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Council lose court battle to save fire stations

Seven local councils have lost their High Court battle over Mayor of London Boris Johnson's proposals to close 10 fire stations in the capital.

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The ten stations will close in January

The ten stations which will close on 9 January are:

  • Belsize in Camden
  • Bow in Tower Hamlets
  • Clerkenwell in Islington
  • Downham in Lewisham
  • Kingsland in Hackney
  • Knightsbridge in Kensington and Chelsea
  • Silvertown in Newham
  • Southwark
  • Westminster
  • Woolwich in Greenwich

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