Coburg Drive-in reopening

Start the car: Australian drive-in opens up after lockdown

It’s been a while since we’ve been able to go to the movies, but with the reopening of Dromana Drive-In this week, it’s all seemed a little bit closer. Now, Coburg Drive-In has announced that they’ll be back showing films from Wednesday 3 June. Coburg Drive-In will comply with all government requirements when they reopen, and is one of the few cinemas that is allowed to operate. The drive-in is open every night of the week, and Vrewards members will be able to get hold of $25 car load passes…

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Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul. Photo on Wikimedia Commons

South Korea returns to lockdown after new spike

Museums, parks, and art galleries will all be closed again from Friday for two weeks, with authorities struggling to identify transmission routes South Korea has reimplemented strict lockdown measures in the capital Seoul following the biggest spike of new coronavirus infections in nearly two months. Museums, parks, and art galleries will all be closed again from Friday for two weeks, health minister Park Neung-hoo said. Companies are being urged to reintroduce flexible working hours among other measures. The move follows the biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases in 53 days,…

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Mixed-use plans for Kensington Odeon site approved

Kensington & Chelsea Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved Lodha Properties’ £400m scheme at the former Kensington Odeon, W6. The mixed-use development comprises a new Picturehouse cinema with six screens and 887 seats, 67,000 sq ft of commercial space and 106 flats. It includes 35 affordable homes and a £1.4m contribution to affordable homes off-site. The application revises the old consent from 2016, boosting the number of homes with additional floors added to the building… … visit Radius Data Exchange to read full story

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