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  • Olympics organisers launch official ticket exchange from tomorrow

    By LiseS at 22:07 on 05/01/12
    Olympic tickets can be reosold from tomorrow
    With just over 200 days to go until the 2012 summer Olympics, organisers Locog are ready for the launch of their official ticket resale system. As the ticket sale for this year's Olympics took place by ballot, in many cases more than a year in advance of the Games, organisers accept that not everyone will be able to attend the events for which they hold tickets. From tomorrow, holders of unwanted tickets will be able to resell...
  • Funding for free sports activities in London

    By LiseS at 19:20 on 22/09/11
    Help others dive into sport with a grant from FreeSport London
    If your sports club or community boost could do with a funding boost to provide coaching activities for local people, take a look at FreeSport London's second round of small grant funding, which offers up to £1,500 to clubs and organisations in London providing free sporting activities between December 2011 and March 2012. To apply, groups must offer sporting activities in one of the 32 London boroughs that are free of charge to...
  • Author of new Amy Winehouse biography "amazed"

    By jeffreyrawdon at 07:52 on 20/08/11
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    Author Andy Morris was amazed to learn of a second coincidence when his latest book was published earlier this month. Morris has written a new biography of singer Amy Winehouse, who died tragically late last month aged just 27. With the book just about to come off the printing press last week, he learned that he had a namesake who discovered Amy's body. The details of Amy's death have been shrouded in mystery since it was announced on...
  • Make a Splash at Highgate Primary School this summer

    By LiseS at 15:17 on 07/08/11
    Pool's out for summer at Highgate Primary
    A new programme from the Mayor of London's office and Total Swimming is bringing mobile temporary swimming pools to areas of London without access to regular swimming facilities. A 12m steel tank swimming pool is currently in residence at Highgate Primary School on Storey Road, and will remain until the first week of September for classes, crash courses and family swimming sessions. Sessions cost just £2 (with a minimum booking...
  • London gets ready for Olympics one-year countdown

    By LiseS at 13:29 on 26/07/11
    Businesses in London are preparing for the 2012 Olympics, which opens one year from tomorrow
    Wednesday 27 July marks the beginning of the one-year countdown to london's 2012 Olympic Games, and all over the capital businesses are preparing to welcome over 15,000 athletes and coaches from around the world, together with 20,000 media reporters. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to attend over 300 medal events in 32 venues in East London over the course of the Games. The opening ceremony will take place on Friday...

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