Category Archives: West End WArd Labour Action Team

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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Petition to stop cuts to West End schools

The West End Labour Action Team has launched a petition calling on Westminster City Council to to urge the Government to scrap the school funding proposals which will mean that all three schools in the West End will lose out, including All … Continue reading

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Open letter: Westminster Council’s plans for skyscrapers

You may be aware that Westminster City Council is running a consultation about relaxing planning regulations to build skyscrapers in the borough. West End Labour has paired up with Wendy Shillam, of FitzWest Neighbourhood Forum, and the skyline campaigner Barbara Weiss … Continue reading

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Revealed: 80% of West End residents oppose Westminster Council plans to build tall buildings

A West End Labour survey has today found that residents overwhelmingly oppose plans to build more tall buildings in Westminster. More than 80% of respondents believe that Westminster Council is wrong to want to develop more skyscrapers and tall buildings. Residents cited the following concerns: … Continue reading

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West End Labour Action Team welcomes news that the Curzon Mayfair has been saved

The West End Labour Action Team has welcomed the news that the Curzon Mayfair has been saved and that it is no longer threatened with closure. It was recently announced that developers Vevil International had dropped an action of forfeiture against the much-loved cinema … Continue reading

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Berwick Street Market privatisation U-Turn welcomed by Labour

Labour Councillors and the West End Labour Action Team have welcomed Westminster City Council’s U-turn on plans to privatise Berwick Street Market following a year-long campaign from market traders who organised a 37,000-signatrure petition against the privatisation proposals. With just … Continue reading

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Standing up for private renters: West End Labour wants to hear your views

The West End Labour Action Team has launched its 5 point plan for private renters. The team is calling on residents, businesses and workers in the West End to feedback their views. Click here to get your voice heard. The … Continue reading

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