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Churchill Ward Labour Councillors ask for clarification on Tory Balmoral Castle leaflet

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Cllr Rachael Robathan, Westminster Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, for clarification on the recent Tory leaflet distributed in Churchill Gardens about the long-vacant Balmoral Castle pub site. The … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP wins backing for laws helping tenants to take on rogue landlords

Tenants will be able to take legal action against landlords who fail to maintain rented homes to a safe standard after the Government announced it would back new laws proposed by Karen Buck MP. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid said he … Continue reading

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Labour call for urgent revisions to the Church Street Masterplan to maximise the amount of social housing.

Labour Councillors have called for urgent revisions to the Church Street Masterplan to meet residents’ concerns and to maximise the amount of social housing. In a motion to be debated at the next Council meeting on 24th January, Labour say: … Continue reading

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West End Labour call for new operators for the Windmill Theatre following licence loss

Patrick Lilley of the West End Labour Action Team says: “It would be tragic if this this hugely historic venue closed for good and was replaced by a bland and faceless chain store or restaurant. It’s a really special place, … Continue reading

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Churchill Ward Labour Councillors call for action on Ebury Bridge Estate lifts

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Jonathan Cowie, CEO of CityWest Homes, asking for a review of the lifts on Ebury Bridge Estate following several breakdowns. In recent weeks there have been issues with … Continue reading

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Just one bed free for emergency patients at St Mary’s this Christmas

        According to the ‘Westminster Extra’: ONLY one emergency bed was spare at St Mary’s Hospital throughout the entire Christmas period, official stats have revealed. NHS England data shows winter pressure is getting out of control with … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre – petition to take the management contract away from the failing private contractor and return it to the NHS

St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC), run by private healthcare provider Vocare Limited in the Praed Street hospital, was rated inadequate in a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report published recently. We’ve been asking people about their experiences of the Urgent … Continue reading

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