Thug tortures and robs pensioner
Wednesday 15 June 1994
Cut-price Old Vic
The Old Vic is to offer cut-price seats for a play about a decadent wealthy American family. The initiative, by the newly formed West End Producers' Alliance, a group of small independent theatre producers, is part of a campaign to bring quality plays to London at affordable prices: pounds 7.50 tickets for '900 Oneonta' will be available for all performances between 7-23 July.
New boss for DLR
Sir Anthony Gill has been appointed chairman of the Docklands Light Railway. He joined the company as a director in February and is a former chief executive of Lucas Industries.
Proud of Portage
Parents, teachers and children in Ealing are celebrating the fifth anniversary of Portage - a scheme which helps children under five with learning difficulties. It teaches self-help, social and language skills.
Free condoms and advice on sexually-transmitted diseases, plus checkups by chiropodists, opticians and dentists will be available when a Health and Housing Roadshow begins in south London. Its first stop will be St. Giles Park in Camberwell on 1 July.
Put house in order
The Central London Housing and Planning Forum yesterday called on the Housing Corporation, which funds homes built by housing associations, to give special attention to the capital's housing needs. It also criticised the Government for ignoring homeless people living in a borough when allocating resources.
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