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A Hackney family living in mould-infested property

A Hackney family is distraught after having to live for four months in a property infested with mould. One tenant living at the property, who preferred not to be named, says the problem has persisted since April.     They don't care," she said. The woman, who lives in the council property in Stoke Newington with her four children, three of whom have special needs, says they are unable to use both bathrooms due to the mould […]

todayAugust 4, 2021


Lung Cancer

  Lung cancer Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Around 47,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK.There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages of lung cancer, but many people with the condition eventually develop symptoms including: a persistent cough coughing up blood persistent breathlessness unexplained tiredness and weight loss an ache or pain when […]

todayAugust 1, 2021


iLive Volcano Relief Fundraiser and Awareness Event

Buy Tickets Buy Tickets on Eventbrite iLive Radio are to host an iLive Volcano Relief  for the victims of La Soufriere Eruption in St. Vincent & the Grenadines on Wednesday 18th August 2021 being held at The Night Owl, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DQ. After the "explosive" volcanic eruption which blanketed the Caribbean island of St Vincent & The Grenadines in ash and smoke have forced thousands of people out […]

todayJuly 31, 2021 29 1


Notting Hill carnival launches fund for bands and artists hit by cancelled event

The Notting Hill carnival has launched a fund to ensure that it can go ahead next year, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced organisers to cancel the live event in west London for the second year in a row. Organisers said the Carnival Trust Fund would be used to “help support the carnival community”, including some bands and artists that might, without assistance, have had to stop performing.   Matthew Phillip, CEO of Notting Hill […]

todayJuly 29, 2021


Flash floods hit London homes, roads and Tube stations

Torrential rain has flooded homes, roads and Tube stations in London after thunderstorms struck the south of England on Sunday. Locals on a street in Woodford have been using buckets, brooms and wooden boards to create makeshift flood defences and scoop water away from their homes, while water gushing from an Underground station was caught on video. Met Office meteorologist Steven Keates said parts of the south between south Suffolk and […]

todayJuly 28, 2021



STROKE A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential.The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.If you suspect that you or someone else is having a stroke, phone 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.  Symptoms of a stroke The main symptoms […]

todayJuly 8, 2021

On This Day

Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon in 1957

On July 6, 1957, Althea Gibson claims the women’s singles tennis title at Wimbledon and becomes the first African American to win a championship at London’s All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Gibson was born on August 25, 1927, in Silver, South Carolina, and raised in the Harlem section of New York City. She began playing tennis as a teenager and went on to win the national Black women’s championship twice. At a […]

todayJuly 6, 2021 1


Breast Cancer

BREAST CANCER IN MEN / WOMEN   Breast Cancer in Men Breast cancer is often thought of as something that only affects women, but men can get it in rare cases. It grows in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples. It usually happens in men over 60, but can very occasionally affect younger men. Symptoms of breast cancer in men The symptoms of breast cancer in men include: a […]

todayJuly 1, 2021


Dennis Brown, “The Crown Prince of Reggae”, passed away

On February 1, 1957, reggae singer Dennis Brown was born in Kingston. He began his career in the 1960s at the age of 11 with his first recording “No Man Is an Island” and recorded some 80 albums before he died on July 1, 1999. He was known as a child prodigy because of his early recording and was also called the “Michael Jackson of Reggae.” Brown was a major force in […]

todayJuly 1, 2021 1

Community News

Bernie Grant Arts Centre Reopens with Celebrations of Black British Culture

The Bernie Grant Arts Centre announces its reopening season as it opens for the first time since Spring 2020. From June 21st the centre will launch a 6 month series of events which will continue to put Black British Culture at the heart of the community. This reopening season will commence with the Windrush Festival on June 21-27 which features 50 artists. From July the centre will host a Summer School, […]

todayJuly 1, 2021

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