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College promotion 

21 Jul

One of our recent productions for a college in Enfield.


Creating new grotesques for St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle 

21 Jul

Since 2006 the Dean Canons of Windsor have been working with City Guilds of London Art School to create innovative, new grotesques to replace those that have deteriorated on St George’s Chapel.


New skyscraper to sit next to Leadenhall Market 

21 Jul

Leadenhall in the City isn’t exactly short of a skyscraper, or five, and now one is planned that will sit right next to the famous Victorian market building.


Recorder of London receives honorary degree from City Law School 

20 Jul

His Honour, Judge Nicholas Hilliard receives his degree for his outstanding contribution to the legal profession.


Nobel physicist awarded honorary doctorate from City 

20 Jul

Professor Carlo Rubbia receives the degree at the graduation ceremony of the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering.


In the mood for City Writes 

20 Jul

City Writes , our termly writing competition open to all current and former short course alumni, hit new heights this summer term as one of its previous competition winners, C.


From Dubai to London: Cass DEMBA students celebrate graduation success 

20 Jul

The recent graduates visited the Dubai Centre's home campus for a second round of celebrations.


City Summer Graduations 

20 Jul

Over 2,000 students graduated and three esteemed individuals were recognised with honorary degrees at Citys summer graduation ceremonies.


City journalism students win four awards at London Voices competition 

20 Jul

London Voices promotes emerging journalism talent across the capital London Voices promotes emerging journalism talent across the capital...


London’s weekly railway news 

20 Jul

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Photos – The railway tunnels underneath Smithfield Meat Market London Underground Woman banned from Brixton Tube station after punching member of staff in the face Croydon Advertiser Central ...


London Public Art: Union – Horse with Two Discs 

19 Jul

This is a piece of art outside the Museum of London that shows a horse surrounded by two discs, unsurprisingly, called Union – Horse with Two Discs.


City receives generous donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund for India trip 

18 Jul

Donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund to enable optometry students to visit India Donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund to enable optometry students to visit India...


The London church named after a French Saint 

18 Jul

Just around the corner from St Paul’s can be found one of the City’s older churches, and one that’s unusually named after a French Saint.


Business Studies, books and babies 

18 Jul

Balancing deadlines, dissertations and twins, a young mother and father graduate together from Cass Business School at City, University of London.


Forty per cent of people have a fictional first memory, says study 

18 Jul

As many of these memories dated before the age of two and younger, the authors suggest that these fictional memories are based on remembered fragments of early experience As many of these memories dated before the age of two and younger, the authors ...


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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.


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.


Man who pretended to be taxi driver (Minicab driver) to trap and rape woman is jailed. So The Police Are Now Referring To Minicab Drivers As Taxis Drivers !!! 

28 May

Have we finally lost our identity ??? Trade representation have said nothing, as our right to exclusive call ourselves Taxi drivers, disappeared in deregulation by stealth.


TP Icap Staff Told They Can No Longer Claim Cab Fares On Expenses Over Black Taxi Ban At Bank Junction 

24 May

Expenses crackdown at interdealer broker TP Icap: This time it’s black cabs in the sights of the beancounters.


PayPal agree to buy Swedish payments company iZettle for $2.2bn 

18 May

As of yesterday morning, the Swedish payments company iZettle was all ready for an initial public offering that was expected to value it at more than $1bn.


With Morale At An All Time Low, Has The Fight Gone Out Of London’s Taxi Trade ??? 

16 May

When we had a massive problem with licensed and unlicensed minicabs forming their own ranks outside clubs and bars, because of TfL’s lack of enforcement, drivers took it upon themselves to do something about it.


Let’s Remind Ourselves What The Prime Minister Said To The BBC About Uber In September! 

3 May

Uber ruling puts jobs at risk, says Theresa May The decision to stop Uber operating in London was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, the prime minister has told the BBC.


Hero cabbie chased down and caught thugs who snatched his takings, court hears 

2 May

A taxi driver has told the Old Bailey he chased and caught a teenager who had snatched his takings as he felt “violated”.


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Events »

Develop@City – Staff development and wellbeing day 

18 Jul

Develop@City...


Newsflash: Circus, Shall Not Fade and Monki & Friends come to Forms this Autumn 

18 Jul

Newsflash: Circus, Shall Not Fade and Monki Friends come to Forms this Autumn Posted on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 We announce three partnerships coming to Forms this autumn, covering the full spectrum of house music from internationally-recognised ...


Audio: Hear Elliot Adamson displaying his daring form 

17 Jul

Audio: Hear Elliot Adamson displaying his daring form Posted on Tuesday 17th July, 2018 Few house artists typify the modern dance music scene better than Elliot Adamson.


Barry Humphries’s Weimar Cabaret at Barbican Theatre | Theatre review 

14 Jul

An ode to pre-Hitler era composers of 1920s and 30s Germany, Barry Humphries’s Weimar Cabaret is a joyous compilation of works from this period, a result of Humphries long-held fascination for a musical culture labelled as “degenerate” by the ...


HCID Research Seminar – Why Fabulate Design? 

13 Jul

HCID...


Audio: Lock into HOUSEKEEPING’s tribalist house mix 

13 Jul

Audio: Lock into HOUSEKEEPINGs tribalist house mix Posted on Friday 13th July, 2018 Until a couple of years ago, HOUSEKEEPING was known foremost as one of London’s best parties for house and techno.


In the Bag: Uncovering Patrice Bäumel’s current favourites 

13 Jul

In the Bag: Uncovering Patrice Bumels current favourites Posted on Friday 13th July, 2018 Patrice Bäumel has a certain way of playing records.


Applications for Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling 

12 Jul

Neil Taylor, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at City, University of London presents the fourth Schofield Lecture on Applications for geotechnical centrifuge modelling.


Audio: Voicedrone WYS! Promo Mix 

12 Jul

Audio: Voicedrone WYS! Promo Mix Posted on Thursday 12th July, 2018 This Sunday, Farringdon hosts one of the key figures of Georgia’s thriving techno movement as Voicedrone plays WYS! Currently based in London, the artist named Lasha Jorjoliani has...


Newsflash: FABRICLIVE has been refreshed for Autumn 2018 

12 Jul

Newsflash: FABRICLIVE has been refreshed for Autumn 2018 Posted on Thursday 12th July, 2018 With a vibrant history that spans nearly every genre of underground music, the essence of FABRICLIVE has always been that it is an evolving event series, ...


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City Guild blogs »

Cognac the star for Remy Cointreau as Q1 2019 sales climb 6% – results 

20 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Cognac drove first quarter sales for Remy Cointreau as the category continued to show strong growth for the French luxury spirits producer.


Cognac the star for Remy Cointreau as Q1 2019 sales climb 6% – results 

20 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Cognac drove first quarter sales for Remy Cointreau as the category continued to show strong growth for the French luxury spirits producer.


Underground Spirits looks to Canberra for new packaging design 

20 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Independent Australian distillery Underground Spirits has revamped the packaging of its range of gin and vodka, drawing on its home city of Canberra and the scientific process behind its production.


Stoli Group rolls out Se Busca mezcal 

20 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks SPI’s Stoli Group has launched its new mezcal brand to the US market.


Zamora Co, W Deutsch Family Wines end US Licor 43 partnership 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Zamora Co has called time on its US tie-up with W Deutsch Family Wines and is set to bring distribution of Licor 43 in the country in-house.


Zamora Co, W Deutsch Family Wines end US Licor 43 partnership 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Zamora Co has called time on its US tie-up with W Deutsch Family Wines and is set to bring distribution of Licor 43 in the country in-house.


Japan to scrap EU wine tariffs as free-trade agreement signed 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Japanese tariffs on European wines are set to disappear by the end of next year after Japan and the EU signed a free-trade agreement.


Japan to scrap EU wine tariffs as free-trade agreement signed 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Japanese tariffs on European wines are set to disappear by the end of next year after Japan and the EU signed a free-trade agreement.


Maison Ferrand’s Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry rum – Product Launch 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Maison Ferrand has added a new rum to its Plantation brand.


Maison Ferrand, National Rums of Jamaica lose 65,000 litres of rum in Jamaica fire 

19 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Maison Ferrand has reported a fire at the Long Pond Distillery in Jamaica.


Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Maverick Drinks to handle Widow Jane Bourbon in UK 

18 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks UK craft spirits distributor Maverick Drinks will launch New York whiskey Widow Jane to the UK market.


Delicato Family Vineyards names Constellation Brands’ Jon Guggino EVP marketing 

18 Jul

Courtesy of Just Drinks Delicato Family Vineyards has appointed a former Constellation Brands executive to the role of EVP marketing.


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LocalGov »

Meeting scheduled: Monday, 23rd July, 2018 1.45 pm, Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

23 Jul

Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Monday, 23rd July, 2018 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 23rd July, 2018 11.30 am, Housing Management and Almshouses Sub (Community and Children’s Services) Committee 

23 Jul

Housing Management and Almshouses Sub (Community and Children's Services) Committee: Monday, 23rd July, 2018 11.30 am...


Traffic light facing wrong way, 21st July 

21 Jul

Traffic light on Neegate St / Junction with Warwick Lane is facing the wrong way, meaning traffic is going through a red light, causing a hazard to other road users.


Minutes published: Meeting of Thursday, 21st June, 2018 1.00 pm, Court of Common Council 

20 Jul

Court of Common Council: Thursday, 21st June, 2018 1.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 11.30 am, Capital Buildings Committee 

20 Jul

Capital Buildings Committee: Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 11.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 10.45 am, Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board 

20 Jul

Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board: Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 10.45 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 9th July, 2018 11.30 am, Epping Forest & Commons Committee 

20 Jul

Epping Forest Commons Committee: Monday, 9th July, 2018 11.30 am...


FOI / DP Responses 

20 Jul

Response by City of London Corporation to Jacob Paul on 20 July 2018 .


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 19th July, 2018 3.00 pm, Education Board 

19 Jul

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


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 19th July, 2018 1.00 pm, Court of Common Council 

19 Jul

Court of Common Council: Thursday, 19th July, 2018 1.00 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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Fire Cadet, 16, gives first aid to England fan after traffic light fall 

20 Jul

Fire Cadet, 16, gives first aid to England fan after traffic light fall...


New Government safety recommendations reflect years of Brigade lobbying 

20 Jul

Crucial safety recommendations announced by the Government today reflect many of the issues that London Fire Brigade has spent years lobbying for.


Firefighters issue urgent warning after London’s ‘biggest ever grass fire’ 

16 Jul

Capital's fire crews deal with several large grass fires over weekend...


Brigade slams Love Island for stereotypes during ‘Fireman’ challenge 

13 Jul

The Brigade has condemned ITV’s Love Island for conforming to stereotypes following a challenge in which the male Islanders dressed as firefighters.


Looking back at the Dudgeon’s Wharf disaster 

12 Jul

Looking back at the Dudgeon's Wharf disaster...


Firefighters complete un-bill-ievable rescue after duckling falls through a drain cover 

12 Jul

Firefighters complete un-bill-ievable rescue after duckling falls through a drain cover...


Brigade to hold first ever zip wire across the Thames to raise £1M 

10 Jul

Flying 'superman style' in a harness across the Thames, the zip will reach speeds of 40 miles per hour.


Alarms essential to carry on camping, says Brigade 

10 Jul

Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms essential in caravans...


Brigade to hold first ever zip wire across the Thames to raise £1M 

10 Jul

A team of our specialist firefighters will rig up a zip wire from the roof of St Thomas' Hospital, on the South Bank of the Thames.


Firefighters give out thousands of LED lights to cut deadly candle fires 

9 Jul

London’s firefighters have teamed up with the Hindu community to distribute 2,000 LED tea lights...


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