Category Archives: News

Heathrow expansion or not, me judges!

The campaigners trying to block Heathrow expansion lost¬† their judicial review on last Wednesday morning. Now while the Judge in Heathrow expansion case made clear the hearing was only concerned…

Trees saved along the Edgware Rd

    As the hoarding around the development on the immediate North side of Parsons House along the Edgware Rd went up, it was clear a row of trees from…

Withdraw British forces from Brunei

With the Sultan of Brunei introducing new Sharia Laws in Brunei to stone gays and adulterers, there is only one response that will register with him, the withdrawal of British…

Move the Bus Stop in Marylebone

Since the coverage of the “Row over buses by the nursery” in this weeks edition of the Westminster Extra, many people on the street have said to how astonishing it…

New ward boundaries for Westminster? – No need really

Now that the Local Government Boundary Commission for England has announced that the numbers of councillors in the City of Westminster should be reduced down to 54 from 60, we…

Crossrail being laughed at from afar

You did not have to go far to hear the rumours of the delays on the Crossrail works in Central London. The cafes and pubs around Paddington Railway Station have…

“Coach & horses” through London

The recent community concern over TfL investigating a move of . Victoria Coach Station to Royal Oak site highlights well how coach matters in London do not really have anyone…

Time for GLA blue plaques?

As a veteran of putting two blue plaques up in my neighbourhood – one for the second home of Lords and the other for Joe Strummer – it took a…

The Shamima Begum saga – a contrast

While Bangladeshis around the world were spending time to¬†commemorate Language Martyrs Day on the 21st of February, we saw the UK consumed with whether Shamima Begum should be permitted back…

Demo’s outside auction of Housing Association homes

The two protests outside Mayfair auction houses in the past week are throwing light on what Housing Associations (HAs) are doing to their housing stock in Central London when becoming…