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Grants for artist and fashion designer

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RBKC and Chelsea Arts Club Trust have announced two new bursaries of £10,000 a year for three years for budding artists and designers. One bursary is for a visual artist and the other for a fashion designer. Previous bursary’s have gone to Jodie…

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Duchess opens new sports centre

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A new Kensington Leisure Centre was opened by the Duchess of Cambridge on a sunny Monday morning this week (January 19). She is pictured here being handed a large inflatable duck swimming aid, presumably for George, by the mayor of…

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Indie music celebration with Binkbeats

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To celebrate the independent music scene in London, with venues fighting the threat of closure from rent hikes and licensing regulations (Soho’s Madame JoJo’s springs to mind) The Independent Venue Week starts on Monday. Twenty small music venues across London…

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Landscape show at Griffin Gallery

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Griffin Gallery’s coming exhibition is The Tragedy of Landscape with the work of six contemporary artists who re-examine the Romantic Landscape from a contemporary perspective. The show is in collaboration with Bristol-based Antlers with work by Ambrosine Allen (pic), Juliette Losq, Reece Jones, Wieland…

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Make your mark

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Don’t forget to register to vote otherwise you’ll be cross on Thursday 7th May … General Election day. To make sure younger people take part in elections and being registered to vote ‘Bite the Ballot’ are running National Voter Registration…

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Big Garden Birdwatch

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Nearly forgot that it’s the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend. In Notting Hill there is a pocket of special special birds, and 26 different types were counted in a garden near you. So for fellow birders all you have…

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Food in a pot

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Here’s music to our ears. Delicious healthy food delivered to your doorstep with veg from Portobello and you can order on the day. A stroke of genius from local food delivery company Potage which is now two years old. The…

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Blue Monday – watch Cheap Flights

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Blue Monday (the third Monday in the month) falls on the 19th January and is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year, with credit card bills landing, new year resolutions broken and the dark. Cheap Flights by…

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Kensington Odeon saved

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Kensington Odeon has been saved. Minerva Property’s plans to turn the 88 year old Kensington High Street cinema into a block of luxury flats (pic) with an underground carpark and a  ‘box cinema’ below was rejected at Tuesday’s planning meeting….

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Duke’s Lodge development rejected

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Planning applications for Holland Park’s Duke’s Lodge has also been rejected this week with a lively meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday. The reasons for the Candy brothers Duke’s Lodge development rejection are: * Excessive excavation is contrary to…

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Notting Hill Property

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Four apartment development for sale Queensborough Terrace, W2

This is a stunning development of a period building recently comprehensively refurbished as four separate apartments. The apartments consist of a 2-bedroom lower ground floor flat with a patio, a 2-bedroom ground floor flat, a 2-bedroom first floor flat with…

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Four bedroom house for sale on Blithfield St, W8

This pretty double-fronted cottage is situated on an incredibly desirable, tree-lined cul-de-sac in the heart of ‘Stratford Village’ in Kensington. The house was recently refurbished resulting in a gorgeous contemporary and stylish living space. The accommodation includes: reception room, dining…