On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

Whilst England and Wales saw the decriminalisation of homosexuality fifty years ago today, 72 other countries and territories continue to criminalise same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. According to an annual report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA),...

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Motorists reconsider electric cars amid lockdown

Motorists reconsider electric cars amid lockdown

The positive and immediate global impact of the imposed lockdown on the environment boosts motorist’s willingness to drive an electric vehicle, reports Venson

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‘Pay it forward’ – free concert tickets at St John’s Smith Square for NHS staff

‘Pay it forward’ – free concert tickets at St John’s Smith Square for NHS staff

Like many other cultural venues across the UK, the London concert hall St John’s Smith Square is currently closed to the public due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Closed doors means a drastic reduction in income. One way of helping to ease the immediate financial pressures of lockdown is the ‘pay...

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Extra £500k safety net for Kensington and Chelsea businesses

Extra £500k safety net for Kensington and Chelsea businesses

Lifeline for small businesses in Kensington and Chelsea with new £500,000 pot for those who can’t access government support Council has already delivered £1 million in government grants and estimates to hand out around £40 million in the coming weeks Market traders and businesses letting commercial properties have been given...

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Special Auction Services – virtual valuations held by TV’s Thomas Forrester

Special Auction Services – virtual valuations held by TV’s Thomas Forrester

From Special Auction Services: Our face-to-face Valuation Days at J McCarthy & Sons have been postponed and we are holding Virtual Valuations instead. If you are using this time to have a sort out and would like to chat, I am offering free auction valuations by Skype, FaceTime, and Email....

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Their office may be closed but they are still open!

Their office may be closed but they are still open!

These last few weeks have been a challenge for everyone, the need to stay at home and remain fit and healthy is at the top of everyone’s agenda. This time has, however, given many people the opportunity to sort through their belongings, have a good clear out and decide whether...

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Love in a Time of Coronavirus

Love in a Time of Coronavirus

One of the upsides of social distancing is that it seems to have cured my halitosis and body odour. No one’s mentioned either for weeks. And since I murdered my entire family after day two of the lockdown, nobody’s making veiled comments at home. Though their body odours are starting...

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Turning Clapping Into Coffee

Turning Clapping Into Coffee

Hospitals throughout the country are in urgent need of espresso machines, for all their critical care wards, dealing with the COVID crisis. All the coffee shops in and around hospitals are now closed. It is estimated that well over 700 machines and a large supply of capsules are required! As many...

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North Kensington community unites to secure £10,500 of essential supplies

North Kensington community unites to secure £10,500 of essential supplies

Kensington and Chelsea Councillors team up with the Westway Trust after the community organisation purchased £10.5k of food for North Kensington residents. Supplies to be distributed across the north of the borough via existing food bank network £10,500 worth of essential food is being delivered to households across North Kensington...

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Eaton Square School starts ‘Hardship Fund’ during the Coronavirus outbreak

Eaton Square School starts ‘Hardship Fund’ during the Coronavirus outbreak

Eaton Square School in central London supports its parents with a Hardship Fund during the Coronavirus outbreak Eaton Square School, true to its core school values has introduced a Hardship Fund for its parents to support them during the coronavirus outbreak. Sebastian Hepher, Principal of Eaton Square School, part of...

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Captive Audience: Streaming’s Hidden Gems

Captive Audience: Streaming’s Hidden Gems

Over the course of the 20th century televisions began to replace log fires as the warm centre the household gathers around. Now that coronavirus has made captive audiences of us all, what better time to dig into some of the hidden gems that you’ve never found the time to watch...

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