Westminster City Council is
offering young people an opportunity to try out Olympic sports for free
this summer. Held at Westminster Boating Base in the heart of the
capital, free taster sessions in sailing, kayaking and canoeing are on
offer to all young Londoners from 25-28 July. Kayaking,
sailing and canoeing are just some of the river-based sports available,
while young people looking for something away from the water can...
Westminster Council is looking
to introduce a raft of new measures as part of the biggest shake up of
parking in central London for a decade. A number of
recommendations have been put to the council's cabinet for consideration
next week (Monday 1 August) that could see major changes to the way
parking is regulated and managed across the city. The
nine proposals address a number of complex issues including managing
Millions of pounds are to be saved by new innovative green street lights in the first major scheme of its kind in the country. The
"Smart Lights" project which allows lights to be automatically dimmed
or turned up is aimed at reducing the Westminster City Council's public
lighting energy bill, and lower t heir associated carbon footprint. It
is estimated that £8million could be saved over the 20 year life span of
A huge swathe of London's
children are being offered a range of summer activities in the capital
in one of the first example of joined-up services between three
boroughs. Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and
Fulham councils are offering play schemes, sports and arts activities
to children from all three boroughs meaning young people have a chance
to enjoy a much wider range of activities while keeping fit,...
Deserving members of the community in Westminster are being offered another chance to get their hands on 2012 Olympics after Westminster council were successful in their bid to secure 100 tickets. A selected few drawn from the pool of winners and nominees of Westminster community awards, will be given the opportunity to enter into a ballot to win the 2012 Olympics. The tickets are not free howecer and the successful candidate will have...
Rubbish bins in central London are set to sing back to anyone who deposits rubbish in them, congratulating them for waste disposal. Anyone throwing away garbage will hear a burst of the Hallelujah Chorus, "I'm singing in the bin" or a blast of trombone. As part of Love Where You Live's Bin Thinking, 25 talking rubbish bins will soon be installed across Westminster Council with additional bins being trialled in Liverpool. The...