Junior parkrun comes to Paddington Recreation Ground

Junior parkrun comes to Paddington Recreation Ground

The first junior parkrun in Westminster is set to start on Sunday January 27, 2019 at Paddington Recreation Ground, operated by Everyone Active in partnership with Westminster City Council. Junior parkrun is a free, weekly timed 2KM course for children aged four to 14. All abilities are welcome and children...

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The Adventure Travel Show opens this Weekend!

The Adventure Travel Show opens this Weekend!

19 & 20 January, Olympia London – The UK’s only event dedicated to travel off the beaten track Over 70 Free Inspirational Talks Aldo Kane, Chris Sharma, Rebecca Stephen’s MBE, George Bullard, Ants Bollingbroke-Kent, Dave Cornthwaite, Chris Scott, Reza Pakravan and other intrepid adventurers and travel writers will share their...

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Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

Fundraising fancy dress for cancer

A woman who is three quarters through her cancer treatment will be going head-to-toe in fancy dress for her last appointment. All to raise money for The Royal Marsden Hospital who have supported her throughout the course of her treatment. Georgina Swallow, 26, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hogkin’s Lymphoma...

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Local residents asked for views on palliative care services

Local residents asked for views on palliative care services

Residents and organisations in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster are being asked for their views on how well palliative care services are working across the three boroughs. NHS commissioners are launching an independent review of local services, which care for people with advanced progressive illnesses. These services...

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Bupa Cromwell Hospital opens new paediatric outpatient department

Bupa Cromwell Hospital opens new paediatric outpatient department

Bupa Cromwell Hospital has today relaunched its paediatric outpatient department providing a wide range of specialist care and support for children and young people aged up to 18-years-old. The Skyline department, which also includes a children-only ward, will provide patients with access to leading consultants from across London’s top teaching hospitals. A...

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First Waves exhibition celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Race Relations Act in Westminster Hall

First Waves exhibition celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Race Relations Act in Westminster Hall

Parliament’s First Waves exhibition, featuring a collection of artworks created by the Artist in Residence for the Race Relations Acts, is now on display in Westminster Hall until 13 February. 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Race Relations Act. During the year artist Scarlett Crawford completed six regional residencies, delivering workshops...

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‘Red letter day’ for IVF in the UK

‘Red letter day’ for IVF in the UK

More than 100,000 people are heading to Downing Street to end the ‘post-code lottery’ on IVF treatment. Jessica Hepburn, activist and author of The Pursuit of Motherhood, and theatre producer Gabby Vautier, marked it ‘red letter day’ as part of the official launch of their 2019 ‘Fertility Fest’, this morning....

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It’s never too late to upskill & learn something new at WAES

It’s never too late to upskill & learn something new at WAES

There are many reasons as to why people find it hard to return to education, starting families, retirement or illness. It can feel like a daunting task especially in your adult years, but this is probably the best time to take advantage of something new and challenging. Adult education is...

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Children entering UK Maths Nationals skyrockets

Children entering UK Maths Nationals skyrockets

Britain’s young mathematicians have raised their game with the National Awards competition attracting a record-breaking 1,200 entries this year. The top-ten scoring, Pythagoras problem-solvers have never been so hungry to reach the final of the National Young Mathematicians’ Awards with University Challenge’s Bobby Seagull, after battling it out in the...

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Sutton to see £30m investment for state-of-the-art Cancer Hub

Sutton to see £30m investment for state-of-the-art Cancer Hub

A multimillion Cancer Hub initiative has secured land in a south London borough, accelerating the UK’s mission to remain a leader in cancer research after leaving the EU. The £30m collaboration between the Institute of Cancer Research and London Borough of Sutton is supported by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation...

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