Tag Archives: Paddington

Westminster Council orders residents to remove burglar alarms on Bayswater homes

Residents in Hereford Road, Bayswater are up in arms at Westminster Council’s plans to refuse planning permission for burglar alarms on 8 houses in the street after the Council claimed that the alarms are ‘visual clutter’ and will damage the … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour launches campaign to save BBC Maida Vale Studios

From the beginnings of radio through to rock and roll, Maida Vale has been at the heart of the nation’s cultural heritage. From the Beatles to Beyonce, every significant pop artist has recorded here. Not only that, the studios also … Continue reading

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Maida Vale Labour Team ‘hit the ground running’ with first success

The Maida Vale Labour Team – Geoff Barraclough, Rita Begum and Nafsika Butler-Thalassis – have ‘hit the ground running’ with a quick success in getting the Council to clear rubbish around bins at the entrance to Paddington Rec, along Carlton … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour calls for Council action to support the Windrush Generation

Westminster is proud to be home to some of London’s longest established British African-Caribbean communities. Given the deep concern felt by many older residents of the ‘Windrush Generation’ as a result of the policies of the current Government, Labour believes … Continue reading

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Just one bed free for emergency patients at St Mary’s this Christmas

        According to the ‘Westminster Extra’: ONLY one emergency bed was spare at St Mary’s Hospital throughout the entire Christmas period, official stats have revealed. NHS England data shows winter pressure is getting out of control with … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre – petition to take the management contract away from the failing private contractor and return it to the NHS

St Mary’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC), run by private healthcare provider Vocare Limited in the Praed Street hospital, was rated inadequate in a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report published recently. We’ve been asking people about their experiences of the Urgent … Continue reading

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Westminster council under fire as £1 billion regeneration of Queensway may include only four ‘affordable’ homes

        The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “The much-vaunted £1 billion regeneration of Queensway is shaping up to include almost no “affordable” homes for young Londoners or key workers. In the latest example of a developer wanting to go … Continue reading

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