Archive for Month: April 2013

  • Hyde Park ward gives thanks for the life and work of Margaret Thatcher

    Thanks to the initiative of Rev Stephen Mason, a service of thanksgiving was held last night following the funeral of Lady Thatcher the previous day. She had been life patron of the Cities of London and Westminster Conservative Association. Thanks go also to everyone who helped organise and took part in the service, including Lord…

  • Baroness Thatcher has died

    This is a sad day. Mrs Thatcher took the hard decisions that had to be taken after the economic chaos of the 1970s. She changed Britain immeasurably for the better. An Eighties that otherwise would have resembled the Seventies is a nightmare that doesn’t bear thinking about. Her commitment to freedom and her personal example…

  • Hyde Park concerts latest

    Do you remember the last Stones concert in Hyde Park in 1969? I was more interested in the Magic Roundabout at that point but for some Connaught Village forum members, the news that Mick Jagger will be on stage again in W2 this summer has prompted happy memories. Of course in 1969 the tickets were…

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