Back To The Future live in concert

  In a reviewer, impartiality should be prized above all else but I must admit that my love for Robert Zemeckis’s 1985 masterwork Back To The Future runs far deeper than any integrity I have ever possessed (journalistic or otherwise), but even with that proviso in mind believe me when...

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Mystery District Line flood stumps TFL and Thames Water

  Thames Water launched an investigation on Sunday 5th July, after underground flooding led to a shutdown on parts of the District Line on the same day. Kevin Bootle, general manager of the Line, said, “We had to suspend services for part of Sunday (5th July) between Earl’s Court and...

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Tfl announce free and discounted travel for young Londoners

TfL have announced free and discounted travel for young Londoners with ZIP Oyster photocards. The price reductions will have been split across three different age groups while the biggest changes will be for 16-18 year olds. The changes have been in effect since May 29th. Children aged between 11 and...

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London Boroughs Legal Alliance announces reduction in suppliers

­­­­­The London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA), a collaborative partnership of local authority legal teams in the UK, is aiming to reduce its number of suppliers through re-procurement of its barristers framework. The framework costs the alliance an estimated £20-25m over four years. The contracting authority is Waltham Forest Council and...

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Royal Brompton Hospital: One of the best places to work in the NHS

Royal Brompton Hospital (RBH) will be known to many readers across Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster. Recently a joint analysis conducted by The Health Service Journal and the  Best Companies Group, an independent research firm, has recognised RBH as one of the best places to work in the NHS in a...

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Return to Flanders Fields

This Article was generously submitted by Charles Bryant  Following the submission of our article on the Battles of Aubers Ridge in the May edition of KCW Today, my brother and I visited Flanders Fields on 9 May to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the battle. We traced the exact...

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Wigmore Hall prepare to host a community chamber opera inspired by Henry Purcell’s celebrated opera King Arthur

On Thursday 16 July 2015, Wigmore Hall will host the culmination of a 6-month creative project with Early Opera Company and Wigmore Hall Learning’s resident ensemble Ignite, performing alongside a 140-strong community castfrom across Westminster.  Henry Purcell’s King Arthur story is reimagined by composer Alasdair Nicolson and director/librettist Hazel Gould...

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Young people get chance to shape London’s new Garden Bridge

A new initiative has been launched to involve young people from the local community in the development of the Garden Bridge, the pedestrian footbridge linking the two sides of the River Thames in central London, due to open in 2018. Students from primary and secondary schools in Lambeth and Westminster...

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Some Like It Hot

Deep at the bottom of the barrel of modern comedy is the cross-dressing comedy. Miserable excuses for entertainment like Norbit or Jack and Jill seemingly created for the benefit of a hypothetical audience of suicidal cinematic masochists (basically any film where an aging comic actor swallows what pride they have...

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Statue: Thomas Moore

  Thomas More was immortalised in the thirty year-old film A Man for All Seasons, starring Paul Scofield as the ultimate man of conscience, and more recently in Hilary Mantel’s books and played in the TV production of Wolf Hall,  by Anton Lessing. More (1478-1535) was a lawyer and moral...

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