Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

The Friends charity, raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for the benefit of patients, their families and staff. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the charity relies on large donations and supporters, but is also dependent on its smaller entrepreneurial fundraisers such as the hospital’s book shop and trolley...

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The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Octavia will be celebrating the work of their volunteers with an awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 28th June. Volunteers work with people living in the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, offering support and company. Awards will be distributed by the actress Tasmin Greig, and fall into...

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School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

The number of referrals by schools in London and the south east seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has increased by a fifth in the last three years, the NSPCC reveals today.   In a Freedom of Information request to NHS Trusts in England, the National Society for the Prevention...

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Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Join The Cantus Ensemble for its Spring concert of ethereal and exquisite choral works. Featuring Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb, MacMillan’s Strathclyde Motets and Poulenc’s Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, this is not a concert to miss. ​ Tickets: £15/£10 Date: 10th March 2018 Time: 7.30pm Location: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street 114 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH...

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The London Football Awards 2018

The London Football Awards 2018

As the festive period draws to a close and teams start gearing towards the business end of the season, the shortlist of nominees for the London Football Awards have been announced. Sponsored by Toscafund, the London Football Awards aim to raise funds for Willow Charity, ran by ex-Arsenal goalkeeper and...

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Open Way raises £547.38 for projects in Ethiopia

Open Way raises £547.38 for projects in Ethiopia

On December 2nd, a charity street collection was carried out in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Ran by chief promoter Alex Franch Tapia, K&C residents generously dipped into their pockets and raised a resounding £547.83, the entirety of which was donated to Open Way (UK registered charity 1122055)...

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The Basket Brigade: “Someone cares”

The Basket Brigade: “Someone cares”

The Southside Shopping Mall in Wandsworth has decked its halls with festive lights and shiny decorations during this Christmas period. Countless trolleys are piled high with basics, luxury goods and expensive presents which are decanted into car boots for distribution. Doubtless, some purchases bring fleeting happiness to the recipients and...

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Draycott Nursing & Care carol service 2017 in aid of Canine Partners

Draycott Nursing & Care carol service 2017 in aid of Canine Partners

On Thursday 14th, Draycott Nursing & Care will be hosting a carol service at St Mary Abbots Parish Church, Kensington High Street. The service aims to raise awareness for dog sponsorship from puppy training to the end of working life. As part of the service, there will be readings by:...

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A ‘marvellous’ competition Westminster’s marvellous children

A ‘marvellous’ competition Westminster’s marvellous children

The hunt is on for Westminster’s next, young literary superstar with the launch of a competition by children’s footwear retailer, Chipmunks and Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. The two have joined forces to encourage children to get creative and celebrate the art of storytelling by coming up with their own...

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