New sculpture of Sir Tim Berners-Lee unveiled

A newly commissioned portrait of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Internet, has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery this Thursday 28th May. The painted bronze statue, from artist Sean Henry, shows Berners –Lee standing on a tall plinth, carrying the leather rucksack in which he keeps his...

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Creativity and Wellbeing Week at the London Arts in Health Forum

London Arts in Health Forum are proud to announce the Creativity and Wellbeing Week, running from Thursday 4 – Friday 12 June 2015. Now in its fourth year, there will be various events throughout London, celebrating the benefits of the arts on Health and Wellbeing. Events include exhibitions in hospitals,...

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Key points from Queen’s Speech 2015

Ahead of the Queen’s Speech on 27 May,  Prime Minister David Cameron said: “Behind this Queen’s Speech is a clear vision for what our country can be. A country of security and opportunity for everyone, at every stage of life. That is our ambition. To build a country where whoever you are...

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Councillors reject plans for late night Lavender Hill bar

Councillors have backed Wandsworth residents who were opposed to a new late night bar opening in Clapham Junction. Wandworth’s licensing sub-committee has refused to grant a late drinks licence to the Grand Union bar and restaurant in Lavender Hill. The owners had asked for a licence that would have permitted...

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Sharing snaps voids insurance

Holidaymakers face having an insurance claim rejected if their home is burgled because they posted information about their trip on Facebook or other social media. Insurance companies are checking the accounts of customers who have been burgled and refusing to pay out if they find they have advertised the fact...

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J.P. Morgan Media Centre at Lord’s to receive £4m refurbishment

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has today announced plans for a £4m refurbishment of the award-winning J.P. Morgan Media Centre at Lord’s Work will take place over the course of the next two winters with the significantly enhanced media facility set to be unveiled in time for the 2017 season when...

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Chelsea F.C. celebrate Premiership victory

On Monday May 25th a victorious Chelsea F.C. celebrated their Premier league victory in fine style with a parade through a jam packed West London, with thousands of football fans turned out to watch three open-top buses take the team on a parade from Stamford Bridge towards the King’s Road...

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Today Fulham, tomorrow the Universe

A Fulham nutritionist has been shortlisted to represent Great Britain in the Miss Universe competition. Ella Davison, 24, is set to enter the national heats in Cardiff where she will face off against 35 other contestants from across the UK. Originally from County Durham, Ella Davison, moved to London and...

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Crowd-funded scholarship makes study in London easier

Students around the world are set to have their have their accommodation paid for through the world’s first crowd-funded scholarship. Since university fees were raised following the last general election, some students have found the cost of attending a British university out of their reach. With UK fees set to...

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Aural Pleasure

I have had my ‘invisible’ Lyric hearing implants, from Pindrop Hearing, for nearly four months. One of the major differences this hearing system has made to my life is with my relationships with friends, family and work colleagues. My conversations are no longer peppered with ‘what’, ‘excuse me’, ‘eh’ and...

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