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Paget-Brown - Digging His Own Grave?

Over the past couple of months the Grenfell Action Group have been attempting by various means, including use of the Freedom Of Information Act, to shed light on Council Leader Nick Paget-Brown’s attendance at a private dinner to which he was invited by the organisers of the MIPIM conference at Olympia in 2015. 794 more words

full moon setting...

clear tomorrow here
already
days zip past
often primrose trite
not so for others’ kites-
crucial times like these

Here (see below)
Going on a bit just then… 81 more words

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Westminster City Council offloading their homeless out of London is NOT a new story

Here’s a curious little puzzle… We were taking a look through the Evening Standard (a.k.a. The ‘Bog Standard’) the other day when we saw this story: … 533 more words

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Insolent Green

Life enhancement calls the old & infirm ,
the homeless amputee, the various frail sticks
the homesick summary rejects of this gruel regime,
clumsy messages lost on deaf or dormant ansaphones— 137 more words

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Paget-Brown and MIPIM

On 4th December 2016 a member of the Grenfell Action Group wrote to RBKC, under Freedom of Information legislation, after it had come to our attention that the current Leader of the Council, Nicholas Paget-Brown, had attended a private dinner at the invitation of MIPIM in 2015. 1,027 more words

Turfed out...

The Heygate Estate in Walworth, which is in the London borough of Southwark, was completed in 1974 and was comprised of 1200 council homes. It was demolished in 2014 and replaced by 2700 private / shared ownership homes and a mere 82 social rented homes. 397 more words

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Have Yourself A Very Rocky Christmas!

Season’s greetings from the Grenfell Action Group! The mocked up christmas card that we have chosen to illustrate this little blog is, of course, intended to lampoon the RBKC Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing Property and Regeneration, Rock Feilding-Mellen, whose recent exploits will ensure that many residents of the Royal Borough’s council housing estates are unlikely to fully enjoy the peace and security they might have hoped for, given that Rocky and his mates are planning radical changes in the name of… 92 more words