NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2021: Experiencing history (and dentists) in London as lockdown eases

Good morning everyone!. Today our news is brought by InYourArea.co.uk. Romford’s own city paper, the Romford Recorder, charts the history of local landmark Cranham Holme, a stately home that has had a series of eclectic owners as told by local … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2021: Experiencing history (and dentists) in London as lockdown eases

NEWHAM PAST AND PRESENT: Four residents wins prizes in borough’s history quiz

Four lucky residents from the east London borough of Newham can now call themselves true amateur local historians after winning prizes in a council-sponsored history competition designed to test local historical knowledge. The locals were among several winners of the Newham Past and Present competition, which aimed to increase awareness of the historical places and stories of the borough, which was once part of Essex county and was created in 1965 after a programme of extensive local government reorganisation. The competition took place at the Mayor‘s Newham Show weekend last month (July 2015), reports the council publication The Newham Mag … Continue reading NEWHAM PAST AND PRESENT: Four residents wins prizes in borough’s history quiz

GOODBYE BRESSENDEN PLACE: Informa relocates to new offices

By Vijay Shah As some of you may know, I currently work as a database researcher/integrity assistant for a conference company named Informa. In this job I work with and maintain our customers’ records on the in-house data system. From when I started in June 2007 up until last week, IIR Conferences Ltd, the Informa subsidiary which I personally am employed by, maintained an office situated at 29 Bressenden Place in Victoria, central London. It is well-known as a prime location, roughly equidistant between Victoria Underground Station and the tourist-and-camera honeypot that is the Queen of England’s residence – Buckingham … Continue reading GOODBYE BRESSENDEN PLACE: Informa relocates to new offices