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Joel Whittaker is kayaking the Thames for Bravehound

Why I’m Kayaking the Thames from Criklade to Richmond

Richmond resident Joel Whittaker tells us why he’s taking to his kayak 40 hours of non-stop paddling in August… 

Could the Supermarket of Dreams be a game-changer for Notting Hill - and London's high streets?

#ShopLocal: Is Notting Hill’s Supermarket of Dreams a High Street Game Changer?

Last month, Notting Hill Fish Shop launched a brand new collaborative concept that might just prove to be the future of the high street…

Haynes Lane, Crystal Palace (photography: James Balston)

#ShopLocal: The New Normal for Crystal Palace Traders

As lockdown measures ease and we all try to adjust to the ‘new normal’, local photographer James Balston takes a lap around Crystal Palace Triangle to see just what that means for local traders

Clapham Junction's independent businesses come together to ask residents to #ShopLocal

#ShopLocal: Clapham Junction Businesses Call for Support from Residents

Clapham Junction business owners have come together to appeal for help from the community, urging residents to shop local to maintain the independent spirit of the south west London neighbourhood 

London's Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups are helping those self-isolating due to COVID-19

The Rise of London’s Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups

More than 1,000 Coronavirus Mutual Aid groups have launched across the UK in the space of a week. But how did it all come about?

COVID-19 Mutual Aid Groups in London

A Complete List of London’s Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups

A complete list of London’s #Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups – local volunteer groups helping those who are self-isolating with daily tasks – listed alphabetically by borough

Lady Wimbledon's guide to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Lady Wimbledon’s Guide to the Perfect Day at the Tennis

As the world’s most famous tennis tournament get under way, Lady Wimbledon offers her guide to everything you need to know about SW19

The Ivy Chelsea Garden's new wildflower installation celebrates summer and Chelsea Flower Show

The Ivy Chelsea Garden Unveils New Wildflower Installation

Celebrities and influencers flock to The Ivy Chelsea Garden to celebrate the unveiling of its latest floral installation, inspired by the impending RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Greenwich Park (photo: Royal Parks)

Have Your Say on Plans to Transform Greenwich Park

Local residents and visitors to Greenwich Park are being asked to voice their opinions on a multi-million project to transform the south east London World Heritage Site

Christina Franco on Polar Expeditions and North Pole Swimming

Global explorer Christina Franco has conquered the polar and arctic regions solo, and now she is working with the South Kensington Club to unleash the voyager in everyone

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