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Launch of world’s first fully net zero carbon hotel

room2, the hometel brand, announces that it will open the world’s first whole life net zero carbon hotel in Chiswick, West London, in December. Expected to be 89% more energy efficient than the typical UK hotel per sqm, room2 Chiswick has been built with pioneering technologies to achieve net zero throughout both the design and construction stages and throughout its whole life, which, in a hotel industry first, includes both embodied and operational emissions.
Tags: Travel, UK, Chiswick, Chiswick West London


Phillip Schofield gives rare glimpse inside £2m Chiswick home

Phillip Schofield moved to Chiswick in September 2020, after coming out as gay and...
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Phillip Schofield reveals the unusual inspiration for his £2million Chiswick house

On Tuesday's This Morning Phillip Schofield revealed that he gets home décor...
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13 Business Owners Share Their Post Lockdown Plans – the New Norm?

With lockdown restrictions being gradually lifted in phases, many businesses are getting ready to place their post lockdown plans into action. With the new norm being discussed, every industry must change the way they operate, from social distancing in offices to changing the tactile features of a showroom. Being a business owner during Covid-19, big or small, has delivered a fair share of challenges, many businesses including large retail chains have fallen at the unpredicted pandemic and the e...
Tags: Business, UK, London, Sales & Marketing, Manchester, Mayfair, Facetime, Right Now, Chiswick, Topsham, Polly, Langan, Etica, Sergio Afonso, COVID, Datadial Robert Faulkner


What to see on River Thames islands

Finding an island in the middle of a metropolitan maze like London may seem a bit out there but there’s more to the River Thames than spotting seals. More than 150 islands span the length of the river that bisects the UK capital. While some isles are no larger than a double-decker bus, others can quite comfortably host entire communities of people. A handful of these islands fall within London’s limits, their inhabitants ranging from hairy German snails to Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour. Here’s a...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Pink Floyd, Britain, Kingston, Hampton Court Palace, Brentford, Charlie Chaplin, Richmond, Oliver, Islands, Elizabeth Ii, All, Astoria, Tagg


Iron Maiden frontman's estranged wife dies in 'tragic accident'

The estranged wife of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has died in a "tragic accident", according to a family statement. Paddy Bowden, aged in her 50s, was found dead at the couple's marital home in Chiswick, west London, on Monday morning. Dickinson, 61, added: "Out of respect for Paddy, we won't be making any further comment at this hugely difficult and painful time for our family."
Tags: London, News, Celebrity, Bruce Dickinson, Dickinson, Chiswick, Paddy, Paddy Bowden


Why are tiny houses appearing on Chiswick's streets?

BBC London investigates a secretive group to find out why inch-high homes are on London streets.
Tags: London, News, Chiswick, BBC London


New Hometel Concept room2 Receives Industry Recognition

Property developer Lamington Group has received industry recognition at The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) Awards, winning two awards for its new hometel concept room2.Lamington Group won the Industry Breakthrough and Innovation Award for the room2 hometel concept, awarded to a company which demonstrates a product or service innovation that has led to commercial success or had a significant impact on the Servi ced Apartment Sector. The company also won the SME Business...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Southampton, Hammersmith, Chiswick, Robert Godwin, Association of Serviced Apartment Providers, Servi, Lamington Group


Inside China’s audacious plan for global media dominance

Beijing is buying up media outlets and training scores of foreign journalists to ‘tell China’s story well’ – as part of a worldwide propaganda campaign of astonishing scope and ambition. By Louisa Lim and Julia BerginAs they sifted through resumes, the team recruiting for the new London hub of China’s state-run broadcaster had an enviable problem: far, far too many candidates. Almost 6,000 people were applying for just 90 jobs “reporting the news from a Chinese perspective”. Even the simple task...
Tags: London, Media, China, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Television industry, China Central Television CCTV, Chiswick, China Global Television Network, Louisa Lim, Julia BerginAs, London hub of China


Best Artistic Places to Visit in Sydney

Sydney is the city that has a lot of diverse attractions to offer to its visitors. From Bondi beach activities to magnificent Botanical Garden, this city is one of the most popular tourist destinations. But besides all these things, Sydney can also show you more if you let it. This Australian metropolis is also a home to a variety of artistic places with galleries and museums that have impressive collections. But that is not all since street art and exhibitions are also sights to behold and ad...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Travel Blog, Bondi Beach, Bondi, Botanical Garden, NSW, ACP, Chiswick, Japan USA, Archibald Prize, Victoria Building, Jam Project


17 London bookshops for true bibliophiles

Take a video tour of some of London’s finest bookshops from Chelsea to Chiswick, from Bloomsbury to Charing Cross Road. We highlight high-end antiquarian specialists, sellers of general used books and community bookshops.
Tags: Books, London, Chelsea, Booksellers, Bookstores, Charing Cross Road, Chiswick, Bloomsbury, AbeBooks Videos


The old me and the sea pdf

After beating the odds, I was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma when I was 36 years old and was told I had 15 months to live unless I sought out invasive treatments. Jasper to leap across a ravine with the heavy, greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and the old me and the sea pdf promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. When he came...
Tags: Art, Books, Jasper, British Columbia, Sussex, Great Bear Rainforest, Chiswick, American Express Community Stadium


Ex-Uber drivers, the smell of vomit, and a £0 fare: Here’s what it’s like to use Taxify, Uber’s cheap new rival in London

Taxify launched in London on Tuesday as a cheaper competitor to Uber. Like Uber, passengers can order a cab through an app. We gave the new service a try to see how it compares — fares were much cheaper or even free, but there were definitely some early drawbacks. If you feel like booking a cab on Uber is getting a little expensive in London, there's now a cheap new rival. Taxify is an Estonian competitor which launched in the British capital on Tuesday, with a hefty 50% off fares to get peop...
Tags: Apple, London, Trends, Bmw, Google Maps, Taxify, north London, Hammersmith Apollo, Finsbury Park, Chiswick, Holloway, Clerkenwell, Hamza, Aldgate East, Tulse Hill, Sam Shead


Ex-Uber drivers, the smell of vomit, and a £0 fare: What it’s like to use Taxify, Uber’s cheap new rival in London

Taxify launched in London on Tuesday as a cheaper competitor to Uber. We gave the new service a try to see how it compares, and fares were much cheaper — or even free. But there were definitely some early drawbacks, from stories of disgraced ex-Uber drivers to a very suspicious smell. If you feel like booking a cab on Uber is getting a little expensive in London, there's now a cheap new rival. Taxify is an Estonian competitor which launched in the British capital on Tuesday, with a hefty 50% o...
Tags: London, Trends, Bmw, Google Maps, Taxify, north London, Hammersmith Apollo, Finsbury Park, Chiswick, Holloway, Clerkenwell, Hamza, Aldgate East, Tulse Hill, Sam Shead, Markus Villig


Baby born in Chiswick police station car park named Bobby

Rebecca Fox was on the way to hospital when she realised her baby was coming sooner than expected.
Tags: UK, News, Bobby, Chiswick, Rebecca Fox


US oil firm Halliburton branded 'obscene' over unpaid UK internships

Texas-based firm, which reported revenues of $16bn in 2016, posts ad offering full-time roles on unpaid work experience schemeOil industry company Halliburton has been branded “obscene” for advertising unpaid UK internships, which critics say give an unfair advantage to people from privileged backgrounds.In an advert on its recruitment site, Halliburton said it was seeking “people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead” for student internships at its office in Chiswick, west London. Contin...
Tags: Business, UK, Texas, London, Money, Students, Education, Oil, US, Society, UK News, World news, Commodities, Oil and gas companies, Energy industry, US news


Things to Do in Sydney: The Ultimate Guide

What Are You Interested In? NeighbourhoodsFamily FunStudent SpotsRomanceFoodie SceneAdventureCultureBudgetLuxuryLocal TipsMust-Do Activities Visiting Sydney is both a blessing and a curse—want to know why? Because there is just too much to do! Even if you’re a Sydneysider, the sightseeing to-do list is still pretty long. And because it’s constantly evolving, there is always something new to see. Yes, living in such an amazing place can be tough. But don’t worry. We’ve rounded up the ve...
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Things to Do in Sydney: The Ultimate Guide

Visiting Sydney is both a blessing and a curse—want to know why? Because there is just too much to do! Even if you’re a Sydneysider, the sightseeing to-do list is still pretty long. And because it’s constantly evolving, there is always something new to see. Yes, living in such an amazing place can be tough. But don’t worry. We’ve rounded up the very best things to do in Sydney and sorted them by category. Just choose your favourite interest and get ready to experience the ultimate Sydney adventu...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Australia, Southeast Asia, America, Beijing, Unesco, Paddington, Foodie, Gigi, New South Wales, Sydney, Harry


Parsifal, Elemental Opera, 27 October 2016

St Michael and all Angels, Chiswick St Michael and all Angels Amfortas – Stuart Pendred Titurel – Louis Hurst Gurnemanz – Adam Leftwich, Gerard Delrez Parsifal – Brian Smith-Walters Klingsor – Peter Brooke Kundry – Cecilia Bailey First Knight of the Grail – David Padua Second Knight of the Grail – Matt Duncan Squires – Tanya Hurst, Gemma Morlsey, Gregory Hill, Robin Pietà Flowermaidens – Tanya Hurst, Laura Monaghan, Gemma Morsley, Bryony Soothill, Rosie Middleton, Jenni...
Tags: London, Religion, Welsh National Opera, Milton Keynes, Wilson, Burns, Wagner, St Michael, Brahms, Chiswick, Henry Smith, Henze, Roman Catholic Church, Nietzsche, Anglo Catholic, Leftwich


Chiswick-based digital loyalty startup Loyalzoo seeks £500k as it looks to US for growth

October 12, 2016, London – Loyalzoo, the UK’s most popular digital loyalty service for SME retailers and eateries, is raising £500,000 in funding to support ongoing growth and establishing operations in the US for the innovative, fast growing company. Loyalzoo, named one of the UK’s top 50 most disruptive businesses by Everline Future 50, will...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, US, Seo, Chiswick


Uber's food delivery service is launching in London

Uber has confirmed that its food delivery service is going live in London on Thursday, providing people in the UK capital with another means of getting restaurant food delivered to their home or office. The UberEATS service is currently available in 16 major cities, predominantly in North America, but in Europe UberEATS has only been available in Barcelona until now. Uber will use a network of bike and scooter couriers to pick up food from restaurants and drop it off to people around the city. A...
Tags: Uber, Europe, UK, London, Trends, Barcelona, Bbc, Ireland, Mark Cuban, Dublin, North America, Porto, Deliveroo, Take Eat Easy, Don, BuzzFeed News


Lisa and Andrew’s Glamorous Gallery Wedding

Lisa & AndrewI have to be honest. This intricately floral etched detail wedding gown has made my Tuesday. What is there not to love about this stunning bride, her dapper groom and their glamorous gallery wedding! Lisa and Andrew were married amongst friends and family on a perfect day in Sydney, and chose Milenko Weddings to capture their elegant, romantic wedding.Lisa and Andrew worked together, and this how they first met and came to be. I always love the idea of looking back to those first...
Tags: Wedding, New South Wales, Sydney, Anna, ANN, Bride, Brendan, Andrew, Lisa, Lauren, Chiswick, Lara, SERN, Inspired Weddings, Australia - New South Wales, Milenko Weddings


Uber is already trying to poach food delivery cyclists in London

Uber is trying to get cyclists at established food delivery startups like Take Eat Easy to sign up to its new UberEats platform, which is due to launch in the UK this year. A group of Take Eat Easy riders told Business Insider on Tuesday that Uber used the Take Eat Easy app to order food to their London office in Aldgate. When the Take Eat Easy rider arrived with Uber's food, he was handed several UberEats fliers. "One of the couriers that works with us found out [about UberEats]," said a Take E...
Tags: Uber, UK, London, Trends, Bbc, Ireland, Deliveroo, Shoreditch, Chiswick


Here's what Deliveroo's UK boss had to say about loitering cyclists

If you live in London then you may have noticed groups of uniformed cyclists and moped riders congregating under bridges, outside supermarkets, in car parks, and basically anywhere else where there's a bit of space to chill. Many of these groups work for two new food delivery startups: Deliveroo and Take Eat Easy. Between them, the companies employ hundreds of cyclists and moped riders that are paid to pick up food from popular restaurants that don't usually deliver and take it to people's homes...
Tags: UK, London, Trends, Bbc, BBC News, Deliveroo, Shoreditch, UK Ireland, Chiswick, Stephen Foster


Here's what Deliveroo told us about those gangs of sweaty bike delivery workers loitering on your high street

If you live in London then you may have noticed groups of uniformed cyclists and moped riders congregating under bridges, outside supermarkets, in car parks, and basically anywhere else where there's a bit of space to chill. Many of these groups work for two new food delivery startups: Deliveroo and Take Eat Easy. Between them, the companies employ hundreds of cyclists and moped riders that are paid to pick up food from popular restaurants that don't usually deliver and take it to people's homes...
Tags: London, Trends, Bbc, BBC News, Deliveroo, Shoreditch, UK Ireland, Chiswick, Stephen Foster


Meal delivery startup Deliveroo is putting kitchens in shipping containers as Amazon starts moving in on its turf

Executives at restaurant food delivery startup Deliveroo may have felt a chill down their spine on Tuesday as Amazon announced tentative steps to move in on their territory by launching a restaurant food delivery service over the pond in Manhattan, New York. Deliveroo is arguably the best-known restaurant food delivery company in the UK but one of the startup's early employees is aware that there are other companies eyeing up the space it operates in. Last Wednesday, before Amazon announced it w...
Tags: Amazon, UK, London, US, Trends, Ireland, Manhattan, Accel, Deliveroo, Business Insider, Will Shu, Index, Warne, Dulwich, Battersea, Chiswick


London mayor race: is the electoral ground going to shift either way?

As the contest to succeed Boris Johnson officially begins, Labour’s candidate seems to be winning but much remains unclearIt’s been going on for months - the pledging, positioning and persuading of potential voters from Chiswick to Chingford, from Kingston to Kentish Town. But the contest to become London’s next mayor - and the parallel race for seats on the 25-strong London Assembly - has only now officially begun. Nomination papers can be submitted. Campaign spending limits have come into play...
Tags: Politics, London, David Cameron, Society, UK News, Labour, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Boris Johnson, London politics, Kingston, Khan, Kentish Town, Lynton Crosby, Zac Goldsmith


My Edit – #QVCFW - Mademoiselle Robot

Styling & Photography Laetitia Wajnapel In collaboration with  QVC   Fashion Month is currently in full swing. The train has left New York a few days ago and is currently choo-chooing through London town. For four weeks, we get to discover what we will be wearing in six months' time. Recently there's been a lot of discussion around the concept of fashion week and its relevance in today's accelerated fashion landscape. Fashion week will of course be forever relevant for buye...
Tags: New York, London, Shopping, Qvc, Collaborations, Ss16, Chiswick, Clarks, Mary Jane Shoes, Mademoiselle Robot, Laetitia Wajnapel, Edit, QVC Fashion Month, Lulu Guinness, Andrew Yu, Dramatic Dip Split Hem Top


George Groves: ‘My biological clock is ticking – I need to win a world title’

The fighter, who has now lost three world title fights, returns to the ring on Saturday rejuvenated by a new trainer and a thirst to finally make his markI’ve definitely changed as a person because of professional boxing,” George Groves says on a rainy morning in Chiswick as, over breakfast, he shows the bruising honesty of a fighter who has tasted fleeting glory while being hurt in and outside the ring. Groves looks up from his scrambled eggs and mushrooms and explains how boxing has marked him...
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Sheer Terror played Black Bear Bar, playing more shows (one with Ted Leo); Whiplash touring with original drummer

photo: Sheer Terror at Black Bear Bar (photo via Bad Ground Records) NYHC vets Sheer Terror celebrated the holidays with a post-Xmas show on 12/26 at Black Bear Bar in Brooklyn. It looked like a wild show, were you there? Check out a full-set video and the setlist below. The band have a few other things coming up too. There's a joint birthday party for Sheer Terror frontman Paul Bearer and the defunct British indie label Chiswick Records on January 12 at HiFi Bar. Paul will be paying tribute ...
Tags: Chicago, Brooklyn, Long Island, Philly, Saint Vitus, MDC, Chiswick, Tony Scaglione, Osaka Japan, Paul Bearer, Black Bear Bar, Ted Leo, Sheer Terror at Black Bear Bar, Bad Ground Records NYHC, Chiswick Records, HiFi Bar Paul