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Deliveroo in Bayswater

We have listened to residents’ concerns about delivery motorcycle drivers in Bayswater and have had several discussions with the police and the council to address this.  

St. John's Wood Post Office update

Despite nearly three years of best efforts by your local councillors the Post Office (PO) announced that they intend moving their operation from their site on Circus Road, which Westminster City Council (WCC) own, to a convenience store on Charlbert Street and convert it from a Crown to a franchi

Update on Seymour Leisure Centre

A consultation with residents over the Seymour Leisure Centre and the Library yielded some excellent and thoughtful suggestions.

Cycle Superhighway 11 victory for our residents

The Mayor of London’s plans to build Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11) cycle route from Swiss Cottage have been rejected following Westminster City Council’s successful Judicial Review.

Silver Sunday: 7th October 2018

Silver Sunday was the brainchild of Warwick Ward Councillor Christabel Flight. It started with a tea dance and within a few short years has turned into a national campaign to tackle the blight of loneliness that affects so many older people.

Planning war on new phone boxes

As Westminster’s Head of Planning, Councillor Richard Beddoe is leading a campaign to for greater powers over the installation of phone boxes on our streets. In the last two years, the Council has rejected 170 applications for new telephone kiosks, on the grounds that their real purpose is to obt

Notting Hill Carnival

Carnival was considered a great success by the council and the police. It is an honour to host the biggest street carnival in Europe, but we realise it brings significant inconvenience to residents. We’ve been working hard to improve the experience for residents introducing several new measures t

Residents report. BDS Councillors respond

We have supported residents in tackling rough sleeping within the Ward through local walkabouts with the Police, and through highlighting the correct procedure to ensure that safeguarding responsibilities are observed.