Plan for Waterloo and Bermondsey to share an MP is dropped

The Boundary Commission for England has published new proposals for parliamentary constituencies, dropping plans for part of Lambeth to join the Bermondsey & Old Southwark seat. Source : [Read entire story]

Fireman Sam won’t be renamed ‘Firefighter Sam’, says creator | London

The creator of Fireman Sam says it's too late to change the name of the children's character to 'Firefighter Sam'. David Jones was responding to London's Fire Commissioner who said the term 'fireman' was outdated [Read entire story]

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Things to do today is sponsored by the Postal Museum. © Moscow State CircusWhat we’re reading Things to do LONDON BRIDGE LIVE: Passing through London Bridge today? Listen out for unannounced readings of extracts from [Read entire story]

The London Foodie: Do You Know Your Cajun From Your Creole?

Words & Photography by Matthew Brown and Luiz Hara Name: Galatoire’s Residency at The Colony Grill, Beaumont Hotel Where: The original Galatoire’s is at 209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, USA, LA 70130 - [Read entire story]

Rise in hate crime in England and Wales

Image copyright PA The number of hate crimes in England and Wales has increased by 29%, according to Home Office statistics.There were 80,393 offences [Read entire story]

East London head apologises after pupils told to dress as slaves for black history month

The headteacher of a primary school has apologised after children were asked to come to school dressed as slaves in “dirty and worn out” clothes for Black History Month. [Read entire story]

The church still recovering from WW2 damage – IanVisits

In leafy Clerkenwell is a mighty church that externally looks as polite as a Clerkenwell church should look, but inside is still showing the massive scars left by WW2.This is St Mark’s Church, and it has a rather curious [Read entire story]

‘Fireman Sam’ should be renamed ‘Firefighter Sam’, says Brigade chief | London

London's Fire Commissioner says 'Fireman Sam' should be renamed 'Firefighter Sam'. I have actually written to the makers of 'Fireman Sam' and asked them on his 30th birthday to reconsider naming him [Read entire story]

Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 17 October 2017

Unannounced readings of Orwell's texts are popping up at London Bridge station. Photo: Simon & His CameraWhat we’re reading Things to do POETRY SHOWCASE: Hear words arranged into pleasing sentence structures at this [Read entire story]

Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev: Injured Bulgarian is replaced by Carlos Takam

Briton Joshua has 19 wins by knockout from his 19 professional fightsAnthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev withdrew through injury.The bout is [Read entire story]

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