Today is international eliminate violence against women day, if you or someone you know is a victim you can find help here. In case of emergency always ring the police on 999. Violence and sexual assault is Bayswater’s primary or secondary biggest issue according to quarterly Met Police statistics. However, the vast majority of these are happening behind closed doors in the home.
The local police will be running the following sessions in November – come and meet our ward policeman and raise any issues or ask questions
ASB Surgery -Thursday 8th, Whiteley’s Queensway, 12.00 – 1.00 pm
Cuppa with a Copper – Friday 16th, Starbucks Queensway, 1.00 -2.00 pm
Drop in Surgery – Saturday 24th, Paddington Library, 12.00 – 1.00 pm
Community Event – Friday 30th, outside Sainsbury’s Westbourne Grove, 4.00 – 5.00 pm
Today we received reports of an acid attack on Westbourne Grove. This incident was attended promptly by our local police and firemen. They continue to investigate this incident and we offer all our support to them as well as condemning completely horrific and cowardly acid attacks.
Update: Summary information and short video from the evening standard here.
On July 3rd we met the local police at Paddington Green Police station to work out how we can best support them keeping Bayswater safe.