In the last few years, some 850 British residents are thought to have gone out to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS and other jihadist organisations. Many of those were young people, and several were from Kensington and Chelsea. Continue reading
We all share the view that Kensington and Chelsea is a special place to live. It’s a fantastic borough in the world’s best city. From beautiful squares in sought-after residential areas to our wonderful markets, parks and schools there are many reasons why people want to be Royal Borough residents.
An awful lot of work goes into maintaining the quality of life in the borough and, where necessary, bringing people to book when their actions disturb the peace and quiet of a street or create a veritable eyesore.
This week I learned of two cases where action by enforcement officers, from two different departments, tackled a blight on the landscape and a noisy builder who paid no heed to warnings. Continue reading