National Gallery announces plans for year-long festival to celebrate its bicentenary in 2024

The National Gallery has announced plans to celebrate 200 years with a year-long festival of “art, creativity, and imagination”. The Trafalgar Square art gallery was founded in 1824 and houses a collection of more than 2,300 paintings dating from the 13th to 20th centuries. On May 10 2024 the National Gallery will celebrate its bicentenary … Read more

State Forest Preserve Visitor Use Management Plans for 20202 Season

New York State and local community leaders recently announced initiatives planned for the 2022 outdoor recreation season designed to protect public safety and promote sustainable recreation in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. Many of these actions, bolstered by $ 8 million from the State Environmental Protection Fund specifically for Adirondack and Catskill visitor safety and … Read more

Camden Highline moves forward with plans to open up a disused railway

Plans to convert a disused railway in North London into an elevated walkway for pedestrians has taken a step forward after the team behind the project filed for formal planning permission for the first of three phases. If approved, the Camden Highline will regenerate a disused railway viaduct to create a new elevated park that … Read more

Norwood Junction station upgrade plans have been delayed

Plans for a major redevelopment of Norwood Junction station in south London are being reviewed in light of lower post-pandemic passenger numbers and the cost of the project. Proposed station layout (c) Network Rail The proposals are part of the wider plan to clean up the mess of tracks around Croydon station to improve the … Read more

There Are Plans To Build A Tram Under The Thames Between Kent And Essex

A tram that goes under the Thames? We’re all ears. Image: KenEx It sounds like something from an unbuilt London archive: a tram running beneath the Thames. But this isn’t a chapter in London’s history books – it’s a current plan, which could come to fruition in the next few years. Introducing KenEx, a (terribly … Read more

Hong Kong’s top university plans new rule to punish students for ‘bringing disrepute’ to the school – sources

Hong Kong’s top university is proposing a new rule which would authorize disciplinary proceedings against any student accused of bringing the institution into “disrepute,” according to sources. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) said “the newly added provision concerning students’ conduct will help safeguard the University’s reputation by plugging the gap in the current statute.” … Read more