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Swapping Paddington desks for decorating

A team of international volunteers from Vodafone enjoyed a rare afternoon together, whilst transforming residents' corridors and a laundry room at a local women's shelter.
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Take the Pawprint Trail around Paddington

To celebrate the release of Paddington 2 in cinemas The Paddington Partnership has refreshed the Pawprint Trail, the popular Paddington-themed family adventure around the Paddington area.
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When Pixie met Paddington

Pupils from King Solomon Academy treated to story time when Pixie Lott met Paddington Bear at Marks & Spencer's flagship store.
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Christmas in Paddington, our top picks

As Paddington becomes crisp and autumnal and the nights draw in earlier, check out our picks of the best winter spots to eat, drink and party.
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Cork & Bottle

You all know the legendary Cork & Bottle wine bar in London’s Leicester Square, well now they’ve launched a brand new venue in Paddington’s Spring Street.
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Poppies in Paddington

This Saturday marks 99 years since the end of World War One. Join a remembrance service in Paddington Station on Friday and reflect on the role of the Station in periods of war.
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Pop-up performances on Paddington's Pocket Park

Throughout December
Community choirs and musical groups are invited to take to the floating stage in Merchant Square during December and perform under the twinkling lights.
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News about the news

Launch of new Paddington Community newsletter
The Paddington Community Programme has launched a new monthly newsletter to raise awareness of the work of charities and community groups here in Paddington and how you can help make a difference
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Thinking Community at Christmas

Looking to escape the commercialism of Christmas, at least for an hour or two? We’ve plenty of suggestions for how you can make a difference to the community in the Paddington area this December.
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Paddington's Pop-Up London

To celebrate the arrival of Paddington 2 in cinemas on 10 November five interactive installations have arrived in London for intrepid explorers to meet their favourite bear. Find Paddington at Paddington Station and share your photos.
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National Mentoring Day

Friday 27 October
Ever thought of mentoring? We share some of the opportunities to mentor in the community in and around Paddington.
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Volunteering opportunity of the month: help launch a new Social Enterprise in Paddington

Help 15 women from the local BME community, looking to launch their own social enterprise selling recycled shopping bags. One-off workshops are needed in marketing, quality control, selling and business planning.
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Pergola Paddington Central is back!

25 October to 23 December 2017
Pergola is back for the winter, with a super new look – fully covered and fully winter-proofed for all you Paddington food lovers.
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Explore Paddington autumn/winter 2017

Parties, street food, fun on the water and beer festivals form this edition's highlights. Find out where to party this Christmas and discover Paddington's special occasion restaurants.
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PaddingtonNow BID scoops Gold at London in Bloom

PaddingtonNow BID has been awarded Gold by London in Bloom and also won the Business Improvement District Award, beating more than 50 BIDs to the coveted title.
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Heathrow Express cooks up a feast at the Marylebone Project

​A team from Heathrow Express cooked up a delicious lunch for 30 women at a homeless shelter in Marylebone in July.
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Rob & Nick Carter Opening in Paddington

Until 29 November 2017
Paddington's new experimental art gallery by Rob & Nick Carter features eight life-size photogram pieces focusing on traditional Sanskrit yoga postures.
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Leon lands in Paddington

Naturally fast food, now open at Paddington Station. Fair Trade coffee. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Paddington Water Taxi service launched

Wednesday and Friday between 12 noon and 2 pm, every 15 minutes.
Experience the sights and sounds of the Grand Union Canal with Paddington's free Water Taxi service, sailing between Paddington Central and Merchant Square.
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HExibition celebrates 100 millionth passenger

Heathrow Express celebrates its 100 millionth passenger with a photo exhibition - HExibition - at Paddington Station, from 28 June to 4 July.
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Paddington at London Real Estate Forum

We had the privilege of hosting the Paddington session at the London Real Estate Forum (LREF), the premier event for real estate in London bringing together over 2,000 developers, investors, retailers and senior policy-makers.
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Floating Pocket Park opens at Paddington

London's first floating park provides a brand new oasis on the Grand Union Canal at Paddington Basin.
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GoBoat London open for bookings

Hire a GoBoat. Be the captain of your own boat, chart your own adventure, and choose your own crew.
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Names announced for GoBoat London boats

See which names were chosen in our online poll for the GoBoat London boats.
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Explore Paddington, Spring/Summer 2017

Alfresco dining, free live music, outdoor theatre and new ways to enjoy the canal all feature in the spring/summer edition of Explore Paddington.
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Church Street Market

Bustling with bargains, Church Street offers an authentic London street market experience.
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Pergola Paddington Central

West London’s largest alfresco drinking and dining experience opens at Paddington Central on 24 May.
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Help Name our GoBoats

GoBoat London will get people who visit, live and work in Paddington onto the water and we’re asking you to help us name some of the boats.
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Paddington Central Running Club

Every Wednesday 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Paddington Central have teamed up with Nuffield Health to bring you your very own Running Club.
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Qigong

Wednesdays in April and May, 5.30 - 6.30 pm
Join Qigong expert Yan as he hosts introductory classes at Paddington Central.
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