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A 42-year-old man has been charged with committing a multi-million money laundering offence. Anwar Breich, of Heron House, Barrow Hill Estate, St John s Wood will appear at Kingston Crown Court on Saturday, August 8, charged with conspiracy to possess mo
A 42-year-old man has been charged with committing a multi-million money laundering offence.
Anwar Breich, of Heron House, Barrow Hill Estate, St John's Wood will appear at Kingston Crown Court on Saturday, August 8, charged with conspiracy to possess more than �57milliom of illegal cash.
RECYCLING collections will be increased throughout the borough in an attempt to improve the environment.
From October 1, mixed plastics including yogurt pots and margarine tubs, plastic bags, shredded paper and waxed cartons used for milk and fruit juice will be collected for recycling across Camden.
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The expanded service is being introduced in response to a local desire to increase recycling for the good of the environment.
Cllr Chris Knight, Camden's environment boss, said: "This is great news. We want to make it as easy as possible for people to recycle as much as they can. Plastic is something residents were often asking us to recycle and we are glad that from October they can."
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STREELIGHTS in a residential road have been upgraded after residents complained about safety fears.
The lighting in Priory Terrace was upgraded in June, following complaints from local residents after the former lamps did not provide enough light.
Kilburn Cllr, David Abrahams, said: "The lighting was pretty poor. Residents felt unsafe and there people complaints from people.
"I'm pleased to say we were able to upgrade the lighting. There has now been a big improvement and the residents feel safer in their own street."
A COUNCILLOR is claiming residents delighted they are decanting from their homes as part of an estate regeneration project.
The Barham Park estate, Wembley will be demolished to build 300 homes in the estate and 58 in the Harrow Road.
Cllr James Allie, lead member for housing and customer services, said: "We received a very positive response and we are delighted the project is now underway. These exhibitions show that we value residents' opinions and we will incorporate suggestions into the new set of plans. The next exhibition will be on the 10 September 2009 and we urge residents to attend so they can have their say."
The first stage is now underway, with residents starting to move out while building takes place.