15th century books survival and detection techniques at the British Library

15th century books survival and detection techniques at the British Library

As part of the British Library’s ongoing ‘Feed The Mind’ lunchtime talks series, Maria Alessandra Panzanelli Fratoni from the University of Oxford presented her research on fifteenth century books. Fratoni is a part of the 15cBooktrade project that seeks to scientifically examine the impact of books printed between the invention...

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Council offers free Christmas lunch to beat loneliness

Council offers free Christmas lunch to beat loneliness

A free three-course festive meal with all the trimmings is being offered to those that will be lonely on Christmas Day. Everyone Active, the trading name for Sports Leisure Management Ltd, is running a free three-course Christmas lunch on 25 December between 11am-6pm, on behalf of Westminster City Council. Growing...

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Chelsea School children open London for business

Chelsea School children open London for business

Chelsea School children open London for business Students form The Hampshire School, Chelsea, along with Global Teacher Prize winner Hanan Al Hroub and MP Nick Gibb, opened trading in London’s stock exchange last week. Sixteen year 8 students were invited to the event as they had been learning about the...

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Strikes and fare hikes cause chaos on trains and Tube

Strikes and fare hikes cause chaos on trains and Tube

Southern Rail chaos, tube strikes and a depleted Piccadilly line has left commuters facing a bleak Christmas, whilst January’s planned increase of rail fares and Tube fares has prompted further anger from rail users. Due to ongoing disputes between drivers, train guards and management, Southern Rail customers have suffered months...

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London Hospices Choir and Paul Carrack release ‘The Living Years’

London Hospices Choir and Paul Carrack release ‘The Living Years’

The London Hospices Choir joined forces with Paul Carrack to release an original recording of the popular single ‘The Living Years’ paired with a music video shot at Clapham’s Royal Trinity Hospice. The London Hospices Choir is made up of 300 patients, families, staff, and volunteers from eighteen London hospices,...

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