World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

Some of the country’s finest opera singers will be gathering at the intimate setting of Spencer House on Thursday 22nd May to celebrate and support The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Featuring opera singers Ann Murray, Louise Kemeny, Toby Spence and Matthew Rose, the event will be raising money for...

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London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

London woman steps closer to a cure for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens

Sophie Zovighian from Kensington will be stepping closer to a cure for Parkinson’s by taking part in the Walk for Parkinson’s fundraising event at Kensington Gardens on Sunday 29 April. The 29-year-old decided to get involved in the charity Parkinson’s UK’s annual walk in memory of her dad who had...

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Royal Trinity Hospice announces free events for Dying Matters awareness wee

Royal Trinity Hospice announces free events for Dying Matters awareness wee

Royal Trinity Hospice has announced its programme of free events for Dying Matters week, the annual national awareness campaign which aims to open up the national conversation talking about dying, death and bereavement. The hospice, which provides free end of life care to people across central and south west London,...

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Walkers in London asked to unite against Parkinson’s

Walkers in London asked to unite against Parkinson’s

London residents are being asked to unite with thousands of people across the UK and Walk for Parkinson’s at Kensington Gardens on Sunday 29 April. The event will raise vital funds for the charity Parkinson’s UK, and is one of many walks taking place all over the UK throughout 2018....

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Charity treats survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster to a four-day holiday

Charity treats survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster to a four-day holiday

Children and their parents enjoyed an adventure in the heart of the countryside as they escaped the turmoil of trying to rebuild their lives following the tower block fire eight months ago. Many are still living in hotels and temporary accommodation as they battle with authorities to find new homes and restore their...

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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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