Dismay at threatened closure of South Kensington Post Office

Dismay at threatened closure of South Kensington Post Office

Residents of South Kensington are dismayed at the threat to close their local Post Office within yards of the tube station. Used by pensioners, patients from the Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton Hospitals, Imperial College students and customers of local shops, this Post Office also provides a vital service to travellers...

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Barts Choir Concert

Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 March 2019, 7.30pm St James’s Church, Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London W2  3UD In aid of the charity Inner City Centre a London-based charitable psychology service offering affordable mental-health counselling and support via specialist referral. They are experiencing increased demand for their services and are keen to...

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Borough’s average council tax bills will stay the lowest in the UK

Borough’s average council tax bills will stay the lowest in the UK

Councillors last night approved the town hall’s budget plans for the next financial year which will see average council tax bills in Wandsworth remaining the lowest in the UK. The council’s long standing record of delivering high quality value for money public services is being retained despite the need to increase...

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AI in healthcare

AI in healthcare

A data-driven future is on healthcare’s horizon with ninety percent of NHS jobs set to require digital skills in the next twenty years. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could save 5.7m hours of GPs time across the country, according to a recent report led by Dr Eric Topol, Founder of...

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Communal Living in London

Communal Living in London

Renting in London, has become an arduous task. Five interested tenants to one empty property, selling your soul to live in a shed at the end of someone’s garden and never getting good value for money. The Office for National Statistics found that in 2017, 5% of British citizens experienced...

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Vegan Mania

Vegan Mania

Veganism- the philosophy and lifestyle that rejects using animals in the production of anything consumed by humans, has rapidly moved into the mainstream. Once viewed as a practice only undertaken by a minority of subcultures, plant-based lifestyles have suddenly exploded in popularity throughout society. The Vegan Society; a leading vegan...

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Mindfulness in the School Curriculum

Mindfulness in the School Curriculum

In a world that shows no signs of slowing down, stress and depression levels are growing at an incredible rate. An increase in handheld technology allows us to disconnect from our immediate reality and simultaneously reminding us of global atrocities, makes switching off almost impossible. As social media seeks to...

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The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will come into existence two months from today (8th April 2019)  in London and FSB are keen to see that the Mayor ramps up his efforts to communicate the scheme to small businesses. Recent data showed that Over 4 out of 10 (41 per cent)...

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Why does the new tax year start in April? Ask the pope…

Why does the new tax year start in April? Ask the pope…

Every year there’s a flurry of activity in the financial press and accountants get unusually animated around 5th April, the end of the tax year. It’s our last chance to use ISA allowances, to make any pension contributions or to attempt to offset capital gains. Ever wondered why the tax...

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Nine Elms-Pimlico Bridge options

Nine Elms-Pimlico Bridge options

Westminster Labour Councillors have responded to Wandsworth Council’s decision on its ‘preferred option’ for the location of a proposed Nine Elms-Pimlico bridge. As confirmed  in a report by ‘The Evening Standard’ and on the Bridge’s official website, Wandsworth Council has chosen the option linking Battersea Power Station on the south...

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