Calgary police investigate drunk driving as factor in morning head-on collision – Calgary

An early morning crash on Sunday has sent two people to hospital and forced Calgary Police to shut down roads in northwest Calgary. Officers were called out to 14th Street and Memorial Drive just after 2:30 am for reports of a head-on collision. CPS said a 2021 Honda HRV was traveling north on 14th Street … Read more

Maria G’s: Robin Gill announces new ‘Italian neighborhood’ in Kensington

Gill will open Maria G’s on Kensington’s Warwick Lane this June, offering what he calls “a true neighborhood restaurant – the kind of place that everyone would like to have at the end of their street, that you could come to every week.” The restaurant will be something of a nod to the time the … Read more

Kensington & Chelsea plans further crackdown on mega-mansion conversions

L ondon’s wealthiest borough is seeking to crack down on multi-millionaires combining neighboring properties to create vast mega-mansions The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea wants to bring in new planning rules banning residents from knocking down walls or tunneling through adjoining homes. The mega-mansion trend has been on the rise in recent years but … Read more

New system to boost boroughs with low Covid vaccination rates

L ondon boroughs with low vaccination rates hope a new system allowing residents to record jabs received abroad will lift them off the bottom of the Covid league table. Westminster is sixth lowest in the country and Kensington and Chelsea the eighth, with only about 40 per cent of residents aged 12 and older having … Read more

Rent in London: Prices hit record highs in the pressure of new cost of living

L Ondon rents have risen to record highs in a “drastic” new cost of living squeeze for hundreds of thousands of renters, according to a new study. The average monthly rent in London rose 10.9 per cent last year to £ 2,142, sending them above pre-pandemic levels for the first time by the end of … Read more