If You Like Yachts, You Might Like To Take A Look.


The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race begins in St Katherine’s Dock London on August 30th and then begins in earnest from Southend Pier on August 31st. As the Port of London Authority explains: 30th August 2015 12 yachts will lock out of St Katherine’s Dock from approximately 1400 until 1530. At 1530 4 of these will pass under Tower…
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“As I stood next to one of the Lib Dem councillors I would have done anything to give 50 of my votes to the Lib Dems to make sure the Conservative party didn’t get the seat.”

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Jon Tolley runs a record business, Banquet Records in Kingston Upon Thames. The kind of inspirational business person that towns need. He recently won a by-election to become a Lib Dem councillor. His story is a bit unusual and you can find it here. Here’s a few extracts: …A friend, Charlotte, made a petition to stop the cancellation of the…
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“Getting stuff done as a ward councillor can be a marathon not a sprint. “

A Labour Councillor in Hackney. Luke Akehurst,  is stepping down after 12 years, and has written ten things he’s learned in his time in local government. Putting party differences aside for the moment, there are some useful things for candidates from any party , especially the last five: 6) Getting stuff done as a ward councillor can be a marathon…
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Rare Colour Film Of London In 1927

Here’s some intriguing colour film of London in 1927: You can find out more about this footage here. Claude Friese-Greene, one of the earliest British pioneers of film, filmed a series of short clips around London documenting major attractions of the city nearly 90 years ago, specifically in 1927, using a primitive color process developed by his father William Friese-Greene…..It’s…
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