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The Kumars (Sky1) are back. They've left number 42 at their street in Wembley and moved to Hounslow, where a divorced Sanjeev Kumar/Bhaskar is hosting his TV show from behind his dad's shop where they're renting from new landlord Hawney (pronounced "horny").

Room to spare

Voluntary groups who need an office for a few hours a week can rent space in Canalside House, Ladbroke Grove, for a minimal rent from Kensington and Chelsea council.

Council honour

Laurence Kenny, councillor for Earls Court on Kensington and Chelsea council

Council tax purge hits 100,000

Almost a third of all residents in a south London borough have been summonsed this month for non-payment of council tax.

Newsbrief: Lambeth talkathon

The new Lambeth council's first meeting after the local elections ended on Tuesday after a 21-hour debate spread over three evenings. The election of the mayor was argued over for 14 hours before Labour's Pauline Watson was finally chosen.

New Blandford charge

The Marquess of Blandford, 38, was charged with using offensive words or behaviour in an incident in Chelsea, west London, less than 24 hours after appearing in court to admit theft and forgery.

Inspector says Wandsworth housing policy inadequate

A DEPARTMENT of Environment inspector has rejected the housing policies of Tory-controlled Wandsworth council in south London, and called for changes, writes Ngaio Crequer.

Racing: Greenwich again

JUST GREENWICH became an early candidate for the title of Wolverhampton all-weather specialist yesterday when she won at the track for the second day running.

Gems stolen

Raiders escaped with hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of gems after breaking through the wall of the Graff diamond shop in Chelsea, south-west London.

Correction: Where the axe will fall

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has asked us to point out that in our guide to cuts in council spending yesterday, although it said that a higher level of central government grant would have been welcome, services could be maintained with the money allocated. Some posts may be lost but employees will be offered redeployment.

Did you remember?

BRITISH Summer Time ended at 2 am today when the clocks should have been put back one hour to 1 am Greenwich Mean Time. In 1993, the summer time period will run from 28 March to 24 October.

Letter: Green spaces in the Square Mile

Sir: While I cannot comment on the scheme submitted for the development of Paternoster Square (which will be considered by our planning committee in due course), I must correct a statement made by Kenneth Billings (Letters, 7 August).
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