News

Planning war on new phone boxes

As Westminster’s Head of Planning, Councillor Richard Beddoe is leading a campaign to for greater powers over the installation of phone boxes on our streets. In the last two years, the Council has rejected 170 applications for new telephone kiosks, on the grounds that their real purpose is to obt

Residents report. BDS Councillors respond

We have supported residents in tackling rough sleeping within the Ward through local walkabouts with the Police, and through highlighting the correct procedure to ensure that safeguarding responsibilities are observed. The first step in dealing with rough sleeping problems is to report your conce

Cllr Mark Shearer shares his experience as a new Councillor

Firstly, thank you to everyone who voted for us and also volunteered with us for the election. I had the most fantastic time meeting people across St James’s ward and knocking on thousands of doors with Tim and Louise.

Warwick Councillor visits tube site

Tube noise continues to be a challenging problem for some residents. Cllr Jacqui Wilkinson was pleased to have the opportunity to see works being carried out by Transport for London aimed at decreasing the impact of tube noise.

National Holocaust Memorial: Victoria Tower Gardens

As many residents will know, there is a national proposal to create a holocaust memorial and learning centre to ensure that the memory of the Holocaust is preserved and that the lessons it teaches are never forgotten.

Another year of successful exam results in Westminster

Westminster City Council works closely with our schools to make sure everyone gets the best possible educational opportunities. Yet again our students have gained some of the most outstanding results in the country.