The World Literacy Foundation Announces Open Call for a Local Literacy Ambassador

The World Literacy Foundation Announces Open Call for a Local Literacy Ambassador

Registrations are now open for a community development and advocacy role with the World Literacy Foundation for 2021. The Literacy Ambassador role is a 5-month leadership development volunteer position. We invite young leaders who aim to make a long-lasting change in their community to apply before April 16, 2021, via...

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Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus: do they threaten our hope for a return to ‘normality’, socialising and summer holidays?

Variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus: do they threaten our hope for a return to ‘normality’, socialising and summer holidays?

“It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.” – Isaac Asimov Over the past year, we have all certainly faced a constellation of difficulties as a consequence of Covid-19 in the UK and globally. As the current lockdown measures begin to ease, we all hope...

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Welcome back to Mayfair and Belgravia this Spring!

Welcome back to Mayfair and Belgravia this Spring!

The London destinations of Mayfair and Belgravia are welcoming visitors back to the beautiful neighbourhoods with the launch of their exciting new spring campaigns. Bright Young Springs in Mayfair and Let Beautiful Begin in Belgravia showcase the very best of the neighbourhoods. Whether visitors are looking to indulge in a...

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Obituary: Prince Phillip

Obituary: Prince Phillip

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and longest serving Royal Consort in British History has died aged 99. As the Queen’s husband of seventy-three years, he was one of the most visible members of the Royal Family for nearly three-quarters of a century and had an immeasurable influence on the changing...

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Public consultation on  pedestrianising Bank Junction launched

Public consultation on pedestrianising Bank Junction launched

The busy Bank Junction could be shut to traffic in the heart of the City when the improved Bank railway station reopens next year. The City of London has unveiled its plans for pedestrian-only routes and is launching a six-week consultation to hear from office workers and motorists. Transport for...

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25 meter ”bonkers” Marble arch viewing platform gets green light

25 meter ”bonkers” Marble arch viewing platform gets green light

An unusual 25m viewing platform next to Marble Arch in an attempt to  encourage visitors back to the West End has got the green light. It is hoped that 200,000 people will visit Marble Arch Hill over six months and encourage them to boost the coffers of shops, restaurants and...

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Games to look out for

Games to look out for

There are many games to look forward to over the next year. Here’s a selection of some that we’re most excited about. Release Date TBA Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! Crash is back but is now on the run and on mobile. Think Temple Run only on Wumpa Island as...

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Full list of Mayoral election candidates announced

Full list of Mayoral election candidates announced

Londoners will head to the polls on Thursday May 6 to vote for the next Mayor of London, and we now know all the candidates who will be appearing on the ballot. A record-breaking 20 candidates have announced they will be standing in the mayoral election, which was postponed last...

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Tom Read Wilson joins Harrogate Spring Water to judge a national design competition marking the 150th anniversary of the Royal Albert Hall

Tom Read Wilson joins Harrogate Spring Water to judge a national design competition marking the 150th anniversary of the Royal Albert Hall

TV personality Tom Read Wilson, has been announced as joining the judging panel of Harrogate Spring Water’s bottle label design competition , in celebration of the Royal Albert Hall’s 150th anniversary. Aspiring artists will be given the chance to adorn the iconic diamond faceted bottle with a design that is...

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