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Lucrezia Millarini's programme blog

And on a beautiful sunny day in the capital, ideally many of us would be out in our gardens - although not all of us are lucky enough to have one.

Now one one Conservative member of the London Assembly wants councils to stop housing families in tower blocks. Andrew Boff says it leads to poor social, health and education outcomes and that building more low rise terraced housing is the better, alternative option.

But there is some debate on his, we also hear from Robert Oxley from the Taxpayer's Alliance. Rags Martel reports from one tower block in Hackney.

In other news police investigating a murder in Clatpton are appealing for witnesses. A 30-year-old man suffering stab wounds was pronounced dead at a flat there. The latest on that.

Also,times have been tough for high street retailers across the UK, but we look atone London high street that's beginning to turn it's circumstances around.After setting up a market and pedestrian zone, Herne Hill town centre has been awarded more than £90,000 as part of the High Street Renewal Awards. A welcome cash injection, but will the benefit spread to other hard hit high streets? Our reporter Sharon Thomas reports from Lambeth.

And around 30,000 people are expected in Trafalgar Square today celebrating Vaisakhi, the Sikh New Year festival - we'll have some pictures for you.

Plus all the latest football action as Chelsea take in Man United they hope to move closer to Champions League qualification.

It comes as Sir Alex says the Blues are looking in their best form of the season.

That’s all in the programme from 18:18 on ITV.

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Lucrezia