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DISHONEST TRADING.

Misleading information provided by energy switching company Look After My Bills to the public has been addressed by the Advertising Standards Authority. Below is a post shared by Nick Blagg, a member of:                                                                                                                                                                        "Look After My Bills Problem Reporting Page."                                                                                                                                                     Nick Blagg shared a link.The complaint made to the advertising standards agency against LAMB has been upheld !! It feels like a partial victory to me based on what the ruling is (see below) but it’s still a win and the more of us that continue to complain the more pressure is applied.  Keep it up guys. 👍🏻Dear Mr Blagg,Thank you for your continued patience.  Further to the below, we received another complaint which raised issues similar to those highlighted in your complaint.  Based on the information you and the other complainant provided, we considered that advertising content from Look After My Bills was likely to break the advertising rules we apply.  Therefore, we contacted the advertiser to ask for their assurance that future ads do not misleadingly imply that users of the service will have access to every single energy company and every single energy deal on the market.  They have provided this assurance.This now resolves your complaint, and the case will be closed.  Basic information including the advertiser’s name and where the ad appeared will be published on www.asa.org.ukThank you for bringing this matter to our attention.Kind regards,JamesJames JonesComplaints ExecutiveDirect Line 020 7492 2214Please note, I do not work on FridaysAdvertising Standards AuthorityCastle House, 37-45 Paul StreetLondon EC2A 4LSTelephone 020 7492 2222

Neil Milkins ● 514d0 Comments ● 514d

Look After My Bills Nightmare.

To save people the agony of having to deal with a future nightmare  with Look After My Bills and Utility Point please read their horrendous reviews on Trustpilot.                                  This is an email I received from Trustpilot this week.                                                People are reading your review!Hi Neil Milkins,You recently wrote a review on Trustpilot and it looks like people find it helpful.117 people have already read your review.                                                                                                       LOOK AFTER MY BILLS SHAMBLES.It is now 12 weeks since Look After My Bills without my knowledge or permission changed my energy provider from S.S.E. to Utility Point. Jacqueline Loughman promised me 9 weeks ago that they would resolve the matter within 14 days. A week ago their senior complaints manager Daniel promised me he would phone me on (29-12-20) and have the matter resolved. No phone call and no answer to my emails to him. In the meantime I am going to have a sky high electric and gas bill when this matter is resolved. It is near impossible to get a reply from them once you have emailed and phoned them and it is totally impossible to phone Utility Point as ALL their phone lines have been cut off. I have been on the phone and emailing 19 hours in total trying to sort this mess out. Anyone thinking of going with Look After My Bills or Utility Point please check their horrendous reviews on Trustpilot.

Neil Milkins ● 587d0 Comments ● 587d

Roll out of 5G masts and cabinets on derelict land in Hammersmith and Fulham

Another planning application for a tall (18m) 5G mast and 3 "cabinets" has been published on the H&F planning portal:  2020/01963/TEL56The proposed site should elicit objections.This application at Hammersmith Council's Wandon Estate, North End Road, was published starting on 30th July. The consultation on an application for a different G5 mast on the Fulham Palace Road ended recently.Both of these applications are on small patches of underutilised, "derelict" land at a bend on a major road. Both pieces of land are owned by Hammersmith Council. The operator wants easy access at ground level for installation of supporting electrical equipment, so-called "cabinets".See this good explanation by Vodaphone: https://newscentre.vodafone.co.uk/features/mobile-phone-masts-everything-you-need-to-know/I would prefer the masts to be sited at the top of buildings, with supporting electrical equipment either in the building or buried. But that would cost the operator more.The "cabinets" are as unsightly as the masts and together they occupy land which should be public realm and well-maintained. They should not be an eyesore for pedestrians and residents.The derelict land on which masts and cabinets are sited will attract fly-tipping and drug-dealers, i.e. illegal activities unless they are well fenced off and the grass is cut regularly. I would want to see the terms of the operator's contract with Hammersmith Council.

Una-Jane Winfield ● 734d0 Comments ● 734d

Hammersmith and West London Peoples theatre Company

Dear Neighbours,Can you help, please? There are so many good causes at the moment,  but this could be just what we all need!  We’re going to create a new, full-length play with music about 24 hours in West London - completely created and performed by anyone in West London who fancies trying theatre.  Acting, directing, writing, producing, backstage, lighting, sound, music, social media, video, kids company, podcasts, etc.  There will be numerous ‘guest’ slots too, so other community and youth groups can get involved and showcase their talents, so please spread the word!  We then pay some of the top talent in the theatre world to come and work with us. Initially, of course, online! But we need to prove (again) that people are interested.  This is the second time we're fundraising as with The H&F Peoples Company in January made we 101% of its funding target!  It was all or nothing funding and people like Sir Derek Jacobi,  West End producers Peter Wilson and Trish Wadley, comedian Arthur Smith, journo Lynne Gardner and actors, Rebecca Raybone, (Doctors, Monsignor Renard, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, etc), Morfydd Clark, (Mina from BBC's 'Dracula' and forthcoming 'Lord of The Rings') Marc Elliot (Eastenders, Holby, etc) all contributed or are supporting the idea.  But a late final payment means we have to do it all again!  So it's the same project that succeeded before (although we've renamed it 'West London' rather than 'H&F so we know the difference!) but in order to get support again from H&F we need, again, to show people are interested.  So if you are, perhaps you could like our project on SpaceHive. Or even make a pledge!  Just £2 is the minimum and would show we have support.It will be a great new celebratory show. Looking forward to a brighter future. And more immediately, helping struggling professional artists.  Please share & help if you can... www.spacehive.com/west-london-peoples-theatre-company If you've any questions, please get in touch. Thanks,Nick.

Nick Hennegan ● 840d0 Comments ● 840d

GOOD NEWS.

Although we are going through a worldwide crisis, possibly never known so bad in human history, things are going to get better. The Bible promises: "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." ( Revelation 21 v 4.) At present the whole world is going through a period known as the "last days" of a system that is about to be put right.2 Timothy 3:1-5 New International Version (NIV) says:(1)"But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. (2) People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, (3) without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, (4) treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— (5) having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people."Is that a huge coincindence or is that an apt description of how many people in the world are today?Luke 21:10-11 New International Version (NIV) states:10 Then he (Jesus) said to them: “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. 11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events........"What is happening worldwide surely qualifies as seeing fulfillment today.This is the storm before the calm.“ALL creation keeps on groaning together and being in pain together until now.” So said the apostle Paul. (Romans 8:22) Despite advances in medical science, sickness and death continue to plague the human race. How wonderful, then, the promise that climaxes this part of Isaiah’s prophecy! Imagine the time when “no resident will say: ‘I am sick.’” (Isaiah 33:24)

Neil Milkins ● 873d0 Comments ● 873d

Hammersmith Hospital's Urgent Care Centre Closed

Imperial and NHSE have made the right decision.We are still in the initial phase (seeding and exponential growth), where the corona virus grows in small clusters from one person. It is still appearing strongly in the richer counties of the UK and richer boroughs of London: Hampshire at the top, then Westminster, then Kensington & Chelsea a bit lower and finally Hammersmith & Fulham with less than half the number of cases, i.e. a long way down the list. See https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/f94c3c90da5b4e9f9a0b19484dd4bb14. The virus came with travelers from China to Italy and to South Korea at about the same time, and then spread all over Europe and then finally to the USA (although Dr Clare Gerada caught it during a trip in New York OR on the flight back over two weeks ago when officially the US had no cases). We went to prevent the mixing of people further afield which spreads the virus to poorer areas. The overriding message is "Don't mix".Parsons Green Walk-in Centre is closed to the public as an UCC. It has been turned into a "Swab Hub" for gathering samples for Covid-19 testing by appointment only (http://www.fulhamsw6.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/hfhospitals2003.htm)The purpose of closing the Hammersmith Hospital UCC is to keep the public away from a medical facility which would otherwise, by its very nature, be filled with people with reduced immunity and with medical staff. Actually NHS medical personnel are at particular risk right now because they are not being tested regularly in order to keep themselves, when infected, away from patients. See this article: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/17/there-is-a-policy-of-surrender-doctor-on-uks-covid-19-failures.Imperial is keeping normal appointments going: http://www.fulhamsw6.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfhospitals2003e.htm.Anything very serious like appendicitis, septicemia, severed limbs (!) is going to the A&E depts. The closest UCCs are at Charing Cross or Central Middlesex at Park Royal.

Una-Jane Winfield ● 875d0 Comments ● 875d