Grenfell Tower fire

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

72-second silence held to honour Grenfell victims as inquiry begins

72-second silence held to honour Grenfell victims as inquiry begins

It marked the beginning of two weeks of poignant tributes from family and friends as the first phase of the public inquiry gets under way.

Grenfell inquiry to open with victim tributes

Grenfell inquiry to open with victim tributes

Almost one year on, bereaved family and friends will join together and paint a picture of the loved ones they lost in front of the retired judge chairing the probe, Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

Grenfell Tower suicides: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

'Council missed a key time to help Grenfell Tower victims with mental health'

Mental health campaigner Yvette Greenway says people want to talk about their problems but are fed up with not being listened to so are giving up

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims Grenfell Tower inquiry will give answers

The retired judge chosen to head the probe by Theresa May gave a key address in central London on Thursday

'Unless inquiry produces fundamental change, there'll be another Grenfell', says North Kensington Labour councillor as inquiry opens

Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated, says North Kensington Labour councillor

'Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated'

Pat Mason, a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea Council, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer as the inquiry into the tower fire opens

Grenfell inquiry: 'Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure'

Grenfell inquiry: Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure, says victims' lawyer

'Public pressure means Government will have to listen to Grenfell Tower inquiry'

John Cooper QC says those involved in the Grenfell Tower public inquiry want truth, justice, accountability and transparency

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Labour MP

Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Charity says at least 20 survivors of Grenfell Tower have attempted suicide

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

The group Silence of Suicide claims the survivors have been struggling to cope in the wake of the disaster which killed at least 80 people

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell council 'wants to reorganise TMO and effectively talk to residents'

Deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council Kim Taylor-Smith says the council wants to take back control of the Tenant Management Organisation

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

Theresa May admits flaws in response to Grenfell Tower fire

The Prime Minister met former residents of the block privately earlier in the week

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Increased police numbers to guard area around Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

Increased police for Grenfell Tower during Notting Hill Carnival

The work on the tower will stop for the bank holiday weekend because of 'practical difficulties' caused by the Notting Hill Carnival

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off of Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

The BBC has seen documents which claim there were 'liaisons' with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation over the renovations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Government announces terms of Grenfell Tower inquiry

The fire engulfed the Kensington tower in June, and at least 80 people are believed to be dead

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sharon Evans says she was suppressed when she served on the Government's independent child abuse inquiry

Child abuse inquiry member: 'I was silenced in 2015 to ensure Theresa May could become Prime Minister'

Child abuse inquiry member: 'I was silenced so Theresa May could become PM'

Sharon Evans says the inquiry was about controlling and suppressing information

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

At least 80 people are believed to have died in the tower blaze

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts are blasted by community members

Kensington and Chelsea Council's relief efforts blasted by community members

The council held another public meeting over Grenfell Tower on Wednesday

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council's response was pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council was so pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

'People want to know why the council's response to Grenfell Tower was pathetic'

Councillor Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming inquiry

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and unnecessary services'

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters cashing in on grief by contacting victims with fake goods and services

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and services

Action Fraud are calling on the public to come forward with reports of suspicious traders

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

Grenfell Tower: 'Unoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to tragedy', says property guru

'Unnoccupied millionaire homes not relevant to Grenfell tragedy'

Property Guru Ed Mead spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the list of unoccupied properties revealed by The Guardian newspaper

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 2-year-old Jeremiah Deen the latest victim identified

2-year-old Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

The two-year-old was confirmed to have perished in the tower blaze in June

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

'It's mind boggling those responsible for Grenfell Tower fire want to stay in power', says George Galloway

Galloway on Grenfell Tower: 'How can the people responsible even leave their house?'

George Galloway is shocked those responsible for Grenfell Tower are in power

George Galloway says if an election was held now, no one who was previously in power in Kensington and Chelsea would be voted in

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Labour councillor suggests Government could also be investigated over Grenfell Tower

Grenfell: Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter, says councillor

'Government could be charged with corporate manslaughter over Grenfell'

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Labour councillor Pat Mason had a heated debate about the Conservative council in Kensington and Chelsea

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell Tower: Police say there's 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Grenfell: Police say 'reasonable grounds' to suspect corporate manslaughter

Senior figures in the local authority and the Tenant Management Organisation are to face questioning over the tower fire

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'Chaotic consultations with Grenfell Tower victims could lead to inquiry boycott', says Society of Black Lawyers

'Chaotic consultation with Grenfell Tower victims could lead to inquiry boycott', says Society of Black Lawyers

'Chaotic consultations with Grenfell Tower victims may lead to inquiry boycott'

The chair of the Society of Black Lawyers Peter Herbert says he is deeply concerned that Martin Moore-Bick appears to have no relevant experience

Grenfell Tower to be coated by wrap in August to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap in August

At least 80 people are believed to have died after a fire tore through the building in June

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign from the public in consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Sir Martin Moore-Bick was told he didn't have the community confidence to deal with the disaster

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

Arlene Phillips on the Gala for Grenfell and the BBC gender pay gap

The former choreographer for BBC Strictly Come Dancing swung by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'Grenfell fire may not have happened if lessons had been learned from Lakanal'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to impose new building regulations covering various equipment and cladding

9/11 experts drafted to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

9/11 experts drafted in to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

9/11 experts drafted in to assist Grenfell Tower investigation

Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey said the 'extraordinary size' of the crime scene had required the extra recruitment

George Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell tower fiasco can't continue to govern'

George Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell Tower fiasco must be booted out'

Galloway: 'Council who presided over Grenfell fiasco must be kicked out'

Our host discussed the public meeting where Kensington and Chelsea Council elected a new leader on Wednesday

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