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10 September 2020

Shaping our City

As the City re-emerges from lockdown, as elected representatives for the Ward of Cheap we have been speaking to City workers, residents and businesses around Cheapside.

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29 July 2020

Reflection

It has been more than four months since we left the City – some to work from home and some on furlough – and while it is likely to be some time before some semblance of normality resumes, there are things we are doing, can do and can make plans for, in order to support businesses and the community in the City of London, both now and moving forward. Please follow this link to the latest update from our Ward’s Alderman, Robert Hughes-Penney.

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19 June 2020

Ward of Cheap news: Black Lives Matter, City recovery after Covid-19, transport and more

As the City is cautiously re-emerging from lockdown we wanted to touch base with you to update you on our work as elected representatives during the last few weeks, and to see if there is anything we can do to help you.In this newsletter you can find updates on:

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11 May 2020

City of London honours Captain Moore

The first ever Freedom of the City of London ceremony to be conducted ‘virtually’ will take place on Tuesday (12 May) at 10.30am for Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old Second World War veteran who raised nearly £33 million for the NHS.

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11 May 2020

Ward of Cheap news: Responding to CV19, supporting communities and businesses & more

This is an update on the City of London’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic from your local Ward of Cheap team: Alderman Robert Hughes-Penney, Common Councillors Alastair Moss, Nick Bensted-Smith and Tijs Broeke.

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25 March 2020

Personal message from the Alderman of the Ward of Cheap

Recent weeks, and in particular the events of last week, have understandably caused high levels of anxiety. Firstly, for the health and wellbeing of our friends and loved ones, and also because of the impact coronavirus is having on businesses and jobs in the City and across the UK. Naturally, we all have questions, and having worked with my colleagues to try to find some tangible answers for everyone within the Ward of Cheap, I wanted to draw attention to what is being done, where you can find support and the possible pathways ahead.

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24 March 2020

Working together to help the City of London navigate the present and into recovery

Recent weeks, and in particular the events of last week, have understandably caused high levels of anxiety. Naturally, we all have questions, and having worked with my colleagues to try to find some tangible answers for everyone within the Ward of Cheap.

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18 March 2020

City Pledges £1 million to new COVID-19 emergency support fund

TThe City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust (CBT), has pledged £1 million to a new emergency support fund to help London’s community and voluntary organisations affected by the impact of the COVID-19.

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16 March 2020

March annual meeting postponed

We wrote to you recently as an elector in the Ward of Cheap to invite you to meet your Alderman and three Common Councillors at the annual ward meeting (Wardmote). This meeting – due to take place on Thursday 19th March – has now been postponed.Due to heightened concern regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), Alderman Robert Hughes-Penney as presiding officer, supported by the three Common Councillors, has decided to reschedule this event.   A new date has not been scheduled at this time, but the City Corporation will write to you again when a new date has been scheduled and will update their website with more information as it becomes available.   If you have any concerns about your business in the Square Mile or if there is anything else we can help with don’t hesitate to get in touch.You can find latested information from Government on http://www.gov.uk/coronavirusIn the meantime stay safe.

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01 March 2020

March events in Ward of Cheap

In March there are a couple of events taking place in the Ward of Cheap starting with our annual reception on Wednesday 4 March, a public consultation on the transformation of the current BT Centre on 4-5 March, and our annual ‘Wardmote’ or meeting of citizens on 19 March.

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22 July 2020

A time for patience, perseverance and practical considerations

It has now been four months since many of us left our offices in the City of London to work from home, and while 'normality' is still some way off, it is a good time to reflect on what has been achieved as well as what we can, need and want to do moving forward.

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25 March 2020

Personal message from the Alderman of the Ward of Cheap

Recent weeks, and in particular the events of last week, have understandably caused high levels of anxiety. Firstly, for the health and wellbeing of our friends and loved ones, and also because of the impact coronavirus is having on businesses and jobs in the City and across the UK.

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28 January 2020

Guild of Investment Managers Annual & Civic Dinner

Welcome Speech At The First Annual Dinner

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10 September 2020

New blog: @WardofCheap is open for business https://t.co/Qy55FP50RS

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11 August 2020

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05 August 2020

RT @CheapsideBA: The @cityoflondon seeks to understand the challenges City SMEs in the hospitality, retail, culture, creative and tourism…

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26 July 2020

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03 July 2020

RT @Tijs_Broeke: Great to see @CheapsideBA is coming back to life & see our ambassadors back on the streets to help and welcome people to t…

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18 September 2020

RT @CityBreakfast: Lights, camera, action - some of today’s filming for the online Annual City Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday 14 October 202…

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15 September 2020

RT @cityoflondon: Have your say: Historic Landmarks Consultative Exercise on on statues, street and building names and other landmarks in t…

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14 September 2020

RT @CityBreakfast: Exactly one month to go until the online Annual City Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday 14 October at 8.30 - register now at…

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11 September 2020

RT @CityBreakfast: All the information you need about the Annual City Prayer Breakfast online on Wednesday 14 October 2020 at 8.30am is in…

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10 September 2020

Shaping our City – Ward of Cheap https://t.co/AGymVsSYmZ