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Helping Westminster's rough sleepers turn their lives around

The following article, written by Westminster City Council Leader Rachael Robathan, originally published by themj.co.uk

The pandemic has affected so many people in a negative way, that it is hard to talk about upsides to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The chancellor’s measures are ‘putting bread on the table’

The following article, written by Westminster City Council Leader Rachael Robathan, originally published by themj.co.uk

Up and down the town centres of the country, we felt the tectonic plates move on Saturday as, after four months of being cooped up, people finally got to go out.

Dog Owners Need To Clean Up!

We all love our pampered pooches in the Abbey Road and most of us are responsible dog owners who enjoy and respect our clean streets and the efforts Westminster Council and our tax-payers make to keep our streets hygienic and tidy. Your Councillors were therefore shocked to witness a pile of nast

Basketball net removed from public highway

The last few months in lockdown have been an enormous challenge and sacrifice for all of us. Enabling people to take fresh air and exercise was a critical part of our ability to stay fit and healthy.

Anti-social behaviour and nitrous oxide abuse

Many of us in Westminster are waking up to the sight of dozens of empty nitrous-oxide canisters on the kerb-side, particularly in quiet streets such as Henstridge Place and wondering what this habit is all about? On a recent Ward walkabout with our Abbey Road Safer Neighbourhood Team led by PC Ol

Our Thanks to The Berkeley Hotel

Cllrs Rachael Robathan and Tony Devenish visited the Berkeley Hotel last week to thank the staff and management for everything they’ve done to support the community since lockdown began. 

Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour in Pimlico

Gillingham Row behind the Queen Mother Centre has been a focal point for drug-related anti-social behaviour. To overcome this, Westminster City Council has installed railings along the length of Gillingham Row behind the QM to prevent unauthorised access. 

CCTV on Wharncliffe Gardens estate goes live

The CCTV system for the Wharncliffe Gardens estate was installed in May, this is thanks to a joint campaign by local people, the Residents' Association and your local Councillor team.