Local News

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.

Cllr Mark Shearer shares his experience as a new Councillor

Firstly, thank you to everyone who voted for us and also volunteered with us for the election. I had the most fantastic time meeting people across St James’s ward and knocking on thousands of doors with Tim and Louise.

Warwick Councillor visits tube site

Tube noise continues to be a challenging problem for some residents. Cllr Jacqui Wilkinson was pleased to have the opportunity to see works being carried out by Transport for London aimed at decreasing the impact of tube noise.

National Holocaust Memorial: Victoria Tower Gardens

As many residents will know, there is a national proposal to create a holocaust memorial and learning centre to ensure that the memory of the Holocaust is preserved and that the lessons it teaches are never forgotten.

Your Little Venice Team: John Aird Court Update

We are continuing to work with residents to ensure that the proposed major works to the door entry system and to replace some of the roofs are properly scrutinised and the full details of the schemes are agreed with residents before they proceed. We have arranged a number of meetings with various

Cracking down on litterbugs in Little Venice

Anyone caught discarding rubbish and cigarette butts on the streets or Little Venice will face tougher fines as Westminster City Council plans to double penalties for litter louts. 

Rodent complaints and pest control

Following complaints from local residents, Cllr Dean has been working hard to rid the Warwick Avenue recycling centre of its rodent population. The pest control team laid bait near the recycling centre which has proved very successful.

Another year of successful exam results in Westminster

Westminster City Council works closely with our schools to make sure everyone gets the best possible educational opportunities. Yet again our students have gained some of the most outstanding results in the country.