Brokenshire confirms funding package for local authorities in 2019/20

Brokenshire confirms funding package for local authorities in 2019/20

Councils in England are to benefit from increased funding for core services including additional support for the most vulnerable in society, Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP confirmed today. Local authorities’ core spending power will rise in 2019/20 by £1.3 billion, taking councils’ funding to £46.4 billion. This year’s...

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Greg Hands, Chelsea and Fulham MP, invites residents to Heathrow Airport Q&A this Thursday

Greg Hands, Chelsea and Fulham MP, invites residents to Heathrow Airport Q&A this Thursday

The MP for Chelsea and Fulham, Greg Hands, is inviting local residents to a public Q&A about Heathrow Airport’s future airspace allocation and expansion being held on Thursday. The event will be hosted and chaired by Hands with Heathrow representatives in attendance to answer your questions. It forms part of Heathrow’s...

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Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Nestled in the heart of Kensington, a stone’s throw from some of London’s most acclaimed institutions, is Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School, for children 3-11, due to open its doors in September 2020. Jill Walker, Headmistress, enthused about their exciting plans to renovate four Georgian townhouses at 10-13 Prince’s Gate. State-of-the-art science...

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Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culled in two Richmond parks have, over the past 5 years, accumulated a net worth of £250,000 for the Royal Parks Society. Twice a year in Richmond and Bushby park, Red and Fallow Deer are culled by park keepers in order to preserve the rest of the population. Humane...

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‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

Despite Richmond historically being one of the safest boroughs in London, its crime rate has risen more dramatically than anywhere else in the city. Since 2011, police forces across the country have lost £600m in funding, causing national crime rates to rise by more than 6% in the last year...

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Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

New statistics reveal there is a worrying shortage of teachers across the country, as the uncertainty of Brexit deters European teachers from working in the UK. With 57% of British schools historically relying on European teachers, data from the 2017/18 Education Policy Institute report found that there has been a...

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Students call for more financial transparency from universities

A call for more transparency regarding university expenditure, comes as reports claim students do not feel they are getting very good value for money. The Department of Education’s 2018 report claimed that only 38% of British university students felt they were getting their money’s worth and that a lack of...

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Escale catering serves up a storm in London

Escale catering serves up a storm in London

A London based function company is leading the way in the events industry; providing high quality and dynamic staff for private soirees. Escale Catering prides itself on collaboration; training staff to an impeccable standard for the varying social events filling the diary, equipped with the tools for cutting-edge mixology. Ease...

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Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Cancer research, homelessness and prison pregnancy peer-groups triumph in New Year’s honours

Professor Melvyn Greaves of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has been honoured for his vital work for leukaemia research, along with Dennis Rogers, for spearheading a mentor-scheme which bridges the gap between the homeless community and medical experts, and Diana Parkinson for collaborating with midwives to create a new...

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The Five Greatest Bentleys of all time

The Five Greatest Bentleys of all time

To celebrate the brand’s centenary, we list what may be some of the most iconic models from the past 100 years. The Blower Bentley – No list would be complete without this supercharged car. W.O. was originally opposed to using forced induction, preferring instead to increase the engine’s size, he...

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