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Starting at a new school can be daunting for your child but let’s not forget it can be a minefield of unique social etiquette for parents too. Term has just begun so here is a useful list of Dos and Don’ts for parents faced with the school gates for the first time, and a quick refresher for School Gate veterans. DO smile at everyone. Depending on how many kids you have ...
Russell Brand was at South Bank today to speak at the Fire Brigades Union’s “Ring of Fire” anti-cuts event. FBU are campaigning against budget cuts after their research showed that since 2010 the service has suffered 20% budget cuts with 5000 frontline fire-fighters cut, 39 fire stations closed and 999 emergency response times increased by two minutes. The event is part of the FBU’s nationwide tour to promote its recently published report: Sounding the alarm: the future of our fire and rescue service.   In a heated statement, Russell Brand said: ‘Our fire service, like all public servants ...
Kensington Olympia's disused railway station platform has been transformed into a community garden, providing plots for around 200 green fingered residents to grow their own fruit and vegetables. The garden, which was prepared in June on an unused platform, now has 89 individual plots growing a variety of fruit and vegetables. ...
Kensington and Chelsea Today is expanding its horizons from next month to include the City of Westminster. To our delight our publication has been embraced and admired by so many local readers we have developed a loyal following outside the Borough. To greet this demand we’re rebranding and, in October, we launch throughout Westminster to become Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Today. It’ll be the same, great, in-depth, intelligent, coverage of the ...

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    8th October 2014
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    11th October 2014
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Arts & Culture


“....yeah so she’s kinda like Lady Gaga possessed with the spirit of Robert Fripp, who dances like Kraftwerk if they were ballet dancers” This was part of a breathless spiel overheard in the queue for St Vincent’s sold out show on August 19th at the Cambridge Junction. Whilst it’s easy to ...

Lifestyle


Learn how to get better nature pictures from your camera and understand more about the controls at a camera skills workshop held at Holland Park’s Ecology Centre on Saturday 4 October. The course is aimed at beginners with DSLR, bridge or compact cameras. Topics covered will include: composition, exposure and the best way to upload images ...

Motoring & Sport


The world of bloodstock, arguably, has never been in greater shape. Recently, we witnessed the first sale in London in over 50 years, and the location was at a Royal Palace. The mighty Frankel's first progeny was knocked down to MV Magnier for a mere 1.15mln guineas. Frankel, the highest ...

Business & Finance


Quietly this summer a major shift in attitude to workers rights was enacted by Government. From 30th June, every employee in the UK earned the right to request flexible working hours provided they have been with the same employer for 26 weeks or more. It appears to herald some new ...

Young Chelsea


Superheroes have reached a level of cultural saturation that would have seemed hopelessly impossible from as little as twenty years ago. Waterstones have entire graphic novel sections offering windows into men and women in tights causing criminals grievous bodily harm (sometimes it seems that Batman’s identity is kept secret primarily ...

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