Technology

  

Web Safety Guru – protecting you from Online Threats

Many people find using technology intimidating and frustrating. With my NEW Web Safety Guru training, I’ll show you how to protect yourself against these threats. Web Safety Guru sessions are tailored to your needs. You’ll have a friendly and experienced trainer who’ll guide you through the issues that matter to you – and in plain English, not jargon.

  

Demand for step-free access to Haydons Road Station in Merton

Councillors and residents are fighting for step free access at a train station. While the eastbound platform at Haydons Road station in Merton can be accessed without using steps, the westbound platform cannot, causing problems for many residents.

  

Battersea Park to have lamp-posts upgraded with eco-friendly bulbs to save money and cut carbon

Hundreds of lamp-posts in Battersea Park are being upgraded with eco-friendly LED light bulbs to save tax payers money and help the environment. This latest park improvement project comes just days after the unveiling of the approved new design for the park’s toddler and junior playground where work is set to begin in September on a £250,000 upgrade.

   

Grassroots music venue becomes carbon neutral by using renewable energy and reducing waste

A grassroots music venue in Sutton has become the first of its kind to become carbon neutral. The Sound Lounge in Morden received official carbon neutral certification on July 1.

  

TfL e-scooter rental trials are to be tested in Lambeth and Southwark

E-scooter rental trials are to be tested in Lambeth and Southwark from today, Transport for London (TfL) have announced. The expansion will mean that  the number of vehicles will increase from around 600 to 1200  across London, following the government’s decision  to legalise rental trials of e-scooters last month.

  

20,000 street lights to be replaced with LEDs after Greenwich Council secures £11.5 million loan

Around 20,000 street and park lights will be replaced with modern LEDs in Greenwich after the council secured an £11.5 million loan from the Mayor of London. The move will save the borough £1million a year in energy and maintenance costs and will be a more environmentally friendly option.

Gadgets

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