The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Octavia will be celebrating the work of their volunteers with an awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 28th June. Volunteers work with people living in the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, offering support and company. Awards will be distributed by the actress Tasmin Greig, and fall into...

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Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

A special screening of an inspiring film written by and starring an actress who has Parkinson’s is being screened at The Everyman Cinema, Baker Street, on Sunday 24 June at 11am in aid of the charity Parkinson’s UK.  ‘Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinson’s’ is based on the experiences of Sue Wylie, 57, who was diagnosed with...

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Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Henry Kennedy, conductor of The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra, will be holding a very special concert at St John’s Smith Square for Parkinson’s UK. ‘Vienna in the Square’ will take place on 15th June at 7:30pm with The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra featuring some of London’s finest young musicians, coming together for a unique...

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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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