London

“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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Can Window-Dressing Be More Than Just … Window-Dressing?

Some shops in our district make a big effort with their window displays. but the very term ‘window dressing’ has come to mean something like “A superficial or actually misleading presentation of something “. Can good window displays actually make a difference to a shopping centre? The Guardian has an article today on a window-dressing project in Willesden: The Real…
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