You could need 106k salary to afford your first home by 2020

Typical first time buyers will need to earn over £100,000 a year to afford to purchase their own property by 2020.   New research by housing and homelessness charity, Shelter, shows an increase of over a quarter on the £80k required for a typical mortgage today. Projections show that the...

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Family planning clinic saved for Chelsea

Following an article by KCW Today, plans to close Chelsea’s last remaining family planning clinic have been reversed, keeping sexual health services in the area. In the March edition, it was reported that the Violet Melchett family planning clinic was due to be closed, moving the services it provides to...

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World Premiere of William Thackeray opera

Composer Sir Nicholas Jackson will be conducting his latest work, The Rose and the Ring on Wednesday 4 May at Drapers livery Hall, followed by the first public performance at The Charterhouse, London on Thursday 5 May. The opera, based on the novel by William Thackeray will include an array...

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Sanskrit in Malta

  The Year 11 Malta trip has a legendary status in the school’s mythology, so naturally the eight of us were quite excited when our turn rolled around. However, in cold fact, once the four hours of revision a day are taken into account, it was a Sanskrit study trip....

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Simone de Beauvoir: Conformism wasn’t her thing, but freedom was

14th April marks the 30th anniversary of feminist icon Simone de Beauvoir’s death. She was primarily known as an existential philosopher and novelist, but made contributions in a broad range of other fields: ethics, politics, and feminist theory included. In the mid-20th century she was admitted into the male dominated...

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Third of Londoners now “teetotal”

British boozers may be a thing of the past, as, according to a report published by the Office for National Statistics, “more than 1 in 5 adults” said they do not drink any alcohol at all.   As many as 21% of the population now profess to be teetotal, which...

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