New figures show that over half of eligible families not using food vouchers

New figures show that over half of eligible families not using food vouchers

The most vulnerable families in London are missing out on help with food costs, with almost half of eligible households not using Government vouchers. The Government’s Healthy Start programme provides weekly coupons to low-income pregnant mothers or families with children under five, to help buy healthy food. But 47 percent...

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New regulations order property developers to build ‘thousands’ more affordable homes in Kensington and Chelsea

New regulations order property developers to build ‘thousands’ more affordable homes in Kensington and Chelsea

Property developers will be forced to build fewer millionaire mansions and thousands more affordable homes in London’s wealthiest borough, council chiefs have said. Pushed by Government house-building targets, Kensington and Chelsea Council has published a set of new regulations, with the aim of building 733 new homes per year. It...

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Overcrowding delays on the Tube skyrockets 42 percent

Overcrowding delays on the Tube skyrockets 42 percent

Overcrowding delays on the Tube have gone up 42 percent since Sadiq Khan became Mayor, data from City Hall has revealed. There were over 559 delays due to overcrowding at stations in 2018/19, up from 393 hold-ups three years before. It is not just central London that’s been affected –...

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Incarceration and Rehabilitation. The UK versus Norway

Incarceration and Rehabilitation. The UK versus Norway

With the increasingly high levels of violence and overcrowding in Britain’s prisons, is it time to find an alternative solution to crime? A look at the Norwegian prison system suggests that with a focus on rehabilitation, and ‘restorative justice’, prisoners can adapt to be model citizens, but with a meagre...

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‘Boris Buses’ cost 3.6 million a year through fare evasion

‘Boris Buses’ cost 3.6 million a year through fare evasion

Fare evasion on ‘Boris Buses’ cost Transport for London (TfL) £3.6 million last year, according to analysis by the transport network. The rate of fare evasion on New Routemaster buses is more than twice as high as the bus network as a whole. Critics of the new Prime Minister say...

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Wandsworth announces plans to become carbon neutral

Wandsworth Council leader Cllr Ravi Govindia has laid out his ambition for the council to play its part in tackling climate change. This includes an ambitious plan to make it carbon neutral by 2030 and a zero-emissions council by 2050. “The threat of climate change to our environment is one...

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DragWorld UK

DragWorld UK

DragWorld UK, is ready to present the best drag the UK and the USA have to offer. Combining Drag queens who made their fame on US TV show Ru Paul’s Drag Race, with the hottest talent the UK scene has, creates the lineup for the perfect weekend. Alaska, Tatianna, Jinkx...

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The inaugural Chelsea history festival dates and headlines announced

The inaugural Chelsea history festival dates and headlines announced

The first Chelsea History Festival is confirmed to take place 9 – 13 October, 2019, along the Royal Hospital Road at founder venues: the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Chelsea and Chelsea Physic Garden. The all-new, five-day event will bring the past to life through a programme of world-class speakers,...

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London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

MyHealthcare Clinic has recently been awarded London’s best private healthcare clinic 2019 by GHP for its efforts in revolutionising private healthcare in London. The family run business is making first class private healthcare accessible and affordable with comprehensive membership plans. With clinics in Wandsworth and Fulham, MyHealthcare Clinic offers medical,...

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How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

Workshop  – 6th August The Personal Statement is a vital part of the UCAS application that will need to be submitted ahead of January 15th 2020 for students starting university in Autumn 2020. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that is required to make an excellent impact...

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