Following the declaration of a Climate Emergency, Westminster City Council has set out an Air Quality Action Plan to tackle air pollution in our city. Approximately 250,000 people call Westminster their home, and another 1 million visit every day.
Sadly, drugs have made an unwelcome return to our streets. Perhaps they never truly went away. We have received a number of emails from concerned residents who are witnessing drug dealing on a daily basis.
Chiltern Railways are planning an Air Quality Action Day on 2nd March at Marylebone Station. They plan to engage with taxi-drivers and other users of the Marylebone Station forecourt and feeder-ranks, on the subject of idling and air-quality.
Our Neighbourhood police team, supported by the Council’s Integrated Street Engagement Unit, continues to work in the Edgware Road and Marble Arch area to tackle problems caused by rough sleepers, including those living in tents.
In joint action involving the Council’s City Inspectors, the Home Office and the Police, a coordinated operation was carried out just before Christmas at four locations - Oxford Street, Bond Street, Regent Street and Covent Garden.
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