Lorraine Dean

Lorraine has lived in Little Venice since 1983 and ran a family electronics business on Edgware Road for 17 years. She now works locally at the City of Westminster college as a teaching assistant to young disabled adults. Lorraine’s interests are education, social services and disability issues.

Lorraine is was first elected as a Councillor for Little Venice in May 2018. 

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: littlevenice@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Bike hanger installed in Little Venice

The first bike hanger in Little Venice Ward has been installed in Sutherland Avenue. You can apply for a place for your bicycle here. If the hangar proves popular with residents, additional locations will be considered.

Gully Replacement on Sutherland Avenue

A collapsed main due to a Thames water pipe going through the drain pipe run was discovered on Sutherland Avenue. This has been a persistent issue for some time and was identified to be replaced.

Warkwick Avenue part resurfaced

As we mentioned in an earlier newsletter, your local councillors made a request to resurface Warwick Avenue between Clifton Gardens and Harrow Road. The section between Clifton Gardens and Blomfield Road is now completed with the remaining section to Harrow Road planned for later in the year.

Fly-tipping and dumping

We're cracking down on fly-tipping in Little Venice. The number of penalty notices or warnings issued against deliberate, illegal fly-tippers has increased by 150% since this time last year. If you spot fly-tipping in your area, get in touch with us or report it here.

Housing for All

Westminster needs more homes, this is why your Conservative run council has an ambitious plan to build 2000 new homes in our city.

An New, easier to use Website

Since the election residents have been telling us about the frustrations they have with the Council’s website and online services. We agreed with them and dedicated an entire cabinet portfolio to improving our online offer.

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Nickie Aiken

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Barbara Arzymanow

Barbara has lived in Westminster for over 35 years and knows that a strong voice can make a difference. Having retired from a business career she plans to dedicate herself full-time to being a community champion liaising with residents and the wealth of organisations representing them.

Tim Barnes

Having moved to the area around Fitzrovia while a student at UCL, Tim now lives in Soho. 

Richard Beddoe

Richard Beddoe is a lawyer specialising in child protection.  He was delighted to lead the formation of a specialist domestic violence court at the Westminster Magistrates Court on Marylebone Road. 

Iain Bott

Iain Bott was elected to the council in a by-election in 2013, and works as a dentist in the Marylebone High Street Ward.

Margot Bright

Margot has lived in Westminster for over 30 years. During that time, she has been an active within the community as a long-standing member local residents’ associations; SEBRA and BRA. Margot has also sat on the Safer Neighbourhoods Panel and serves as a trustee of Paddington Charities.

Susie Burbridge

Susie was elected as a councillor in 1998 whilst continuing to work in Parliament. She grew up in Yorkshire with her six brothers and sisters and left for London at the age of 24 to open a travel business. She is very much a family person and has a son and daughter.

Melvyn Caplan

Melvyn has been a councillor for Little Venice Ward since 1990 and has lived in the area for more than 30 years.  He is currently chairman of the Housing and Finance policy and scrutiny committee.