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Fury at Ebury Bridge over botched regeneration scandal

The ‘Westminster Extra’ reports: “FURIOUS Ebury Bridge residents demanded answers from councillors this week amid fears they are being “smoked out” of the troubled estate. Around 50 tenants and leaseholders gathered outside nearby Grosvenor Hall in Pimlico as councillors filed … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour welcomes screeching Tory U-turn on empty property tax

News that the Conservative leadership of Westminster City Council has reversed its position on taxing empty property has been welcomed by Labour Councillors. On Monday, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called for the government to give the boroughs increased powers … Continue reading

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Labour call for action to cut Vauxhall Bridge Road parking abuse

Labour Councillors have called on Transport for London (TfL) to take strong action against drivers who park illegally on the Vauxhall Bridge Red Route and cause increased pollution through traffic congestion and tailbacks along this important traffic artery. Labour say that … Continue reading

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Seventy eight homes are empty on Ebury Bridge estate after Westminster Council blunder

According to the ‘Westminster Extra’: “New figures show 87 empty homes on the Ebury Bridge estate, Pimlico, where a massive regeneration project has been botched by the city council. Since 2014 residents have been moving out of the estate, as … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors call on Westminster Council for reassurances on Ebury Bridge Regeneration

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have called for Westminster Council Leader Cllr Nickie Aiken to step in and provide reassurances for residents of Ebury Bridge Estate on plans for the estate. At a meeting in June 2017 Cllr Aiken tore … 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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Time to get a move on with Church Street regeneration say Labour

Church Street Labour Councillor Barbara Grahame says: “In 2010 the council published its Housing Renewal Strategy which identified Church Street for renewal. Church Street was selected because with 11,000 residents in 5,000 households it had: 78% children lived in income … Continue reading

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