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A 'Happy Forecast' has found Fulham and Parson's Green to have the happiest communities in the capital.
A study of all London's 119 postcodes found these areas have the best social wellbeing, while Tooting, Whitechapel and Walworth had the worst.
The project has been translated into an interactive 3D map of London, visualising over 700 man hours of observational research across all 119 post codes.
'Most Happy' areas include:
- SW6 - Fulham, Parson's Green
- SE19 - Upper Norwood, Crystal Palace, Norwood New Town
- SE21 - Dulwich Village, West Dulwich
- SW13 - Barnes, Castelnau
- SE22 - East Dulwich
'Least Happy' areas include:
- SW17 - Tooting
- E1 - Aldgate, Whitechapel, Mile End
- SW8 - Nine Elms, Vauxhall, South Lambeth
- WC1 - Bloomsbury, Gray's Inn
- SE17 - Walworth, Elephant and Castle
Nearly half (43%) of adults in the capital are very or quite worried about the welfare of a child in their neighbourhood.
A survey by Action for Children also found the same number of people didn't tell anyone fearing they would cause trouble for the people involved, or themselves, if they were mistaken.
While almost two thirds said members of the public should become involved when they have concerns about a neglected child, more than half said they needed more information about sources of assistance and advice about their worries.
Thousands of cyclists have crossed the start line for the 40th anniversary London to Brighton bike ride in support of the British Heart Foundation.
More than 28,000 people are thought to be taking part in the 54-mile cycle ride, which is the largest of its kind in Europe.
Today's ride began on Clapham Common and will take participants from city roads on to narrow country lanes. Hills along the route include Ditchling Beacon at mile 46. The summit gives participants 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside before they descend to finish by the sea.
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