Day: January 8, 2016

Five new community reuse hubs launched across London to tackle fly-tipping

Five new community reuse hubs launched across London to tackle fly-tipping

By Tayler Groom, Groundwork London Groundwork London and the London Community Resource Network (LCRN) have launched innovative new reuse hubs across five London housing estates. Known locally as ‘The Loops’, the hubs will collect, refurbish and redistribute unwanted furniture and household goods, reducing the number of re-useable items going to ...

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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe – Pizza Pilgrims’ Hot Pococello

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food As the result of a collaboration between the Chase Distillery and the acclaimed restaurateurs behind Pizza Pilgrims, Pococello was inspired by a trip to Italy, using specially selected Amalfi lemons for a drink that’s not too dissimilar to classic Limoncello. Pococello, however, is far ...

Whistleblower alleges Met police destroyed files on Green Party Peer

Whistleblower alleges Met police destroyed files on Green Party Peer

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor A police officer has claimed that police improperly destroyed files complied on Green Party Peer Lady Jones. David Williams believes his unit destroyed records to prevent Jenny Jones from uncovering the degree to which her political work had been monitored. Williams claims it was part ...

Charity Reducing Menstruation Stigmatisation for African Schoolgirls

Charity Reducing Menstruation Stigmatisation for African Schoolgirls

By John Rendel, founder of PEAS (promoting equality in African schools) The introduction of reusable sanitary pads and lessons to reduce the stigmatisation around menstruation is transforming access to education in Africa. As a girl in Uganda you have less than 25% chance of staying in school after completing primary ...

A chocolate weekend in York

It’s the home of Rowntree and Terry’s; George Cadbury and Lewis Fry studied their trade there – no wonder York has a reputation as the spiritual capital of chocolate. So where better to go for a staycation with the sis? We’re the daughters of a cornershop owner, so we were ...