London-based bike subscription startup Buzzbike is giving NHS workers in the city free use of its bikes for two months, to help them get to and from work during the Covid-19 crisis. The bicycles are being delivered with the help of Elizabeth Marsh Floral Design.
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The L’OCCITANE Group, a pioneer in beauty and well-being products using natural ingredients, has decided to reassign some of its facilities to manufacture 70,000 litres of hand sanitiser. These products will be donated to the health authorities and healthcare workers in France.
Ahead of the closure of its galleries due to the increasing concerns relating to the Coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic, Saatchi Gallery is announcing the the launch of their social media initiative, #SaatchiTakeover, set out to engage its audiences with art and creativity from all over the world.
INEOS, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, has today announced plans to produce 1 million hand sanitisers per month to help with the European shortage. These will be produced according to World Health Organisation specifications and be specifically designed to kill bacteria and viruses.
“We believe strongly that having access to green space has never been more important than it is today for people’s physical and mental wellbeing, particularly for those without a garden. It is up to all of us collectively to adhere to the latest guidance, otherwise we will have to consider closing the parks. We will keep the situation under constant review.”
We thought we would brighten up these dark days with some happy news from Claude Bosi’s Oyster Bar.
As the Covid-19 pandemic dominates all our thoughts, the K&C Foundation has outlined how it is affecting the work with vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community, and how you can help.
Staying indoors doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on your Hotpod fix of relaxing yoga, customers can now continue their practice in the comfort of their own home with Hotpod Yoga’s new live online classes.
The bakery, known for its delicious sourdough and doughnuts, is now offering a series of free online bakery workshops and demonstrations.
Photographer Sasha Gusov shoots campaigns for local brand Tom Davies in a Chelsea studio.
Meet Janet Wardley, head of visual design at Harvey Nichols. She has been designing the famous department store’s window displays for 24 years.
A stunning collection of art and design pieces for every taste is on display at the first Open Art Fair in Duke of York Square this month.