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Around Victoria

The L’OCCITANE Group

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.

INEOS to build hand sanitiser plant

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.

A statement from The Royal Parks 

“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.”

Hotpod Yoga Live Online

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.

LGBT+ history

See a fascinating history of the LGBT+ community in an exhibition of rare photographs and other materials curated by Westminster City Council.

In the know

Leading local estate agents give us the low-down on the best places to eat, drink, shop and chill in Victoria and Westminster.

Pizza the action

In search of the perfect pizza, two brothers took a road trip to Italy. Nine years later, they’ve just opened their 12th Pizza Pilgrims in London.

Marathon Man

Nick Butter is the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world. Find out what inspired him to complete this arduous challenge.