London £10 T-Charge enforced today to tackle pollution

London £10 T-Charge enforced today to tackle pollution

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £10 T-Charge came into effect today, forcing older petrol or diesel vehicles made before 2006 to pay the tax in an attempt to reduce pollution in the London. The levy comes on top of the £11.50 congestion charge which was implemented in the same area in 2003,...

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Britain’s first astronaut visits Fulham school

Britain’s first astronaut visits Fulham school

Helen Sharman, Britain’s first astronaut, came to Kensington Prep School in Fulham yesterday to speak to the pupils as part of Explore Floor, a project which encourages learning through technology. Kensington Prep is for girls aged four to eleven. It has been leading the way in innovative girl’s education ever...

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Hammersmith & Fulham and Ealing councils to stage protest against NHS cuts

Hammersmith & Fulham and Ealing councils to stage protest against NHS cuts

On 30 September, protesters will march from Acton Park and Southall Park and will come together at Ealing Common for a rally and speeches from figures such as H&F Council’s Leader, Cllr Stephen Cowan. The proposed cuts are set to affect Charing Cross and Ealing hospitals. These cuts will include...

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The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair Goes Nautical Autumn Fair 3-8 October 2017

The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair Goes Nautical Autumn Fair 3-8 October 2017

London’s chicest, and largest, antiques and period design event, the Autumn 2017 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair (3-8 October at Battersea Park London) has sailed in with a nautical tack. The Autumn Decorative Fair is a high point of the Design Season for interior decorators. With more than 160 exhibitors...

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Benjamin Grosvenor visits St James Junior and Senior Girls’ Schools

Benjamin Grosvenor visits St James Junior and Senior Girls’ Schools

Pupils at St James Junior and Senior Girls’ Schools in Kensington were very excited to welcome British pianist, Benjamin Grosvenor, to school on Monday morning when the world-renowned concert pianist performed three pieces to pupils in two special assemblies. Benjamin Grosvenor played three pieces: ‘Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune’ (Prelude...

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Back the Tri-Borough call from Credit Union

Back the Tri-Borough call from Credit Union

People, who are thinking about taking out loans for ‘high ticket’ items such as holidays, weddings, and new kitchens, should look no further than their Credit Union as a way to help the local community. Your Credit Union* are urging socially-minded residents to use the Kensington-based community bank as a...

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Scottish country dancing in London: classes begin today!

Scottish country dancing in London: classes begin today!

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, whose patron is H.M, The Queen, is a worldwide organisation that exists to promote and develop Scottish country dancing and music. The London Branch was the first to be formed outside Scotland and runs dance classes to suit all levels of experience, including young people....

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The Royal Parks of London

The Royal Parks of London

Take a walk in the Park! London has eight Royal Parks all strongly associated with a rich, historical Heritage, National Events, Prime Ministers and Royalty. The Parks are famous for their nature reserves, sporting facilities, world class entertainments and excellent catering. Ceremonial occasions have not changed with the passing years;...

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Renowned figures donate over 20 artworks and experiences to the Battersea Arts Centre Charity Gala with Christie’s

Renowned figures donate over 20 artworks and experiences to the Battersea Arts Centre Charity Gala with Christie’s

Turner Prize winners Grayson Perry and Sir Anish Kapoor, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood and Channel 4 News Anchor Jon Snow are just some of the renowned figures who have donated over 20 one-of-a-kind artworks and experiences to a special charity gala run by Christie’s auction house on Tuesday 3 October...

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The Museum of London hopes to acquire a cross-section of the recently discovered ‘fatberg’ in Whitechapel

The Museum of London hopes to acquire a cross-section of the recently discovered ‘fatberg’ in Whitechapel

Under the streets of London, an enormous ‘fatberg’ weighing 130 tonnes has been discovered in the sewers of Whitechapel. Consisting of wet wipes, nappies, fat and oil this huge deposit of fat is one of the largest ever found at 250 metres long and weighing the same as 11 double...

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