Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

The noisiest, largest, and most colourful event in the City of London’s calendar took place on Saturday 9 November, bringing together over 6,500 people, 120 horses and more than 60 decorated floats in a major spectacle dating back to the 13th century. William Russell was elected as the 692nd Lord...

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Free Business Training for Kensington and Chelsea Entrepreneurs and Residents

Free Business Training for Kensington and Chelsea Entrepreneurs and Residents

Kensington and Chelsea business owners and budding entrepreneurs can get free training from the 11th-24th of November as part of Kensington and Chelsea Council’s ‘Into Enterprise’ event. This year, for the first time, the event is being extended from a one-week programme to a full fortnight as part of Council...

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New Lord Mayor of London elected

New Lord Mayor of London elected

On October 2nd the Corporation of the City of London elected William Russell to a one-year term as Lord Mayor beginning on 8th November. Russell, who has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, will be the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City. The Lord Mayor’s principle role is to act...

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Controversial Ladbroke Grove theatre extension to go ahead

Controversial Ladbroke Grove theatre extension to go ahead

A THEATRE company’s £2.4 million plan to extend a community room into a communal garden at a 1930s block of council flats has been given the go-ahead. Youth theatre  company SPID Theatre (Social, Political, Innovative, Direct) plans to refurbish a ground floor community room and build another one, which will...

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Westminster at War

Westminster at War

Just how well do you know London? As a Londoner of more than 50 years’ standing, I thought I knew the capital inside out. One of London’s leading guided walks companies proved me wrong. At a loose end on a quiet Sunday in August and needing some gentle exercise, I...

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London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

MyHealthcare Clinic has recently been awarded London’s best private healthcare clinic 2019 by GHP for its efforts in revolutionising private healthcare in London. The family run business is making first class private healthcare accessible and affordable with comprehensive membership plans. With clinics in Wandsworth and Fulham, MyHealthcare Clinic offers medical,...

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How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

Workshop  – 6th August The Personal Statement is a vital part of the UCAS application that will need to be submitted ahead of January 15th 2020 for students starting university in Autumn 2020. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that is required to make an excellent impact...

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Residents do the Strand

Residents do the Strand

IT’S one of London’s best known streets and is home to the headquarters of the tax office turned entertainment venue and London fashion week hotspot. Now designers will be fleshing out their plans to transform the Strand – the street which includes Somerset House, and King’s College. It follows a...

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Girls’ School told the leave the City

Girls’ School told the leave the City

One of Britain’s leading private schools should leave its home at the Barbican Estate in central London, residents have said. The City of London School for Girls has drawn fresh criticism from residents of the renowned Grade II* listed estate, where it sits beside concrete housing blocks in the ‘brutalist’...

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Buskers will play on

Buskers will play on

Buskers have vowed to fight on after “draconian” new rules will ban any music or singing near the museums in South Kensington which attract millions of tourists a year. A tough new public  spaces protection order will mean mime and music  is allowed in Exhibition Road outside the Natural History...

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