It seems to me that of all the trees that have become venerable in London, the plane tree in Cheapside is the most venerable and, considering the circumstance, the most noble of them all. That was Gardeners’ Magazine in 1881. Fast-forward almost 140 years, and the Cheapside plane (actually on Wood Street) is…

Laura Reynolds A Huge New Food Market Is Opening In The City Of London’s Tallest Skyscraper Love food? Join our new Facebook Group, Foodie Finds, to discuss all things edible in London. A food market with seating for 450 people will open in new skyscraper 22 Bishopsgate early next year. Known simply as The Market,…

Image caption Councils can bring in PSPOs to ban activities such as begging, nuisance drinking and even unauthorised cycling Nearly 10,000 fines for breaches of “petty” council orders were issued in England and Wales in 2018, with a quarter of those in Peterborough alone. Campaign group the Manifesto Club has called for the Public Spaces…

Jason Roy was making his first appearance of the season for Surrey Royal London One-Day Cup, The Bristol County Ground Gloucestershire 235 all out (47.5 overs): Dent 75, Roderick 74; Clarke 4-43 Surrey 88 all out (24 overs): Roy 19; Smith 3-7, Liddle 3-17 Gloucestershire beat Surrey by 147 runs Scorecard Gloucestershire skittled Surrey for…

Image: Classic Car Boot Sale Dozens of classic cars pull into King’s Cross this month for the Classic Car Boot Sale. Retro fashion, accessories, homewares, art, vinyl and other items will be sold from 120 vintage vehicles — including 10 campervans — in Granary Square, as with a regular car boot sale. The focus is…