Following some overindulgence on turkey and mince pies it took a little while for my capacity for basic arithmetic to return! But a simple analysis of the Christmas Day TV viewing figures reveals something interesting. 485 more words
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With the festive season in full swing the Mercury brings you the ultimate guide to Dalston’s cultural Christmas highlights!
Pantomime: Don’t miss Mother Geese by Dalston Feminist Workshop Theatre, a festive four-hour extravaganza of extemporised post-modern dance, political poetry and illustrated lectures set amid the ruins of Aleppo, because that’s what you get when men run the world. 276 more words
What is it?
The Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill (the “Bill”) was announced in the Queen’s speech and received its first reading in the House of Lords on 19 May 2016. 664 more words
Mobility, as Age UK is constantly arguing, is a key to social engagement and active ageing. Bus travel is getting better in terms of passenger information, but public services funding means bus services are frequently faltering, so using a car is often the only option. 588 more words
Published in the Telegraph 18.05.2016
When we send our children to school, we expect them to get an education. Should we not similarly expect that those we send to young offender’s institutions (YOIs) should leave rehabilitated? 771 more words