City Hall warns that snap General Election could clash with Mayoral vote

City Hall warns that snap General Election could clash with Mayoral vote

City Hall is preparing for the possibility of a General Election on the same day as the London mayoral vote next year. The capital is set to elect the Mayor and London Assembly on May 7, 2020 – but with uncertainty around the date of the next national election, a...

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Residents do the Strand

Residents do the Strand

IT’S one of London’s best known streets and is home to the headquarters of the tax office turned entertainment venue and London fashion week hotspot. Now designers will be fleshing out their plans to transform the Strand – the street which includes Somerset House, and King’s College. It follows a...

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Girls’ School told the leave the City

Girls’ School told the leave the City

One of Britain’s leading private schools should leave its home at the Barbican Estate in central London, residents have said. The City of London School for Girls has drawn fresh criticism from residents of the renowned Grade II* listed estate, where it sits beside concrete housing blocks in the ‘brutalist’...

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Buskers will play on

Buskers will play on

Buskers have vowed to fight on after “draconian” new rules will ban any music or singing near the museums in South Kensington which attract millions of tourists a year. A tough new public  spaces protection order will mean mime and music  is allowed in Exhibition Road outside the Natural History...

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A Delport Onslaught

A Delport Onslaught

Cameron Delport of Essex has stormed into the lead for this year’s Walter Lawrence Trophy with a 38-ball century scored on the second night of this season’s Vitality Blast T20 competition, at Chelmsford on July 19. The 30-year-old South African, who holds a British passport, put Surrey to the sword...

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