Posts Tagged ‘ Riots ’

Spotlight on Brixton

Oct 27th, 2013 | By

Brixton often gets a bad rap – a legacy of the riots that occurred in the 80s – but don’t be scared by its sinister reputation. True it isn’t the safest neighbourhood in town – the sound of police sirens is never too far away – but it is the most enticing and there are scintillating sights if you know where to go. Kaye Holland is smitten by the south London neighbourhood



Westminster makes a welcome u-turn

Dec 17th, 2011 | By

Hurray! Westminster Council has finally seen sense and scrapped its plans to charge for parking in the evenings and on Sundays – for now at least.



Letter from London

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

Each month Jane Egginton will be bringing us a letter from London. Travel writer Jane loves living in London and will be giving you the latest news from her favourite city in the world. This month, Jane takes us on a tour of Hackney, perhaps the capital’s most exciting borough (certainly one of its most notorious).



The staycation surge bolsters British tourism

Nov 4th, 2011 | By

A recent report revealed that Brits are pessimistic about 2012 travel. However it might be more accurate to say that Brits have been put off holidaying abroad, for domestic tourism seems to be soaring – according to figures released by VisitEngland at the annual ABTA Travel Convention in Palma, Majorca.