Category Archives: Victoria

Why I am standing for Labour in Cities of London & Westminster – Ibrahim Dogus

My name is Ibrahim Dogus and I’m standing as the Labour candidate in Cities of London and Westminster at the general election. After coming to London at the age of 14 with my family as political refugees from Turkey, I … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors take action on Coach Parking

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have been working with Council officers to ask for urgent action on Coach parking on Ebury Bridge Road and Pimlico Road. Residents have been contacting Councillors with examples of Coaches parked … Continue reading

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Residents, activists, and politicians from all major parties tell Boris Johnson: Westminster fire station closures is ‘bad politics’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s plans to axe Westminster fire station have been slammed by an alliance of residents and politicians from all major parties. Mr Johnson came under attack at an impassioned public meeting to discuss the closure of … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on closure of Westminster fire station – Tuesday 11th June

Residents will have their chance to grill Fire chiefs on plans to close Westminster fire station at a public meeting on Tuesday 11th June. The station in Greycoat Place, Victoria, is one of 12 facing closure in the capital to … Continue reading

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Westminster Fire Station closure – The Facts

Westminster fire station in Greycoat Place has responded to 722 incidents in the last 6 months. Out of these, 639 occurred within the City of Westminster (88.5% of the total number of incidents). However, that is not the whole story. … Continue reading

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Mayor Boris told to abandon Greycoat Place closure because fire station cuts will ‘put lives at risk’

The ‘West End Extra’ reports; “EMERGENCY response times are set to increase by more than two minutes in parts of Westminster if plans to close fire stations get the green light. Official figures show that response times in six wards … Continue reading

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Central London rents hit £5,000 a month making it no go area for families

The Evening Standard reports; “Central London has become a “no-go area” for ordinary families, as average monthly rents soar past £5,000, new research reveals today. The “astronomical” levels charged by landlords brought calls for the return of rent controls to … Continue reading

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