January 2013 Archives
A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teenager Hani Abou El Kheir.
The 16-year-old (pictured), a former Pimlico Academy pupil, was stabbed to death in Lupus Street, Pimlico, on Sunday night (27).
Detectives believe at least 10 youths were involved in the brutal attack.
Grassroots art projects could suffer after Westminster council proposed to scrap its £360,000 arts and culture programme.
Paddington Arts (pictured above at Notting Hall Carnival 2011) is one of several community arts groups around the borough, which offer creative outlets for young people, the elderly and homeless, that could lose out.
Transport for London has issued an update on ongoing improvements to Victoria Station.
Work to the north and south ticket halls began in May 2011 and autumn 2012 respectively. The north ticket hall is due to open in 2015 and the expanded south hall in 2018.
Pregnant mothers can look forward to having their babies in upgraded maternity units thanks to a £370,000 grant.
St Mary's Hospital in Paddington (pictured) and Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea in Hammersmith are among more than 100 maternity wards around the country to cash in on a £25million government funding pot.
Marlborough Gallery's contemporary rooms have been closed following a rooftop fire on Monday (28) attended by 72 firefighters.
A spokeswoman for the art house in Albermarle Street, Mayfair, said: "We opened for business at 10am on Tuesday. It was a small, smouldering fire on the roof of the gallery. The modern contemporary gallery on the first foor is closed until further notice.
Police have released the image of Pimlico murder victim Hani Abou El Kheir.
The 16-year-old (pictured) was found stabbed in Lupus Street, near the notorious Churchill Gardens Estate, on Sunday evening at 7pm. He died a few hours later in hospital.
A wealth of new affordable homes are popping up around the borough.
Westminster council this week allocated a £3million grant from its affordable housing fund to build 36 new homes on the Elgin Estate in Harrow Road. A new nursery, community centre and improvements to existing blocks will also be made.
Westminster's police chief has urged witnesses to come forward who may have vital information about the boy stabbed to death in Pimlico.
The 16-year-old was found bleeding in Lupus Street at 7pm yesterday (Sun 27) and later died in hospital.
Westminster council says it is 'committed' to tackling gang violence in the borough following the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy.
The teenager was found stabbed in Lupus Street, Pimlico, yesterday (Sunday 27) around 7pm. He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries a few hours later.
A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 16-year-old boy in Pimlico.
Police were called at around 6.50pm yesterday (Sunday, 27) to reports of a youth stabbed in Lupus Street.