This school went from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘outstanding’ in just two-and-a-half years – and this is how they did it

This school went from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘outstanding’ in just two-and-a-half years – and this is how they did it

For many children at school, giving their teachers feedback on how they’re doing and suggestions for improvement would be a quick way to earn…

London motorists charged £630k in fines in just five months on Albert Bridge

London motorists charged £630k in fines in just five months on Albert Bridge

London motorists have been fined more than £630k for breaking a three-tonne weight restriction on Albert Bridge. A Freedom of Information (FoI) request by…

Tenant who waited years for repair works to receive £21k in compensation

Tenant who waited years for repair works to receive £21k in compensation

A tenant who waited years for the council to carry out repair works to their London flat is set to receive £21k in compensation.…

BBC Club at New Broadcasting House given go-ahead after mistakenly applying for a 24-hour alcohol licence

BBC Club at New Broadcasting House given go-ahead after mistakenly applying for a 24-hour alcohol licence

The BBC has been given the go-ahead to run a club for employees in New Broadcasting House after mistakenly applying for a 24-hour alcohol…

Voters in parliamentary seat won by 150 ballots say Labour and Conservatives have ‘lost their way’

Voters in parliamentary seat won by 150 ballots say Labour and Conservatives have ‘lost their way’

Voters in a London parliamentary seat narrowly won by 150 ballots in 2019 have said Labour and the Conservatives have “lost their way” and…

Estate where residents’ face being left homeless after bills for major works have skyrocketed by 300%

Estate where residents’ face being left homeless after bills for major works have skyrocketed by 300%

Residents at a central London estate say they could be left homeless after being hit with a 300per cent cost increase for a major…

Drivers warned to avoid bridge next week as it closes for essential maintenance works

Drivers warned to avoid bridge next week as it closes for essential maintenance works

Kensington and Chelsea Council are warning drivers to avoid Albert Bridge next week when it closes for essential maintenance work. The council said the…

‘Megaboats’ handed eviction notice after council say they spoil the view

‘Megaboats’ handed eviction notice after council say they spoil the view

Two large ‘megaboats’ at Chelsea Reach Harbour have been served an eviction notice after a West London council doubled down on its plans to…

Cllr calls for more CCTV on busy London street after almost being pickpocketed and claims gang is targeting mums

Cllr calls for more CCTV on busy London street after almost being pickpocketed and claims gang is targeting mums

A councillor has called for more CCTV on a busy London street after almost being pickpocketed herself – and claims that thieves are targeting…

Foster carer who looked after 14 children says she has ‘no regrets’ and would do it all again

Foster carer who looked after 14 children says she has ‘no regrets’ and would do it all again

Sharon Telfer, 56, isn’t your regular mum. This gregarious West Londoner has fostered 14 children and, if given the chance, she said she would…

London Nail Bombings victims to come together to remember 25 years since attacks which rocked Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho

London Nail Bombings victims to come together to remember 25 years since attacks which rocked Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho

It was a warm late April’s evening in 1999. The Admiral Duncan pub on Old Compton Street in Soho was filling fast. Drinkers were…

Experienced nurse struck off after not showing up to hearing over ‘failings’

Experienced nurse struck off after not showing up to hearing over ‘failings’

A nurse checked out medicine for a patient who did exist and failed to help another who was choking ‘in a timely manner’. The…