Newly listed historic sites spark stories of London through the ages 

Newly listed historic sites spark stories of London through the ages 

A new year, a new decade. The perfect time to embrace the present and plan for the future. Of course, in order to move towards our own goals and ambitions, we must first reflect on the past, both our own and that of the ever-changing world around us. And those...

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Second Decision Day held for Grenfell Initiatives

Second Decision Day held for Grenfell Initiatives

Residents in North Kensington allocated £400,000 to community initiatives at the second Grenfell Projects Fund Decision Day on 8 February. Residents headed to St. Clement Church for the event to watch short presentations from each applicant before voting for their favourite projects. Among the projects selected by the community to...

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Coronavirus and its Threat to Culture and the Global Development Interest

Coronavirus and its Threat to Culture and the Global Development Interest

    It was no secret that towards the end of 2019, China was battling what could have potentially eradicated half of its population in the space of 6 months. In the early days of 2020, it seemed that the virus could be contained within Chinese borders, to the relief...

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Into a Land of Pure Magic – Painting of Circus Life by Nell Gifford (1973 – 2019)   Exhibition: 20th February – 27th February 2020 Online Auction: 10th February – 2nd March 2020

Into a Land of Pure Magic – Painting of Circus Life by Nell Gifford (1973 – 2019) Exhibition: 20th February – 27th February 2020 Online Auction: 10th February – 2nd March 2020

In the spirit of Nell Gifford’s courageous character and exuberant attitude to life, the show will go on.  A collection of over 70 works completed over one year by the Giffords Circus co-founder and creative genius will be shown in London in February 2020. Nell’s motto was ‘practice every day’,...

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Have your say on shaping the future of Chelsea

Have your say on shaping the future of Chelsea

What improvements would you like to see in Chelsea over the next 10 years? Cadogan is asking for the views of people who live, work and visit Chelsea as part of an ambitious strategy to drive positive change across the local community, the environment in which people live and work, and...

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Flying (and sailing) electric

Flying (and sailing) electric

On the 18th of January 2020 the picturesque town of Bruges in Belgium revealed its new electric tourist boats. The first of five e-vessels is 9 metres long and 2.2 metres wide and replace diesel boats that the town used to use. The downside is that at 200,000 euros, they...

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A brief guide to self-driving cars

It’s no secret that the most dangerous part of a car is what is often referred to as “the nut behind the wheel.” Because of this, modern safety tech is focused more on trying to avoid a crash. Driver assist technology includes everything from stability control to autonomous emergency braking...

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Almost one million London renters experience anxiety due to housing worries

Almost one million London renters experience anxiety due to housing worries

Over a quarter of private renters in London felt physically ill or sick because of housing problems or worries in the last year, a report by housing and homelessness charity Shelter revealed. The study highlighted the dramatic impact that housing worries like affording rent, poor conditions and the threat of...

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The Written Word: Say hello to KCW London, formerly KCW Today

The Written Word: Say hello to KCW London, formerly KCW Today

WELCOME to the first edition of KCW LONDON, formerly KCW Today   NEARLY 10 YEARS have passed since we published our first edition as Kensington & Chelsea Today and this year, as our 100th issue approaches, the time has come for our branding to reflect the new areas and audiences...

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Entrepreneurs Unplugged by the Business Funding Show: Guy Tolhurst

Entrepreneurs Unplugged by the Business Funding Show: Guy Tolhurst

Guy Tolhurst runs three small businesses in and around financial services which together, and in different ways, help capital flow into thousands of UK businesses. Given his entrepreneurial journey he swears by the quote, “You can’t pull the wool over the eyes of your customers or investors… if it walks...

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