Fifth Marsden March supported by cancer patients and celebrity walkers hailed as ‘great success’

This Sunday 22nd March more than 5,500 walkers marched to support and raise money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. A mix of conscientious citizens, patients, staff and relatives crossed the line of the fifth annual Marsden March, a 14 mile sponsored walk, and an alternative 5 mile walk, between...

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Jolly Gardeners, Putney

Last January, after three years in the smoggy rat race, and desperate for a lungful of clean country air, I decided I needed to get in on the community allotment game. Heading to the nearest chained-off mecca of green, I was armed with nothing but a few packets of cucumber...

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Finding Vivian Maier

Give or take, dying is probably the best career move an artist can make. It can turn celebrities from drunken punchlines into tortured saints, (ask Amy Winehouse or Kurt Cobain, just don’t expect a quick response), cause sales to skyrocket and an almost immediate critical reappraisal for the messianic. But...

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Mel Brooks receives BFI fellowship

Famed director Mel Brooks was awarded the BFI’s highest honour, the BFI Fellowship, at a private dinner hosted by Greg Dyke, BFI Chair on Friday, May 20th. “I am deeply honoured to be the recipient of the BFI Fellowship and to be inducted into such distinguished company.” The director told...

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Boris’ red revolution

It’s time to say goodbye to the blue Barclays bikes as Santander are set to become the new official sponsor of the ‘Boris’ bikes. The banking giant Santander has offered £43.75 million to sponsor the cycling scheme in what is set to be the most lucrative public sector sponsorship in...

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