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Notting Hill Carnival 2021

SOURCE: https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/event/9023471-notting-hill-carnival From 29 August 2021 to 30 August 2021 The streets of west London come alive every August bank holiday weekend with a huge Caribbean party at Europe’s biggest street festival: Notting Hill Carnival. About The 2021 […]

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GARDEN GETAWAYS: A GUIDE TO HORTICULTURAL HOLIDAYS

SOURCE: https://www.thejoyofplants.co.uk/garden-getaways-guide-horticultural-holidays Garden-inspired breaks for green-fingered travellers From gardening-themed guided tours in Britain to garden-inspired cruises in far-flung destinations, there are plenty of ways to combine your love of gardening with this year’s summer holiday. […]

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15 glamping sites that’ll be fully booked for summer 2021 before Christmas

SOURCE: https://coolcamping.com/news/272-15-glamping-sites-thatll-be-fully-booked-for-summer-2021-before-christmas Fancy glamping somewhere exclusive next summer? Weekends at these glamping sites are booking up fast…Pumpkins are for sale, leaves are falling and conkers litter the floor… it can only mean one thing – […]

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The UK Music Industry’s Future | 5 Reasons to be Cheerful

SOURCE: https://www.icmp.ac.uk/blog/uk-music-industrys-future-5-reasons-be-cheerful As we approach the one year anniversary since the start of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown, it’s certainly been a challenging time for many of us, particularly within the music industry.  However, despite […]

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EastEnders 2021 preview: 12 spoilers for the year ahead

SOURCE: https://www.radiotimes.com/tv/soaps/eastenders/eastenders-2021-preview-spoilers/ Shock revelations, unexpected romance, a murder and some blasts from the past made for an eventful Christmas in EastEnders, paving the way for an epic 2021. As Sharon Beale (Letitia Dean) continues to target […]

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A brief history of grime

SOURCE: https://www.timeout.com/london/music/a-brief-history-of-grime Grime’s easy to dismiss. When its first mutoid beats started booming their way out of east London council estates in the early noughties, it sounded like alien music. The lyrics were in a […]

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Ulez: Cost of expanding zone could cost £130m, Sadiq Khan confirms

SOURCE: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/ulez-cost-london-one-hundred-thirty-million-pounds-sadiq-khan-b944516.html The cost of expanding the ultra-low emission zone could reach £130m, Sadiq Khan has confirmed. A network of 750 cameras–400 in the enlarged zone and 350 on its new boundary–is being built to detect drivers of […]

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Abortion in Northern Ireland: at the interface between politics and law

SOURCE: https://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2021/03/22/abortion-in-northern-ireland-at-the-interface-between-politics-and-law/ Abortion reform in Northern Ireland has had a fraught history, to say the least. Matters appeared to finally come to a head when in 2019, the UK Parliament enacted the Northern Ireland (Executive […]