Westminster City Council

Government 'Reneging On Grenfell Promise To Pay For Sprinklers In High Rises'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.10.2017 | UK

Councils have said Whitehall is refusing to meet promises to fund basic fire safety improvements like sprinklers needed after the Grenfell Tower trage...

MP Slams Council For Sitting On £300m While Grenfell Survivors Offered Unsuitable Homes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK

Kensington and Chelsea Council is sitting on a third of a billion pounds while Grenfell Tower survivors are repeatedly offered unsuitable housing, loc...

Teen Robbed Of Childhood After Mother Made Him Believe He Was Dying

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A sick 15-year-old boy has missed out on much of his youth because his parents exaggerated his symptoms, a High Court judge has said. The teenager’s...

Top Gear's Cenotaph Stunt Just Got MORE Controversial

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

'Top Gear' was not given permission to perform a controversial stunt near the Cenotaph during filming for the new series, the local council has said. ...

Sad Demise of the Skateboard Graveyard

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

At some point over recent years it has become tradition among the kids who hang out there to chuck worn-out and broken boards and destroyed trainers onto the bridge support closest to the Festival Hall - creating an incredibly poignant memorial to TimothyBaxter... Which makes Westminster City Council's clean-up crew abseiling down to remove the lot both sad and a bit of a massive cock-up.

Prince William On The Royal Nappy Run

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

The Duke of Cambridge has lifted the lid on his first days of fatherhood as he made his first public appearance since the birth of Prince George at a ...

Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

A boy stabbed to death by a gang allegedly wielding knives and swords was today named by family friends as Hani Abou El-Kheir. The 16-year-old was ...

Pimlico Stabbing: Murder Probe As Boy, 16, Is Killed 'With Swords And Knives'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Teenager Stabbed To Death In Pimlico Is Named By Family Friends As Hani Abou El-Kheir A teenager was reportedly heard screaming for his lif...

Fat Is a Local Government Issue

Dr Jonathan Carr-West | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Jonathan Carr-West

We need to recognise that, even in a global, modern city like London, there are communities where people struggle to access fresh fruit and vegetables and afford to pay for leisure facilities. Local councils should tackle this exclusion head-on.

Insight is Where the People Are

Sean Farrington | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

Now that we have some of these insights on The Future, thanks to more advanced technologies, knowledge-workers can go to work to keep the candle burning brightly. Because Insight is for Everyone.

O2 Launches London Free WiFi Network In Time For Olympics

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Tech

A new free Wi-Fi service has launched in London's West End as the Olympic Games get underway. The service is available from Oxford Street to Trafal...

Westminster City Council Challenge 'Concerning' Data

Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

Westminster council has challenged the 2011 Census data, saying it has "serious concerns" about the figures released on Monday morning. The Office ...

Westminster Council's Phoney Parking Policy Should be Paid for Personally by the Councillors and Officers Implementing it

Peter Martindale | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

Westminster City Council is stubbornly implementing charges for late evening, early night-time and Sunday parking in the West End, against the advice of residents, businesses, the entertainment industry, and churches.