February News

Park Site

At noon on February 21, City Council’s Corporate Services Committee will review the staff report on the Sherwood Forest School site. As you will note, no successful replies were received to the City’s RFP process for the sale of part of the site for housing. City staff are recommending a tender instead.

Medway Valley Heritage Forest

friends_of_medway_creekHere is a newsletter from Friends of Medway Creek. Continue reading “February News”

Community Meeting, Great Near-Campus Neighbourhoods Strategy – April 6, 2016

A Community Meeting for the Great Near-Campus Neighbourhoods Strategy is scheduled for April 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at the St. Peter’s Cathedral Basilica Auditorium. The auditorium is located at 509 Richmond Street, in the building north of the cathedral. Parking is available from Clarence Street. Continue reading “Community Meeting, Great Near-Campus Neighbourhoods Strategy – April 6, 2016”

December News

SNOW ANGELS – because it will snow this winter!

Snow Angels London is the result of an idea to help people help each other out. Snow Angels London is an experiment in kindness: a way for Londoners to request assistance shovelling or to find others in need of such assistance. Whichever category you may fit, Snow Angels London will serve your needs. The website allows you to find other Snow Angels – in a simple tool that will allow people to register and find others near them – both people who need assistance AND others near them that are willing to help. This website was brought to fruition by the hard work and kindred spirits of Simalam, who truly are the ones who deserve all the credit.

Sherwood Forest Park Site and Future Development

The City’s work plan calls for issuing early in 2016 the request for proposals for the development of housing on part of the former school site. Once issued, the information in it is public and we will share it with you.
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November News

Secondary Dwelling Units

As you may have read in the Free Press, the matter of secondary dwelling units is to be debated at the City Council’s Planning and Environment Committee on Thursday, November 26. Here is a summary of the key issues of the proposal that relate to our neighbourhood. You can find the full staff report to Committee at: http://www.london.ca/city-hall/meetings/Pages/default.aspx
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Great Near-Campus Neighbourhoods Strategy meeting – Nov 19

A community meeting has been scheduled to discuss the vision and goals for London’s near-campus neighbourhoods.

Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: St. Peter’s Basilica Cathedral Auditorium, 506 Richmond Street

This City-led meeting relates to possible changes to the Great Near Campus policies of the City. These policies include the limit on the number of bedrooms for new housing. As these policies are important to the quality of our neighbourhood, you are encouraged to attend. If you can’t make it, but would like to comment, contact the City’s Planner listed on the flyer.

Background information on these policies, including the Terms of Reference for this review, can be found at the following URL:

http://www.london.ca/business/Planning-Development/current-topics/Pages/GreatNearCampus.aspx