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CDA Village Fete

CDA's first Village Fete took place on Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th July, with games, giveaways, live music and much much more! Two days of glorious weather, live music, street food, lots of laughter and happy faces!

On London: The rich and red backstory of the White Hart of St Giles

Both Henry VIII and Karl Marx feature in the history of the Drury Lane site on which the pub stands

Careers Workshop in partnership with Dress for Success

On 7th July 2022, Central District Alliance hosted a Careers Workshop for refugee women, in partnership with Dress for Success - providing advice and support for women seeking employment.

Commuter Club: time for your free podcasts, playlists and long reads

Commuter Club comes back to Central District Alliance with a new podcast, extended read, and playlist! Check it out here.

CDA joins consortium for Mayor’s Businesss Climate Challenge

This is a unique opportunity for organisations to start to future-proof their businesses against rising energy prices and help London become net zero by 2030.

Newsletter June 2022

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On London: Clerkenwell, home of the Kodak empire

It was the dominant force in photography until losing focus on its own future.

CEO Article: Government Unveils New Social Mobility Framework

CDA Chief Executive, Debbie Akehurst, welcomes the launch of the new ‘State of the Nation Report’ from Government. The Social Mobility Commission reports on the state of social mobility in the country, using a new framework and setting out an exciting fresh approach.

CEO Article: Circular Economy – ‘A CDA Perspective

Circular Economy - ‘A CDA Perspective’ an article by CDA Chief Executive Debbie Akehurst on 'Circular Economy Week'

On London: The Clerkenwell House of Detention

It was the scene of a murderous jailbreak attempt in the late 19th century, though the site would later have happier associations.

Red Lion Street Works Commence

Public Realm improvement works have commenced at Red Lion Street, Dane Street, and Bedford Row. These works are part of Camden Council's regeneration of the local area supported by Central District Alliance.

CDA Newsletter – May 2022

Click below to read the latest CDA newsletter and find out what the team have been up to over the past month!