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Court of Common Council pays tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II

Today the full Court of Common Council met in Guildhall to pay tribute to Her late Majesty, and send a message of condoleance to His Majesty King Charles III. A range of Councillors and Alderman shared personal experiences and praised Her late Majesty for her public service. Representing the Ward of Cheap I was honoured to emphasise the importance of our late Queen on the world stage, and the privellege I felt as a ‘boy coming from a small village in the Dutch countryside’ to stand on the steps of the Royal Exchange to welcome our new King.

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City organisations can bid for grants from £5m funding pot

Organisations making a difference in the City of London are being invited to bid for grants from a multi-million pound community fund. Since it launched two years ago, around £3.5 million has been distributed to charities, residents’ associations, businesses and other organisations through the Neighbourhood Fund, derived from a levy on new developments in the City.

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City’s new policing plan puts victims at heart of everything we do

Prioritising the needs of crime victims and building a genuinely inclusive culture are part of a new policing plan announced by the City of London Corporation’s Police Authority Board. The Police Authority will work with the City of London Police to “create a culture of inclusion and equity that attracts, retains, promotes and supports a diverse range of talent” and “provides an effective service to all of our communities.”

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