Author Archives: Isaac Lyons - London Correspondant

Mayor unveils Millicent Fawcett statue

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has unveiled the first statue of a woman in Parliament square, the monument is to Millicent Fawcett, the Suffragist leader. Millicent Fawcett united the Suffragist movement under the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies in 1897 after her former leader, Lydia Becker died. She was instrumental in the 1918 representation of the people act,

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Three men convicted for brutal murder of young father in broad day light

In March three men were convicted for fatally stabbing a young 27 year old father, Nashon Esbrand, from Islington, after he dropped off his girlfriend and child.  On the 24th August 2017 while Nashon was dropping off his girlfriend and child at their home after visiting his parents in Islington, he then made his way back to his parents’ house to

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Mayor begins the creation of water fountains to tackle the burden of plastic bottle waste

As part of the new #OneLess campaign, the Mayor has announced the construction of a water fountain in Carnaby Street with 3 more to come this following summer.  Mr. Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has begun his contribution to the #OneLess campaign by installing a new water fountain in Carnaby Street, one of London’s busiest shopping streets. In addition

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