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What's The Commonest Baby Name In Your London Borough? 2020 Stats Revealed

What's The Commonest Baby Name In Your London Borough? 2020 Stats Revealed

Noah is looking particularly buoyant. | By M@
Volunteers Needed For WrapUp London's Coat Collections At Tube Stations This Winter

Volunteers Needed For WrapUp London's Coat Collections At Tube Stations This Winter

Sign up now to help get coats to those who need them. | By M@
This Southbank Mural Pays Tribute To The Victims Of COVID-19 In The UK

This Southbank Mural Pays Tribute To The Victims Of COVID-19 In The UK

150,000+ love hearts for 150,000+ lives lost. | By Maire Rose Connor
Dagenham To Become 'London's Hollywood' With New Film Studios

Dagenham To Become 'London's Hollywood' With New Film Studios

The Mayor of London has given the project his approval. | By Laura Reynolds
Brixton Could Be Getting A New Windrush Ward

Brixton Could Be Getting A New Windrush Ward

Proposed as part of efforts to stamp out 'electoral inequality'. | By Maire Rose Connor
Will London's Population Shrink For The First Time This Century In 2021?

Will London's Population Shrink For The First Time This Century In 2021?

PwC reckons so. | By Maire Rose Connor
These Couples Just Got Hitched In London's First Ever Drive-Through Weddings

These Couples Just Got Hitched In London's First Ever Drive-Through Weddings

Love in the time of coronavirus. | By Maire Rose Connor
War Hero Noor Inayat Khan Commemorated With Blue Plaque

War Hero Noor Inayat Khan Commemorated With Blue Plaque

English Heritage plaque erected at her Bloomsbury home. | By Laura Reynolds
The Results Are In! Your Favourite London Infrastructure Project Is…

The Results Are In! Your Favourite London Infrastructure Project Is…

Oh boy, it was a close call. | Sponsor
Coronavision: East London Based Artist Hosts Alternative Eurovision This Year

Coronavision: East London Based Artist Hosts Alternative Eurovision This Year

If you always thought you'd do well at Eurovision, here's your chance... | By Laura Reynolds
Gresham College Is Live Streaming Some Of Its Fantastic Free Lectures

Gresham College Is Live Streaming Some Of Its Fantastic Free Lectures

And offering a 'box set' of talks on the subject of pandemics. | By Laura Reynolds
National Theatre At Home: Watch Top-Notch Shows Online For Free

National Theatre At Home: Watch Top-Notch Shows Online For Free

Starring James Corden, Tamsin Greig and others. | By Laura Reynolds
Team GB Is Broadcasting The Whole London 2012 Opening Ceremony On Facebook Today

Team GB Is Broadcasting The Whole London 2012 Opening Ceremony On Facebook Today

Because James Bond and the Queen are the duo we all need right now. | By Laura Reynolds
Victoria Park Has Been Closed Because People Can't Stay Two Metres Away From Each Other

Victoria Park Has Been Closed Because People Can't Stay Two Metres Away From Each Other

Due to "the failure of some visitors to follow social distancing guidance". | By Laura Reynolds
Join In With A Traditional Cockney Singalong From Your Living Room Every Thursday

Join In With A Traditional Cockney Singalong From Your Living Room Every Thursday

Well, as traditional as you can get when Facebook is involved. | By Laura Reynolds
All Flights To And From London City Airport Have Been Suspended

All Flights To And From London City Airport Have Been Suspended

Until the end of April, at least. | By Laura Reynolds
From Sea Turtles To Micro-Plastics, Royal Geographical Society Is Streaming Fascinating Talks For Free

From Sea Turtles To Micro-Plastics, Royal Geographical Society Is Streaming Fascinating Talks For Free

From South Africa to Scotland to the Himalayas, without leaving your living room. | By Laura Reynolds
Tube Map For Non-Key Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Tube Map For Non-Key Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Stay home. Stay safe. | By Harry Rosehill
This Jewish Community Centre Has Launched A Free Online Streaming Service

This Jewish Community Centre Has Launched A Free Online Streaming Service

JewishOnline. | By Laura Reynolds
All Greggs Stores To Close On Tuesday

All Greggs Stores To Close On Tuesday

Hope you've stocked up on sausage rolls. | By Laura Reynolds
The Big Issue Is No Longer Being Sold On The Streets, But It Still Needs Your Support

The Big Issue Is No Longer Being Sold On The Streets, But It Still Needs Your Support

Face-to-face sales have been stopped. | By Laura Reynolds
This London Gin Distillery Is Now Making Hand Sanitiser Instead

This London Gin Distillery Is Now Making Hand Sanitiser Instead

And donating a portion of the profits to charity. | By Laura Reynolds
Kew Gardens Has Now Closed

Kew Gardens Has Now Closed

As has its sister site, Wakehurst. | By Laura Reynolds
Keep Donating Blood: The NHS Needs It

Keep Donating Blood: The NHS Needs It

Clinics will remain open, and they need volunteers. | By M@