Local News

CLLR Ian Wilder – A Tribute

Last week I was informed of the tragic news that Councillor Ian Wilder passed away on 28 July after a long illness. Ian was a long-term servant of the West End of London, the ward that he represented with such distinction and pride.

Summer Recess Plans

Today parliament rises for summer recess. It marks the end of a torrid term for our democratic institutions and many people will no doubt be glad to see the back of MPs for a couple of months.

Mark Supports London Citizens

Mark joined with the London Citizens at a school in Stepney Green this morning to support their CitySafe Campaign. London Citizens is an alliance of community organisations composed largely of faith groups including churches and mosques, student organisations and residents’ associations.

Lord Mayor Boosts St Andrews Club

The St Andrew’s Club has been given a major boost after Cllr Duncan Sandys, the new Lord Mayor of Westminster, confirmed that it would be his Charity of the Year.

Celebrating Work of Local Temple

Mark visited the Hindu temple in Soho Street this morning to learn about how its congregation contribute to the local community.

The Future of Local Newsagents

Mark this morning lent his support to the ‘Save our Newsagents’ campaign after it was revealed that traditional newsagents are being forced to close at a rate of more than one every day.

Bishopsgate Institute Gets Facelift

The world-renowned Bishopsgate Institute is to undergo a transformation to enhance its position as an educational meeting place for city workers, constituents and visitors to the capital.

Cecil Court Shops Under Threat

As we City residents know, one of the greatest pleasures about shopping in London is not fighting the gauntlet of Oxford Street and elbowing one’s way into stores that can be found in the average British high street.

Mark Visits St Mungo’s

Mark visited one the St Mungo’s Adamson Road project this morning to see first hand the work that is being done to support homeless people who are trying to put their lives back on track.