Monday, 31 May 2010

About Tulse Hill Ward

The population of Tulse Hill Ward rose from 11,882 in 1991 to 13,119 in 2001, an increase of 10.4%. This is 4.9% of the borough population. Tulse Hill has an area of 103.1 hectares (3.8% of the borough).

Tulse Hill had a small percentage increase in Black people between 1991 and 2001 compared to the rest of the borough. There has also been a large increase in the 30-44 age range during this time.

Tulse Hill has a high proportion of children in lone parent families, and a low proportion of children in married families.

Tulse Hill has a high proportion of older people not living alone, and not in a couple. Tulse Hill has a low proportion of couple families with dependent children with both parents working.
There is a high proportion of overcrowded council and registered social landlord rented lone parent households with dependent children but overall there has been a large decrease in council renting since 1991.

Tulse Hill had a large percentage decrease in purpose built flats between 1991 and 2001, and a large increase in converted flats.

There has been a small growth in full time employees between 1991 and 2000, but there still are high rates of unemployment and long term unemployment.Demographics – The national statistics page on Tulse Hill Ward provides a comprehensive set of statistics on education, economics, access to services, lifestyle, physical environment and more.

Map of Tulse Hill.

Sunday, 30 May 2010

Campaigns by Tulse Hill Ward Councillors

Some achievements by your Labour Tulse Hill Team
- Supported residents by lobbying lead members for the barrier in Josephine Avenue
- Campaigned with Val Shawcross for an extra bus route to 415
- Campaigned with residents of Tudor Close to stop housing development
- Campaigned for Urban Arts fair for street trading stalls to be made more reasonable
- Supported Family Friends with Silver Surfers Awards
- Organised a social event with Community Activists
- Kept community leaders aware of policy changes and new initiatives

Work in progress
- Fight for the reduction of the loss of family housing
- More youth facilities
- Police more accountable
- More effective repairs to council properties
- Stop curb crawlers and prostitution by working with charities and the police

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Advice Surgeries

Councillor's Advice Surgeries:

Surgery details for Tulse Hill Ward are as follows:

1st Friday of the month (not August)
7 - 7.45pm at St. Matthews Tenants Hall , St. Matthews Road SW2 view map

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month (not August)
6 - 6.45pm at St. Martins Library, Tulse Hill SW2 view map