The Octavia Foundation offers summer of fun for young people

The Octavia Foundation offers summer of fun for young people

Local charity, the Octavia Foundation, is providing a whole host of activities for young people aged 10-21 years old (up to 27 years old additional needs), over the summer holidays at its centre in Portobello. The Octavia Foundation is a London based charity that supports over 2000 people a year...

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Martin Guptill favourite for Walter Lawrence Trophy after 35-ball century

Martin Guptill favourite for Walter Lawrence Trophy after 35-ball century

New Zealander Martin Guptil is now the favourite to win this year’s Walter Lawrence Trophy after scoring a 35-ball hundred for Worcestershire against Northants in the Vitality Blast match at Northampton on July 27th.  Guptill’s explosive innings was the 31-year-olds fourth domestic T20 hundred this season, arriving off the back...

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Review: “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time”

Review: “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time”

“Changing the World, One Wall at a Time” was an evocative documentary, with a powerful message. The “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time” screening took place at the Tabernacle, Notting Hill, on July 29th. The central focus of the documentary was “The Education is Not a Crime” campaign,...

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University of Arts: Wimbledon College of Art

University of Arts: Wimbledon College of Art

A magnificent kaleidoscope of Artworks in various media, by final year students, formed the ‘Summer Show’ at Wimbledon College this year. Dignitaries were full of praise, prize winners beamed, their friends cheered them wildly and music played loudly as proud parents surveyed the scene with bewilderment! Exhibits were displayed from...

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Grants available to encourage more Londoners to take up cycling

Grants available to encourage more Londoners to take up cycling

Transport for London (TfL) and Groundwork London are inviting community and not-for-profit groups across London to apply for grants to get their communities cycling.   Since it began, TfL’s Cycling Grants London programme has helped 90 projects encourage over 14,000 people to cycle. Now approaching its fourth year, TfL is...

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