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Around Chelsea & Knightsbridge

Combatting loneliness

You can support the award-winning Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, an independent charity raising funds to invest in local charities combatting pressing needs.

Acres of luxury

When the site of Chelsea Barracks was bought, it was Britain’s largest property deal ever. Now it is one of the world’s most desirable addresses.

The eyes have it

The father and son duo who run eyewear brand Moscot talk about their new store in Chelsea and the firm’s 105-year history.

Singing from the heart

Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery became the oldest ever winner of Britain’s Got Talent last year. Here he talks about the sudden change in his life at the age of 89.

What’s for supper?

Need some inspiration for winter cooking? Try these easy recipes by Miles Kirby, the co-founder and executive chef of Vardo restaurant, Duke of York Square.

Green dream

RIXO may be relatively new on the fashion scene, but it has a cult following already. The vintage-inspired ‘green’ brand has a new pop-up on the King’s Road.

John Simpson’s Chelsea

Renowned world affairs broadcaster John Simpson tells us his favourite haunts in Chelsea, from places to eat and drink to shops.

Meet Mrs Cameron

Samantha Cameron – wife of former Prime Minister David Cameron – is carving out her own niche in smart, contemporary womenswear.

A lion in Chelsea

John Rendall bought a lion cub from Harrods in the 1960s and brought him to live in Chelsea. He still lives in the area today.

Top to toe beauty

For top to toe grooming, check out these local beauty salons – they’re sure to leave you feeling at your festive party best.

Scout’s honour

Marcus Wolfgang-Hall leads the 9th Chelsea Scouts, a voluntary role he puts his heart and soul into.

Community hero

The award-winning Kensington & Chelsea Foundation tackles child hunger, unemployment and loneliness in the borough. You can support their vital work.