Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

A gallery in Chelsea was broken into on Sunday night, with over £20,000 worth of art being taken. Toad gallery partner Artur Gepchard, arrived to work Monday morning to find the robbers had ‘broken through the glass , so the glass piece was on the floor and millions of little...

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Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culled in two Richmond parks have, over the past 5 years, accumulated a net worth of £250,000 for the Royal Parks Society. Twice a year in Richmond and Bushby park, Red and Fallow Deer are culled by park keepers in order to preserve the rest of the population. Humane...

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‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

Despite Richmond historically being one of the safest boroughs in London, its crime rate has risen more dramatically than anywhere else in the city. Since 2011, police forces across the country have lost £600m in funding, causing national crime rates to rise by more than 6% in the last year...

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Commuters brace for 24-hour Tube strikes

Commuters brace for 24-hour Tube strikes

Londoners face chaos on the Tube as drivers plan a 24-hour walkout on the Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines next week. There will be no service on the Central and Waterloo & City lines all day on Wednesday 7 November, while the Piccadilly line strike will run from...

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National Army Museum: Are we getting remembrance right?

National Army Museum: Are we getting remembrance right?

The National Army Museum is marking the First World War centenary period with a special ‘museum late’ exploring the topic of remembrance. On Wednesday 7 November the museum will host a panel discussion with experts and industry peers to look at the variety of ways in which conflict is commemorated...

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Transport for London holds public consultation over bus cuts

Transport for London holds public consultation over bus cuts

Transport for London is inviting members of the public to comment on the proposed shake-up of bus routes that will see drastic cuts to services in central London. In September TfL announced the largest change to the bus network in 16 years, saying it would expand bus routes in outer...

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Victoria Tube station goes step-free

Victoria Tube station goes step-free

Victoria has become the latest station on the London Underground network to offer step-free access to passengers thanks to a major upgrade project. Seven new lifts have been installed in the station, allowing step-free access between Victoria and District and Circle Line trains, as well as from the street and...

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Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Cool customers can once again take to the ice as one of London’s most-loved ice rinks returns to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. This week sees the reopening of the iconic ice rink for the festive season following last year’s success, when over 165,000 people from around the...

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Rise in modern slavery referrals in London

Rise in modern slavery referrals in London

The number of people from London identified as victims of modern slavery has risen by almost a fifth over the last year, according to new report by The Salvation Army. 774 people from London were referred to the charity’s specialist support service, an increase of 19 per cent from last...

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New fund to flood London with water fountains

New fund to flood London with water fountains

A new scheme to increase the number of public water fountains in London has been launched with funding of £5m amid efforts to cut down on single-use plastic waste. The fund, set up by Thames Water and the Mayor of London, aims to encourage people to refill rather than buy...

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