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VIDEO – Hackney and Islington propose ban on petrol and diesel cars during peak commuter periods

February 14, 20180

Only seven weeks into 2018 and London has already exceeded its pollution limits for the whole year. In reaction, Hackney and Islington are set to ban petrol and diesel cars
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VIDEO – Meet the disability campaigners fighting for more Changing Places in London

January 29, 20180

According to the new London Plan, the capital is to get more Changing Places toilets, special facilities for people with multiple and profound disabilities. Standard accessible toilets do not meet
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“Veganuary”: Islington and Hackney become a haven for vegans

January 28, 20180

There are many ways to cleanse yourself and start the new year fresh. ‘Veganuary’, for instance, is an increasingly popular tradition. Perhaps you have already signed up to it, joining
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Ridley Road Market: is Hackney’s historical market being gentrified?

November 10, 20170

Walking through Ridley Road Market, you are immediately met with bursts of colour, fruit and vegetables in abundance and a combination of cultures that London has been home to for
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Islington and Hackney amongst the worst hit areas of moped gang related robberies 

November 8, 20170

Crime involving mopeds and motorbikes has almost tripled in number since June 2016, with Islington and Hackney amongst the worst affected boroughs in London, the Met Police has revealed.  The
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