Cambridge dominate 164th annual boat race

Cambridge dominate 164th annual boat race

The Cambridge Men’s rowers completed a rout over Oxford Men’s after the women’s race was won by the Light Blues in convincing fashion earlier that day. In the 164th annual boat race, the Cambridge Women beat their opponents by a resounding seven lengths in just over 19 minutes. On a...

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Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Pensioners’ Patriarch: Gary Lashko, CEO of Royal Hospital Chelsea

Rarely do the words ‘royalty’ and ‘modesty’ go hand in hand. Standing atop a marble plinth in the main courtyard of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea is a gilded statue of King Charles II, garbed in Roman military gear. Presented to the King by Tobias Rustat in 1682, the looming 7ft6...

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Government report finds 4 in 10 children in London live in poverty

Government report finds 4 in 10 children in London live in poverty

Berit Bartsch 37% of children in London are living in poverty, recent government figures reveal. The report, put together by the HBAI, the Households Below Average Income Organisation, found over 70000 children are struggling financially in London. These numbers are higher than the number of impoverished children in than Wales,...

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Recycling the daily grind

Recycling the daily grind

RBKC councillors confirmed an extension to its borough-wide pilot of a recycling collection scheme for the aluminium coffee capsules from Nespresso. New figures show that the amount of recycling bags of Nespresso coffee capsules in the borough exceeds 1,200. RBKC are thus offering the unique service to the highest proportion...

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Eggcellent ways to spend Easter in Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster

Eggcellent ways to spend Easter in Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster

As Easter weekend fast approaches, Voucherbox have some fun ideas as to how RBKC and Westminster residents can spend it. KENSINGTON Easter family activities at Kensington Palace From Good Friday, families around London can take advantage of visiting Kensington Palace and enjoying the glory of Queen Mary’s garden. In addition...

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Kensington-based female entrepreneur appointed to the advisory board for the Commonwealth Business Forum

Kensington-based female entrepreneur appointed to the advisory board for the Commonwealth Business Forum

Award winning Kensington-based global strategist, director and CEO Natasha Mudhar has officially been appointed to the advisory board for the Commonwealth Business Forum, to be held on 16th-18th April in London across three iconic venues, Mansion House, Guildhall and QEII. The aim of the even is to provide a unique platform for dialogue, bringing together a range of industries and economies...

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March is a great month for job vacancies, according to CV-Library

March is a great month for job vacancies, according to CV-Library

For Londoners in the market for a new job, March is one of the best months to apply according to online job-board, CV-Library. Based on annual statistics from over 150,000 job listings on CV-Library, research shows that, of the sectors analysed, 90% will increase the number of job listings in...

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National Army Museum receives royal reopening

National Army Museum receives royal reopening

The Queen has reopened the National Army Museum following a three-year redevelopment. Joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, she toured the museum that will be open to the public later in March 2018. This is after a £23.75 million refurbishment. The museum was first opened in 1960 by Royal Charter...

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Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

Kensington Park School: excellence in the heart of London

As the competition for London school places heats up, Kensington Park School, a new independent school for boys and girls aged 11-18, provides a much needed additional choice for parents Kensington Park School is already attracting a lot of attention and quite rightly so. Not only does the school have...

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Tech start-up brings affordable parking to Central London

Tech start-up brings affordable parking to Central London

Website: https://parkbee.com/uk/ Mission: ParkBee takes unused private parking garages and makes them available to the public in major cities. Today if you want to park in London, the cost of doing so in a public carpark can be eye watering. ParkBee works with private landowners to open up the hidden...

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