Sunday, December 4, 2022

Brunel Museum awarded £1.85 million for expansion plans

The Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe, which tells the story of the world’s first underwater tunnel, has been awarded £1.85 million from The National Lottery...

London’s newest station – Barking Riverside opened this morning

Early this morning, the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside station opened, linking a future large housing estate to the rest of London. Depending on...

NYC 14-year-old boy slashed in face in Brooklyn

Unprovoked, the man, dressed in a black hoodie and mask, flashed a “sharp object,” at the boy before he slashed him on the left...

Rail firms asking people to avoid travelling during the heatwave

Rail passengers are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary in the record-breaking hot temperatures forecast for early next week. The rail industry is...

NYC’s real estate rental market has reached a shocking point

Rising interest rates from the Fed have led would-be home buyers to turn to the rental market instead, making a tight market even tighter. *...

London’s stuffed walrus museum wins top museum prize

The Horniman Museum in South London, home to a famously badly stuffed walrus has won the world’s largest museum prize as the Art Fund...

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from November 2017: A list of London’s fictional tube stations London Underground The expansion of...

Inside the 200-year old St Pancras New Church

Built to serve the growing population of London, when it opened 200 years ago, St Pancras New Church was the most expensive church built...

London’s Pocket Parks: Terrace Gardens, TW10

This is a large sloping park close to the river in Richmond that has good views, loads of winding paths and seating, a few...

The ancient Dunmow Flitch Trials took place last weekend

Last Saturday, a huge piece of bacon was paraded through an Essex town as an ancient ceremony took place once again. This was the...

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