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09 November 2021

All change in the City of London!

Ordinarily, the 25 Wards in The City elect an Alderman every six years. Usually, those elections are not all held at the same time - there’s balance. In addition, every four years, 100 Common Councillors are elected with varying numbers per Ward between two and five. Covid has meant that the last round of elections did not take place. So next year, several different things collide to create a series of changes simultaneously.

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Livery committee

22 November 2021

The Worshipful Company of Cooks’ first female Master interviewed live on the BBC

On Remembrance Saturday, for the first time in living memory, the Worshipful Company of Cooks entered a float in the Lord Mayor’s Show. Read the full story

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19 November 2021

City Corporation Governance Review Update (in response to Lord Lisvane Report)

The City of London Corporation has written to all Livery Companies updating them on the review of its internal governance arrangements. Read the full letter

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Livery committee

19 November 2021

Livery Charity Chairs Group next Hot Topic meeting – 6th December

The Livery Charity Chairs Group will host its next online workshop “Hot Topic #2 – Fundraising” on Monday December 6th on Zoom. Full details are available

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13 November 2021

Election speech of the new Lord Mayor

Following today’s Lord Mayor’s Show, we take the opportunity to share the election speech of the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor Vincent Keaveny. Read the full speech

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12 November 2021

Farewell from the the Lord Mayor, Alderman William Russell

The Lord Mayor, Alderman William Russell, has sent his final bulletin in which he describes his term of office as one of the most special and rewarding periods of his life. Read the full bulletin

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Livery committee

11 November 2021

Lest we forget

On Monday 8th November the City and Livery Committee’s Garden of Remembrance Service took place in the garden of St Paul’s Cathedral. See the full report and pictures

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29 October 2021

No Going Back celebrates a hugely successful first year

No Going Back was designed to specifically prepare individuals in prison for job opportunities that will be offered by members of the Livery Companies. Read more about No Going Back’s first year

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26 October 2021

Hampers by Merchant Taylors’ returns for 2021

The magic of Merchant Taylors’ is back for Christmas 2021, with a new range of hampers, gift boxes and jute bags available now. If you purchase your hamper before 31st October to be entered into a Prize Draw. Read more about the hampers

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26 November 2021

‘Address to the Haggis’ featured in the warm and convivial evening following the Glaziers’ St Andrew’s Court & Inst… https://t.co/hh8tWP3wPF

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24 November 2021

An extraordinary evening in the presence of HRH Prince Edward at the #LordMayor’s Appeal Impact evening at Mansion… https://t.co/p12Wk86HjK

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21 November 2021

Astonishing and moving speech from Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton @LiveryWales Dinner. Suffering homelessness as a teenage… https://t.co/zAwmIDNWUc

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17 November 2021

Brilliant launch of the #BecketPageant 2022 by Emmeline Winterbotham with the @citylordmayor at St Stephen Wallbroo… https://t.co/b4GfvcoIRo

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14 November 2021

The 693rd Lord Mayor of the City of London, @VincentKeaveny ! #LordMayorsShow #London #CityofLondon #Livery https://t.co/WqN5CxVITM