Tuesday 1 December 2020

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30 November 2020
News of the Quarter

Win A £500 Nobu Voucher And Other Amazing Prizes! 

Tickets are now on sale for our annual Christmas Charity Raffle, this year taking place online with all proceeds going to North Paddington Food Bank. We asked the Quarter's businesses to sponsor prizes for the Christmas raffle and they didn’t disappoint! You could be in with a chance to win incredible gifts and experiences...

Find Out How To Win Here
Nobu Portman Square Opens 

We are very excited to welcome Nobu to the Quarter! Opening their new hotel on the 3 December...

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The Lights Are On! 

Our Christmas Lights are up and glowing once more, adding a bit of extra sparkle to the Quarter this winter...

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Lobbying Fair Grant Allocation
We submitted a letter to the Chancellor on the allocation of one-off discretionary Covid grants for businesses being unbalanced in our borough...
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Positives Of Shopping Local
Research carried out by Visa highlights the positive impact of shopping local on the local economy. For every £10 spent, a third (£3.80) stays in the area...
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#AreYouOkay Campaign Launch
Local charity West London Mission launch new digital campaign and their centre on Seymour Place is to become new administrational headquarters...
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Sustainable Travel For Staff
Our members Colliers International, have recently improved their green credentials by giving their employees access to eBikes...
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Conflict Management 
Training your staff to deal with conflict at work.
2 December 10.30 - 11.30
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Treat Your Neck and Back Pain
West 1 Physio show you how to do this at home.
1 December 12.30 - 13.30
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Streets Of Sherlock
Get to know the Quarter’s most famous character Sherlock Holmes. 3 December 12.30 - 13.30
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Mental Health First Aid
Training you to support people who are experiencing mental health issues. 7 - 9 December 
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SCAN For Comms
Counter terrorism workshop for comms professionals. 8 December 10.00 - 11.30
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Wellbeing in Winter
Develop a toolkit of tips and strategies to help boost your mood. 8 December 17.00 - 18.00 
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Selfridges Christmas Market On The Mews

Does your Christmas spirit need a bit of pepping up? Well look no further as Selfridges are bringing some much-needed festive cheer and merrymaking to the area with their market. From buying a Christmas tree (with all the decorations) to fair rides and the capital's greatest street food vendors this market will definitely revitalise your Christmassy glow! Opening from 2 December. 

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Did you know?
The Ancient Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all used raffle-like games and lotteries to draw winners for community prizes, it’s even mentioned in the Old Testament.