Preacher: Episode 1 (Review)

Preacher: Episode 1 (Review)

TV Reviews continues as Max Feldman finds religion with our first review of Preacher. For our series on Game of Thrones click here AMC’s Preacher is based on a series of 90s graphic novels by Garth Ennis which are that rare combination of being the product of a brilliant mind...

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London gay men’s chorus to release charity single for victims of Orlando

The  London   Gay   Men’s   Chorus   (LGMC)   will   release   their charity single cover version   of   Simon   &   Garfunkel’s   ‘Bridge  Over   Troubled   Water’   on   Friday,   24   June   2016,  with proceeds to   be   split   equally   between   the   Orlando   Victims  Fund,   organised   by   Equality   Florida   and   Galop,   a   London­based   charity   that   works   to   reduce ...

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New plans to check EU citizens at external borders

On Tuesday the 21st of June, the Civil Liberties Committee of MEPs has endorsed new plans to tighten up security checks on the EU’s external borders.   The EU Commission proposed new procedures to screen all EU citizens, and third party nationals, crossing the EU’s external borders. The new system...

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Mayor opens new Care Centre

On Saturday the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, Elizabeth Rutherford cut the ribbon for the new St Charles Integrated Care Centre alongside a local community arts project, creativity and wellbeing day. The event was organised by the Association for Cultural Advancement of Visual Art (ACAVA) in partnership with the West...

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Westminster unveils eco-friendly cars

Recently Zipcar, a car rental service, in partnership with Volkswagen and Westminster city council have introduced ‘Car sharing’ in order to offer eco-friendly vehicles. The council has been bidding for funds in order to try and reduce the carbon emissions. Zipcar has introduced new VW golf GTE plug-in hybrid electric...

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Child abuse up 75% according to NSPCC

NSPCC’s new figures show that child neglect and abuse cases have risen by 75% over the last 10 years, with over 16,000 calls made to the NSPCC reporting cases last year. Although the NSPCC does not know with any certainty why there has been an increase, it is beleived that...

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Game Of Thrones S06 E09: Battle Of The Bastards Review

Game Of Thrones S06 E09: Battle Of The Bastards Review

Welcome to KCWToday’s newly minted episode by episode tv review guides. I’ve been quite upfront with my issues with late period GoT (which can be read here) but if there is one rule of thumb to GoT (besides Jon Snow knowing nothing and a surfeit of breasts) is that episode...

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Government failing to collect hundreds of millions of pounds worth of child maintenance

Recent reports shows that the Child Support agency (CSA) has allowed nearly £4bn worth of child maintenance bills to be unpaid in the last 20 years. The charity Gingerbread, in aid of single parents, has found that on average £2,067 is owed to each family, and it’s estimated by the...

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3 Penny Opera – Brechtian Punk

The Threepenny Opera’s first performance in 1928 contained all the analytical antagonism toward the Weimar Republic that you’d expect of its socialist, cigar chomping writer. Picture then, the despair felt by critic and musicologist Rodney Milnes that the National’s 1986 production had turned Bertolt Brecht’s surreal and stylised critique of...

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Eat your words at the LIB-RARY

Eat your words at the LIB-RARY

St Luke’s Kitchen can be found under the relatively newly opened LIB-RARY on St Martin’s Lane; as the seeming random ‘-’ in LIB-RARY probably tells you, there are a few differences to be found to the council-run variety. A private members club complete with a fully stocked bar and jumping...

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