There are plenty of Jubilee festivities happening right across the City of London this month. CityAM has published an overview. Plan your visit with their Royal City map (pictured) or visit their website – click here.Continue reading “Marking the Jubliee across the City”
“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
Voters in the City of London have cast their votes to elect their representatives to the Square Mile’s governing body. A total of 100 Members were elected by resident and business voters yesterday to the City of London Corporation’s principal decision-making body, the Court of Common Council.Continue reading “Ward of Cheap Councillors re-elected “
With nominations closed 117 candidates have put themselves forward for elections across the Square Mile at the end of this March. You can find an overview of all the candidates online – our profiles are up as well: https://www.speakforthecity.com/ward/cheapContinue reading “Your priorities, our commitments”
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.Continue reading “City stands with Ukraine”
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.Continue reading “Have your say!”
A reminder for everyone registered to vote in the Ward of Cheap if you wish to register to vote by post (whether from home or your office), the deadline is fast approaching: 9th March. The link to start the process is here https://www.speakforthecity.com/postal.Continue reading “Register for postal votes”
It’s official! We are your candidates for the local elections in the Ward of Cheap on Thursday 24 March. A massive thank-you to everyone who was able to sign our nomination papers last week.Continue reading “Your candidates”
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!Continue reading “Ward reception great success”
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 email@example.com to register and get the venue details.