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Golborne Road Festival 2016

The Golborne Road Festival is coming round again on Sunday July 10th, 1 to 6 pm. There will be loads of family fun, live entertainment and a chance to hang out with your neighbours. This year we’re also doing some fundraising via the crowdfunding website Spacehive

Golborne children make film
Children at St Thomas’ Primary School on Appleford Road have made a documentary film, Standing at the Crossroads, about arts and music in North Kensington. The film features local artists and musicians and you can now watch it online

Performances at Athlone Gardens
There’s a series of performances coming up by writer and actor Natasha Langridge at Athlone Gardens, on the corner of Portobello and Telford Roads. The performance is part of RBK&C’s InTRANSIT Arts Festival

Borough buys K&C College site in £25m deal
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is to buy the 1.25 acre Kensington & Chelsea College site on Golborne’s Wornington Road in a £25m deal. Some of the site will continue as a college and some will be used for housing

New course for long-term unemployed people
The Blenheim Project and the Octavia Foundation are running a new course, Learn2Earn, designed to help long-term unemployed people get back into work. The 12-week course will run at the Blenheim Project at 1, East Row

Westway Trust: New development proposals
Following on from the Westway Trust’s initial proposals and consultation last year about redeveloping the flyover and surrounding land around Portobello Road, the Trust has published new proposals

New Moroccan restaurant: Zayane
There’s a new Moroccan restaurant on Golborne Road at number 91, formerly home to popular Lebanese eatery Baalbak. Zayane offers modern Moroccan cuisine and features a North African styled interior

Go ahead for Golborne Road improvements
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councillors have decided to go ahead with the improvements to Golborne Road that were consulted on in 2014 and then again last year. Works should start in the summer

Focus on business: Green Endings
Green Endings, an independent funeral directors, has just opened at 42 Golborne Road. Founded in 2000, the company has branches in Tufnell Park and Twickenham and it aims to offer a wider choice of funeral arrangements

New art on Portobello Wall
Local artist Fiona Hawthorne has a new show on the Portobello Wall between Oxford Gardens and Golborne Road, part of the series of public open-air exhibitions commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Golborne Road Festival 2015 in pictures
The 2015 Golborne Road Festival was a fun-filled family day in July with bright sunshine, delicious food and magnificent music. Relive the entertainment at this fantastic community party by viewing the photos here.

The story of the Cobden Club mallet
Golborne Life ran a feature about listed buildings in our area in 2013, which included an entry on the Cobden Club, a Grade II listed structure from 1880. That's when the Cobden Club mallet's globetrotting story emerged

Wild West 10
Golborne Road film now online
Oral history documentary about Golborne Road, Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance, made by Year 5 children from Bevington Primary School and arts organisation Digital:Works is now available to watch here

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