Thanksgiving ceremony for The Queen’s long reign

To mark The Queen becoming the nation’s longest-reigning monarch a special service of thanksgiving will be held at St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington Church Street, at 5.30pm on Wednesday 9 September. The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Cllr Robert Freeman, and his wife will attend the...

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RBKC sets aside £10 million to purchase temporary accommodation properties ‘ideally’ in Greater London

On the 27th of July the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) announced it had set aside £10,000,000 to purchase properties for use as temporary accommodation (TA), likely located outside of the borough. RBKC has yet to be specific as to the location it is looking to purchase in,...

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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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Significant rise in hate crime reports in London

Racist and religious hate crime in London has risen in the last year, with reports of anti-Semitic and Islamophobic crimes rising notably faster than total crime reports. Reported homophobic crime also rose faster than total crime. While the total number of reported crimes in London rose by 3.5% this year,...

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