Posts Tagged ‘ Westminster ’

Breakfast of champions

Oct 20th, 2012 | By

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and also a tasty shortcut to getting to know a country’s culture. Here are Brett Atkinson’s top 10 recommendations for getting the day started around the globe

50 years of Bond

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

The 23rd Bond film, Skyfall, is due to be released later this month. To celebrate the latest film around the world’s most high-profile secret agent and ultimate English gent, VisitEngland selects a number of Bond-style adventures to leave you shaken, not stirred

Hyde Park can party in 2012

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Last week we learnt that Westminster council’s licensing committee was mulling over whether rule against open-air concerts in Hyde Park.

York drops plans to introduce a ‘tourist tax’

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

York won’t be imposing a tax on tourists after council chiefs confirmed they do not have the powers to introduce it.

Wicked Westminster needs to realise that silence is not always golden

Feb 18th, 2012 | By

Colin Barrow – the much lampooned former leader of Westminster council – might have departed but the Tory council still seems to be hell bent on causing controversy.

Wicked Westminster makes a welcome u-turn over controversial parking charges

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

Hurray! Following the departure of its leader Colin Barrow, Westminster council has decided to drop its plans for off-peak parking charges.

Westminster makes a welcome u-turn

Dec 17th, 2011 | By

Hurray! Westminster Council has finally seen sense and scrapped its plans to charge for parking in the evenings and on Sundays – for now at least.

Wicked Westminster

Nov 20th, 2011 | By

You’d think Westminster would want to encourage people to visit the capital during the 2012 Olympics (and help boost Britain’s economy), but the evidence suggests otherwise.