Saving the future through preserving the past: An interview with SAS’s Thomas Forrester.

Saving the future through preserving the past: An interview with SAS’s Thomas Forrester.

Whilst the number of ‘celebrity auctioneers’ can probably be counted on the fingers of one hand, Special Auction Services director Thomas Forrester can certainly be counted as a member of that exclusive club. Known to the public for his regular TV appearances including BBC One’s Bargain Hunt; the veteran auctioneer...

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WAES to create

WAES to create

Christmas is coming! Yes, we’re sorry, but we’ve said it now. It can be a costly business, and if you find choosing gifts for people challenging, then why not make your own amazing personalised masterpieces? They’re sure to impress your loved ones, and they could save you lots of money,...

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It is never too late to learn

It is never too late to learn

The start of the school and university term is well underway, so you may feel like the opportunity to join a course has passed. Luckily that’s not the case at Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES). Now the kids are safely in class, you have the time to think about what...

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Primary schools disappearing in central London

Primary schools disappearing in central London

Primary schools in central London are shrinking while some have closed down, because families are abandoning the capital and having fewer children. A new report by Westminster Council shows a total of 9,662 children had their first day at a new primary school this month, compared with 10,073 in 2018. The...

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Consultation announced into new ward boundaries for Westminster council

Consultation announced into new ward boundaries for Westminster council

The Local Boundary Commission for England on 1st October launched a consultation into potential changes to the boundaries for 17 council wards in the city of Westminster. The consultation will last until 9th December and is open for Westminster residents to express their opinions on wards including their boundaries and...

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Cleveland Clinic London Celebrates Important Milestone with ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony

Cleveland Clinic London Celebrates Important Milestone with ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony

Latest building milestone achieved in the development of Cleveland Clinic’s 185-bed UK hospital Cleveland Clinic London is pleased to announce a major milestone in the construction of its hospital at 33 Grosvenor Place, when the final external piece of the eight-story, 324,000-square-foot building will be put into place today. The...

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Inaugural Chelsea History Festival opened by Mayor of borough on sell-out first night

Inaugural Chelsea History Festival opened by Mayor of borough on sell-out first night

The first Chelsea History Festival was launched on October 9th by The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, one of three host venues. Pictured with Chelsea Pensioners and Festival Director Harry Parker, The Mayor said “We are really excited that three of our...

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The winners of the 2019 Chelsea Awards announced at ceremony at the Saatchi gallery

The winners of the 2019 Chelsea Awards announced at ceremony at the Saatchi gallery

The winners have been announced for the Chelsea Awards 2019, after a showcase at the Saatchi Gallery on October 8th. Hundreds of nominations for the Chelsea Awards were made by the Chelsea community, with the winners decided by a panel of six independent judges representing different parts of the community:...

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Chelsea and Westminster launches new innovation programme

Chelsea and Westminster launches new innovation programme

 The Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust on 25th September, in collaboration with its charity CW+, launched a new initiative CW innovation to mark the hospital’s 300th anniversary. The scheme is intended to make the hospital a ‘national centre for innovation in healthcare’ by developing and sharing improvements in patient...

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New Lord Mayor of London elected

New Lord Mayor of London elected

On October 2nd the Corporation of the City of London elected William Russell to a one-year term as Lord Mayor beginning on 8th November. Russell, who has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, will be the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City. The Lord Mayor’s principle role is to act...

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