Archive for January, 2023

A cracking, classic spectacle

Several years ago I was beguiled by a production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall. There were several standout moments but the abiding memory remains the simultaneous collective entrance, from all sides of the circular auditorium, of …

Metropolitan Police steps up response to robbery

Met steps up response to robbery

In some hotspots opportunistic criminals are targeting school-aged children as they return to their

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Eleni Apostolidou has passed away at the age of 105

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Eleni Apostolidou from Labithos passed away on 26th December 2022 at the age of 105.
She leaves behind her children Dino and Leda.Five Grandchildren six Great Grandchildren and two siblings Irìni and Frixo.
The …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Christina (Dina) Haji-Sotiris has passed away

Christina (Dina) Haji-Sotiris

24/10/1942 -19/12/2022
From Yialousa, Cyprus
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother and Grandmother, Christina Haji-Sotiris, who passed away peacefully on the 19th of
December 2022 at the age of

We sadly announce the passing and funeral details for Melia Toumazis  

Melia Toumazis

(from Kalavasos, Cyprus)
17/12/1938 – 24/12/2022
 
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our
beloved Melia Toumazis (born Diomedous) who
passed away in her sleep on Christmas Eve, aged 84.
 
Melia moved to London in 1950

Hertfordshire Get around for £2. Whether you are heading to work or into town, from 1 January to 31 March

Get around for £2. Whether you are heading to work or into town, from 1 January to 31 March a single bus journey will cost no more than £2 on most routes across Hertfordshire. To find out more visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/2farecap

The deadline to apply for your child’s place at primary, junior or middle school for September 2023 in Hertfordshire

The deadline to apply for your child’s place at primary, junior or middle school for September 2023 is fast approaching. There is still time to apply – the closing date is Sunday 15 January 2023. If you haven’t submitted your …

Did you know that there are 17 hand sanitising stations in the Borough of Broxbourne

Did you know that there are 17 hand sanitising stations in the Borough? Here are their locations:
CHESHUNT
1 Lynton Parade
2 Turners Hill/junction with Windmill Lane
3 Newnham Parade
4 Clayton Parade
5 Turners Hill/junction with Church Lane
HODDESDON

Three more London Underground stations begin offering high-speed mobile coverage to customers

4G and 5G-ready mobile coverage is now rolling out at additional Tube stations, including Notting Hill Gate and Queensway
“It’s great that we have begun to introduce 4G mobile coverage to more stations, meaning that around ten per cent of

Islington Council makes it easier for disabled people to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council can today announce that it is introducing a new people-friendly streets neighbourhood exemption, to make it easier to travel for disabled people who need to drive.    

To support its efforts to create a more equal borough, the council