Saturday, 25 February 2017

Tipper truck driver killed Windsor Castle designer as she cycled to work after 'failing to give her enough room on the road'

Tipper truck driver killed Windsor Castle designer as she cycled to work after 'failing to give her enough room on the road'

... Miss Gemmill, who lived alone in a townhouse in Kennington, south
London, was swept under the wheels as the truck went around the
roundabout. ... 

Brixton Job Centre set to close in ‘reckless’ welfare cuts plan

Brixton Job Centre set to close in ‘reckless’ welfare cuts plan

... Users will now be expected to use services in Stockwell and Kennington
Park, with other nearby Jobcentre closures including Clapham Common
Wandsworth and Lewisham. ... 

Two men jailed after cocaine found hidden in gutter | Meridian - ITV News

Two men jailed after cocaine found hidden in gutter | Meridian - ITV News

... The property was the home of 22 year old Devon Hill, who was in the
bedroom at the time, along with 23 year old Adetayo Adelekan of Orsett
Street in Kennington, London. ... 

Gang plead guilty to manslaughter of Walworth mental-health patient they believed mugged an old lady - Southwark News

Gang plead guilty to manslaughter of Walworth mental-health patient they believed mugged an old lady - Southwark News

... Gang members from Bermondsey and Kennington have pleaded guilty to
unintentionally killing a vulnerable man from Walworth whom they
suspected of mugging an elderly woman. ... 

Cheryl shows off baby bump at Prince’s Trust event

Cheryl shows off baby bump at Prince’s Trust event
... The 'All Worth It' initiative, a confidence training programme for young people, will be officially launched at The Prince’s Trust centre in Kennington on Thursday by a host of supporters, led by Dame Helen Mirren. ...

L'Oréal Paris, The Prince's Trust Team to Build Youths' Self-Worth

L'Oréal Paris, The Prince's Trust Team to Build Youths' Self-Worth

... Mirren will be joined by L'Oréal Paris celebrity ambassadors, including X
Factor victor Louisa Johnson, YouTube vlogger Martin Butler and beauty
blogger Amena Khan, to launch the Kennington center in London - one of
18 dedicated spaces running the program nationwide. ... 

L’Oreal Paris Launches New Campaign To Boost Young People’s Confidence - Grazia

L’Oreal Paris Launches New Campaign To Boost Young People’s Confidence - Grazia
... In addition to a confidence course that will run alongside existing activities and programmes at the 18 UK Prince’s Trust centres, there will also be two ‘worth it’ spaces in Kennington and Salford
respectively.  ...

Liberum Capital Gives Workspace Group Plc Price Target With Potential 6.85% Upside - UK Market News

Liberum Capital Gives Workspace Group Plc Price Target With Potential 6.85% Upside - UK Market News
... The Company’s portfolio includes various properties, such as Metal Box Factory, The Pill Box, Screenworks, The Light Bulb, The Biscuit Factory, Alexandra House, Archer Street Studios, Barley Mow Centre, Canalot Studios, Chiswick Studios, Clerkenwell Workshops, East London Works, Faircharm, Garratt Lane, The Record Hall, Holywell Centre, Kennington Park, Leroy House, Mallard Place, Morie Street, Quality Court, Riverside, Southbank House, The Print Rooms and Vox Studios.  ...

Dame Helen Mirren launches new partnership between L’Oréal Paris and the Prince’s Trust - but where is Cheryl? - Mirror Online

Dame Helen Mirren launches new partnership between L’Oréal Paris and the Prince’s Trust - but where is Cheryl? - Mirror Online
... The pregnant star, who officially unveiled her bump in pictures released for the L’Oréal Paris and Prince’s Trust campaign, didn't attend the launch event in Kennington, London today. ...

Katie Piper and Dame Helen Mirren launch charity project | Daily Mail Online

Katie Piper and Dame Helen Mirren launch charity project | Daily Mail Online
... And the pair looked effortlessly elegant as they appeared at the launch of the charitable scheme at The Prince's Trust Centre in Kennington, London. ... 

Kennington Lane in Vauxhall closed after 'debris falling from church roof' in wake of Storm Doris (From This Is Local London)

Kennington Lane in Vauxhall closed after 'debris falling from church roof' in wake of Storm Doris (From This Is Local London)
... Kennington Lane was closed in both directions due to the 'unsafe' church roof. ...

Council leaders attack ‘dishonest’ Heathrow leaflet | London Evening Standard

Council leaders attack ‘dishonest’ Heathrow leaflet | London Evening Standard
... Wandsworth claimed that some areas which may be overflown from a bigger Heathrow were not included in the leaflet consultation exercise, including Clapham, Lambeth, Pimlico, Marylebone, Westminster, Streatham, Mayfair and Kennington.    ...

Vitamin D tablets 'can help beat colds and flu' for millions

Vitamin D tablets 'can help beat colds and flu' for millions
... "Bread should be made from flour, water and salt and nothing else, that's my view," he told Sky News from his Kennington bakery in central London. ...

Tunnel boring machines lowered in Battersea for Northern Line extension - Railway Technology

Tunnel boring machines lowered in Battersea for Northern Line extension - Railway Technology
...The TBMs are set to create two 3.2km underground tunnels to extend the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station through Nine Elms Station.
Both tunnelling machines will now be assembled within two 77m-long launch tunnels, before they start their journeys towards Kennington next month. ...



Two giant tunnel boring machines lowered into place for Northern Line Extension

Two giant tunnel boring machines lowered into place for Northern Line Extension

... The tunnelling machines, named Helen and Amy, will create two 3.2km
underground tunnels which will extend the Charing Cross branch of the
Northern line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms
Station. Tunnelling work is estimated to take six months to complete.
The extension, targeted for completion in 2020, is the first major Tube
line extension since the Jubilee line in the late 1990s. ... According to Transport for London (TfL),
both machines will now be fully assembled within two 77m long launch
tunnels, before starting their journeys towards Kennington next month.
When fully assembled, ‘Helen’ and ‘Amy’ will each be 100 metres in
length. ...



Huge Crane Lowers Northern Line Extension Tunnelling Giants Into Place

Huge Crane Lowers Northern Line Extension Tunnelling Giants Into Place

... The two tunnel boring machines will create two 3.2km underground tunnels
to extend the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line from Kennington
to Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms Station. Tunnelling will take
six months to complete.  ... Both tunnelling machines will now be fully assembled within two 77m long
launch tunnels, before starting their journeys towards Kennington next
month. When fully assembled, Helen and Amy will each be 100 metres in
length and will excavate more than 300,000 tonnes of earth. This will
then be passed along conveyors before being loaded on to barges and
taken to Goshems Farm in East Tilbury, Essex, where it will be used to
create arable farmland. This will remove more than 40,000 lorry journeys
from the Capital’s roads, reducing congestion. ...

Monday, 6 February 2017

Now LETTUCE is being rationed as European vegetable shortages start to bite - Manchester Evening News

Now LETTUCE is being rationed as European vegetable shortages start to bite - Manchester Evening News


Empty shelves at a Tesco store in Kennington, London, as lettuce became the latest staple to fall victim to the European vegetable shortage "crisis". ...

Morning Star :: Petitions can make a difference | The People’s Daily

Morning Star :: Petitions can make a difference | The People’s Daily
... The final Chartist petition was to be presented to Parliament on Monday April 10 1848. Gathering in Kennington Common, the Chartists planned a mass march to the Commons with the petition. ...

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Nostalgia: Mum's fight to prove her sanity (From Watford Observer)

Nostalgia: Mum's fight to prove her sanity (From Watford Observer)
... In the hopes of proving that she was sane, Catherine had to endure an inquisition, which took place at the Horns Tavern near Kennington Common. ...

Friday, 3 February 2017

London schoolchildren could be given face masks to protect them from toxic air | London Evening Standard

London schoolchildren could be given face masks to protect them from toxic air | London Evening Standard
... The masks would be for pupils to wear to and from school, with parents rather than teachers deciding if they should do so. Rev Aagaard, a father of two whose vicarage is on polluted Kennington Cross, a short distance from the school, believes “radical” measures are needed on filthy air.  ... Elen Ghebre, 42, a mother of three who lives in Kennington Cross, believes pollution is getting worse, adding: “So I’m very happy for the masks idea because it would improve their health and safety.”
Mr Matthews, a father of three young children, said parents were planning a Carnival for Clean Air after Easter focused on Kennington Cross. They would seek legal permission to close busy Kennington Road and Kennington Lane at the junction. But some parents seem prepared to go further. ...

Thursday, 2 February 2017

CBL basketball round-up: Kennington Generals rule as Koudou continues to impress

CBL basketball round-up: Kennington Generals rule as Koudou continues to impress
... Dounia Koudou helped lead the Kennington Generals to a comfortable 19-7 win over Haringey Sixers in the Community Basketball League.
Koudou is turning heads in the under-18 Women’s Division and picked up the MVP title as her outstanding performance overpowered Haringey, enabling Kennington to leap into the lead 11-0 by the end of the half. ...

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Chin chin! A new gin-eration of connoisseurs is born

Chin chin! A new gin-eration of connoisseurs is born
... juniper berry blight, then, would have been bad news, not least for Master Blender Desmond Payne, the man responsible for every single drop of Beefeater gin, distilled in Kennington, South London.  ...

London Residential Property Market

London Residential Property Market
... For instance, the Elizabeth Line opens its first route in May this year between Liverpool Street and Shenfield and the Northern Line extension opens in 2020 from Kennington to Battersea Power Station. There are also proposals for a Bakerloo Line extension and Crossrail 2, but we don’t see these making any big impact on house prices just yet. ...