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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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#MeToo: Islington residents share their views on sexual harassment

October 30, 20170

The long list of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein has led to the rise of the global #MeToo campaign on social media. American actress and activist Alyssa Milano called out
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Fear Not – Jeremy Corbyn’s Seat Is Safe

October 25, 20170

It was reported last week that the Independent Boundary Commission’s proposed boundary changes for UK constituencies would make Jeremy Corbyn’s seat vanish, as well as 49 others. The Government are
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Review: The Lumen Prize Exhibition at Espacio Gallery

July 4, 20170

With many of the contestants’ work set to be showcased at the Threads exhibition starting today, Atina Dimitrova casts our minds back to April with a retrospective on the Espacio
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10 Green Spaces You Must Visit in Islington

April 14, 20170

With the season of spring well underway, Chiara Fiorollo rounds up a collection of local green spaces sure to offer Islingtonites a relaxing, enviromentally-friendly afternoon out… Last year, Islington was
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Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

April 13, 20170

Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Generosity? 
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Tragic Irony: The London anti-racism march held in the week of the Westminster attacks

March 24, 20170

Just days before the area became the centre of a terrorist incident, Parliament Square played host to demonstrators rallying against rising UK sentiments of racism and Islamophobia. Lily Masoud reports.
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Editorial: A Brief Note on the Westminster Attacks

March 24, 20170

In the wake of the terrorist incident which left five dead and over 40 injured in Westminster this week, St John Street News editor Tom Buxton offers his perspective on these tragic
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Review: ‘One Last Thing (For Now)’

March 22, 20170

Althea Theatre is presenting wartime stories inspired by love letters at the Old Red Lion Theatre this month in a new play by Lilac Yosiphon. Vera Mikusch delivers her verdict…
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