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Residential burglaries in Kensington & Chelsea down by 10%

Police say it's the result of its partnership with the council, but wants to see figures fall further

The £15m 'beach hut-style' property in Kensington swhich was left neighbours bemused and angry

Neighbours' anger at Kensington's £15m 'beach hut-style' house

The house has been painted with distinctive red and white stripes, and is becoming a local tourist attraction

West African art exhibition comes to Kensington for third year

Aabru art is the leading platform for modern and contemporary west African art, and you can see its Transcending Boundaries exhibition in Kensington this spring

Specialist patisserie Maître Choux opens in South Kensington

New specialist patisserie Maître Choux is opening in South Kensington - get on down and taste some of its treats!

Police praised for rescuing man from burning flat

Four police officers were treated by paramedics after forcing entry to a burning flat to rescue a man from inside

Police move to tackle begging in west London

Dispersal zones set up in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea to tackle the growing problem of begging

Just some of the prestigious award winners

London Scouts awarded for their achievements

The prestigious awards were given to young people and leaders from the Scout County of Greater London Middlesex West

The Tulip Tree: 'Enoch Powell, the hopeless romantic'

Oliver Michell explains why he made the controversial politician's little-known love affair the subject of his award-winning play The Tulip Tree

Portobello Square in north Kensington has been shortlisted in the Best Urban Regeneration Project category in the First Time Buyers Readers Awards 2015

North Kensington housing development up for national award and needs your help

Portobello Square needs you to vote if it is to win a category in the First Time Buyers Readers’ Awards

Residents fear they will be booted out of their home because of plans to regenerate the estate. They are (l-r) Rashid Hamed, Michelle Brennan, John Royer, Annie Redmile

Kensington estate residents fear 'eviction' as council pursues regeneration plans

Kensington & Chelsea Council say the move will benefit the area, but neighbours say there are other ways to do this


Got a spare £21,000? You could stay in this apartment - for ONE NIGHT!

Take a snoop around these stunning, luxury holiday homes that will set you back between £1,000 and £21,000 a night!

More new homes could be built in Chelsea and Fulham, says MP

Greg Hands says government policy has cleared the way for 1,000 new properties in his constituency

Investigation launched following flat fire

The flat was damaged by the blaze but two people managed to get out before firefighters arrived

Royal Albert Hall: Historic secrets of Kensington venue revealed

From the super-strength toilets for sumo wrestlers to a ghost that's haunted Michael Bolton, there's much to see

Origami dogs made from £10 notes unleashed on London

More than 500 paper puppies have been hidden at Tube stations, coffee shops and shopping centres throughout west London and the rest of the capital

Could you afford enough space to 'swing a cat' in west London?

Feline priced out? Cat-astrophic house prices in the cat-ital show it could cost more than £158,000 to 'swing a cat' in west London's pricey boroughs

Family owned Banham locks in the future

Alix Culbertson talks to Charles Hallatt, executive chairman of security company Banham, which has had a major presence in Kensington for three quarters of a century           

Four men arrested and bailed over money laundering

Three of the arrests made by HMRC officers in Kensington & Chelsea

General election: Conservatives announce Kensington candidate

Victoria Borwick, a Kensington and Chelsea ward councillor and GLA member, will represent the party in the May General Election

Hounslow strike gold in rugby 7s at London Youth Games

Gumley House also claim bronze in volleyball

All yours for £520-a-month: Compact Kensington flat with shower UNDER bed!

This studio flat is billed as cosy by the estate agents, but it may be a bit small for some!

Get to the Ideal Home Show in style

The Ideal Home Show is offering an unusual transport service, as visitors can travel to the event at Olympia in an Edwardian-inspired horse-drawn carriage

Image showing the obvious dangers of basement renovation: unsupported three-metre deep basement excavation with fall from height risks and poor access

Crackdown on unsafe basement building in high-value London boroughs

The Health and Safety Executive carried out a two-day blitz following a spate of incidents over recent years

Hammersmith and Fulham named as motorbike capital of Britain

You're most likely to bump into a biker in the London boroughs as the congestion charge does not apply to two-wheel vehicles

Good Samaritan drags driver from burning car following crash

Station watch manager Sian Griffiths, of the London Fire Brigade, said the driver "probably owes his life" to the passer-by

Thousands stripped of incapacity benefits and declared fit for work

Nearly 7,000 people claiming incapacity benefits under the coalition have been declared fit to work, figures from the Department for Work and Pensions reveal

Dr Rod at Wornington Green where quality of apprenticeships has been under scrutiny.

Rod Abouharb: Apprenticeships are so vital to turning the economy around

Labour candidate for Kensington and university lecturer, Dr Rod Abouharb, talks apprenticeships and qualifications in his latest column.

One in ten Kensington and Chelsea properties are 'second homes'

More than 8,000 'second homes' in the borough, according to government figures

Best places to go for afternoon tea this Mother's Day

Mother's day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your mum you care than by taking her for afternoon tea in a beautiful café? Here are our favourites.

Motorcyclist killed in Kensington crash named as Fulham man Nick Gale

Police were called to Kensington High Street to reports of a hit-and-run at 10am on Tuesday (March 10), involving a motorcycle and cement lorry


Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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