Good Grief

Good Grief

So, cautiously, you emerge from a London lockdown, or maybe a Durham one, blinking at the sun, and the first question is: who’s in line for all the cash you’ve saved not going out for two months? A hairdresser for sure, a bartender would be good, maybe a physiotherapist after...

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Third anniversary of the Grenfell Tragedy – statement from Cllr Elizabeth Campbell, the Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council

Third anniversary of the Grenfell Tragedy – statement from Cllr Elizabeth Campbell, the Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council

Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Cllr Elizabeth Campbell, said: “This weekend marks the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tragedy. “Members of communities from across our borough, and the UK, will come together and remember 72 lives lost on 14 June 2017. “In online services together, and in private services...

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Will Crossrail meet deadlines?

Will Crossrail meet deadlines?

By LDRS Reporter Jessie Mathewson Crossrail chiefs have pledged to “meet or beat” the planned Summer 2021 opening date for the central part of the railway, despite a construction stop during the coronavirus lockdown. The Paddington to Abbey Wood section of the Elizabeth Line is due to open in summer...

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New city centre bicycle lanes and borough-wide 20 mph speed limits confirmed by Westminster Council

New city centre bicycle lanes and borough-wide 20 mph speed limits confirmed by Westminster Council

By LDRS Reporter Owen Sheppard A host of new cycle lanes are being created in London’s city centre, as borough-wide 20 mph speed limits were confirmed by Westminster Council. The council, which controls highways across Soho and the West End, said 11 kilometres of temporary cycle lanes are being created...

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St Paul’s Cathedral  remembrance for the victims of Coronavirus

St Paul’s Cathedral remembrance for the victims of Coronavirus

An online book of remembrance to commemorate those who have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic organised by St Paul’s Cathedral has seen a huge public response. More than 3,000 names of those who have died as a result of Coronavirus have been entered in the online book...

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Freedom Pass changes for peak times coming into effect from June 15th

Freedom Pass changes for peak times coming into effect from June 15th

London councils have been given clarification over restrictions on the use of Freedom Passes on TfL’s network during morning peak times, 4:30am to 9:00am, announced as part of TfL’s financial support package from the government. The changes will come into effect on the 15th of June. Passengers with an Older...

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#OurHousetoYourHouse Royal Opera House announces programming for second Live from Covent Garden concert on Saturday 20 June

#OurHousetoYourHouse Royal Opera House announces programming for second Live from Covent Garden concert on Saturday 20 June

As we look forward to the first in the series of three Live from Covent Garden concerts this Saturday, the Royal Opera House is proud to announce the programming for the second concert on Saturday 20 June at 7.30pm BST which will be broadcast live via the ROH website from its world-famous Covent Garden...

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