Tag Archives: West End

West End Labour call for new operators for the Windmill Theatre following licence loss

Patrick Lilley of the West End Labour Action Team says: “It would be tragic if this this hugely historic venue closed for good and was replaced by a bland and faceless chain store or restaurant. It’s a really special place, … Continue reading

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Mayor of London vows to protect cultural venues following successful West End Labour campaign

West End Labour has welcomed measures introduced in the Mayor of London’s draft London Plan to prevent cultural venues from closure. Included in the recently released draft Plan is the Agent of Change principle, which places the onus on developers … Continue reading

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Labour Action Team battles to save Covent Garden supermarkets

The St James’s Ward Labour Action Team is battling hard against the recently-announced closure of M&S in Long Acre and now potentially the Tesco store in King Street. Colin Appleby, one of the St James’s Ward Labour Action Team, is … 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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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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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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