Lambeth has been crowned joint winner for Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses at the annual Small Business Friendly Awards, alongside Sutton. The awards ceremony, now in its fourth year, took place on Thursday March 30 at the Kingsway Hall Hotel in Holborn. It seeks to recognise the work done by London boroughs which helps to nurture and grow localRead more
Monthly Archives: April 2017
A live hamster was found in the back of a rubbish truck, moments before it was about to be crushed. One Tuesday morning in West Norwood, a bin man discovered a cage that had been dumped in an industrial bin, with a hamster still in it. The bin man promptly took the creature to the local RSPCA charity shop, SouthRead more
12 years after Jamie Oliver’s junk food crusade, have colleges missed out on healthy food provisions?
Over a decade after Jamie Oliver’s campaign against junk food, the government is continuing to tackle an obesity ‘epidemic’ in schools – but is enough being done to tackle poor quality food in colleges? Fatty foods over the counter, vending machines and fast-food premises setting up nearby colleges continue to put pressure on the institutions to promote quality food. AndRead more
London’s tech industry may lose out if a hard Brexit means capping migration, Sadiq Khan has warned. The Mayor of London was asked by London Assembly Member Fiona Twycross (Lab) at City Hall on March 22 whether he thought the government’s digital strategy was enough to prepare the capital for a “digital revolution”, referring to Brexit as the “elephant inRead more