Prince Harry kicks off the countdown to the Rugby World Cup

Prince Harry kicked off the countdown to the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham Stadium on Wednesday 10th, joined by Cup winners Johnny Wilkinson and Will Greenwood, to launch the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour with a 100 days to go. The trio were joined by local school children to send...

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Tenancy starts up 20% year on year thanks to post-election registrations

  Lucy Morton, Director and Head of Agency at W.A.Ellis, part of the JLL Group, comments on the prime London lettings market:“The prime London lettings market has experienced a complete shift this month from a quiet lull before the election to a mass influx of new applicants registering since polling...

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George Clarke opens University of Westminster architecture and interiors exhibition

George Clarke, TV presenter, architect, builder and campaigner, will open the University of Westminster’s architecture and interiors students’ end of year exhibition, OPEN 2015, on Thursday, 11 June, as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2015. The annual celebration showcases the emerging talent of the University of Westminster students...

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Open Garden Squares Weekend returns to Chelsea

This June, the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend returns, and the Cadogan Estate once again invites people to visit the normally private Cadogan Place Gardens North and South. On the 13th and 14th June, the historic gardens will be open to Weekend ticket holders to enjoy the stunning surroundings and...

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New technology could reduce delays for cyclists

A world first trial of new technology which aims to give cyclists more time at green lights was announced by Mayor Boris Johnson today.  The trials are taking place along Cable Street on Cycle Superhighway 3. The aim of these trials is to detect the number of cyclists travelling along...

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Kensington & Chelsea Foundation launch second Summer Sparks campaign

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation’s second Summer Sparks campaign has kicked off and the Foundation is encouraging local people and businesses to join them to make a real difference to local young people this summer. The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation believes that charity begins at home and this is particularly important in...

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Fairer charges for pavement tables and chairs

The cost of a licence to place tables and chairs on a pavement in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea changed in April after the Council opted to move away from a flat fee.The new arrangements mean the cost of a licence will now depend on how many tables...

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Fairer charges for pavement tables and chairs

The cost of a licence to place tables and chairs on a pavement in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea changed in April after the Council opted to move away from a flat fee. The new arrangements mean the cost of a licence will now depend on how many...

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TOP BUSINESSES EDGE TOWARDS £1M PRIZE AS VIRGIN MEDIA BUSINESS REVEALS SEMI-FINALISTS FOR ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION. Voting ends June 16

 Record 2,500 pitches submitted since March; 550,000 votes cast to select Semi-Finalists Virgin Media Business has announced the top 32 businesses and innovators who have made it through to the Semi-Final stage of its entrepreneur competition ‘#VOOM: Pitch to Rich 2015’. The Semi-Finalists were whittled down from the top 250...

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A new era for UK pensions

  What all retirees need to know before they make use of new pension flexibility rules. Unless you’ve been living on a desert island for the past year, you’ll be aware that from 6th April the rules on how benefits can be taken from money purchase/defined contribution pension plans, changed...

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