New research shows there could be as many as 170,000 incidents of doorstep crime each year. Doorstep criminals exploit vulnerable people by convincing them to…Continue reading...
Shall we just not bother with Halloween this year? It’s looking, quite frankly, as pale as a ghost, next to the daily glut of terror we’re surrounded with every day. If it isn’t swivel-eyed Jihadi John, coming to behead you, it’s Ebola ready to infect you. Or, if the thought of haemorrhaging out of your eyeballs, and every pore, doesn’t loosen your bowels, there’s always the precarious Ukrainian dominoes neatly
New research shows there could be as many as 170,000 incidents of doorstep crime each year. Doorstep criminals exploit vulnerable people by convincing them to pay for shoddy or incomplete repair work, charging extortionate fees for their services, or threatening residents who do not comply. The ‘Good neighbours stop rogue traders’ campaign focuses on preventing doorstep crime by encouraging neighbours, family, friends and carers to look out for those most
Couples wanting to get married in central London can now choose the elegant Georgian rooms of Asia House for their ceremony through a new partnership with Westminster City Council. The council’s registrars will take bookings at the new venue from 1stNovember 2014. The new partnership means that couples can choose to have only their ceremony and not the reception at the venue from £420. Asia House is in the heart
This is a masterpiece in its own right, a ravishing piece of film making which ticks all the boxes; casting, acting, costume, script and cinematography. Casting Timothy Spall as ‘Jimmy’ Turner was inspirational, as he grunts and blusters his way through early Victorian London and Margate like an uncouth truffle hog, with his lower lip pushed out like a salmon’s kype. He is surrounded by a totally believable cast of
Oxford street is launching its first ever competition to find the best up and coming UK talent to perform at their world-famous 55th annual Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On, 6th November 2014. Attended by thousands of shoppers, the ‘Talent Starts Here’ nationwide competition gives aspiring stars the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of performers such as Jessie J, Robbie Williams and The Spice Girls. Entered via social media,