Emma Bartholomew catches up with Marcia Linch, whose parents set up the Clapton Beauty Parlour 88 years ago. Their clients included Barbara Windsor – who refused to clean up after her dog

BBL: Glasgow Rocks 76 London Lions 69

Sunday, December 31, 2017

London Lions suffered the worst start in their history to go 18-0 down on their way to year-ending defeat in Scotland.

A tabby cat whose leg was amputated after she was ensnared in an illegal trap last Christmas is looking forward to a happier one this year.

Darts legends back Prostate Cancer UK bid

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Darting royalty Dennis Priestley, Martin Adams and Bobby George have stepped up to the oche in the fight against prostate cancer, attending an exclusive event at a pub that has signed up as a Men United Arms venue in London.

After the heartbreak and controversy surrounding the relegation of Middlesex from the Specsavers County Championship Division One in the summer, the club are looking to bounce back at the first opportunity next year.

A section of the London Overground network will run around-the-clock on Fridays and Saturdays from next month.

The Ashes: England duo impress on day one

Thursday, November 23, 2017

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on a rain-hit day one of the Ashes.

Former Orient and Wimbledon midfielder discusses his long-term aims with the Tanners and why he is loving life at Fetcham Grove

Middlesex County Cricket Club have responded to the controversial decision to deduct the club two points that effectively relegated them from Division One of the county championship.

Lee Valley Lions head coach George Alley is thankful that his side are facing newly-formed Guildford Phoenix early on in the 2017/18 NIHL South Two season, writes Jacob Ranson.

Essex’s Alastair Cook and Dawid Malan, of Middlesex, have been named in England’s squad for the winter Ashes tour.

Wickets continued to tumble on an overcast day at Lord’s as Middlesex gained a slight advantage on a match destined to end within three days if the weather holds.

Special credit for Middlesex’s Morgan

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Transitioning from county to international cricket is no simple task, and Tom Curran believes England one-day captain Eoin Morgan must take a whole host of credit for the welcoming feeling he received.

With just three championship matches remaining title-holders Middlesex can still hear the relegation trapdoor creaking beneath them.

The final day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Yorkshire and Middlesex at Headingley saw only one session of play, with the inevitable draw confirmed.

Middlesex and Yorkshire will almost certainly have to settle for a Specsavers County Championship draw following rain on day one and more rain and bad light from early afternoon onwards at Headingley on day three.

If Middlesex batsman Sam Robson has set himself targets between now and the end of the season that might earn him an England recall he’s keeping them to himself.

There was a far more serious type of drama at a Middlesex game on Thursday – after armed police were called to their County Championship match against Surrey at the Kia Oval – leading to players, officials and spectators being evacuated after a crossbow bolt landed close on the pitch.

The 29-year-old was praised by captain Joe Root and team-mate Chris Woakes after his fifty against the West Indies

Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones was pleased with how his side bounced back on day two of their County Championship match with Surrey at The Oval.


To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

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