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Marylebone Forum - Six Month Report

Marylebone Forum - Six Month Report

We are pleased to report significant progress has been made by the Marylebone Forum over the last six months. Following the establishment of a group to oversee and publicise its programme to designation much work has been undertaken in preparing the way for the neighbourhood forum application. This has now been completed and submitted to Westminster City Council. The application is available for viewing both on our website and the Marylebone Forum website at www.maryleboneforum.org.

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Did a World War II bomb drop near your home? - Find out

Did a World War II bomb drop near your home? - Find out

For those of you in Marylebone who are interested in local history, in particular World War II, there is new web site that has been developed jointly by the University of Portsmouth, the National Archives and the Joint Information Service Committee. The web site maps the extent of bombs dropped on London from Autumn 1940 to Spring 1941, roughly coinciding with the period known as "The Blitz".

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Warning - Parcel Delivery Scam

Warning - Parcel Delivery Scam

Christmas is fast approaching, Royal Mail & The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam:

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Marylebone Forum - Period for Representations

Marylebone Forum - Period for Representations

Following the Marylebone Forum’s formal application for designation as a neighbourhood forum, Westminster City Council have informed the Forum  that they will undertake the 'period for representations’ from Wednesday 26th November 2014 until Wednesday 21st January 2015. This is an eight week period (rather than the normal six weeks) to take into account the Christmas holiday period.

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Westminster Parks and Open Spaces - What do you think?

Westminster Parks and Open Spaces - What do you think?

Do you use Westminster’s public parks and open spaces?  Do you think they could be improved?

Let us know by completing a short Open Spaces survey at Westminster Open Spaces Survey

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Update to Fibre Optic Broadband rollout in Marylebone

Update to Fibre Optic Broadband rollout in Marylebone

In response to our article (Fibre Optic Broadband fails to materialise in Marylebone), we have received some interesting information from an Association member who has contacted BT about the lack of progress in bringing fibre optic broadband into his area in Marylebone. The response from BT includes the following:

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David Unwin
We have been communicating with BT about the cost of privately installing a new cabinet and they have quoted a cost of £25,000 - £... Read More
Friday, 23 January 2015 17:39
David Unwin
At this point in time no update. My own personal view is that until there is a sufficient "groundswell" of opinion focused at BT, ... Read More
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 16:21
David Unwin
Partha, I can run it by our people in the Association. However, this particular issue is not part of our remit, whether it should ... Read More
Thursday, 23 April 2015 16:12
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Topkapi becoming Slowear - The slow death of neighbourhood favourites?
09 August 2017
Shame to hear about Topkapi some great days and kebabs 30 years ago whilst working around the corner...
Marylebone - Pedestrianisation of St Vincent's Street
30 June 2017
Admirable though this is, how will it affect collections from Waitrose?
Baker Street Two Way Scheme given go-ahead
01 June 2017
I must be one of the few people who remember Baker Street and Gloucester Place and two way thoroughf...

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