London mayor ‘seriously concerned’ about potential flash flooding in London

August 12, 2022, 17:30 Sadiq Khan said he is “seriously concerned” about the prospect of flash flooding. Image: Alamy The mayor of London has said he is “seriously concerned” about the possibility of severe flash flooding in the city, which was officially declared a drought today. Some parts of the capital have experienced a month … Read more

London mayor ‘seriously concerned’ about potential flash flooding in London

August 12, 2022, 17:30 Sadiq Khan said he is “seriously concerned” about the prospect of flash flooding. Photo: Alamy The mayor of London has said he is “seriously concerned” about the possibility of severe flash flooding in the city, which was officially declared a drought today. Some parts of the capital have experienced a month … Read more

Salamandra.uk’s compelling film ‘Kindred’ selected for the Venice Film Festival in 2022

Visual marketing animation studios, salamandra.uk, teamed up with content production company Electric Skies to create Kindred, an animated virtual reality story about family and connectedness. Directed by Bambou Kenneth, produced by StoryTrails creative, Tessa Ratuszynska, and animated by Nicholas Francisco and Emma Rhodes of salamandra.uk, the outstanding creative production has been selected for Venice Immersive, … Read more

“I reclaim the banks of the Thames for Londoners”

The author shows the obstacles hikers and cyclists encounter along the Thames. Image: Reclaim our river The River Thames is one of our country’s greatest natural wonders. But anyone who’s walked the Thames Path through east London knows how frustrating it is – blocked by 1980s residential areas or old barbed-wire quays. For each obstacle … Read more

Eurovision Song Contest 2023: Eurovision ‘must’ be staged in London, says Sadiq Khan as host city shortlisted to be revealed

Britain will host the 2023 edition of the competition, as this year’s winners will not be able to Ukraine due to the war with Russia. But as cities like Glasgow, Manchester and Cardiff compete for the honour, the mayor insisted that ‘it must’ be London. Khan said it “has taken a long time” since the … Read more

The Humble One Bed Flat In London Olivia Newton-John Called Home Nearly 50 Years Ago

Residents living in flats in a building where Olivia Newton-John bought her first London home – before she became world stars – have called for a blue plaque on the building to commemorate her life. The singer, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 73, invested in the modest one-bed apartment nearly 50 … Read more

Hot air balloon artwork by students to take to the skies over Thamesmead

A 25-meter hot air balloon will take to the skies this month as a “floating gallery” with 200 designs telling the stories of a local community. Students from the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) in south-west London took two years to create the hot air balloon artwork, made with embroidered panels illustrating stories from community … Read more