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Basements to be one floor deep


Basement dig-outs will be restricted to one floor deep and up to half the garden space. RBKC planners have spoken. Battles have been raging over the earth shuddering deep digs that have been the back ground noise of everyones lives…


Oh come all ye faithful


Here are some Christmas services near you. There are really lovely Church of England services at St John’s, Lansdowne Crescent, off Ladbroke Grove,  with a  children’s nativity at 5pm on Christmas Eve and then an 11.30pm midnight mass or 8.00am…

Winter Sun in Granary Square, ing's Cross

Winter Sun in Granary Square


Ok fasten your safety belts, this is not in the Royal Borough but worth a mention. Winter Sun is an extraordinary art installation in Granary Square – King’s Cross. It is made up of 12 glowing suns which emulate natural…


How to Christmas present


Buy an How to Academy gift voucher for the man/woman/granny/guinea pig who has everything. Classes range from How to do mindfulness to How to set up your own business. Something for everyone –  How to Pick your Nose for toddlers?…

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Time to sign up for World Book Night


World Book Night has become a great event with lots of Notting Hill volunteers agreeing to collect a boxful of brand new novels from a local library or bookshop and then handing them out to those who would like to read…


All aboard to meet Santa


Santa’s Floating Grotto will be moored at Ladbroke Gove near Sainsbury this weekend. You need to book and it costs £10 per child with and one adult per child goes free. You can spend a whole hour on board chatting…


Happy Birthday Coleridge Goode


Jazz bassist Coleridge Goode, who lives on Elgin Crescent, turned 100 two weeks ago on the 29th November – Happy Birthday Coleridge Goode. Born in Kingston Jamaica in 1914, Goode came to the UK in 1934 to study engineering at…


Pass on a poem


ANECDOTE OF THE JAR Wallace Stevens, (American, 1879-1955) I placed a jar in Tennessee, And round it was, upon a hill. It made the slovenly wilderness Surround that hill. The wilderness rose up to it, And sprawled around, no longer wild….


Westbank Gallery charity auction


Westbank Gallery are having a charity auction at the Houses of Parliament. A great range of artists who have donated works include Andy Council, DANK, Goldie, Lucy Sparrow, Stiffado Dante Williams and Tim Fowler. All money raised will go to Smile…


Watch out for post scam from ‘PDS’


Christmas is fast approaching and Royal Mail & The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam: A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to…

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Hippodrome Place ext

One bedroom townhouse for sale on Hippodrome Place, W11

This striking and very unusual one bedroom townhouse offers an interesting and rare opportunity to acquire a freehold property in prime Holland Park. The house is offered good order and provides the following range of accommodation. Ground floor split-level reception…