More concrete mixers over weekends just not on!

Last Saturday afternoon l saw the impact of the huge works into the West End Gate development to local residents around Paddington Green.  As concert mixer after mixer lined up…

Trump is gifting Xi Jinping leadership of the World

l could not disagree more with Peter Frankopan analysis in the ES (15th of Dec) that the power struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia in the Middle East will determine…

Exploding pavements still an issue in London

Recently l got a response from the Health & Safety Executive on the number of exploding pavements in London to my Freedom of Interest (FOI)  When l asked about the…

Geo-politics of the Rohingya’s plight

While the world has been rallied to the moral and humanitarian case to support the Rohingya’s in their flight from ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar state and their plight in…

Rule changes should be called Prideaux Amendments

Surprisingly the rule changes to the London Labour Party have not received much attention in the blogosphere, passed overwhelmingly by delegates welcoming this momentous change in the Party.  In all…

A Council Estate disappears

The Cricketer’s Estate built by the London Borough of St Marylebone in St John’s Wood must be the first old council estate now wholly owned privately by one individual including…

When were Lewisham & Streatham in Central London?

Out of all the motions submitted to the Labour London Regional Conference the one that is likely to draw least attention is the one increasing the representation of members on…

Crime hotspot in Little Venice need urgent measures

After the tragedy of the murder of Abdul Samad on the doorstep of his home for his mobile along St Mary’s Terrace, W2 in Paddington, its clear that this part…

Urgent Care for £100 min!

While Labour call for the failing Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at St Mary’s Hospital to be brought back into direct NHS control after the recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated…

Forgotten Tollgate House

  With all the talk of regeneration or not on the Ebury Bridge Estate and Church St in the City of Westminster, spare a thought for the residents of Tollgate…