Sons of the Waves by Stephen Taylor

Sons of the Waves by Stephen Taylor

The subtitle of this weighty tome is ‘The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail’, which charts the history of Jack Tar from when Francis Drake circumnavigated the Globe on the Golden Hind in 1577, with 166 seamen on board, until the age of steam, when Britain literally ruled...

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Fears of ‘surge in crime’ as lockdown ends

Fears of ‘surge in crime’ as lockdown ends

By LDRS Reporter Jessie Mathewson London could face a surge in crime when lockdown is lifted, Sadiq Khan has warned. The Mayor said the possible spike in offending was “a big concern” for police and youth workers. Crime in the capital has fallen sharply during lockdown, with fewer than 50,000...

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London ‘ready’ for test and trace says City Hall

London ‘ready’ for test and trace says City Hall

By LDRS Reporter Jessie Mathewson  London is ready for the next stage of Covid-19 response, starting to test, trace and isolate people who have been in contact with the virus, Sadiq Khan has said. Low levels of infection in the capital mean there is now a “small window of opportunity”...

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Westminster elects new lord mayor in online ceremony

Westminster elects new lord mayor in online ceremony

Westminster Council has elected a new Lord Mayor, and for the first time in its history the ceremony happened online. Councillor Jonathan Glanz, a Conserative for West End ward, was given the ceremonial title on May 20. He succeeds Labour councillor Ruth Bush. “I am thrilled to be taking on...

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Rohingya Refugees are being fenced in and communication blocked, just as coronavirus cases are confirmed in camps, MPs hear

Rohingya Refugees are being fenced in and communication blocked, just as coronavirus cases are confirmed in camps, MPs hear

The crowded and unsanitary conditions in the Rohingya camps are likely to confound efforts to stop coronavirus spreading, warns the International Development Committee in its report, Humanitarian crises monitoring: the Rohingya.  Most countries around the world are relying on social distancing to contain coronavirus. The population density of the refugee camps...

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KCCC – Marketing in Uncertain Times Webinar

KCCC – Marketing in Uncertain Times Webinar

Jaimie will show you how to be agile and market your business as external conditions change and evolve. Learn also how to lead your team while staying mentally resilient and focused during these uncertain times. This webinar is presented by Jaimie Sarah from Definitely Definitely who specialises in helping successful directors...

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