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In the footsteps of Islington’s extraordinary women

March 8, 20180

Clusters of people are dashing, all in different directions, not  considering their surroundings. Around them are the sounds of engines, commuters chattering and footsteps on pavements. It is only appropriate
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An afternoon with the Islington Pensioners Forum

February 19, 20180

I felt quite nervous, before my lunch with the Islington Pensioners Forum, but the worries I had of intimidation  vanished as soon as I walked in the room. The homely
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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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VIDEO: 10-year-old local resident launches campaign to save Angel Wings sculpture

December 14, 20170

A £8m plan to refurbish Angel Central shopping plaza, in North London, will result in the removal of its iconic wings sculpture. A 10-year-old local resident has started a campaign
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‘Claiming A New Place On Earth’ – Refugee Charity Breaking Barriers Holds Exhibition In Shoreditch

October 28, 20170

Tucked away down a quiet side street in Shoreditch, a unique display of art suddenly appears out of nowhere. Set up in an open room at the Protein Studios is
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Disability and Hate: The “Invisible Crime” Plaguing Islington & Hackney

December 16, 20160

With London having experienced a 20% increase in hate crime towards disabled people of late, local communities in Hackney and Islington are facing increasing challenges to tackle one of the
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Islington and the Refugee Crisis: The Power of Art

June 10, 20160

The biggest ever Refugee Week is taking place this month with more than 400 events due to take place across the UK. It has a particular resonance for Islington. During
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London Mayoral Election: Boris’ Manifesto, Four Years On (Part 2)

May 6, 20160

With just a few hours remaining until the new Mayor of London’s identity is revealed, Tom Buxton concludes his two-part investigation into how Boris Johnson’s tenure affected the borough of
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London Mayoral Election: Boris’ Manifesto, Four Years On (Part 1)

May 5, 20160

Tom Buxton investigates whether London’s ex-mayor fulfilled his electoral pledges and how his actions affected Islington… Few documents enable the public to hold their leaders to account more than the electoral
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Opinion – London Mayoral Election: Who’s The Safer Pair of Hands?

May 4, 20160

“On Thursday, are we really going to hand the world’s greatest city to a Labour party that thinks terrorists are its friends?” was the controversial headline of Conservative mayoral candidate
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