Dickens descendant at London History Festival

Dickens descendant at London History Festival

Author and historian Lucinda Hawksley, great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, came to Kensington Central Library on Tuesday 20 November to talk about Christmas in the Dickens household. Hawksley is one of seven women historians who are taking part in the 10th London History Festival, which runs from until 29 November at Kensington...

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Free NHS app launches in Westminster

Free NHS app launches in Westminster

The NHS has launched a new app to help Westminster residents and patients. Health Help Now will allow people to manage GP and hospital appointments, as well as access the right local services and find health advice “in a hurry.” This comes as the NHS prepares for increased demand in...

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The Power of Outdoor Learning

The Power of Outdoor Learning

By Donal Brennan, Headmaster of St Anthony’s School for Girls in Hampstead The world seems to be metamorphosing into one global metropolis with air-conditioned shopping complexes, vast leisure centres, and learning being driven down an interactive superhighway. Is this right? The natural world of wind, rain and sun is being...

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Tri-borough Music Hub

Tri-borough Music Hub

By Stuart Whatmore Did you know that there is an organisation in our area that exists just to make sure that children and young people have outstanding music education in and out of school? If not, well there is and they are called the Tri-borough Music Hub (TBMH). This article...

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World Chess and Pentagram Design the Official SOUND OF CHESS

World Chess and Pentagram Design the Official SOUND OF CHESS

World Chess and celebrated designer, Daniel Weil of Pentagram, who has created the official sound of chess to mark the 2018 FIDE World Championships in London, have announced an official partnership. The innovative digital platform allocates each chess piece and move to a particular sound, delivering a unique symphony dedicated to each game. The musical score for each...

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Ovarian cancer is not a “silent” killer

Ovarian cancer is not a “silent” killer

Ovarian cancer is the fifth deadliest cancer in women, according to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance. Nicknamed ‘the silent killer’, its symptoms are hard to identify and are often misdiagnosed as ageing or irritable bowel syndrome. Unidentified symptoms, combined with a lack of effective therapies, explain in part why...

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Famous faces to read at carol service for cancer research

Famous faces to read at carol service for cancer research

Some famous faces and an award-winning soprano are coming together this Christmas to support The Institute of Cancer Research, London, at their flagship fundraiser. Actor and author Jane Asher and The Archers star Simon Williams will be reading at the annual Carols from Chelsea service, in aid of The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR). The celebrated...

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“ Who Else Is Suffering With Back Pain Or Sciatica, Fed Up With Taking Painkillers And Wants To Return To Living Life To The Full Again…? ”

“ Who Else Is Suffering With Back Pain Or Sciatica, Fed Up With Taking Painkillers And Wants To Return To Living Life To The Full Again…? ”

By Orson Wajih orsonwajih-physiotherapy.com To the person suffering with back pain or sciatica (or if you know someone who is). • Are back pain or sciatica, disturbed sleep or pain killers leaving you tired and unable to keep active and enjoy family and social events? • Are you concerned you’ll...

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The Artistry of Medicine

The Artistry of Medicine

Medical maverick Professor Roger Kneebone discusses the power of performance and how doctors can harness artistic talent in their work. What do surgeons have in common with close-up magicians, puppeteers and tailors? A lot, if you ask Professor Roger Kneebone. The unassuming former doctor has devoted the last 15 years...

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Brexit regulatory impasse entangles foreign investment

Brexit regulatory impasse entangles foreign investment

Article and Graphic by Dave Sebastian Foreign companies in the United Kingdom are in the crosshairs of uncertain regulations as the U.K. prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019. The predicament: Companies have yet to figure out which new regulations to brace for, as it is still unclear...

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