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West End Labour calls for action to safeguard future of Soho Square GP service

Councillor Pancho Lewis has called for the future of the Soho Square GP service to be protected, following a decision made by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to put the service in special measures. On Friday 7 September, CQC released … Continue reading

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Thames Water and TfL join the objectors to Dolphin Square development plans

New objections to the Dolphin Square development plans have been filed on the Westminster planning portal by Thames Water and TfL. And over 300 people have so far signed the on-line petition against the plans https://chn.ge/2O8OO25 Thames Water say that … Continue reading

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Please sign the petition to save Dolphin Square

Dolphin Square is at risk! We urge Westminster City Council to prioritise the protection of irreplaceable heritage, and the rights of both residents, neighbours and low-income residents of the borough, by applying national and your own local policies to refuse the current … Continue reading

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Residents, businesses and traders send an Open letter to the Leader of Westminster Council about the demolition of the Berwick Street, Soho community

Residents, businesses and traders have sent an Open letter to the Leader of Westminster City Council concerning the demolition of the Berwick Street, Soho community   Dear Nickie Aiken, We write to request extraordinary measures, for your immediate intervention and council … Continue reading

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23 more City West Homes ‘Horror Stories’

We thought (and hoped) City West Homes had, at last, turned the corner and was heading for an improved service. How wrong we were! As this tweet from Karen Buck MP illustrates, City West Homes’ performance continues to create new … Continue reading

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Labour calls for action on stalled Berwick Street building site

Councillor Pancho Lewis, Labour West End Councillor, has called on Westminster City Council to take action to speed up building work on the long-delayed building site at 90-104 Berwick Street, following concerns raised by local residents. Residents say: “I am … Continue reading

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Westminster Council spends nearly £1.6m on gagging orders in four years

Westminster Council has spent nearly £1.6m in the past four years on so-called ‘gagging orders’, according to information obtained by Left Foot Forward Westminster Labour said the public have a ‘right to know’ if employees have criticisms of how public … Continue reading

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