First complete dinosaur skeleton reconstructed 162 years after discovery

First complete dinosaur skeleton reconstructed 162 years after discovery

After 162 years, the first complete dinosaur skeleton to be recovered has been properly reconstructed and studied. Found on the shore under Black Ven at Charmouth in western Dorset, the 193 million-year-old Scelidosaurus spent over a century and a half stored at the Natural History Museum before being fully described...

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Grow Your Business. Make a Profit

Grow Your Business. Make a Profit

  Tuesday 15th September, 15:00 – 16:00 A free interactive session helping established businesses to grow, make a profit and engage with their audiences. If you are a key decision maker, in a business that has between 5 and 50 employees and has been established for over 5 years, then...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition launches in October 2020

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition launches in October 2020

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 exhibition at the Natural History Museum will open from 16 October 2020 until 6 June 2021. Winners will be announced virtually from the Hintze Hall, in the museum itself, on 13 October 2020.  The world’s longest-running global photography and photojournalism contest has returned...

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UK’s top universities slip in global rankings

UK’s top universities slip in global rankings

Nearly three-quarters of the UK’s top universities, including Oxford and UCL, have fallen in international league table rankings. 62 of the top 84 British institutions were downgraded for the fourth consecutive year according to a 2021 university guide from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a publishing firm. Oxford dropped from fourth to...

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London takes the lead for tech students

London takes the lead for tech students

London has been ranked as the top city in the world to be a tech student outside the US. That’s according to Business Fibre which looked at ‘30 of the world’s greatest tech cities’ and measured them against a set criteria including research spending and total tech/STEM employees and employers.  ...

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Royal Museums Greenwich to participate in the Heritage Open Days Festival 2020 with a series of events at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

Royal Museums Greenwich to participate in the Heritage Open Days Festival 2020 with a series of events at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

Following the success of last year’s participation in the Heritage Open Days Festival, Royal Museums Greenwich will be joining the 2020 festival between 14 and 19 September 2020 in a very different way. The collection stores and conservation studios at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre (PPMCC) are throwing open...

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The Rolling Stones to open flagship store on Carnaby Street

The Rolling Stones to open flagship store on Carnaby Street

The rock ‘n’ roll legends that are the Rolling Stones will open a world-first flagship store, ‘RS No. 9 Carnaby’ at 9 Carnaby Street in London’s Soho.  The new store is to open it’s doors on 9 September 2020.  The collections include exclusive and contemporary collaboration pieces for fans of all ages,...

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Bus lanes to be enforced 24/7

Bus lanes to be enforced 24/7

Fifty miles of bus lanes across some of London’s main roads will become 24/7 to “discourage a car-led recovery,”. The crackdown starts on the 13th ofSeptember and will include over 100 bus lanes across 20 boroughs. Anyone who drives in one will face a £130 fine at any time of...

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Public consultation on removing ‘slaver statues’ from the Square Mile

Public consultation on removing ‘slaver statues’ from the Square Mile

Statues in the Square Mile linked to the slave trade and colonialism could be pulled down if there is public demand. The City of London Corporation is looking for public feedback on whether changes should be made to monuments, street names, and names of buildings in the capital’s financial district....

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Mayor’s awards celebrate borough’s selfless servants

Mayor’s awards celebrate borough’s selfless servants

Twenty-six selfless servants of the Kensington and Chelsea community have had their efforts recognised with a Mayor’s Award. The recipients were put forward by members of the public and chosen by a judging panel to receive an award due to their outstanding dedication to improving the lives of the borough’s...

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