Tunbridge Wells toy store closes after 11-year run

September 30, 2017 by  

A Tunbridge wells shop, which features one of the most interesting window in the city, has flipped its ‘open’ sign to ‘closed’ for the final time after 11 years in business.

Camden Road’s Cosmic Cartwheels has enjoyed a degree of fame after [Read more]

Watford photographer publishes three decades of joint project with mother

September 29, 2017 by  

A photographer from Watford has published a 30 year project prior to a local event with the Alzheimer’s Society and Dementia Friends.

Matthew Finn has been working with his mum, Jean, on a number of portraits depicting [Read more]

Wrexham delivers at arts takeaway

September 28, 2017 by  

The Poetry Takeaway recently visited Wrexham’s town centre and the service was every bit as speedy as the fast food chains located on nearby Regent Street.

Although junk food wasn’t an option, there was no shortage of literary delights as poems were served up to locals by [Read more]

Family Fun Day in Havering

September 27, 2017 by  

Residents of the Waterloo Housing Estate in Havering enjoyed a family fun day as part of a learning exercise regarding the new Housing Regeneration Program. While the adults concentrated on the serious side of the day, the kids were able to enjoy a number of activities such as cycling, finger printing and even some drinks making. The programme will see the estate regenerated with work due to start in late 2018.

Sheffield ranks higher than Leeds in UK’s happiest cities

September 27, 2017 by  

Sheffield ranked higher than Leeds, its Yorkshire neighbour, in a poll of the UK’s happiest cities.

The city could have fared better, however, as it still ranked [Read more]

Legendary punk band coming to Kilmarnock

September 26, 2017 by  

One of the longest running and most successful bands to emerge from the punk rock music era of the 1970s have announced that they will be coming to Kilmarnock next year for a concert.

The Stranglers had a number of chart hits during [Read more]

Potters bar drinking hole acknowledged for quality ale

September 25, 2017 by  

A pub in Potters Bar has been praised for producing quality real ale from the local Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) branch.

Darke Lane’s Admiral Byng is featured in the [Read more]

Swindon’s apprentice enters global skills contest

September 24, 2017 by  

Daryl Head, an apprentice from Nationwide Swindon, will participate in a global skills event.

Head left school five years ago. Since then, his hard work has meant that [Read more]

Campus in Kirkintilloch receives equipment

September 23, 2017 by  

The Kirkintilloch campus of New College Lanarkshire has received a significant boost from a retail firm based in the town, which will enable its programme for Electronic Fire and Security Apprentices to continue.

Equipment worth around [Read more]

Mackintosh Festival coming back to Helensburgh

September 22, 2017 by  

Next month is set to see Scottish architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh commemorated with the annual Mackintosh Festival – and Helensburgh will play a prominent part in the event once again.

This will be the [Read more]

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