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BBC Radio 4’s Today programme presented a feature on Mohammed Rasoul, a survivor from Grenfell Tower, who described how his day to day life has been affected by the tragedy and that rehousing was taken “too long”. The programme also hosted representatives from the North Kensington Law Society who said that although the rehousing process is challenging, decisions by the Council “have not made things easier”.
BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme is broadcasting live from North Kensington reporting on the Grenfell tragedy on the one year anniversary.
Press Association reports that Rukayetu Mamudu who escaped Grenfell Tower said firefighters at the blaze were “betrayed” by their superiors, urging brigades to abandon “stay-put” advice until buildings are made safe.
BBC News reports that mental health treatment for people affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy is expected to cost the NHS more than £10m within two years of the incident. i News has similar coverage.
Two teenagers who lost their friends in Grenfell Tower have released a song on Vevo before the one year anniversary of the tragedy. Bloomberg
Almost half of the people who took part in a LBC poll think that Grenfell tower should be demolished and then rebuilt to provide housing for those who previously lived there.
Other news in Kensington and Chelsea
ITV News reports that former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page says he will take 'every step necessary' to stop neighbour Robbie Williams extending the basement of his home in west London, in a planning application considered by Kensington and Chelsea Council.
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I spent years working with firefighters of all ranks in the @LondonFire Brigade.
The suggestion that racism played any part in their actions at Grenfell Tower is ridiculous & shows no understanding of firefighters, their ethos, or professionalism
Tomorrow marks a year since the tragic events that turned our world upside down. The Grenfell Community will be gathering at the Tower near The Methodist Church Silchester Road, W11 from 11am to observe the national silence together. We welcome all to join us.💚💚💚