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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Ofsted ‘outstanding’ school reports drive up house prices by almost £40,000

Ofsted ‘outstanding’ school reports drive up house prices by almost £40,000

Homeowners can be expected to pay up to £331,605 on average to live near an ‘outstanding’ school, according to a recent study by confused.com. Most shockingly, this price rockets to £635,949 for a London house. The study used Ofsted data to calculate how much it would cost to live near...

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Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce February Networking at Mahiki

Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce February Networking at Mahiki

A night of networking at the glamorous venue Mahiki where you can meet their team along with Kensington & Chelsea’s finest businesses in one of the most interesting venues in the borough. Named after the Polynesian path to the underworld, the bar is famed for its “Tiki” Polynesian themed interiors, lit with...

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Brokenshire confirms funding package for local authorities in 2019/20

Brokenshire confirms funding package for local authorities in 2019/20

Councils in England are to benefit from increased funding for core services including additional support for the most vulnerable in society, Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP confirmed today. Local authorities’ core spending power will rise in 2019/20 by £1.3 billion, taking councils’ funding to £46.4 billion. This year’s...

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Greg Hands, Chelsea and Fulham MP, invites residents to Heathrow Airport Q&A this Thursday

Greg Hands, Chelsea and Fulham MP, invites residents to Heathrow Airport Q&A this Thursday

The MP for Chelsea and Fulham, Greg Hands, is inviting local residents to a public Q&A about Heathrow Airport’s future airspace allocation and expansion being held on Thursday. The event will be hosted and chaired by Hands with Heathrow representatives in attendance to answer your questions. It forms part of Heathrow’s...

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Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School announces its opening in September 2020

Nestled in the heart of Kensington, a stone’s throw from some of London’s most acclaimed institutions, is Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School, for children 3-11, due to open its doors in September 2020. Jill Walker, Headmistress, enthused about their exciting plans to renovate four Georgian townhouses at 10-13 Prince’s Gate. State-of-the-art science...

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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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Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

New statistics reveal there is a worrying shortage of teachers across the country, as the uncertainty of Brexit deters European teachers from working in the UK. With 57% of British schools historically relying on European teachers, data from the 2017/18 Education Policy Institute report found that there has been a...

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Students call for more financial transparency from universities

A call for more transparency regarding university expenditure, comes as reports claim students do not feel they are getting very good value for money. The Department of Education’s 2018 report claimed that only 38% of British university students felt they were getting their money’s worth and that a lack of...

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