Category Archives: News

Why are so many post boxes closed in W9?

Normally at this time of the year, we like to go to our local post box to send our Christmas cards but alas this has been denied to folk in…

Paddington is not Canary Wharf – Baltic Wharf

  I have the following objections to the revised Travis Perkins/Unite Students proposals, as follows: Gross Overdevelopment of the site The defining feature of the Paddington Basin area is the…

Little Venice Labour urge Mayor of London to refuse scheme for Paddington Green

We’re urging the Mayor of London to use his powers to refuse permission for Berkeley Homes to build three mega blocks, including one of 32 stories, on the site of…

First red plaque in W9

Now we have many blue plaques in Paddington in both W9 & W2 parts but this morning we had our first red plaque in W9 put up along Clifton Gardens…

W9ers for the Bakerloo line

As the Evening Standard reported last week and this week again that the TfL financial crisis could mean the closing of entire tube line and whilst a tube line was…

Flash Floods in London – Independent Review Update

  After watching two council scrutinies on the flash floods in London, a letter from the Consumer Council for Water (CCW) informs me what is happening with the Independent Review…

COPPING HELL

With flash floods in London partially caused by intense rains not seen before and likely to increase in the future on the basis of the latest IPCCC Research Reports, some…

Big Cities should become signatories to the UNFCCC @COP26

Simon Jenkins is right to say “Big Cities can show us the way to a more climate-friendly …” world on the 22nd of Oct particularly with the level of urbanisation…

Hindu lives matter in Bangladesh

  The recent killings of Hindu worshippers during their Durga Puja celebration and the lead up to Diwali, is deeply shocking. These attacks on homes and temples of the Hindu…

Sinophobia & COP26 – watch out!

We should be mindful of the growing tide of sinophobia (anti-Chinese racism) in the world also creeping into the COP26 as the finger gets pointed at the Chinese being the…