Anyone that’s passed by Notting Hill Gate recently, near the intersection with Pembridge Road, may have been excited by a big poster display in one of the shops there announcing the arrival of the latest addition of the London-based itsu chain of sushi restaurants. Due to open in the second week of March, itsu’s new [...]
Those of you who live and work in Notting Hill may have been lucky enough to come across Cookie Girl and her delicious cookies and cupcakes in real life. And now here’s your opportunity to further enjoy her wonderful creations! Australian actress-turned-baking entrepreneur Xanthe Milton came up with the idea of baking cookies and selling [...]
According to today’s Independent, Channel 4 have commissioned a new reality TV show that will be based in Notting Hill – and used to fill the void in the station’s TV schedules left by the cancellation of Big Brother. For starters, the mention of Big Brother doesn’t really bode well. Nor does the fact that [...]
Yesterday’s Evening Standard featured an article about Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, and its rather confusing parking rules. The problem lies with the fact that the street is situated on the boundary between two London boroughs – (Royal Borough of) Kensington & Chelsea and City of Westminster. Supposedly, and for the purposes of parking, this boundary [...]
Yesterday’s Guardian had a great double-page spread on Leighton House (12 Holland Park Road, W14) and its ongoing restoration. Originally built in the 19th century to designs by architect George Aitchison as a home for Lord Leighton, a painter and sculptor, it was extended considerably over the next few decades. The article talks about of [...]
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