‘Mum’s taxi’ Gets a Break as OneLane Launches

The launch of the new OneLane service is aimed at parents who are rushed off their feet in the morning with the school run. The ‘family ride-and-care’ service offers safe transportation for children to and from school, as well as for after school and weekend activities. The drivers, dubbed ‘Guardians’,...

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“Outstanding” Children’s Services in Westminster make history

The tri-borough Children’s Services offered by Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, and Hammersmith & Fulham, have made history by becoming the first in the country to be awarded an “outstanding” rating by Ofsted after an inspection in early 2016.   Westminster Councillor and Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, Danny...

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Royal Academy of Dance autism friendly dance classes expand with help from the City

Specialised dance classes for children on the autism spectrum have been expanded in London. The RADiate project – led by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and with generous new funding provided by the City of London Corporation’s charity, the City Bridge Trust – will offer subsidised dance classes to...

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The Search is on for the Nation’s Most Passionate School Gardeners

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has today launched its annual search for the most talented and inspiring school gardeners in the RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 competition.   Schools across the UK are invited to nominate their gardening superstars for three awards: RHS Young School Gardener of the...

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Pobble takes on illiteracy

Shocking statistics reveal that 5.2 million adults in Britain are functionally illiterate, with reading and writing abilities below what would be expected of the average 11 year old. Now Pobble, an exciting new company is on a mission to inspire and tackle illiteracy in the next generation. Emerging from a...

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Children’s Christmas card competition

Schoolchildren from Kensington and Chelsea are being invited to design their own Christmas card and help raise funds for charity at the same time. Youngsters aged 11 and under can enter the competition, devised by www.elsieandfleur.co.uk, and the winning entries will be made and sold in aid of The Jemima...

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Newlife Foundation charity fashion show and sale

Newlife Foundation held an exclusive designer fashion event at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Sq, London SW1, On Monday evening, 7 September 2015. Newlife Foundation for disabled and terminally ill children offers support to families through campaigning for awareness, medical research and financial support for such patients requiring specialist equipment and services. ...

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Hop to it: Boris supports spacehopper campaign in aid of disabled children

Mayor of London Boris Johnson is supporting the charity KIDS to launch a campaign which will raise vital funds for disabled children and young people Disabled children’s charity KIDS is calling on the general public to design a spacehopper and join in their Big Spacehop Challenge to raise much needed...

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Royal College of Music and leading soprano Janis Kelly stage Britten’s Albert Herring

The RCM International Opera School has announced its summer production this year, Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten. This will be showcasing the UK’s best young vocal talent and featuring acclaimed soprano Janis Kelly in the role of Lady Billows Following the success of his 2010 RCM production Orpheus in the...

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Flu hits hard

Reports of flu and influenza like symptoms have had an almost 250% increase according to data from Public Health England (PHE). In January last year less than two people in every 100,000 reported flu symptoms each day to their GP. This year has seen nearly five every day. Unusually, flu...

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