North End Road seasonal market bags Great British Market Award

North End Road seasonal market bags Great British Market Award

Fulham’s North End Road Market has been named the best in the country at the Great British Market Awards. The borough’s historic, 131-year-old seasonal market dates back to 1880 and is one of London’s busiest; fighting off stiff competition for the ‘Best Community/Parish Market’ gong this year. It scored the...

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Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art today unveiled plans for its biggest expansion in its 182-year history. All across Britain, falling applications are causing universities to ‘streamline’ their courses. Mainly this process consists of the ruthless culling and dumbing down of art subjects which, obviously, don’t fit into the new concept...

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Domestic Violence on the Rise in London

Domestic Violence on the Rise in London

Recent data has revealed that domestic abuse has risen by over 60% in  London in under than seven years. The shocking figures have led Sadiq Khan to pledge £15 million to organisations that support victims of domestic abuse, since recent government cuts have pushed them to breaking point. The data,...

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Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

Robbery in Chelsea Gallery

A gallery in Chelsea was broken into on Sunday night, with over £20,000 worth of art being taken. Toad gallery partner Artur Gepchard, arrived to work Monday morning to find the robbers had ‘broken through the glass , so the glass piece was on the floor and millions of little...

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Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culling raises money for Royal Parks Society

Deer culled in two Richmond parks have, over the past 5 years, accumulated a net worth of £250,000 for the Royal Parks Society. Twice a year in Richmond and Bushby park, Red and Fallow Deer are culled by park keepers in order to preserve the rest of the population. Humane...

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‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

‘Safest’ borough in London sees steepest hike in crime

Despite Richmond historically being one of the safest boroughs in London, its crime rate has risen more dramatically than anywhere else in the city. Since 2011, police forces across the country have lost £600m in funding, causing national crime rates to rise by more than 6% in the last year...

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Grenfell Inquiry In Recess after ‘merry-go-round of buck-passing’

Grenfell Inquiry In Recess after ‘merry-go-round of buck-passing’

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry went into recess on August 2nd and resumes again on September 3rd. The latest evidence and testimony has only served to raise more questions than it has answered while we wait for the Inquiry to resume and hopefully deliver answers to the many lingering questions. Dr....

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TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

Over 100,000 cyclists are participating in Prudential RideLondon events this weekend. TFL have advised those attending to check their journeys before they travel. Prudential RideLondon is the world’s largest mass participation festival of cycling, entering into its sixth year. A range of different events will take place across the two...

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Sleeping rough in London

Sleeping rough in London

“You never forget your first night,” said a homeless man in criticism to Ben Judah in the book “This is London”. The book was a work of reportage on London’s down and out population published in January of 2016. “The first night is the worst night,” said one homeless man...

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Proud to be a Londoner at Pride 2018

Proud to be a Londoner at Pride 2018

Pride London has happened every summer since 1972, and has remained a popular event. Pride 2018 was no exception, with approximately 1,000,000 people attending. The Pride parade on July 7th, from 12-5, celebrated the LGBT community in the best way possible. The message of Pride is to be accepting of...

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