Helping Keep The Westminster Community Local
Thu December 13, 2018
- London violence: 'Concerns' over crime reduction plan - A committee challenges the details of the mayor's new unit to tackle violent crime in London.
- Brexit gloom to hit housing market into 2019, says RICS - Brexit uncertainty is expected to hit the property market over the next three months, surveyors say.
- New York Times London crime Twitter appeal backfires - The New York Times is sent thousands of tales of accidental eye contact on the Tube and badly made tea.
- Ambulance vandalism: Bins and scooters used in attacks - More than 200 acts of vandalism against ambulances have been recorded over the past three years.
A committee challenges the details of the mayor's new unit to tackle violent crime in London.
Brexit uncertainty is expected to hit the property market over the next three months, surveyors say.
The New York Times is sent thousands of tales of accidental eye contact on the Tube and badly made tea.
More than 200 acts of vandalism against ambulances have been recorded over the past three years.
The BBC is building a brand new, HD-ready Albert Square and expanding the external EastEnders set.
As part one of the inquiry ends, the firefighters' union says no brigade had high-rise evacuation plans.
The stabbing of a teenager in Eltham means there have been 130 killings in the capital since 1 January.
A team of actors and assistants take hours to carefully put the scenes together.
Lydia Taiwo, who was beaten by her parents, is raising awareness of children's rights.
Frank Wang had to stop selling coffee to his customers after his electricity supply was cut off.
Architects create a city made entirely from gingerbread based on their ideal vision
Rapper Drillminister says his tracks highlight double standards faced by artists and young people.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 14th March 2013
BRUSHES AND MOPS AT THE READY! Many members of our community make their mark on our local streets by joining various local Westminster cleaning initiatives throughout the community in a bid to keep our parks, streets, roads and pavements looking clean and look after.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013
INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Westminster council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013
AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013
THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013
HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.
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