Arrests decrease at significantly Notting Hill Carnival

Arrests decrease at significantly Notting Hill Carnival

The number of people arrested at Notting Hill Carnival dropped by more than 30% compared to last year according to figures released by Scotland Yard. It’s led to many saying the annual Bank Holiday street party was an overwhelming success, but that has been called into question by the Metropolitan...

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Sadiq: Carnival to stay in the streets of Notting Hill

Sadiq: Carnival to stay in the streets of Notting Hill

Sadiq Khan has pledged that Notting Hill Carnival will not be relocated in the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy. The mayor had been approached by Tory MPs about the safety and containment of Notting Hill Carnival this year. Greg Hands, Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham, queried if it ‘...

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Zac Goldsmith: “It’s my civic duty to beat Sadiq”

When the BBC’s Norman Smith recently quizzed Zac Goldsmith in the back of a cab, the viral video of their conversation became perhaps the only instance of a “car crash interview” in which the interviewee would actually prefer a real car crash. Not knowing that Holborn comes after Tottenham Court...

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Zayane: Morocco in North Kensington

In the 1960’s one never ventured to the nether end of Portobello Road, the frontier to the Golborne Road was not to be crossed. However the Notting Hill effect has arrived, with trendy shops and restaurants and a pavement widening scheme which will give space for outdoor dining; Golborne is...

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Miki switches on market’s Christmas cheer

Paddington Bear features in a Christmas card designed to celebrate Portobello and Golborne Market’s 150th Christmas. Schoolgirl Miki Keric’s winning design was chosen by traders in a competition which attracted over 390 entries. Ten-year-old Miki, a pupil from St Barnabas and St Philip’s Church of England Primary School, celebrated her...

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Police reveal knives seized at Notting Hill Carnival

Today a selection of weapons seized by the Met at Notting Hill Carnival were on display at New Scotland Yard. Over forty weapons were taken by the police at the Carnival, through a variety of active measures including stop and searches and weapon sweeps of local parks. Among the weapons...

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Holland Park Tube customers to benefit from new lifts and other station improvements

·         Essential lift replacement work to begin in January 2016  ·         New, more reliable lifts will replace the existing ones installed nearly 30 years ago ·         Work will mean that Holland Park Tube station will be closed from January – August 2016 ·         Wide range of improvements including a more...

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Police investigate after fatal Notting Hill hit and run

Police are searching for two men after a late night hit and run in Notting Hill A Bentley Continental struck and fatally wounded a council worker as he directed traffic around his vehicle at 11.50pm last night. The Bentley was abandoned by its driver and passenger, who fled the scene,...

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Kensington Place

The Kensington Place restaurant stands on Kensington Church Street looking deceptively understated considering its 38 year history as one of London’s most iconic places to eat out. When it first opened in 1987, serving elegant seafood at reasonable prices, it was one of the first British restaurants to bring fine...

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Pop-up Opera puts up new production

The ever growing Pop-Up Opera Company has announced a new production for the summer, Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri (The Italian girl in Algiers). The classic opera will be reworked and will be showing from the 28th July in Notting Hill and has been touring to various unusual and intimate venues...

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