by Venu Madhav Chennupati With the coronavirus continuing to explode globally, many health care systems have been pushed to their limits attempting to care for all the seriously ill patients flooding their facilities. Compounding the problem is a shortage of critically needed test kits. Even
#VirtualPint, a new fundraising initiative helping fans to support vulnerable UK music venues, theatres and pubs, has launched in response to the unprecedented challenge faced by venues during the coronavirus pandemic. The fundraiser, which lets fans buy virtual drinks in exchange for entry into a
Local government employers must issue guidance to enable refuse staff to safely provide essential services
GMB LONDON CALL ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYERS TO SPELL OUT HOW REFUSE SERVICES STAFF CAN SAFELY PROVIDE AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE WHILE MEETING SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS Despite yesterday’s new social distancing and the lock down measures members in refuse crews are been instructed to carry on
Each night this week, Wembley Park will pay tribute to the NHS workers who are tirelessly working on the front line during the Coronavirus pandemic with a special message of support on the display of Bobby Moore Bridge, the length of Olympic Way, and other
Borough Market, London’s world-renowned historic food market, is remaining open for business – selling essential supplies of fresh produce and store cupboard ingredients for those working and living in the local community. It has now completely closed all restaurants and its hot food provision area, The Borough Market Kitchen, to focus purely on produce provision. The Green Market
Social distancing has been identified as a crucial method in order to help slow the spread and rate of infection during the current coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. As the UK continues to wind down, with schools, transport and more businesses scheduled to close and work from
SocialBox.Biz, a London-based community interest technology venture is hosting a “laptops for the homeless and refugee initiative” aimed at hitting a 1000th laptop handover milestone this spring, this week celebrated the news that London Borough of Camden is to come on board to support the initiative.
The summer of 2019 has provided a welcome boost to butterfly population levels, according to the latest results from the annual UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS) led by Butterfly Conservation, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and Joint
The East End Community Foundation (EECF) has launched an emergency appeal for funds to help local, vulnerable communities in London’s East End through the coronavirus pandemic. The Foundation covers Hackney and the City of London where there have been 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19, Tower
A new initiative which aims to be the world’s largest collaborative resource for survivors of sexual assault has been announced as the winner of Tech to Connect – a prize funded by Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and run by Nesta Challenges.