Monthly Archives: March 2017

Full Length Interview with Poetic Unity: With Ragz-CV, Storm & Ismael

Poetic Unity is a registered charity that encourages the unification, education and personal development of young people through the art of poetry and spoken word. I spoke with the founder of Poetic Unity, Ragz-CV and two individuals involved with Poetic Unity Storm and Ismael. Here’s the full Interview: Part 1 Full Length Poetic Unity Interview https://t.co/KIzoXDHiLJ via @voxradiolambeth — John Turner

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Government cuts have hit all London councils hard, and youth services have been put on the chopping block across our city as a result.

Sadiq Khan, London Mayor, questioned by London Assembly Members on his Final  Budget 2017/18. Cuts made to youth services in London. The London Assembly has an essential role in the cities government, holding the Mayor to account and investigating matters of interest to Londoners. London Assembly examines the Mayor’s progress in key areas.   One of the most significant cuts made was

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Peugeot and Citroen owner Groupe PSA to acquire Vauxhall and Opel after confirming a €2.2 billion agreement from General Motors Europe

Peugeot buys Vauxhall, becoming the French car giant’s first major acquisition since acquiring Chrysler Europe. Potential job losses could happen once the acquisition is finalised. Production of several car models from Vauxhall and Opel will remain unaffected. There have been fears of Vauxhall leaving the UK following after Brexit. Groupe PSA, or better known as PSA Peugeot Citroen, has confirmed

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Mayor of London warns London business owners of £900 million business rate hike as a result of the revaluation of funds to the equivalent tax cut for the rest of the Country.

  London Assembly (Mayor’s Question Time) at the Chamber, City Hall London Mayor and other leading business firms write to Chancellor the Exchequer Philip Hammond, urging him to protect businesses from increases. London Business facing 45 per cent rise in rate in their bills this April and 7,500 businesses are expected to close down. Business rates are a property tax

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The government call for the most ambitious education rebirth ever since A-level was introduced and funding is set to increase for training of 16-19 years old by 50%.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has expressed his thought on the Andrew Marr Show that the UK needs to dwell more in training and up skilled job is to enhance the future of the young people. Technical skills and Education had been neglected for too long says: by the Association of College chief executive David Hughes. This £500m will boost for the raising the

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Vox Extra – 6th March 2017 (ish)

On this week’s Vox Extra Jessica talk with #PeterTatchell #LGBT, John meets with the guys from #PoeticUnity. Maame talks slimming sausages and Amirah discussed the need for #housingbenefits for 16-18 year olds in the Capital. Vox Extra – 6th March 2017 (ish) #petertatchell #lgbt #poetrythruunity #housingbenefits https://t.co/Q1jnA5wSbE via @voxradiolambeth — Vox Radio (@voxradiolambeth) March 10, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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White Collar Boxing London

White Collar Boxing London was set up in 2010 and follows the format previously set up in the United States Of America, which allows regular working men and women the chance to train and fight like professional boxers.   At a Saturday morning training session we caught up with the man behind WCBL, Scott Borthwick and some of the fighters

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