Local News

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.

Mark Visits Hand & Lock

This morning Mark visited Hand & Lock, one of our constituency’s oldest manufacturers, to see examples of their exquisite embroidery work.

Mark Visits The Connection

This morning Mark visited The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields to learn about the work they do to help the homeless in the constituency.

Contact The Elderly Seeks Volunteers

Over forty years ago, local Marylebone resident, Trevor Lyttleton, set up Contact the Elderly after noticing that many of his older neighbours very rarely received visitors, leading to isolation and loneliness.

New Academic Building Opens At LSE

Her Majesty The Queen opened a fantastic new building at the London School of Economics (LSE) this morning and Mark, LSE’s local MP, was asked to join her.

Helping London’s Housing Associations

Mark met representatives today from some of London’s biggest housing associations, the G15, to discuss the impact of the credit crunch and their ideas for a radical overhaul of the social housing landscape.