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Harris Digital on CNN 

19 Aug

Harris Digital supplies CNN with video footage and images for an online video about teaching saddlery.


Bus advert 

19 Aug

Our images being used on a bus in Enfield.


Fantastic Feats: The Building of London 

19 Aug

Next year, the City of London is planning a range of events, based around notable anniversaries in the “building of London”.


Tickets Alert: Three-day east London history festival 

18 Aug

There’s a three-day festival of history taking place in Whitechapel in October, and tickets are very cheap for the event.


‘Dangerous drift’ on Brexit risks Britain’s food security, says leading City food policy expert 

17 Aug

Professor Tim Lang discusses the looming food-related Brexit issues at annual Faculty of Public Health lecture Professor Tim Lang discusses the looming food-related Brexit issues at annual Faculty of Public Health lecture...


The science of speech 

17 Aug

Allen Hirson,Senior Lecturer in Phonetics at City, talks about speech and phonetics Allen Hirson,Senior Lecturer in Phonetics at City, talks about speech and phonetics...


Creative professionals in the Square Mile 

17 Aug

  By Dr Edward Jones   Research Officer at the City of London Corporation   Creative professionals might make up a small proportion of the City’s workforce but they are a crucial component of the wider business draw of the Square Mile.


Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour 

17 Aug

An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus offers a tour around the City of London focusing on preparations for the Elizabeth line.


London’s weekly railway news 

17 Aug

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… 40 years of Flying the Tube to Heathrow Airport London Underground Transport bosses are scrambling to defend Highbury’s The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and ...


Central London bus cuts 

17 Aug

Darryl's 853 blog had a cracking scoop on Wednesday, featuring leaked details of a massive set of changes to central London bus routes, due to be consulted on next month.


Autumn Term courses available to Book Now 

16 Aug

Learn something new with us this autumn.


We are recruiting… 

16 Aug

We're looking for candidates to join the Institute in a number of new roles.


New Dean appointed at The City Law School 

16 Aug

Professor Andrew Stockley joins from the University of Auckland Professor Andrew Stockley joins from the University of Auckland...


51½°N (6) 

16 Aug

51½°N If today's stretch of the 51½th line of latitude were 500 metres further north, it'd run from Tower Bridge to the Royal Festival Hall.


Meet the faces behind the phones 

15 Aug

Two City students talk about their experience and offer their best advice for clearing.


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Andrew Boff Says He Wants Level Playing Field With Uber If He Becomes Mayor 

18 Aug

In his piece for 1828UK the openly gay Assembly Member has championed the Uber platform even though they discriminate against the LGBT community.


Lawless London Illegal Electric Rickshaws Driven By Drunken Drivers….Enough’s, Enough 

17 Aug

'Lawless' rickshaw drivers are accused of drinking and cycling on the streets of London by disgruntled taxi driver This is the incredible moment a London black cab driver caught out two rickshaw hosts drinking on the job.


Uber reportedly lost $891 million in the second quarter of 2018 as growth slows 

16 Aug

Uber brought in $2.8 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2018, but ultimately lost $891 million thanks to increased spending by the ride-hailing company, according to Bloomberg .


The London Electrical Cab made its debut more than 120 years ago. 

11 Aug

In August 2017, London’s first hybrid black cabs hit the streets ahead of new legislation that came into effect this year, requiring all new cabs to be ‘zero emissions capable’.


Khan Hopes To Cut The Number Of Minicabs In Congestion Zone By 45% By Making Them Pay…Pause For Laughter !!! 

31 Jul

In a bid to reduce the “rocketing” number of minicabs circulating within the congestion charge zone, Mayor Sadiq Khan said he may introduce tougher emission rules, limiting the type of private hire vehicles able to claim a 100 per cent discount ...


No entry! Backlash at plans to shut off Judd Street to cars 

30 Jul

Residents warn polluting traffic will be diverted into residential streets by King's Cross changes COUNCIL chiefs have been warned that shutting off one of the best-known roads in King’s Cross to cars and lorries will backfire, increasing pollution...


London Taxi Trade Needs To Act Now, If We Are Not To Become Slaves To The App…by Lenny Etheridge. 

25 Jul

(The post above states "Drivers Today Protesting On London Bridge"...


Yes Another Petition : Lets Get Local Hero Honoured With A George Cross For Bravery 

21 Jul

A family friend of mine and well known local Roy Larner of South London, attacked the 3 terrorists during the London Bridge attack in order to try and stop them and help others escape.


Cycle superhighway to stay OPEN during Embankment closure 

10 Jul

TfL has revealed that cycle superhighways will remain open during major roadworks on the Victoria Embankment from April 2019.


London Taxi Maker Geely LEVC, Joins Brexit Chorus 

7 Jul

Traditional London black cab maker, the Geely owned London EV Company, has also warned about the impact that a hard Brexit could have on business, with its chairman saying it could dismantle Britain's rejuvenated car industry.


More cities announce congestion charges in fight against diesel 

28 Jun

In January of this year, the UK Government was issued a ‘final warning’ from the European Commission about the poor levels of air quality – it was found that there were repeated breaches of the limits in 16 different areas, with Birmingham and ...


Red Sun group is helping to bring the MetroCab back to London’s taxis fleet 

23 Jun

Zhejiang Geely is not the only Chinese company that has backed a plant in Coventry to tap opportunities from the electrification of London’s taxis.


Councillor Blames Neighbouring Cities For Black Cab And Uber Tensions 

21 Jun

Neighbouring cities have been slammed by a leading Coventry councillor amid rising tensions between the city's black cab drivers and private hire drivers from Uber.


Uber Driver Hoped To Be Killed By The Police Outside Buckingham Palace Court Hears. 

18 Jun

Brave police officers grappled with a sword-wielding ISIS supporter in his uber cab after he had rammed their van outside Buckingham Palace, a court heard today.


Are TfL Totally Failing London. … Should They Be Replaced As Transport Regulators…by Jason Byrne 

6 Jun

Bank Junction being used as a racetrack by speeding cyclists using app which rates person best times on set routs.


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Events »

SPARCfest 2018: Union Division 

16 Aug

A performance by the large ensemble comprising leading UK improvisers, taking a creative and daring approach to spontaneous music-making, group interaction and the musical 'hive mind'.


Audio: Introducing Parisian deep house favourite, Lazare Hoche 

16 Aug

Audio: Introducing Parisian deep house favourite, Lazare Hoche Posted on Thursday 16th August, 2018 “Deep house” is often used loosely these days, but for Parisian DJ and producer Charlie “Lazare Hoche” Naffah this is probably the best way of...


Conducting probability based mixed-mode surveys: Experimental evidence from the European Values Study 

15 Aug

This study presents experimental evidence comparing a probability based mixed-mode survey (mail, web) with a face-to-face survey in Germany as part of the European Values Study (EVS) 2017...


Sons of Bill at Omeara | Live review 

15 Aug

Sons of Bill bring a melancholic tone to the middle of the week, presenting their typically nostalgic mix of indie and alt-country to an intoxicated audience.


In Conversation: Max Chapman and George Smeddles talk Resonance 

15 Aug

In Conversation: Max Chapman and George Smeddles talk Resonance Posted on Wednesday 15th August, 2018 We’re prepping for an intimate showcase at Forms this Friday as Swing take over.


Newsflash: Kode9 & Burial have mixed FABRICLIVE 100 

15 Aug

Newsflash: Kode9 Burial have mixed FABRICLIVE 100 Posted on Wednesday 15th August, 2018 For the 100th and final instalment of the iconic FABRICLIVE mix CD series, in its current form, two UK pioneers unite for a hypnotic 74-minute mix.


Audio: Listen to Ceri’s purple dub house mix 

14 Aug

Audio: Listen to Ceris purple dub house mix Posted on Tuesday 14th August, 2018 “Coming to fabric was a huge influence on me becoming a DJ,” says Ceri Owens, the London-based DJ and producer joining us next on 25th August.


Audio: Gully B drops an exclusive dubplate loaded dancehall mix 

14 Aug

Audio: Gully B drops an exclusive dubplate loaded dancehall mix Posted on Tuesday 14th August, 2018 Coming out of Essex, Gully B has been honing his sound system culture inspired aesthetic building up the rep of his party crew Pull Up with a series ...


Autism Annual Research Conference 

13 Aug

Abstract submission now open...


The Meg | Movie review 

9 Aug

The Meg is ridiculous shark-shlock with wisecracking dialogue, big splashes and an even bigger fish.


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City Guild blogs »

Welch’s Global Ingredients Group turns grape juice into cost-effective wine filler 

17 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Welch’s Global Ingredients Group, a supplier to the grape juice industry, has expanded into wine with an ingredient it claims will save wineries money.


Wines of South Africa recruits Marcus Ford for Asia 

17 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Trade association Wines of South Africa has confirmed a change of market manager in Asia.


Precept Wine makes California play with Truett-Hurst wholesale purchase 

16 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Pacific north-west producer Precept Wine has announced itspurchase of the wholesale business unit belonging toCalifornia-based wine group Truett-Hurst.


Precept Wine makes California play with Truett-Hurst wholesale purchase 

16 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Pacific north-west producer Precept Wine has announced itspurchase of the wholesale business unit belonging toCalifornia-based wine group Truett-Hurst.


Portuguese Cork Association unveils first US TV ad – video 

16 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Portuguese Cork Association has launched its first US TV ad as the industry continues to rebound after deadly fires last year.


Portuguese Cork Association unveils first US TV ad – video 

16 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Portuguese Cork Association has launched its first US TV ad as the industry continues to rebound after deadly fires last year.


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16 Aug

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: xxx Read the full article here...


Pernod Ricard urges Millennials to take a shot in Olmeca Tequila global campaign 

15 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Pernod Ricard has said it wants to “revitalise the shot” with a 50th anniversary campaign for its Olmeca Tequila.


Constellation Brands ups Canopy Growth stake with US$4bn investment 

15 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Constellation Brands has significantly increased its stake in Canopy Growth, sinking a further US$4bn into the Canadian cannabis company.


Old Pulteney switches aged expressions in portfolio redraw 

14 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Inver House Distillers has released details of the global roll-out of a revised, four-strong “core collection” for its Old Pulteney single malt Scotch whisky brand.


Old Pulteney switches aged expressions in portfolio redraw 

14 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Inver House Distillers has released details of the global roll-out of a revised, four-strong “core collection” for its Old Pulteney single malt Scotch whisky brand.


Old Pulteney switches aged expression in portfolio redraw 

14 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Inver House Distillers has released details of the global roll-out of a revised, four-strong “core collection” for its Old Pulteney single malt Scotch whisky brand.


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Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 2.45 pm, Dispensations Sub (Standards) Committee 

21 Aug

Dispensations Sub (Standards) Committee: Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 2.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 1.45 pm, Assessment Sub (Standards) Committee 

21 Aug

Assessment Sub (Standards) Committee: Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 1.45 pm...


Income and expendture for outside companies filming on City of London housing estates 

17 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 17 August 2018 .


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 26th July, 2018 2.30 pm, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

17 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Thursday, 26th July, 2018 2.30 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 3.00 pm, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

17 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 3.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 26th July, 2018 3.00 pm, Freedom Applications Committee 

16 Aug

Freedom Applications Committee: Thursday, 26th July, 2018 3.00 pm...


Waiting lists for allotments (June 2018) 

16 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to David Greenwood on 16 August 2018 .


Meeting held: Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

15 Aug

Finance Committee: Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 1.45 pm...


Meeting held: Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 3.58 pm, Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls 

14 Aug

Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls: Tuesday, 14th August, 2018 3.58 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 19th July, 2018 3.00 pm, Education Board 

14 Aug

Education Board: Thursday, 19th July, 2018 3.00 pm...


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London Assembly »

Cutting Congestion: The Case for Car Clubs 

28 Feb

Promote Boris Bike-style scheme for car clubs to reduce London congestion, says new report Keith Prince AM calls on Mayor to make car club spaces compulsory in new builds More spaces would allow A-to-B journeys and could reduce congestion ...


Read GLA Conservatives Response to the Mayor’s Draft London Plan 

26 Feb

Writing a response to The Mayor’s Draft London Plan, Andrew Boff AM highlights concerns around family homes, overcrowding, parking, small sites policy and industrial land.


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...


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Lethal product design flaws still need to be addressed two years after large west London blaze 

17 Aug

The major fire at Shepherds Court in west London in August 2016 was caused by a tumble dryer and destroyed five homes...


Cladding ban only one part of building safety, warns Brigade 

14 Aug

London Fire Brigade has written to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) regarding the ban on combustible materials being used on building exteriors...


Brigade’s consultation response on Dame Judith Hackitt’s full independent review of building regulations and fire safety 

14 Aug

Our submission outlined the numerous ways that building regulations and fire safety system is currently broken...


New Government product safety strategy doesn’t address lethal design flaws 

10 Aug

The first strategy for the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), published today, covers key areas the Brigade has spent years lobbying for as part of its Total Recalls campaign.


Brigade gives Government bad school report as school fires increase and sprinklers 

31 Jul

We're campaigning for sprinklers in schools.


Brigade calls for urgent BBQ ban to prevent grass fires 

26 Jul

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton has written to all London councils requesting a temporary BBQ ban in public parks...


Teach children how to dial 999 this summer urges London Fire Brigade 

25 Jul

There was a delay calling 999 in 2 out of 5 house and flat fires in the capital according to the latest Fire Facts report by London Fire Brigade.


Fire station ‘tea boy’ turned fire commander retires after 31 years of service 

24 Jul

Tower Hamlets Borough Commander Steve Dudeney began his career aged 14 making tea for crews at Poplar Fire Station...


Record numbers of grass fires put lives at risk 

24 Jul

London Fire Brigade said ‘careless and reckless’ members of the public are putting lives at risk by causing record numbers of grass fires during the heatwave.


‘Sticky science’ saves London school from fire 

24 Jul

London Firefighters used a new glue like liquid to save a school in Twickenham from burning down...


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