Grenfell Tower

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kensington and Chelsea Council: 'No decision has been taken' on whether to sell Grenfell homes

Kensington and Chelsea Council: 'No decision has been taken' on whether to sell Grenfell homes

Kensington Council: 'No decision has been taken' on selling Grenfell homes

Inside Housing reported that the council were considering selling homes that did not meet Grenfell survivors' requirements, but the council says no decision has been made as yet

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Council reportedly considering selling housing bought for Grenfell survivors

Council reportedly considering selling housing bought for Grenfell survivors

Council reportedly considering selling housing bought for Grenfell survivors

Kensington and Chelsea Council is reportedly "reviewing" future use of housing intended for Grenfell survivors after some properties weren't suitable

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all that need it, not a memorial’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all that need it, not a memorial’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all'

Labour Kensington and Chelsea councillor Robert Atkinson said it would be his “priority” to have social housing on the Grenfell site despite claims that local people do not want housing on the site.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Grenfell Tower to be handed back to council despite residents' concerns

Grenfell Tower to be handed back to council despite residents' concerns

Grenfell Tower to be handed back to council despite residents' concerns

The Grenfell Tower site will be transferred back to Kensington and Chelsea Council when forensic investigations conclude

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

The Metropolitan Police have carried out three interviews under caution and said the investigation has moved to a "new phase"

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Grenfell firefighter Michael Dowden made 'scapegoat' by inquiry, say supporters

Grenfell firefighter Michael Dowden made 'scapegoat' by inquiry, say supporters

Michael Dowden admitted to the inquiry that he did not check the building's cladding or declare a major incident when the fire reached the roof, but his supporters say the questioning places blame unfairly on him

Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Firefighter who inspected Grenfell Tower admits he didn't look at cladding

Michael Dowden inspected the building in 2016 and told the inquiry he did not check the cladding or the evacuation procedure

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

Grenfell Tower One Year On: watch talkRADIO's documentary

talkRADIO speaks to those affected, volunteers and officials about life one year on from the tragedy

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Deputy council leader Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Exclusive: Council deputy Kim Taylor-Smith defends Grenfell rehousing efforts

Kim Taylor-Smith, who's in charge of the Grenfell rehousing efforts, says trauma has made choosing new homes difficult for survivors

Exclusive: Theresa May 'did not consult council before promising to rehome Grenfell victims in three weeks'

Exclusive: Theresa May 'did not consult council before promising to rehome Grenfell victims in three weeks'

Exclusive: PM 'didn't consult council on Grenfell three-week rehoming promise'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says the then-leader of the council said 'I don't know' when he asked how everyone would be rehomed within three weeks

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

George Galloway: Grenfell fire was a crime

George Galloway: Grenfell fire was a crime

As the year anniversary of the Grenfell fire tragedy approaches, talkRADIO's George Galloway reflects

Grenfell: £8 million NHS mental health response reached over 6,000 people

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

The NHS received £8 million in additional funding to reach as many as possible following the Grenfell Tower fire, and anticipates services will be needed 'for years'

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Exclusive: Petition launched to ban combustible cladding after Grenfell

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has launched a petition for the government to end the use of combustible material on homes and public buildings

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Exclusive: London Review of Books used quotes without consent in Grenfell article, interviewee claims

Exclusive: London Review of Books used quotes without consent in Grenfell article, interviewee claims

Exclusive: Grenfell article 'used quotes without interviewee's consent'

Melanie Coles, a teacher who lives in the Grenfell Tower area, was interviewed for a piece about the Grenfell community and says recordings were posted without her consent. The LRB plans to publish a response in its next issue

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Grenfell contractors accused of being 'inhumane' for inquiry silence

Stephanie Barwise QC, representing survivors and the bereaved, claimed that Rydon, the main contractor, was being "disingenuous" about its involvement.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Grenfell 'stay put' fire policy failed, report finds

Dr Barbara Lane also claimed that the key players involved in the 2016 refurbishment had not ascertained how the new cladding system would behave in a fire.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Mohammad Gamoota claimed his father died in the tragedy last year.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Pair facing jail after claiming £125,000 posing as Grenfell victims

Pair facing jail after claiming £125,000 posing as Grenfell victims

The pair, both 51, have pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by false representation.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Community space destroyed in Grenfell Tower fire to be rebuilt

Community space destroyed in Grenfell Tower fire to be rebuilt

Community space destroyed in Grenfell Tower fire to be rebuilt

DIY SOS will rebuild the boxing gym and community hub

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance'

Labour Councillor Robert Atkinson says Theresa May made promises she didn't follow up on

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Msokeri claimed to have lost her husband at Grenfell - even though she isn't married

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Msokeri posed as survivor and invented a dead husband to boost her claim

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The tower caught fire in mid-June

'Fake Grenfell Tower survivor' thought she was untouchable, court hears

'Fake Grenfell Tower survivor' thought she was untouchable, court hears

Joyce Msokeri stands accused of fabricating family loss to claim food, clothing and room at Hilton

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

The shadow home secretary also attended the walk last month

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

'Parallels between Hillsborough and Grenfell show history could repeat itself', says Mayor Andy Burnham

'Parallels between Hillsborough and Grenfell show history could repeat itself,' says Mayor Andy Burnham

'Parallels between Hillsborough and Grenfell show history could repeat itself'

Rapper Stormzy used his performance at The Brits to criticise Theresa May over her response to the Grenfell Tower fire

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Government ducked creating good building regulation system for years'

Grenfell Tower: 'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Jo Marney has been the subject of major controversy

Ukip Henry Bolton scandal: Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Meet Jo Marney, the boarding schoolgirl turned racist glamour model

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has split from model Jo Marney after her comments on Meghan Markle

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

The National Fire Agency in the country has said it was the deadliest fire in South Korea for nine years

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

MP used 'inaccurate figures about children' from Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower: Labour MP Emma Dent Coad 'used inaccurate figures about children affected'

abour MP 'used inaccurate figures about children affected in Grenfell'

Emma Dent Coad claimed over 200 children were still in bed and breakfast accommodation for up to six months, adding she believed it was illegal

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

'I see and smell Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

'I see and smell Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

'I see Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

George Galloway says it's incredible work hasn't started on other buildings in the country to make them safe

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Joe Delaney gave a passionate interview to talkRADIO today

Grenfell Tower: Displaced resident Joe Delaney says he's 'not been offered a thing' and reports that people are turning down luxury housing are nonsense

Grenfell Tower: Resident Joe Delaney says he's 'not been offered a thing'

Delaney says housing is the biggest problem facing Grenfell survivors and said council should 'correct the narrative'

Corbyn has been consistently praised for his handling of the Grenfell disaster

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour accused of hijacking Grenfell Tower tragedy after Tory councillors 'told to stay away'

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour accused of hijacking Grenfell Tower tragedy

Corbyn widely praised for handling of Grenfell tragedy but faces backlash from some critics

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

A memorial service took place at St Paul's Cathedral today in rememberance of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

A memorial service has taken place today at St Paul's Cathedral to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second class citizens'

Grenfell Tower: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second-class citizens'

Grenfell: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second-class citizens'

Social housing expert Luke Doonan says those in social housing should not be accused of being poor

Grenfell Tower memorial service at St Paul's cathedral 'an opportunity for healing and truth', says bereaved relative

Grenfell Tower memorial service at St Paul's cathedral 'an opportunity for healing and truth', says bereaved relative

Grenfell Tower memorial service 'an opportunity for healing and truth'

Clarrie Meny, who lost two family members in the blaze, said there would be a lot of expectation for the service at St Paul's Cathedral

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health during holiday period

Professionals express fear over Grenfell Tower survivors' mental health

The Central and North West London NHS Trust reports it has seen more than 1,800 people enter its programme for post-traumatic stress disorder since the tower fire

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

'Theresa May shouldn't have promised to rehouse Grenfell survivors in three weeks', says Kensington and Chelsea Labour Councillor

'Theresa May shouldn't have promised to rehouse Grenfell survivors in three weeks', says Kensington and Chelsea Labour Councillor

'Theresa May shouldn't have made three-week Grenfell rehousing promise'

Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer amid reports of 103 households still needing proper accommodation six months after the tragedy

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader released a statement to condemn the Tories for the pace at which they are rehousing victims of the disaster

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Adele backs petition to make fire inquiry panel-led

Grenfell Tower: Adele backs petition to make fire inquiry panel-led

Adele backs petition to make Grenfell Tower fire inquiry panel-led

The singer posted her support on her personal Twitter page

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

The Labour MP for Kensington attacked the Tories in Parliament, saying 'Grenfell Britain' was their only legacy

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The campaign is a response to the tragedy at Grenfell Tower

More success for Jeremy Corbyn as over 100,000 people sign post-Grenfell sprinkler petition

More success for Corbyn as over 100,000 sign post-Grenfell sprinkler petition

Petition delivered to Treasury just hours before Budget announced

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Emma Dent Coad controversy is diversion from real issues'

Grenfell Tower: 'Emma Dent Coad controversy is diversion from real issues'

'Emma Dent Coad controversy is diversion from Grenfell Tower issues'

Kensington and Chelsea Labour Councillor Robert Atkinson also said residents should not be pressured into decision by the Prime Minister's deadlines

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower

Residents in Kensington and Chelsea were asked to rate their care for the disaster on a scale of zero to 10

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Grenfell Tower: New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

Grenfell Tower: New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

Former Liberal Democrat Annabel Mullin has launched a new party to focus on social justice and a strong economy

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Grenfell Tower: Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after Grenfell

The numbers of people affected by the tower fire are expected to be around roughly 11,000

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

'Deep state of US is implicated in JFK assassination', says George Galloway

George Galloway says he's never believed the 'official story' about the JFK assassination

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK

The Government has improved on its first announcement of a one year grace period

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ligaya Moore has been identified as a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire

Ligaya Moore identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Ligaya Moore identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Moore's family release moving poem in her memory

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Times reports coach with Chinese visitors stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

The Times is reporting a tour guide has been sent back to China and a bus driver suspended over the incident

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kensington and Chelsea Council has voted to end its contract with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation

Grenfell Tower: 'Regeneration consultations were deliberately designed to exclude residents', says journalist

'Grenfell Tower consultations were deliberately designed to exclude residents'

Kensington and Chelsea Council has voted to end its contract with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with Tenant Management Organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with tenant management organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with TMO after unanimous vote

25 resident associations took part in the vote held by the council

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stillborn baby Logan Gomes formally named as youngest Grenfell Tower victim

Stillborn baby Logan Gomes named as youngest Grenfell Tower victim

Baby was born hours after tragedy on June 14

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Six-year-old Yaqub Hashim becomes fifth confirmed victim from same family

Six-year-old boy becomes fifth confirmed Grenfell victim from same family

Yaqub Hashim's parents and two siblings had already been confirmed dead

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter cases

Grenfell Tower investigation can consider individual manslaughter cases

Scotland Yard says inquiry's manslaughter probe can extend to individuals

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Galloway said Parsons Green must be the precursor to major change

Parsons Green: George Galloway says 'we need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians'

Galloway: We need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians

Galloway also speaks passionately about Grenfell Tower and Prince George's school in his weekly monologue

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