JLDN: TFL disabled access- commuting, banning unpaid internships, vegan condoms
This week the JLDN team covers a variety of interesting topics. Ranging from the introduction of the T-Charge in London, how to feed yourself for £5 a week and we investigate how accessible the tube is for disabled people. Also we look into the new range of condoms on the market hoping to stop embarrassment at the checkout
- News editor: Theo Giles
- Social media editor: Remeka Washington and Leanne Cresswell
- Bulletins editor: Elle-Mae Smith
- Editorial Assistant: Olivia Kemp
- Site editors: Safiyah Bennington and George Timberlake
- Director: Charlie Wetton
- Sound: James Murray
- Graphics: Angela Ansari
- Autocue: Jacob Dickinson
- Sofa: Sidney Stanford and Barbara Onwumere
- Social media: Maddie Binns
- Bulletins: James Middleton
- Banning unpaid internships: A survey conducted by the Social Mobility Commission revealed that over 5k people stood for the idea of a ban on unpaid internships
- Miserable commuters: According to reports people who commute further away, are less committed to coming into work or university
- Cool contraception: UK brand, HANX, have launched a new range of condoms in hope to combat the stigma and embarrassment of buying the contraception. Also they are vegan!
- T-Charge for older cars: This week the introduction of the T-Charge came into placeon cars that did not meet the minimum Euro emission standards.
- How accessible is the tube?: Only one quarter of all underground stations in London have step-free access meaning that travelling in London is exceptionally difficult for those who are less able.
- Food for a fiver: New mobile apps offer Londoners food that cafes and restaurants are throwing away at the end of the day, with reports of being able to live off just £5 a week!