Over 200 events in over 50 venues across the Square Mile for the next three weeks

The 53rd edition of the City of London Festival starts today. With over 200 events spanning three weeks, the Festival promises to bring life, vitality, and a familiar buzz of excitement to London’s commercial heart. Festival-goers can take a Wren Church Marathon challenge with morn-to-midnight choral performances; learn How to...

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Extra time to be part of biggest ever search for successful women in business

The deadline for entries from business women across London and The South for the first Forward Ladies’ Women in Business Awards (WIBAs) has been extended. Successful female leaders in businesses across the region now have until Tuesday 30 June to make their submissions in the biggest ever search for the...

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Pintar Rapido – UK’s biggest outdoor painting competition

Pintar Rapido is the UK’s biggest outdoor painting festival, competition and exhibition and is open to professional and amateur artists from all over the UK. This year, the event takes place in London on Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July and celebrates art and the London cityscape by challenging...

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Chelsea Children’s Hospital becomes the first hospital in the UK to offer state of the art Swallowing Station for children

The Children’s Hospital Trust Fund has successfully completed a new appeal, the Gulp Appeal, to help the increasing number of babies and children with swallowing problems and complex needs.  The charity has now purchased a Digital Swallowing Station for the hospital and it is anticipated that the first patients will...

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Law of return passed for Sephardic Jews

Spain gave final approval to a law setting a citizenship path for descendents of Jews forced to flee when all Spanish Jews were told in 1492 to convert, go into exile or risk being burnt at the stake at the hands of the Inquisition as of June 11th. The Jews...

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An Apple a Day…

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed Apple Pay can be used on London’s public transport system when it launches in the UK next month. Apple Pay is a contactless payment service set to launch in the UK in July, which that will enable users to use Iphones and Apple Watches like...

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Frack off!

The Government is attempting to fast-track the controversial practice of fracking by doing away with the need for the public to be consulted before test drilling goes ahead. The proposed changes to the law, which have been criticised by environmental campaign groups, would mean that the advice of local residents...

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No to Crossrail in Chelsea

Tempers were fraying towards the end of a well attended residents meeting held on the evening of Tuesday 2 June 2015, at The  Chelsea Old Town Hall to discuss the planned TFL Crossrail 2 link. Gordon Taylor, the Chair of The Chelsea Residents’ Association condemned Royal Borough of Kensington &...

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London’s best buildings of 2015 announced

New London Architecture, the capital’s leading think-tank organisation centred on architecture and the built environment, announced the shortlist for the annual New London Awards on June 19th. Comprising the best, most original and city-defining projects that have graced the capital in the past 12 months, this year’s awards feature 137...

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New Concept Spa Launches in Kensington

  Kensington’s first ever, public sector spa is now up and running within the new Kensington Leisure Centre on Silchester Road. A joint venture between not-for-profit social enterprise GLL and Kensington and Chelsea Council, spa LONDON at Kensington has been designed to offer an easily accessible, luxury spa experience at...

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