Battersea bar has drinks licence suspended amid crime concerns

A Battersea bar and restaurant has had its drinks licence temporarily suspended amid concerns about criminal behaviour and public safety. Councillors on Wandsworth’s licensing sub-committee agreed to a Met Police request for a suspension of the premises licence held by the owners of the Leilani bar and restaurant in Lavender...

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Remember, remember no asbestos this November

Remember, remember no asbestos this November

You might be forgiven for thinking a warning about asbestos is a bit redundant by now, we knew the dangers by the start of the 1970’s. How many builders are going to come rushing onto site to show their foreman this article, only for him to shake his head and...

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Fresh £18 million boost to primary school sport

Primary schools across London were today given a fresh £18million funding boost to transform PE lessons for tens of thousands of pupils.   Head teachers have already used the PE and Sports Premium – a fund worth more than £150 million a year – to recruit hundreds of extra PE...

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Feng Shui expert voices concern over Earl’s Court development

Feng Shui expert voices concern over Earl’s Court development

Environmental psychologist and Feng Shui expert Juan Cisek has voiced concerns over CAPC’s multi-billion pound residential development being a potentially “Yin” area that could “affect your health and prosperity.” Juan Cisek has had 25 years’ experience in environmental psychology and Feng Shui and is the founding member of “The Feng...

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Battersea Cats and Dogs home urges pet owners to take bonfire night precautions

Battersea Cats and Dogs home urges pet owners to take bonfire night precautions

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is encouraging all pet owners to think ahead and prepare for the hundreds of fireworks set to light up the sky this Bonfire Night.   Anyone who owns animals knows how stressful fireworks can be for household pets, particularly on main celebration days like Bonfire...

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Help prevent doorstep scams

New research shows there could be as many as 170,000 incidents of doorstep crime each year. Doorstep criminals exploit vulnerable people by convincing them to pay for shoddy or incomplete repair work, charging extortionate fees for their services, or threatening residents who do not comply. The ‘Good neighbours stop rogue...

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Westminster registrars join forces with stunning 18th century Georgian townhouse

Westminster registrars join forces with stunning 18th century Georgian townhouse

Couples wanting to get married in central London can now choose the elegant Georgian rooms of Asia House for their ceremony through a new partnership with Westminster City Council. The council’s registrars will take bookings at the new venue from 1stNovember 2014. The new partnership means that couples can choose...

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Oxford Street Launches “Talent Starts Here” Competitions

Oxford street is launching its first ever competition to find the best up and coming UK talent to perform at their world-famous 55th annual Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On, 6th November 2014. Attended by thousands of shoppers, the  ‘Talent Starts Here’ nationwide competition gives aspiring stars the opportunity to...

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Turner Prize 2014

Tate have hijacked the name of arguably Britain’s greatest ever painter (see Turner v. Constable on p. *) and attached it to a £25,000 prize given annually for the past 30 years to, “an artist under the age of 50, living, working or born in Britain for an outstanding exhibition...

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