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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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Oct15

Oxford Street UK’s First Shopping Mecca to Turn on Christmas Lights

The Oxford Street Christmas lights switch on will officially kick-start the festive season, lighting up the capital with 1,778 baubles – including new purple baubles – and 750,000 LED bulbs, use 75% less energy than conventional bulbs

Oct15

15 Things to Do in London This Weekend

Our top things to do in London this weekend including the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, MADE LONDON in Marylebone, othellomacbeth at Lyric Hammersmith and a new pop-up gallery in Blackheath

Oct15

How Do I Know If My Child Is Suitable For A Selective School?

With an increasing number of education options out there, how do you know which direction your child should take? Should you look at selective schools? Should you consider private tutoring to tackle the entrance exams? Mary Lonsdale of London Home Tutors answers some of your most frequently asked questions

Oct11

Sustainable Fashion: Is it Time to Build a Wardrobe in the Cloud?

As ‘The Season’ comes to an end, the summer frocks are put away and we step into autumn-winter 2018 wondering what to wear, it’s time to take a good look at your wardrobe – is your thirst for fast fashion contributing to climate change? 

Oct10

Win A Family Ticket to Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big at The O2

The Resident has teamed up with Disney on Ice to offer two lucky readers family tickets to the latest sensational production to hit the rink at The O2: Dream Big, featuring Moana, Maui, Belle, Ariel, Elsa and friends

Oct10

London Penthouse Properties with the Best Views

This autumn, London sees the launch of the largest and most impressive penthouses of 2018, with eye-popping views over the capital. With price tags of around £20 million, it’s a niche market, but hey, we can dream…

Oct10

Notting Hill Has Fastest Growing Property Prices in Prime Central London

Average prices in Notting Hill increased 2.2% in the year to May 2018, meaning the area has come out on top of other Prime Central London neighbourhoods with the fastest growing property market

Oct9

Green & Black’s Launches Pay-With-Selfie Taxi for Chocolate Lovers

The best things in life are free, they say, and if those freebies combine chocolate and convenience, well, hold us back… All hail – literally – the Green & Black’s cab! 

Oct9

51 Things to Do in London: October 2018

Things to do in London in October 2018 from the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea to London Cocktail Week, the Ski and Snowboard Show and the return of Fun Palaces across London

Oct9

London Gets Its First Millionaire’s Pop Up Store

Livia’s Kitchen has launched a pop-up store to celebrate the launch of its new Salted Peanut Butter Raw Millionaire Bites

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