A fire in a first-floor apartment of a prestigious canal-side development in London’s Islington was discovered one lunchtime by residents.The fire itself was contained by the closed kitchen door, but a thick blanket of smoke spread through the apartment and into communal areas and a number of the apartments above.
Hanging in the ballroom at Margam Castle is a large oil painting, ‘Abraham & Isaac’, painted by the American-Born artist Benjamin West. Following a spate of vandalism in the park grounds, it was brought to the estate administration’s notice that some damage had occurred to the painting.
Churches have always been the focal point of their community, a place where people could turn to for companionship and support. We’re pleased to say that community spirit is still very much in evidence today, as the inspiring entries to our church competition, ‘Reaching Out, Inviting In’ prove.