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Matt Barbet

CHANNEL 5’S MATT BARBET ON FITNESS, STYLE & THE CITY

Matt Barbet, host of The Saturday Show and 5 News Tonight, on the importance of a sharp suit, marathon training, preparing for the Tour of Britain and why London is the greatest city in the world

Oasis, photographed by Jill Furmanovsky

PHOTOGRAPHER JILL FURMANOVSKY ON PUNK HISTORY

Internationally renowned music photographer Jill Furmanovsky has photographed the likes of The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, The Clash and Led Zeppelin. With London celebrating 40 years of Punk this year, Furmanovsky considers the history of the punk

CROSSING THE THAMES: HOW THE DIAMOND JUBILEE BRIDGE WILL CONNECT BATTERSEA & FULHAM

This month, The Resident caught up with Jane Ellison, MP for Battersea, and award-winning architect Chris Medland to discuss the prospective Diamond Jubilee Bridge project ahead of London Rivers Week 2016…

Campo Viejo's floating wine bar took over Clapham Common last year

SPANISH FIESTA: CAMPO VIEJO’S FLOATING WINE BAR ON CLAPHAM COMMON

Claphamites are in for a treat this weekend as Campo Viejo’s ‘lake of colour’ floats into town until 12th June… Words: Madeleine Howell Don your shades (disclaimer – do also pack your umbrella), embrace that #FridayFeeling and prepare to enjoy a glass of Rioja or two in a rather unusual setting on Clapham Common’s Mount […]

MISCHIEF & THE MONARCHY: ROYAL CORRESPONDENT JENNIE BOND CELEBRATES THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY

As London prepares to mark HM The Queen’s 90th birthday, media royalty Jennie Bond offers The Resident a unique insight into the monarchy today… Words: Madeleine Howell ‘Me?’ Jennie Bond feigns mock surprise. ‘Oh, I still dabble.’ To say that she ‘dabbles’ in journalism barely does her justice. It’s a remark that is a perfect example […]

One year of ConSept on Chelsea's King's Road

WHY YOU CAN’T WALK PAST CONSEPT ON CHELSEA’S KING’S ROAD

Goran Svilar and Ali Samli are celebrating the first anniversary of their store ConSept, a welcoming treasure trove of homewares by boutique brands on King’s Road that you simply can’t walk past…

WANDSWORTH ARTS FRINGE 2016: THE BEST EVENTS & SHOWS

Wandsworth will be filled with street performances, music, dance, workshops and exhibitions for the annual Wandsworth Arts Fringe, running from 6-22 May. The Resident picks out a few that you won’t want to miss, and spoke to some of this year’s star performers…

ZAC GOLDSMITH: ‘PEOPLE ARE BEING PRICED OUT OF LONDON’

London Mayoral Election Special Part 2: Affordable housing for Londoners is top of the list for would-be Mayor of London Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston looking to take over from Boris Johnson

London Mayoral Elections: Sadiq Khan

SADIQ KHAN: ‘THERE WILL BE TIMES WHEN I DISAGREE WITH CORBYN’

London Mayoral Election Special Part 1: The Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting since 2005, promises to stand up for London over airport expansion and freeze transport fares in his bid to become Mayor of London

Camilla Goddard, Capital Bee

MEET THE URBAN DWELLERS LIVING A COUNTRY LIFE

With Kent on our doorstep, the good life is never far away. The Resident meets the urban dwellers living the country life in south east London, and asks for tips on how to embrace a more rural way of life in the city…

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