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Update August 2020

Dear Members Future of the High Street Changes to the Planning Laws are being rushed through by the Government and will override Local Authority policies (for example on the percentage of retail). Even before Covid19 it seemed that some change in the nature of High Streets is inevitable, but there is concern that a total… Read more »

July Update

Proposal for huge radio masts and other telecoms equipment on the roof of Monmouth House Some of you will remember that last year we were consulted about a proposal to put 12 massive (6m high from roof level), satellite dishes and ancillary equipment on the roof of Monmouth House. Many of you were concerned about… Read more »

Serious spate of bike thefts

We don’t usually send out short notices between the usual updates but there appears to be a sudden spate of bike thefts – including one from Alma St where a bike was attached to railings with two D locks and a cable.  This was raised in the IARA WhatsApp group.   On that people have said… Read more »

Update 28 June 2020

Dear Members Hope all is well with everyone and you are enjoying some new freedom while staying safe. Alma Street Fair 2020 – via Twitter Paul and John spent a pleasant afternoon in a garden very close to where the main stage would have been for the Fair. They were tweeting links to the videos… Read more »

Update 20 June

Dear Members First, we wish you a happy summer solstice, and for better times ahead. Instead of the Alma Street FairTomorrow, 21st June, would have been the Alma Street Fair. Instead, click on the attachment above as a very short introduction, produced by John H – and after that you can revisit past fairs at the… Read more »

13 June Update

Not the Alma Street Fair but there’s a lot happening on 21 June (Sunday week)   As you may remember, 21 June would have been the 2020 Alma Street Fair.  🙁 On that day, the IARA website will be featuring film clips from past years – including a lovely new compilation Jeff has made, covering some of… Read more »