A POSITIVE VOICE FOR THE RESIDENTS OF THE HYDE PARK ESTATE

Updated planning application for Portsea Mews

Some time ago we wrote about the proposals to redevelop Portsea Mews, an area which is currently in a poor state of repair and attracting a lot of antisocial behaviour. After some objections to the height of the previously-proposed development, the newly-submitted application reduces the height back to its current level and moves a smallContinue reading “Updated planning application for Portsea Mews”

Next Have Your Say crime meeting

Following hot on the heels of last month’s very successful Have Your Say crime event, this sequel event will be taking place on Thursday 24th November. Our local police team (including the area’s Sergeant, Martin Noon) and our local councillors have kindly agreed to this follow-up meeting to continue to address the issues raised toContinue reading “Next Have Your Say crime meeting”

Connaught Village Christmas celebrations

This Thursday 17th November from 3pm Connaught Village is celebrating the beginning of the Christmas season with an afternoon of complimentary sustainable craft workshops, live music performances, in-store promotions, and a chance to meet and pose for a photo with husky dogs. The Tree of Love, Joy and Hope will have a new yuletide makeoverContinue reading “Connaught Village Christmas celebrations”

Silent vampire film being screened at St John’s Church (postponed)

Come to St John’s Church on Saturday evening 12th November for the screening of the first great vampire film, on the Big Screen with live organ improvisation and bar available. F.W. Murnau’s 1922 silent horror classic Nosferatu: Eine Symphonie des Grauens (A Symphony of Horror) is the first great vampire film, based controversially on BramContinue reading “Silent vampire film being screened at St John’s Church (postponed)”

The Waste Action Squad Gets HyPER

A blustery morning on the Hyde Park Estate did not prevent HyPER Chairman and Spokesman, Andy Beverley and Chris Gunness turning out to meet and greet the Council’s Waste Action Squad (WAS) at the famous fly-tipping hot spot where Bathurst and Westbourne Streets meet. The “WAS” set up stall at various locations across the estateContinue reading “The Waste Action Squad Gets HyPER”

TfL commence Park Lane walking and cycling consultation

Transport for London has launched a consultation on the changes they made to help people cycle, walk and use the bus on Park Lane. These included the creation of a cycle and bus lane and a reduction in the number of general motor traffic lanes. A number of changes have been made over the lastContinue reading “TfL commence Park Lane walking and cycling consultation”

Waste Action Squad in Hyde Park Estate this week

The Waste Action Squad is a multi-agency team working with the community to identify effective solutions to address dumping hotspots through a trial programme, across Westminster. This week they are focussing on hotspots around the Edgware Road and Hyde Park ward area. The key objectives for the team are: The timeline for the team’s visitContinue reading “Waste Action Squad in Hyde Park Estate this week”

HyPER’s Second “Have Your Say” Event: Crime

It was standing room only at a very successful meeting organised by HyPER to discuss residents’ concerns about crime on the Hyde Park Estate. Many issues were raised, from basic policing in response to incidents, to ways that crime could be mitigated in the first instance. We are very grateful for the attendance of SergeantContinue reading “HyPER’s Second “Have Your Say” Event: Crime”