City of London suspends ‘Honorary Freedom’ of the city from Burmese leader Aang San Suu Kyi

City of London suspends ‘Honorary Freedom’ of the city from Burmese leader Aang San Suu Kyi

The Corporation of the City of London on the 12thof September made the unprecedented decision to suspend the Honorary Freedom of the City from Aang San Suu Kyi, the world renowned activist and de-facto head of the government of Myanmar. The decision was made in condemnation of the treatment of...

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100 Wonderful Women by the WRAC Association at National Army Museum

100 Wonderful Women by the WRAC Association at National Army Museum

The Women’s Royal Army Corps (WRAC) Association will launch its first ever book at the National Army Museum on the 4th of October, 6-8.30pm. 100 Wonderful Women launches to coincide with the charity’s 100th year. The book (priced £9.99) features powerful stories of one hundred women who have served in...

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Leaving a legacy

Leaving a legacy

London’s top cultural leaders collaborate with influential designers to create a ‘legacy’ piece in American red oak for London Design Festival. In May of 2019 Sir John Sorrell CBE, Chairman of London Design Festival, invited leaders of London’s cultural institutions to collaborate with some of Europe’s most exciting designers to...

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Prince’s Garden Preparatory School prepares to open it’s doors

Prince’s Garden Preparatory School prepares to open it’s doors

Nestled in the heart of Kensington, a stone’s throw from some of London’s most acclaimed institutions, Prince’s Gardens Preparatory School for boys and girls aged 3-11, is due to open its doors in September 2020. Alison Melrose, Headmistress, told KCW Today about their exciting plans to renovate four Victorian townhouses...

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Educating Westminster with the Westminster Adult Education Service

Educating Westminster with the Westminster Adult Education Service

At this time of year, we often think about children returning excitedly to school, clutching new, trendy water bottles, desperate to catch up with their friends. The truth is that we are all learning every day, and we often don’t notice it. The working landscape is changing too, particularly in...

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Teenager Fionn Ferreira wins the 2019 Google Science Award

Teenager Fionn Ferreira wins the 2019 Google Science Award

On Monday 26th July 2019, Fionn Ferreira from West Cork, Ireland was pronounced the winner of the “Google Science Fair” competition in a ceremony at the Google headquarters in California. The annual “Google Science Fair” award was launched in 2011. This international competition challenges13 to 18-year-olds to use Science, Technology,...

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Motoring at Goodwood

Motoring at Goodwood

By Doug Nye The Goodwood Estate, between the South Downs and Chichester in the county of Sussex, is synonymous with two great sports; top- class horses, and motor racing… While Glorious Goodwood’s horse-race connections go back over 200 years to 1802, when the then 3rd Duke of Richmond & Gordon...

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Violent crime on the rise across Britain’s railways

Violent crime on the rise across Britain’s railways

Crime recorded on British railways increased 12% last year, according to British Transport Police. 68,313 crimes were recorded in 2018/19, a 12% increase from the 60,867 crimes recorded the previous year. Violent crime accounted for a fifth of all cases, showing a 16% rise to 13,591. The number of sexual offences also...

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VisitHealth brings diagnostics and nursing care to your home

VisitHealth brings diagnostics and nursing care to your home

Medical care is becoming more flexible, with the need for it to fit into our busy schedules. London’s first on demand at home healthcare means you can book a medical appointment in your home when it suits you. They have a staff of nurses who can carry out blood tests,...

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Londoners invited to get smart about recycling  at Veolia’s Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September, 10am-4pm

Londoners invited to get smart about recycling at Veolia’s Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September, 10am-4pm

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your plastics after you’ve thrown them in the recycling bin, then don’t miss your chance to see what goes on inside the UK’s most advanced recycling facility, at Veolia’s annual Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September. As part of Open House London,...

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