Local News

Soho Residents' Update

The below has been taken from the spring 2019 issue of The Soho Clarion 

Funding Boost for Local Charities

I am delighted to learn that two local charities, Create Arts Limited and The Bounce Back Foundation, have been successful in securing funding raised by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

A New Post Office on the Strand

Good news!

The Post Office has today announced that it will be opening a new ‘main’ style branch on the Strand only a five minute walk away from the recently closed, and much-used, Trafalgar Square office.

Trafalgar Square Post Office Closure Update

Last October, and to the disappointment of many, the Post Office announced the permanent closure of its often-busy Trafalgar Square branch, shortly after the last post before Christmas.

My Meeting with Pimlico Youth Workers; Outbreak

The Pimlico Foundation has been delivering children and youth work on the council estates of Pimlico since its formation in 2015, and today I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Liburd, Ian Mullens and Rev Lis Goddard; the team behind Outbreak, the Foundation’s fantastic youth-focused ‘movement’.

My visit to Maggie's Centre at Barts

It was an absolute pleasure to visit the Maggie’s Centre located at Barts for the first time since I attended its opening almost a year ago and to see it up and running, as well as meeting again with Laura Lee, Maggie’s Chief Executive and champion.