Category Archives: Soho

Labour call on Gay Hussar landlord to reverse 30% rent rise to save iconic Soho restaurant

Labour Councillors have called on Gay Hussar landlord Corus Hotels, to reverse their 30% rent increase in a bid to save one of Soho’s most celebrated and iconic restaurants from closure. For decades, Gay Hussar – a Hungarian restaurant on … Continue reading

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Action to clean filthy phone boxes in Great Windmill Street

We have reported a number of filthy BT phone boxes in Great Windmill Street in Soho and have asked them to be cleaned urgently. The number to call to report dirty, damaged or defaced phone kiosks to BT is 0800 661 610 … Continue reading

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Four more Labour Councillors elected to Westminster Council

Four more Labour Councillors were elected on to Westminster City Council on 3rd May, bringing the total of Labour Councillors to 19. The 4 Labour gains are: Geoff Barraclough and Nafsika Butler-Thalassis in Maida Vale Ward, joining existing Labour Councillor … Continue reading

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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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