The London Football Awards 2018

The London Football Awards 2018

As the festive period draws to a close and teams start gearing towards the business end of the season, the shortlist of nominees for the London Football Awards have been announced. Sponsored by Toscafund, the London Football Awards aim to raise funds for Willow Charity, ran by ex-Arsenal goalkeeper and...

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MPs call on big supermarkets to ditch plastic packaging within 5 years

MPs call on big supermarkets to ditch plastic packaging within 5 years

Over 200 MPs have called on the UKs biggest supermarkets to ditch plastic packaging within the next five years amid concerns about its damaging environmental cost. According to research by Avaaz, UK supermarkets use up to 800,000 tonnes of plastic packaging each year, enough to cover Greater London in trash....

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Open Way raises £547.38 for projects in Ethiopia

Open Way raises £547.38 for projects in Ethiopia

On December 2nd, a charity street collection was carried out in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Ran by chief promoter Alex Franch Tapia, K&C residents generously dipped into their pockets and raised a resounding £547.83, the entirety of which was donated to Open Way (UK registered charity 1122055)...

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The Basket Brigade: “Someone cares”

The Basket Brigade: “Someone cares”

The Southside Shopping Mall in Wandsworth has decked its halls with festive lights and shiny decorations during this Christmas period. Countless trolleys are piled high with basics, luxury goods and expensive presents which are decanted into car boots for distribution. Doubtless, some purchases bring fleeting happiness to the recipients and...

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Young entrepreneur combines style with substance in his latest collaboration with Oxfam

Young entrepreneur combines style with substance in his latest collaboration with Oxfam

At just 14 years old, a young Sacha Jordan Mattey decided to take his passion for design into the real world by setting up his own company that specialised in casual wear clothing. Since then, the St Paul’s student has continued to pursue his interest in design by releasing more...

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‘happily’ is the new dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London

‘happily’ is the new dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London

Sister and charity worker, Helena Reed has launched happily Community Interest Company (CIC), a not-for-profit friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London. The idea of happily was born from Helena’s first-hand experience of helping her younger sister who has learning disabilities to find love and friendship. Having exhausted their...

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Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

The Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra is to hold a fundraiser concert to raise money for the residents left without homes after the tragic Grenfell Tower fire on June 14. The proceeds will go to the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation that is helping to coordinate an appeal. The RCM...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Charity CW+ has recently collaborated with the Chelsea Arts Club to host a new exhibition of works at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital which can be found on the 1st Floor walkway between Lift Banks B and C. The Chelsea Arts Club has been based in Kensington and Chelsea for 125...

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World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

The charity Blue Cross has opened the world’s first estate agency for cats in London. The unique cat pop-up estate agency will be offering houses that are exclusively designed for feline tenants. Constructed of cardboard and created by a mixture of journalists, bloggers, designers, retailers, 3D design University students and...

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Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Actor Larry Lamb, comedian Tim Vine and actor John Altman took part in the seventh annual Royal Marsden 14-mile or five-mile walk, to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The event has helped to raise over £8m for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity since 2011 and this March...

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