Local News

Getting black bins the Piazza

Local community groups have asked if we can run a trial removing the big black bins from Ashley Place by the Cathedral Piazza. Conservative Councillors Chalkley, Harvey and Short have direct experience of how they are used to disguise serious antisocial behaviour.

Local policing in Vincent Square

None of us were happy about the spike in rough sleeping and associated antisocial behaviour, soup runs and drug-crime around Christmas, near the Cathedral and beyond.

Lighting in Bryanston & Dorset Square

As part of the Council’s annual Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme for the coming financial year 2019/20, your Councillors have successfully lobbied for street lighting to be upgraded at the following locations.
 

The Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood

As the Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood project draws to a close we are seeking your participation in a short survey to evaluate the project. Your participation in the survey will help us to improve our working practices on future schemes across the city.  

Road resurfacing across the Ward

Howley Place and Park Place Villas (between Maida Avenue and St. Mary’s Terrace) were resurfaced at the end of February. We also arranged for a section of Warwick Avenue between Clifton Villas and Formosa Street to be resurfaced.

Rough sleeping and policing

A number of local people have been sending in pictures of beggars along Melcombe Street and Melcombe Place between Marylebone and Baker Street Stations which your Councillors have been passing onto our Council problem solvers and the dedicated Ward Police officers.

Improving recycling rates and combating fly-tipping

For many residents who live in flats, the big black bins that are located around Little Venice ward are an essential part of their daily lives. Because of the high level of demand, these bins are emptied three times a day, seven days a week.