Helping Keep The Westminster Community Local
Thu June 22, 2017
- Cladding to be removed from five Chalcots tower blocks - It said it would carry out regular fire safety patrols and safety checks to reassure residents.
- Grenfell Tower: Eleven high rises 'fail fire-risk tests' - Cladding on about 600 high rises in England is being tested, as Premier Inn admits concerns about three of its hotels.
- First war memorial to Afro-Caribbean soldiers unveiled in London - The sculpture is dedicated to the two million Afro-Caribbean soldiers who fought in both world wars.
- Southern rail: Report into disruption is 'attack on staff' - The government said it would not publish the Southern rail report before the election
It said it would carry out regular fire safety patrols and safety checks to reassure residents.
Cladding on about 600 high rises in England is being tested, as Premier Inn admits concerns about three of its hotels.
The sculpture is dedicated to the two million Afro-Caribbean soldiers who fought in both world wars.
The government said it would not publish the Southern rail report before the election
Nicholas Holgate says he is "heartbroken" by the tower block fire in which at least 79 people died.
Lutfur Rahman was found guilty by an election court of corrupt and illegal practices.
Makram Ali, 51, was a "gentle man" who "spent his whole life without enemies", his family says.
Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.
Residents at a block of flats in Tottenham have been told the building has the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.
Nearly 70 social housing flats will be made available, as the PM apologises for the government's failures.
It is the first time the prime minister has apologised for the government's response to the Grenfell fire.
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.
Minimum Temperature: 14°C (57°F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1011mb, Humidity: 59%, UV Risk: 7, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:22 BST
Maximum Temperature: 23°C (73°F), Minimum Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 14mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 54%, UV Risk: 7, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:43 BST, Sunset: 21:22 BST
Maximum Temperature: 23°C (73°F), Minimum Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 72%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:44 BST, Sunset: 21:22 BST
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