Victoria Purcell | Author

Victoria has worked for Archant for almost 10 years, working predominantly on Living South Resident and The Guide Resident magazines for south east London, before taking on the mantle of Digital Editor. Her favourite part of London? Anywhere along the Thames, especially Greenwich.

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Win an Overnight Stay at Carbis Bay Hotel in Cornwall

The Resident has teamed up with Carbis Bay Hotel in Cornwall to offer one competition winner the chance to receive an overnight stay, dinner and breakfast for two!


15 Things to Do This Weekend

Diaries at the ready, here are our top 15 things to do in London this weekend…


24 Hours of Winter Wellbeing in St Martin’s Courtyard & Seven Dials

Wellbeing holidays are wonderful, but rare. Stay healthy in between the wellness breaks with a day dedicated to a cleaner, leaner, healthier lifestyle in central London. The Resident spent a day breakfasting, yoga-ing and scoping out the latest buys in St Martin’s Courtyard and Seven Dials… 


3 Key Christmas Decoration Looks for 2017

Interiors writer Kara O’Reilly picks out her top 3 key looks for those seeking seriously stylish Christmas decorations ideas 


Win Baked Goodies from the Skinny Bakery Worth £75

The Resident has teamed up with the Skinny Bakery to offer one lucky winner the chance to receive a Pick’n’Mix box worth £24.99 and a voucher worth £50!


Shirking Suburbia: Hot New Homes Near London’s Prime Shopping Areas

The charms of suburbia can wear thin at this time of year, when it’s all Christmas parties and shopping. But is relocating to Prime Central London an option? If you’re prepared to pay a premium, there are some fantastic new homes out there…  


Restaurant Review: Bellanger, Islington

Vicky Mayer heads to Bellanger in Islington, which celebrates its 2nd birthday this December, to see why Londoners love this traditional French brasserie so much


Win an Overnight Stay at Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth

The Resident has teamed up with the Greenbank Hotel to offer the chance to win a three course dinner and an overnight stay for two at the Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth


Win a Two Night Stay for Two at The Cat Inn, West Sussex

InnPlaces.co.uk has teamed up with The Resident to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a two night stay for two people at The Cat Inn in West Hoathly, West Sussex


Restaurant Review: Fiume, Battersea Power Station

Vicky Mayer heads to Fiume, one of the first restaurants to open at the Battersea Power Station development. Chef-patron Francesco Mazzei hopes his new venture will boast one of the liveliest riverside terraces in London, so how does it shape up?

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