Speaking to relatives on Skype is just one of the innovative ways a new dementia day resource centre is seeking to help people with dementia manage their condition.
Opening in November later this year, the £300,000 centre on Westbourne Park Road will be one of the first centres in London to consider using web chat technology in helping people to live well with dementia.
Westminster pupils have achieved a four per cent increase in good A-level grades this year, despite a tougher marking system being introduced across the country.
According to results announced by each school this week, Westminster sixth forms achieved an A*-C pass rate of 75.4%, compared to 71% last year.
London’s iconic Trocadero is set to be transformed into a new ‘pod’ style hotel and residential complex, after Westminster City Council’s planning committee gave proposals the green light this evening.
The new site will comprise of 583 hotel bedrooms across seven floors, eight residential flats (1, 2 and 3 bedrooms) on the first floor and mezzanine levels, and more shops on the ground floor. A brand new rooftop bar on the ninth floor will also be built.
Following a major consultation and subsequent Cabinet Member report, Westminster Councillors are being asked to approve proposals to deliver a new state of the art £17 million sports centre.
A report published today proposes creating a new centre through a consolidation of two nearby facilities - Moberly Sports Centre and Jubilee Sports Centre. The two existing centres are within 0.6 miles of each other and research into customer use shows many users are already willing to travel to both facilities.
A Westminster noise enforcement officer had a lucky escape when he went to the door of a party early on a Sunday morning – to be chased by a knife-wielding naked man who had drunk two litres of the powerful Greek spirit ouzo*.
WCC employee Ken Agnew was followed by Terence Hurley along the corridor of Gainsborough House, Erasmus Street, and the council officer was forced to knock on nearby doors to find a resident who would shelter him while he called the police.