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We exist to defend and improve the amenities, physical environment, safety and facilities within the Maida Vale, Little Venice and Paddington areas.

Maida Vale Parents, an online community.

February 2020

Article by Alice Sinclair. Maida Vale Parents is an (online) group for Parents and Carers in the W9 area. ..’with bumps, babies, toddlers, tweens, teens and even grandchildren’. Counting 4.4k members, the group was originally formed in 2007 by six new mums far from their families who used to gather in the rose garden of … Continue reading “Maida Vale Parents, an online community.”

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The history of Little Venice

February 2020

By Julia Wilson Little Venice is described by visitors or locals as ‘a hidden gem of London’. Dating back to the early 1800’s, the area has seen changes and modernisation whilst preserving most of its original features and a picturesque identity. Origins of the Name The name ‘Little Venice’ has been in frequent use since … Continue reading “The history of Little Venice”

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Calling all local Photographers and Artists!!

January 2020

Your local magazine Maida Unveiled is hosting a competition for all local Artists and Photographers. We’re asking entrants to get up close and personal with the area of Little Venice and Maida Vale… The theme is “a seasonal reflection of the area” This is for our Spring/summer edition. Our Magazine is distributed all over the local … Continue reading “Calling all local Photographers and Artists!!”

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Christmas Carols

November 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Autumn/Winter edition of Maida Unveiled is fresh off the press. If you are yet to have read the hard copy please follow the (members only) link to view the online version. We are also pleased to announce that this years carol service will be held on the 10th of November at … Continue reading “Christmas Carols”

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Heathrow expansion meeting.

September 2019

There will be a public meeting (tomorrow evening) the 3rd of September- its a chance to ask any questions with regards Heathrow’s proposed expansion, including early growth and later a third runway. The meeting has been set up by a local group who are in opposition to the runway proposal. The meeting will be at … Continue reading “Heathrow expansion meeting.”

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Five Kingdom street-we need to act now!

July 2019

Important! Newly proposed 5 Kingdom Street building will seriously damage our conservation area – its taller and its design makes it appear too bulky and intrusive – see pics belowConcerned residents should visit the Westminster City Council planning portal and register their objection to application number: 19/03673/FULLOr follow the link belowAct now! We don’t want a … Continue reading “Five Kingdom street-we need to act now!”

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W9W2 Book Club/ Little Venice Literary Society – new members welcome.

March 2019

Established since 2006; meets on the first Tuesday in the month from 10:30 or 11:00 am at the home of one of our members. Meetings normally last about two to two and a half hours, depending on the liveliness of our discussion We take it in turns to bring a selection of books from which … Continue reading “W9W2 Book Club/ Little Venice Literary Society – new members welcome.”

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A chance to put forward ideas for a new community leisure and cultural space in Paddington.

February 2019

British land is bringing forward proposals for the final plot of land on Five Kingdom street. The new office building will host a space called ‘The Box’ which is currently open for ideas with regards to how to utilise the space in a way which can benefit the local community. It is our chance to … Continue reading “A chance to put forward ideas for a new community leisure and cultural space in Paddington.”

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“INDEPENDENT PARALLEL APPROACHES (‘IPA’) IN THE EARLY MORNING”. Plane unacceptable.

February 2019

PLANE UNACCEPTABLE – we think so too!

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“BUS-ted?”

February 2019

TFL plans are a Further threat to already dangerous Pollution levels

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