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LETTERS: Because of these cycle lanes a 15-minute journey can now take me up to an hour

Published: 7 October, 2016

• I WENT to a meeting regarding the proposal for the Tavistock Place/ Torrington Place double cycle lanes to be made permanent. 

LETTERS: HS2 is never going to be a popular choice, we must tackle the privatised rail firms’ greed

Published: 7 October, 2016

• HS2’s £50-£80billion cost represents £900 to £1,250 for every person in the UK. 

How residents on Pimlico estate got a taste for gardening

Mohammed Yawer and his fellow Warwick Way residents who are growing food

Mohammed Yawer and his fellow Warwick Way residents who are growing food

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Fears ‘essential’ Soho estate office could be moved out of reach

Councillor Paul Dimoldenberg: 'Locating the Soho and Covent Garden housing office miles away to Lisson Green will make services more remote and far less responsive to residents’ needs'

'Significant step' forward for campaigners as developer that pulled down pub enters rebuild talks

Carlton Tavern campaigners at the pub site

Carlton Tavern campaigners at the pub site

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

'Silver Sunday' shows how you’re never too old to try something new!

Pamela Gunnell, 83, from St John’s Wood, at the the Soho Society Tea Dance at St Anne’s Church

Marianea Heier and Owen Lowry from St John’s Wood taking in the atmosphere at Lord’s

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Crying shame as historic Soho pub shuts its doors

Sadness: A Yamashita and Michael Cowell

Sadness: A Yamashita and Michael Cowell

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Charity's fears for women living on the streets of Westminster

Petra Salva

Petra Salva, who runs outreach services at the St Mungo’s homelessness charity in Westminster

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

‘Lawless Soho’: Warning over threat from highly addictive ‘Spice’ drug

‘Spice’, an addictive form of synthetic cannabis,

‘Spice’, an addictive form of synthetic cannabis, is posing a serious threat to homeless people in Westminster 

‘Lawless Soho’: Councillor claims cops ‘drink coffee while people shoot up in doorways’

Cllr Paul Church

Cllr Paul Church (above) and, below, former Mayor of London Boris Johnson at the launch of Impact Zone policing in the West End in July 2014

the launch of Impact Zone policing in the West End in July 2014

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

WESTMINSTER PEOPLE: Kevin’s lab is a living tribute to ‘Penicillin Man’

Kevin Brown in the lab

Kevin Brown in the lab and, below, the commemorative plaque to Sir Alexander Fleming

the commemorative plaque to Sir Alexander Fleming

Published: 7 October, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

The Xtra Diary: Boundary claims ‘nonsense’

MP Karen Buck

MP Karen Buck: 'Inner London constituencies are already huge in population terms'

Published: 7 October, 2016