Message from our Alderman

“On behalf of the elected Members for the Ward of Cheap I would like to express our shock and sadness at the fatal stabbing which took place on Sunday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Emmanuel Odunlami who are mourning. We thank the City of London Police for their prompt response, support them in their investigations and appeal to anyone who may be able to help with the enquiries” – for more information click here.

Alderman Robert Hughes-Penney

City stands with Ukraine

This week the City Corporation’s Policy and Resources Committee met for an extra ordinary meeting. During the meeting Ward of Cheap Councillor Tijs Broeke proposed that the Ukrainian Ambassador to the UK would be nominated to receive the Freedom of the City of London to honour the people of the Ukraine standing up for democracy and against agression. This was approved unanimously.

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Have your say!

We are candidates for the elections in the Ward of Cheap on Thursday 24 March. As your local independent Common Councillors we have thrown ourselves fully into representing businesses, workers and residents based in the Ward of Cheap over the last few years. As we are looking at our priorities for the City going forward we would like to hear your views.

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Ward reception great success

It was great to see the streets around Cheapside buzzing again this week. On Thursday we had an opportunity to come together as a ward. Over 20 City workers, livery companies, residents and members of the Ward Club joined us as local Alderman and Common Councillors for the Ward of Cheap. We discussed local issues, new ways of working and the priorities for the Square Mile as we re-emerge from the pandamic. One thing was clear everyone was glad to be off Zoom and meeting in person in the beautiful St Vedast Church!

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Ward of Cheap annual reception

It is great to see the buzz returning in the City again. With government restrictions ending we can once again come together and celebrate our annual New Year’s reception for the Ward of Cheap. This year our reception will take place on Wednesday 9 February at 5pm. If you want to join send us an email to register and get the venue details.