Berwick Street Market is unique; but not for long…

Berwick Street Market is unique; but not for long…

If Westminster councillors, and people like French ‘street market’ multinational Groupe Geraud and Shaftesbury PLC have their way, this beating human heart of Soho’s streets will soon become yet another example of the homogenised, cleaned-up, gentrified and ‘improved’ London street markets of Spitalfields, Covent Garden, and soon, I guess, Portobello. Brixton Market has already...

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Generation Y baffled by office politics

Generation Y baffled by office politics

A new study by the Co-Op, that coincides with the end of exam season, reveals that many young people lack skills needed to flourish in the workplace.   1100 participants aged 16-25 were asked questions about their expectations of going into the workplace and how prepared they felt to meet...

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Hate crime up 15 percent post Brexit vote

Hate crime up 15 percent post Brexit vote

Data from police forces around the UK has revealed a surge in hate crime since June last year with a 44 percent increase reported on public transport. While the greatest increase was seen in crimes based on religion and race, however, the trend was also reflected in crimes against members...

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Mum2Mum makes ‘second hand’ cool again

Mum2Mum makes ‘second hand’ cool again

Nearly new sales for children’s clothing and items come to Kensington and Chelsea in the form of Mum2Mum, giving parents the chance to save and make money. As any parent will know, having children is an expensive business. Studies by the Centre for Economics and Business Research have shown that...

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‘Not Finished Yet’ Art Show at Royal Trinity Hospice

‘Not Finished Yet’ Art Show at Royal Trinity Hospice

On Thursday the 15th of September, Royal Trinity Hospice will host a unique art therapy exhibition entitled ‘Not Finished Yet’.  All 50 pieces of art on show will be the creations of Londoners living with a progressive, life limiting illness. The exhibition will display art from a diverse range of mediums,...

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Petition for UNESCO recognise Notting Hill Carnival heritage site

Petition for UNESCO recognise Notting Hill Carnival heritage site

An online petition created by the local activist group, Green Westway, is requesting that UNESCO includes the historic west London carnival on its Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list. The calls come after the emergence of recent analysis published by Lady Borwick revealing that 9 out of 10 people living...

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Further Southern Rail strikes announced for in August

Further Southern Rail strikes announced for in August

Passengers on Southern Rail will face further travel disruption after the RMT union announced that it will hold a five day strike starting from 00.01 on 8th August and finishing at 23.59 on Friday 12th August. These strikes are just the most recent exchange in the continued dispute over the service operator Govia Thameslink’s...

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