The Friends of Chelsea Community Hospital School

The Friends of Chelsea Community Hospital School

The Friends of Chelsea Community Hospital School need your help to ensure that Chelsea Community Hospital School is able to continue to provide Outstanding ‘hybrid’ Education for chronically ill children during the Covid-19 pandemic at our 8 hospital school sites across London.  Hybrid Hospital Learning during Covid-19The impact of being exposed to...

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Vulnerable victims will no longer give evidence in court

Vulnerable victims will no longer give evidence in court

Children and other vulnerable victims of crime can pre-record evidence to avoid attending court thanks to a new law. All crown courts in London and Kent will have the new protections, with others across the country to follow suit by the end of the year. Justice Minister Alex Chalk said...

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Pandemic ‘causing new wave’ of plastic pollution

Pandemic ‘causing new wave’ of plastic pollution

Coronavirus lockdowns around the globe have led to a dramatic 5% drop in greenhouse gas emissions, but not all measures to contain the pandemic have had a positive impact on the environment with UN reports showing a surge in global plastic pollution. Across the globe, streets, beaches and oceans have...

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Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

Time for a new industry benchmark? On reform in the tuition industry

In an attempt to minimize the extent of the educational disruption caused by Covid-19, the government has announced funding for a new tutoring initiative. The National Tuition Programme is set to inject £350 million into the education kitty, and represents an effort by the government to support disadvantaged pupils, who...

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Marry in the Natural History Museum

Marry in the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum, London, has launched an intimate wedding ceremony package for just £5,000. Open to wedding and civil ceremony bookings, up to thirty guests can celebrate in a choice of 12 licensed locations around the museum, whilst following the Covid-19 government regulations. This includes the Hintze Hall with...

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The Natural History Museum’s Nature in Lockdown

The Natural History Museum’s Nature in Lockdown

Natural History Museum releases infographics on the influence of Covid-19 on the movement of people, air and noise pollution and wildlife sightings in the UK. In collaboration with data visualisation company, Beyond Words Studio, the Natural History Museum documented the environmental benefits of Covid-19 to use as part of their...

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Affordable art auction on 22nd September to include distinguished artists from Graham Sutherland to Jean Cocteau and early-mid 20th century costume designs for ballet and theatre.  Estimates range from £100 – £15,000

Affordable art auction on 22nd September to include distinguished artists from Graham Sutherland to Jean Cocteau and early-mid 20th century costume designs for ballet and theatre. Estimates range from £100 – £15,000

The British and Continental Pictures and Prints Auction of 227 lots taking place on 22nd September commences the Autumn auction season at Olympia Auctions and boasts a roster of distinguished British and Continental artists from Hercules Brabazon Brabazon to Jean Cocteau, Sir Stanley Spencer to Emmanuel-Charles-Louis Bénézit, (son of the...

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London Design Festival 2020

London Design Festival 2020

London Design Festival has now commenced for the 18th year in a row. Though unlike previous years, many of the events and discussions are being held virtually. The festival takes place from 12-20 September, while some of the exhibits will continue into the new year including the annual landmark project. ...

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Sony World Photography awards 2021 announce judging panel

Sony World Photography awards 2021 announce judging panel

The World Photography Organisation has announced the judging panel for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. Also revealed are new categories in the Awards’ four competitions, entry deadlines and exhibition dates. The judges are Mike Trow, Independent Curator and Photo Editor and Chair of the Jury; Natasha Egan, Executive Director,...

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Elections in the City of London could be postponed a year

Elections in the City of London could be postponed a year

Elections in the City of London are likely to be delayed from next year until 2022 because of the pandemic. The move comes as City bosses say there’s not enough time to update the electoral register this month, as not everyone has come back to the Square Mile after lockdown....

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