Plans for ‘The Tulip’ wilt amidst concerns over projects’ value

Plans for ‘The Tulip’ wilt amidst concerns over projects’ value

Unveiled in November 2018, ‘The Tulip’ building was supposed to be London’s, quite literally, biggest new attraction. If built, the tower would have been the tallest in the City of London at 1,000ft, second only in Western Europe to The Shard. Drafted by Norman Foster’s architectural practice, the same Foster...

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Summer holiday fund looks to help London youth stay crime free

Summer holiday fund looks to help London youth stay crime free

The long awaited summer holidays are here, and this year looks to be particularly exciting for many children across London. Thanks to the John Lyon’s Charity, children across the city will have access to fun, free activities and programmes during the summer, in an attempt to combat ‘activity hunger’. With...

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Highway maintenance backlog hits £1 billion mark, warns third annual “State of the City” report

Highway maintenance backlog hits £1 billion mark, warns third annual “State of the City” report

London’s highways are suffering from chronic underinvestment, warns the third annual “State of the City” report from the London Technical Advisers Group (LoTAG) and London Councils. This year, the maintenance backlog has reached £1 billion. The maintenance of London’s highways is no small undertaking, with the category of “highways” encompassing...

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Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Travellers set to depart from Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew today unveil a unique, hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry, depicting global flora in intricate and colourful detail. The botanical installation has been created to celebrate...

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Felicity Buchan selected as Conservative candidate for Kensington

Felicity Buchan selected as Conservative candidate for Kensington

Felicity Buchan has been selected as the Conservative Party’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Kensington. After a vote by the members of Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham Conservative Association at a selection meeting on Thursday evening, Ms. Buchan has ousted the former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Boswick. Boswick failed to stand again after...

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Barclaycard presents British Summer Time 2019

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time 2019

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park, kicks off tomorrow with Celine Dion as the first headliner on the main stage on Friday 5th July. She will be supported by ex-Steps member Claire Richards, who has just released a new album ‘My Wildest Dreams’. Other headliners of the event...

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Innervisions Festival

Innervisions Festival

Innervisions festival, held across London venues from Wednesday 3rd July, until Sunday 7th July, is back with a better line-up than ever. Venues will include the Roundhouse in Camden, Shepherds Bush Empire, Islington Assembly Hall, Earth in Hackney and London, Under the Bridge. With a stellar line-up of soul, funk...

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Drag World UK 2019

Drag World UK 2019

The 2019 DragWorld UK line-up is growing bigger by the day, with the newest addition being the cast of Westend show “Everybody’s Talking about Jamie”, who will be performing on the catwalk stage across the weekend. The event which will take place at Kensington Olympia on 17th-18th August 2019, is...

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Westminster primary schools wanted for volunteer reading programme  designed to help improve children’s literacy

Westminster primary schools wanted for volunteer reading programme designed to help improve children’s literacy

Programme launched to help schools support children who are at risk of not reaching the expected level for reading Literacy charity, Bookmark Reading, is looking to partner with Westminster primary schools that want help in providing reading support to children in years 1 to 3. Bookmark matches schools with vetted...

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The Music Man Project

The Music Man Project

David Stanley, a former Deputy Head teacher at a Performing Arts Specialist Secondary School and now director of the Music Man Project, was inspired after teaching his friend Tony, who has Downs Syndrome how to play ‘I am the Music Man’. In 2001 David started the Southend Mencap Music School,...

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