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Tickets Alert – Light and music show in a road tunnel 

24 Feb

A road tunnel running underneath the Barbican estate is to be closed to traffic for a weekend next month, and turned into a light and sound installation.


City engineering students receive awards for outstanding project work 

23 Feb

Shane Nicholas and Thomas Pullen-Wright, Final Year students on the M Eng (Mechanical Engineering) programme are the winners of Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Awards for their projects.


loti eats | ekachai king’s cross 

23 Feb

Originally started in 1999 with a site in Liverpool Street, Ekachai has slowly grown into a small chain with locations in Flat Iron Square, Wandsworth, Selfridges and their latest, just off Granary Square in King’s Cross.


London’s weekly railway news #241 

23 Feb

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… 22 photos of the new Thameslink Train London Underground A 78-year-old woman was seriously injured when she was dragged into a tunnel by a London Underground train.


Britons and EU citizenship after Brexit 

22 Feb

City Law School Law Lecturer, Dr Adrienne Yong, comments on the citizenship status of approximately 1.3m UK-born persons now resident in EU countries, to be determined in an upcoming ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU).


Celebrating 25 years of Cass CCE’s Charity Talks 

21 Feb

Professor Ian Bruce CBE reflects on how the charity sector has evolved.


loti eats | bird of smithfield 

21 Feb

Bird of Smithfield is spread across five floors of a Georgian townhouse opposite Smithfield Market – it’s got two bars, a dining room, a private dining space and a roof terrace.


10 years since Northern Rock nationalisation 

21 Feb

What has changed and what risks remain? What has changed and what risks remain...


How we discovered that it is possible to feel optimism for others 

21 Feb

Dr Andreas Kappes talks about the far reaching effects of optimism in The Conversation Dr Andreas Kappes talks about the far reaching effects of optimism in The Conversation...


You cannot inspire unless you’re inspired yourself! 

21 Feb

The Toastmasters community offers a great opportunity for networking.


21 graffiti artists awarded $6.7m by US federal court 

21 Feb

Dr Enrico Bonadio, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, comments on a landmark judgement which has further narrowed the gap between 'street art' and 'fine art'.


CityLIS Pioneers Artist-in-Residence at City 

21 Feb

Dr Joseph Dunne has joined the Department of Library & Information Science as a Lecturer in Library Science and artist-in-residence.


Economics: A Primer 

21 Feb

New book from Cass academics explains the basic principles of economics New book from Cass academics explains the basic principles of economics...


London’s Pocket Parks: Seething Lane Garden, EC3 

21 Feb

This is a recently totally rebuilt garden, replacing a classic old enclosed garden with a modern open style, and gaining an underground car park in the process.


Professor David Collins appointed to NAFTA position 

20 Feb

The Government of Canada has selected City Law School's International Economic Law academic to join NAFTA's Roster of Arbitrators.


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Statement From City of London In Regards To London Bridge Closures And Temporary Re Open Of The Bank Eastbound. 

24 Feb

Due to emergency gas works on London Bridge, we are temporarily allowing all traffic to travel eastbound on Queen Victoria Street through Bank junction.


Bank of England’s Chief Cashier Reveals She Doesn’t Trust Technology TfL Say We Have To. 

22 Feb

I don't pay with contactless cards because I don't quite trust it, says the Bank of England's chief cashier whose signature is on every banknote The Bank of England's chief cashier has revealed she doesn't use contactless cards because she doesn't ...


London To Reclassify The Toyota Prius As A Polluter ….. By Gerald Coba. 

10 Feb

A change in the way CO2 levels are calculated means new Toyota Prius owners will have to pay the London Congestion Charge New buyers of the Toyota Prius hybrid will no longer be exempt from the London Congestion Charge , after a change in the way its...


Hero black taxi driver refuses to accept money after rushing family across London 

5 Feb

Tributes: L-R Olivia, Sebastian, William and Izzy, OIivia's twin sister.


Gett Undercutting Their Own Black Cab Drivers With Their Porsche PHV Minicab Service…by Michael Ryan 

2 Feb

Gett Porsche phv, are now undercutting their own Black Cab drivers, by offering customers a Porsche, at a lower fare than a Black Cab...


London Taxi Radio TV Exclusive : Readdressing The Balance 

24 Jan

On Friday afternoon, the Independent Taxi Alliance called the fifth in its series of protests, on behalf of the London Taxi trade.


What The Press Said: London’s Black Cabs Descend On Aldwych For Latest Demo 

20 Jan

London taxi drivers have descended on Aldwych for the fifth and final protest this week against TfL and Uber.


Day 5 : ITA Exercising Our Right To Legitimate Protest. Biggest AndBest So Far. 

19 Jan

Yesterday's massive demonstration saw thousands of Taxis flock to London Bridge, with drivers protesting against TfL's reasons for allowing an illegal dangerous app to continue to function without a licence.


Day 4 : ITA Press Release On Yesterday’s Legitimate Mobile Protests. 

18 Jan

THE AUTHORITIES WANTED TO DISRESPECT AND DISRUPT OUR RIGHT TO PROTEST IN ONE PLACE? SO WE JUST MOVE IT TO ANOTHER VENUE.


PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ITA LEGITIMATE PROTEST: LICENSED TAXI DRIVERS AGAINST TfL 

15 Jan

The week commencing 15th January the licensed taxi trade will stage a series of peaceful protests against Transport for London (TFL).


New Justice Secretary To Review Worboys Parole After Pressure From Cabinet Colleagues 

14 Jan

Justice Secretary David Gauke has requested advice from lawyers on whether the release of black cab rapist John Worboys could be challenged in court.


Are London Cabbies Sowing The Seeds Of Their Own Obsolescence ? 

11 Jan

Article below from the Auto Express paper suggests that Black Cabs on eHailing apps such as Gett and MyTaxi, will be the architects of their own demise.


Scandal From The Past Jumps Up And Bites TfLTPH On The Arse…. By Jim Thomas. 

7 Jan

To be clear, the move to Palestra was around 2009/10.


As We Enter A New Year Lets Briefly Reflect On The State Of Our Trade. By Marc Turner. 

1 Jan

In our darkest moments, around 2015/16, many predicted our demise.


The London Taxi Trade Has Been Given A Fantastic Christmas Present. 

24 Dec

News has broken that Uber’s top managers lied on oath (perjury), to allow them to operate.


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Events »

CityLIS Research Seminar: Sheep Over London Bridge 

23 Feb

Laura will talk a little about her role and also about how students could become involved in the City and the benefits of doing so (Ward clubs, Livery companies, Networking, funding etc).


Fairtrade Fortnight 

23 Feb

Join us for Fairtrade Fortnight.


Chamber Choir of the Iceland Academy of the Arts: Forces of Love and Nature 

23 Feb

A capella works by 20th Century Icelandic composers, alongside new commissions and newly-invented instruments.


Picnic at Hanging Rock at the Barbican | Theatre review 

23 Feb

Joan Lindsay’s 1967 novel about the disappearance of three schoolgirls and their teacher holds a position of cult status in literature.


Audio: The Prototypes drop the next FABRICLIVE Mixtape 

23 Feb

Audio: The Prototypes drop the next FABRICLIVE Mixtape Posted on Friday 23rd February, 2018 The next FABRICLIVE Mixtape comes from one of the most lauded duos in drum & bass.


More Like This: similarity-based recommendations 

22 Feb

Seminar by Gary Verhaegen from Spaarho for the Research Centre for Machine Learning, City, University of London...


CANCELLED: City Pierrot Ensemble: Lunchtime Concert – Late Debussy 

22 Feb

Late masterpieces by Claude Debussy for clarinet, violin, cello and piano.


Interview with Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari, Creators of Party Skills for the End of the World 

22 Feb

As Party Skills for the End of the World enters its final few days at Shoreditch Town Hall, we caught up with the creative force behind it, Nigel Barrett Louise Mari… Party Skills for the End of the World | Shoreditch Town Hall | 13-24 February...


Music Industry Q&A Session – CJ Marks 

21 Feb

The Department of Music is pleased to host the first of their Music Industry Q&A Session with top level industry professional CJ Marks.


The origins, current position and future prospects of the US-led Liberal International Order 

21 Feb

Launching the special issue of International Affairs, Chatham House’s journal, on “Ordering the world? Liberal Internationalism in Theory and Practice in the age of Trump” a Public Lecture by Professor G.


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City Guild blogs »

Sea Cadets activity week at Summer Rock – cadet feedback… 

24 Feb

    Feedback from London Area Sea Cadets,  following a recent meeting with Past Master, Alan Broomhead.


Re-thinking Reputational Risk… 

24 Feb

" It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.


Deal or No Deal? Getting to grips with the Brexit Conundrum…. 

24 Feb

How many of us are being faced with trying to model uncertainty – only to find that this very exercise throws up potentially thousands, tens or hundreds of thousands and even millions of possible solutions or outcomes...


Are UK businesses ready for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ? 

24 Feb

All UK organisations who hold or process personal information must comply with the Regulation - whatever their size - and be compliant by 25 th  May 2018...


O Victrix ludorum  – Winner of the Games… 

24 Feb

Inter-livery Pancake Race - February 2018 - Management Consultants excel ...


US cannabis market worth US$50bn “right now” – Constellation Brands president 

23 Feb

Courtesy of Just Drinks Constellation Brands president COO Bill Newlands has outlined how the company plans to leverage its stake in a Canadian cannabis supplier, describing the US as already “big business”.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin buy, Diageo’s Casamigos Mezcal and just-drinks speaks to the head of Martini sparkling wines 

23 Feb

Courtesy of Just Drinks Here’s a round-up of this week’s top stories from the global spirits wine categories.


Brown-Forman’s The GlenDronach Batch 16 range – Product Launch 

23 Feb

Courtesy of Just Drinks Brown-Forman’s Scotch whisky distillery, The GlenDronach, has lined up the release of 15 single caskiterations, under the Batch 16 name.


Woodstar Beverages’ Woodstar low-alcohol acai-flavoured drink – Product Launch 

23 Feb

Courtesy of Just Drinks A new UK drinks company founded by former food and beverage executives has launched a 1%-abv Cognac drink that targets consumers looking to cut down on alcohol consumption.


Chartered Architects Annual Lecture – Wednesday 21st February 2018 

22 Feb

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Brexit Debate at Haberdashers Hall- Kingston Smith Wednesday 21st February 2018 

22 Feb

Liveryman Colin Peacock represented theWCCS atadebate inaseries that addressed theissue oftheworld’s changing economy andBrexit’s part inthis.


The Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey Co takes JJ Corry ‘The Gael’ to US 

22 Feb

Courtesy of Just Drinks Irish whiskey bonder The Chapel Gate is to expand the launch of its first release to the US.


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LocalGov »

Meeting scheduled: Monday, 26th February, 2018 1.45 pm, Establishment Committee 

26 Feb

Establishment Committee: Monday, 26th February, 2018 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 26th February, 2018 11.30 am, Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls 

26 Feb

Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls: Monday, 26th February, 2018 11.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 26th February, 2018 10.30 am, Reference Sub Committee of the Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls 

26 Feb

Reference Sub Committee of the Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls: Monday, 26th February, 2018 10.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 5th March, 2018 2.30 pm, Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee 

23 Feb

Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee: Monday, 5th March, 2018 2.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 23rd February, 2018 10.00 am, Gresham (City Side) Committee 

23 Feb

Gresham (City Side) Committee: Friday, 23rd February, 2018 10.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 1.45 pm, Policy and Resources Committee 

22 Feb

Policy and Resources Committee: Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 1.45 pm, Licensing Committee 

22 Feb

Licensing Committee: Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 1.45 pm...


Cycling Level of Service Assessment for Quietways & Central Grid 

22 Feb

Response by City of London Corporation to Sean Howes on 22 February 2018 .


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 10.00 am, Local Plans Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee 

22 Feb

Local Plans Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee: Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 10.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 8.30 am, Community & Children’s Services Committee 

22 Feb

Community Children's Services Committee: Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 8.30 am...


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London Assembly »

Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine 

20 Feb

Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine On Monday February 19, the London Assembly Transport Committee held a special meeting with the keen cyclist and BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine.


Economy Committee – Draft Economic Development Strategy 

20 Feb

Economy Committee - Draft Economic Development Strategy The Mayor published his draft Economic Development Strategy for public consultation on 13 December 2017.


Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens 

20 Feb

Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens In its fourth Brexit Directive letter to the Mayor, the London Assembly urges him to discuss whether the Government could provide a sector-specific guarantee for the rights of EU healthcare...


Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists 

19 Feb

Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc’s comments on cyclists 

19 Feb

Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc's comments on cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Transport Committee – Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine. 

19 Feb

Transport Committee - Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine.


Mayor’s Question Time 

19 Feb

Mayor's Question Time The Mayor of London will present his Final Draft Budget, focusing on the changes to the Budget proposals since they were last presented to the Assembly on January 25th.


Police & Crime Committee – Q&A with the Met and MOPAC 

19 Feb

Police Crime Committee - QA with the Met and MOPAC The Deputy Commissioner, Sir Craig Mackey QPM and Sophie Linden, the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime will answer questions on the following topics: Changes to frontline policing Basic...


Environment Committee – Water issues 

19 Feb

Environment Committee - Water issues The Environment Committee will discuss water management in the capital, including blockages in the sewer system caused by non-flushable products and 'fatbergs', balancing London's future...


Chinese New Year on the Square 

18 Feb

Chinese New Year on the Square Tens of thousands of Londoners came together on Sunday 18 February 2018 to celebrate Chinese New Year with a fantastic array of performances in Trafalgar Square.


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London Fire Cadet fulfils lifelong dream to become Brigade firefighter 

23 Feb

A former London Fire Cadet has risen through the ranks to officially become a firefighter serving in the capital.


Chinese new year safety warning 

15 Feb

Around six fires a week caused candles, incense sticks and fireworks...


London Fire Brigade training exercise at Barbican Estate 

14 Feb

Firefighters will be undertaking a training exercise at the Barbican Estate in the City...


Celebrate Pancake Day without disaster with the Brigade’s cooking safety tips 

13 Feb

The Brigade is urging people to take care while cooking their pancakes this Shrove Tuesday...


Brigade raises concern over flammable skin products 

12 Feb

Skin products contain highly flammable ingredients...


Innovative healthcare service is transforming emergency care in the community 

8 Feb

Patients are getting specialist emergency treatment quickly and avoiding trips to hospital thanks to an innovative service launched in East London.


Firefighters’ marathon effort for Grenfell survivors 

8 Feb

18 firefighters raising money for Grenfell community and Firefighters Charity...


Firefighters issue blaze warning for ‘coldest week of winter’ 

7 Feb

Firefighters concerned over rise in fires during cold snap...


Woman escapes faulty tumble dryer fire 

5 Feb

A woman who escaped a devastating fire in her flat caused by a faulty tumble dryer says she’s shocked Londoners aren’t always alerted when they have dangerous faulty white goods in their homes...


Brigade marks 100 years since blaze that caused greatest loss of firefighter life 

30 Jan

The Brigade is holding a memorial event to mark the 100 year anniversary of a fire in Lambeth that resulted in seven firefighters losing their lives.


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