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Evening Standard
Fight begins to make developer rebuild pub brick by brickin its fight to force a developer to rebuild a historic pub brick by brick. Th
Fight begins to make developer rebuild pub brick by brick
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
in its fight to force a developer to rebuild a historic pub brick by brick. The Friends of Carlton Tavern are backing Westminster Council in its push to have the Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale rebuilt to look exactly how it did before it was... Read more
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Evening Standard
De Niro to open New York-style 'hipster chic' hotel in LondonRoyal Opera House. It will host a spa, members’ club and two restaurants, accor
De Niro to open New York-style 'hipster chic' hotel in London
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Royal Opera House. It will host a spa, members’ club and two restaurants, according to a planning application lodged with Westminster council. It will be in six Victorian and early 20th-century buildings — three of them Grade II listed — in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sadiq Khan has a new plan to tackle London's toxic aironly hybrid or zero-emission double-decker buses from 2018. Mr Khan also pledg
Sadiq Khan has a new plan to tackle London's toxic air
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
only hybrid or zero-emission double-decker buses from 2018. Mr Khan also pledged in his election manifesto to work with Westminster Council, local businesses and taxis to pedestrianise Oxford Street and revive plans to part-pedestrianise... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Top Gear host apologises over Cenotaph stuntaway from the memorial; "the filming took place a respectful distance away from
Top Gear host apologises over Cenotaph stunt
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
away from the memorial; "the filming took place a respectful distance away from the cenotaph and it was all agreed with Westminster Council in advance." Chancellor George Osborne took to Twitter to criticise Evans for causing noise issues and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fresh gentrification row in Soho over Berwick Street market futureat one of central London’s oldest street markets have warned they are “on their
Fresh gentrification row in Soho over Berwick Street market future
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
at one of central London’s oldest street markets have warned they are “on their knees and waiting for the chop” after Westminster council decided to hand over control to a private operator. Dozens of stallholders at 250-year-old Berwick... Read more
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Mashable
Inside the organisation that rates everything Britain watchesCronenberg's Crash — a drama about a group of people who are sexually aroused b
Inside the organisation that rates everything Britain watches
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
Cronenberg's Crash — a drama about a group of people who are sexually aroused by car crashes. "We gave [Crash] an 18 but Westminster council banned it," says Austin. "So if you wanted to watch Crash in Westminster you had to go over the river to... Read more
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Daily Mail
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Dame Joan Collins goes to war over a PUDDLEtaking pictures of herself posing next to the puddle – in a range of designer f
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Dame Joan Collins goes to war over a PUDDLE
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
taking pictures of herself posing next to the puddle – in a range of designer footwear of course – and tweeting them to Westminster Council. Dame Joan Collins is taking her ‘road rage’ to extremes. She’s complained to the highways department of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Our local tax-spend Republicanseven as public-safety costs rose $9 million over the same period. Don’t expect
Our local tax-spend Republicans
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
even as public-safety costs rose $9 million over the same period. Don’t expect much resistance to a tax increase from the Westminster council. Every one of the council members claims to have been endorsed by the police or the firefighters – or... Read more
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Evening Standard
Stars’ bikini designer Melissa Odabash in battle against mega-basementfighting a “horror” mega-basement beneath a £2 million mews house near Hyde Par
Stars’ bikini designer Melissa Odabash in battle against mega-basement
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
fighting a “horror” mega-basement beneath a £2 million mews house near Hyde Park. The former model has written to Westminster council objecting to the plans for the build which she claims will be “greatly disruptive”. Ms Odabash is known... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
High road crime wave’snowfall and the use of grit has been blamed on the increase of potholes. One
High road crime wave’
The Ham&High Network / Posted 22 days ago
snowfall and the use of grit has been blamed on the increase of potholes. One particular road that is shared by Brent and Westminster councils is so bad that councillors from the latter authority are calling for urgent repairs to be carried... Read more
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Evening Standard
Drug dealer who stood for Labour is spared jail to follow legal careera chance to pursue his “career ambitions”. Firase Morgan, 25, of Marylebone, s
Drug dealer who stood for Labour is spared jail to follow legal career
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
a chance to pursue his “career ambitions”. Firase Morgan, 25, of Marylebone, stood for Labour in Hyde Park ward in City of Westminster council elections two years ago, but was not elected. Morgan, who attends BPP University, was caught selling £40... Read more
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Evening Standard
Regent's Park cycle superhighway plans under fire from councilPlans for a controversial cycle superhighway through Regent’s Park have come un
Regent's Park cycle superhighway plans under fire from council
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
Plans for a controversial cycle superhighway through Regent’s Park have come under fire from Westminster Council. Councillors believe CS11, which would run between Swiss Cottage and Oxford Circus via non-segregated paths on the Outer Circle of... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Westminster Council is against the CS11 Cycle Superhighway Protest against Cycle Superhighway Regent's Park in March. Photo by Adam Tier
Westminster Council is against the CS11 Cycle Superhighway
The Ham&High Network / Posted 25 days ago
Protest against Cycle Superhighway Regent's Park in March. Photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas Campaigners against the proposed Cycle Superhighway 11 in Camden have welcomed a move by neighbouring... Read more
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Evening Standard
Woman ‘raped by relative of sports star after she left club'raised concerns about his relationship with the club, where it is alleged his f
Woman ‘raped by relative of sports star after she left club'
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
raised concerns about his relationship with the club, where it is alleged his flatmate was then working. In a statement to Westminster council’s licensing department, seen by the Standard, Sergeant Paul Hoppe, the licensing sergeant for... Read more
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Evening Standard
Council criticised for £12k spend on lion sculpturesWestminster Council has come under fire for spending more than £12,000 on two c
Council criticised for £12k spend on lion sculptures
Evening Standard / Posted 26 days ago
Westminster Council has come under fire for spending more than £12,000 on two commemorative lion sculptures to celebrate the local authority's 50th anniversary. The lions are due to be unveiled on May 27 as part of the plans to celebrate the... Read more
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Mashable
'Homeless Jesus' sculpture banned from central Londonpraised by Pope Francis as a "beautiful piece of art," but a Homeless Jesus art
'Homeless Jesus' sculpture banned from central London
Mashable / Posted 27 days ago
praised by Pope Francis as a "beautiful piece of art," but a Homeless Jesus artwork isn't welcome in London, according to Westminster Council. The sculptures, casts of which have cropped up at several cities, has been blocked from appearing... Read more
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Evening Standard
Church to fight 'Homeless Jesus' statue snub near Houses of ParliamentFrancis and can be seen in The Vatican, Madrid and Washington DC but attempts t
Church to fight 'Homeless Jesus' statue snub near Houses of Parliament
Evening Standard / Posted 30 days ago
Francis and can be seen in The Vatican, Madrid and Washington DC but attempts to bring it to London have been thwarted. Westminster Council said the area is already saturated with statues with famous figures such as Sir Winston Churchill and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lap dance boss who gave Tory MP tour investigated over 'no touching' rule breachwith these codes of conduct will (at the management's discretion) be asked to l
Lap dance boss who gave Tory MP tour investigated over 'no touching' rule breach
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
with these codes of conduct will (at the management's discretion) be asked to leave the premises.” Under byelaws Westminster Council has the power to both caution and close down Warr’s lap dancing club. This would be for alleged gross... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hotelier leads fight against Hyde Park mega-basementalso pointed out that other homes in the mews had been extended. Chartered surv
Hotelier leads fight against Hyde Park mega-basement
Evening Standard / Posted a month ago
also pointed out that other homes in the mews had been extended. Chartered surveyor Harry Neal, who lives nearby, has told Westminster council the work could “cause significant structural instability for neighbouring properties”. Mr Ahluwalia... Read more

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