Category Archives: Soho

Oxford Street – where we stand

We, Pancho Lewis, Patrick Lilley and Caroline Saville, West End Labour candidates, continue to oppose the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street because residents’ concerns have not been answered by Westminster Council’s leaders, by Transport for London (TfL) nor by the Mayor … Continue reading

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West End Conservatives ‘familiarise’ their candidates with Soho and the West End ward

One of the Conservative candidates in the West End recently tweeted that he was “Out and about familiarising” his two fellow candidates with Soho and the West End. As one Soho resident commented: “Hard to believe, but Westminster Tories have … Continue reading

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Conservatives lose two of their West End Ward Councillors

Two of the Conservative West End Councillors will not be re-standing on 3rd May – Glenys Roberts has been de-selected by her party and Paul Church has decided not to stand again. This is what they say: Councillor Glenys Roberts “I … Continue reading

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West End Labour Team Stand Up for Soho’s Small Businesses

Pancho Lewis, Patrick Lilley and Caroline Saville, Labour’s Team for the West End, have launched their 5-point plan to support Soho’s small businesses. They say: “Small businesses are integral to Soho’s unique identity and heritage. But they’ve fallen victim to rising … Continue reading

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Labour would use the Council’s planning powers to help protect Soho and Chinatown

Labour is deeply concerned that some of Westminster’s most iconic areas are under threat and that action needs to be taken by the council to help protect them. Soho has fallen victim to over-development, pressures from Crossrail, rising rents and … Continue reading

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Labour West End Action Team show support for local businesses

In response to a request from Kemp House Residents’ Association, the West End Labour Action Team has released the following statement of support for local businesses: “We write to express our support for local businesses in Berwick Street, Peter Street … Continue reading

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Well done Soho Dairy, Retail Business of the Year

Labour Councillors have congratulated Berwick Street Market’s Soho Dairy, which has won the Federation of Small Business London Retail Business of the Year award. This award was open to any retail business. Judges were looking for companies which: Have increased … Continue reading

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