Latest Covid-19 vaccine study in the UK launches in London

Latest Covid-19 vaccine study in the UK launches in London

The latest COVID-19 vaccine study in the UK is now open in North West London. Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company based in Canada, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are launching the Phase 3 randomised, observer blinded, placebo-controlled study. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-supported study, which will be run at the London...

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Southbank Centre welcomes audiences back with Summer Reunion programme

Southbank Centre welcomes audiences back with Summer Reunion programme

Southbank Centre welcomes audiences back with Summer Reunion programme The Southbank Centre has announced a full four-month reopening programme, Summer Reunion. The packed programme features ballet, classical music, contemporary music, literature, poetry and visual art. The Hayward Gallery welcomes visitors back on Wednesday 19 May with free weekend entertainment outside the...

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Kensington and Chelsea announces funding for 50 green home renovations

Kensington and Chelsea announces funding for 50 green home renovations

People living in the coldest and least efficient properties in Kensington and Chelsea may be eligible for up to £10,000 of grant funding to make their homes warmer and cheaper to run. The grants, available through Kensington and Chelsea Council, can cover efficiency measures such as low carbon heating systems,...

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Morley College to celebrate Green Week to highlight climate emergency

Morley College to celebrate Green Week to highlight climate emergency

Morley College – based in Waterloo, Chelsea and North Kensington – is celebrating Green Week between 26 and 30 April to raise awareness around the issues of sustainability, environmentalism and climate emergency. Students, staff and friends of the college will be coming together for five days of lunchtime, afternoon and...

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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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