s license to operate a taxi service in the city for a further six months while it monitors London’s final decision. The decision on the length of the extension was taken to allow the council to monitor the outcome of the Transport for London Uber decision, and consider whether any of the information arising from the case had direct implications for the operation in the city.

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Arts

‘Art on the underground’ unveiled at Brixton Tube Station

James Ledward October 25, 2017

Art on the Underground unveils artwork by late artist David McDiarmid at Brixton Underground station. ‘Art on the Underground’ has teamed up with not-for-profit gallery Studio Voltaire and This is Clapham, to celebrate the work of late Australian artist and activist, David McDiarmid who is well known for his work on issues relating to queer identity and HIV/AIDS.

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General News

Greens complain about award winning bus operator of the year

James Ledward July 12, 2017

Bus companies with poor safety records will no longer be recommended for the ‘bus operator of the year’ award after London Assembly Member Caroline Russell raised that the 2016 winner, Stagecoach, had a high number of fatalities and injuries from collisions.

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In The South

Transport for London wraps up in rainbows for London Pride

James Ledward June 24, 2017

Transport for London (TfL) is celebrating London Pride by transforming parts of the transport network with a new rainbow design, which has been created especially to raise awareness and show support for the LGBT+ communities, as part of a range of activities taking place this month.

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General News

New campaign highlights importance of reporting unwanted sexual behaviour

James Ledward March 10, 2017

Following a 36 per cent increase in arrests for sexual offences between 2014/15 and 2015/16, Mayor of London urges those who experience this behaviour on public transport to ‘speak up’ and report all incidents.

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LGBTQ+ News

London Taxi gears up to celebrate diversity

James Ledward May 14, 2015

A black cab has become the latest London icon to be decorated in rainbow livery to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), on Sunday, May 17. The cab, which is London’s first rainbow taxi in service, has been wrapped as part of the 11th anniversary of IDAHOBIT, a day that aims to raise awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights worldwide.

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LGBTQ+ News

‘Rainbow Crossing’ in Trafalgar Square to mark civil partnership conversions

James Ledward December 9, 2014

Transport for London (TfL) will be rolling out London’s first ever rainbow crossing in Trafalgar Square, to mark the moment that same-sex couples can convert their civil partnerships into marriages, following legalisation of the Marriage (same sex couples) Act 2013 which comes in to full-force tomorrow, Wednesday 10 December 10, 2014.

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LGBTQ+ News

Transport for London supports Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign

James Ledward September 14, 2014

Arsenal Underground station hosted its first-ever rainbow zebra crossing over the weekend as part of Transport for London’s support for Stonewall’s 2014 Rainbow Laces campaign to kick homophobia out of football. The rainbow crossing was created outside the entrance to Arsenal Tube station until Sunday, September 14 and Arsenal and Manchester City fans arriving at the […]

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