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Gay ‘cure’ film showing scrapped

A screening of a documentary purporting to show 15 people who are “emerging out of homosexual lifestyle” due to therapy or religion, at a cinema in Westminster, has been scrapped. The film is ‘Voices of the Silenced: Experts, Evidences and … Continue reading

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Churchill Councillors call for Ebury Bridge referendum following Mayor of London’s guidelines on estate regeneration

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Councillor Rachael Robathan, Westminster Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, to demand a full ballot of all residents on any final scheme agreed for Ebury Bridge Estate. This follows the … Continue reading

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Labour speaks up for Church Street Masterplan leaseholders

Church Street Councillor Aicha Less spoke in support of leaseholders affected by the Masterplan at the Council meeting on 24th January. She said: “We welcome, Westminster City Council’s firm commitment – “Where leaseholders have opted to remain in, or return … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour launches dossier of ’20 nightmare stories’ from City West Homes’

Westminster Labour Councillors have published a dossier of ’20 nightmare stories’ from City West Homes’, based on the experiences of CWH tenants and leaseholders over the past few months. All have been reported to CWH for action and some problems … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP calls for Airbnb short term lets registration scheme

Research by the Residential Landlords Association published in December 2017 found the number of Airbnb rentals in London has increased by 187% since 2015. Karen Buck MP said the number of properties advertised on Airbnb in Westminster North has more … Continue reading

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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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Call for urgent review of standards in Westminster Care Homes

Labour Councillors have called for the Council’s Health & Social Care Scrutiny Committee to investigate the findings of a report from a ‘Which’ investigation into standards in Care Homes across the country which has revealed that Westminster is the worst … Continue reading

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