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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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Opinion – London Mayoral Election: How Will The TfL Policies Affect The Common Londoner?

May 4, 20160

There is only a day left to decide which candidate to vote for in the mayoral election as Boris Johnson steps down as London Mayor. The two front-runners, Labour’s Sadiq Khan and the
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Are Islington Council ‘All In’ For Disabled Sports?

May 4, 20160

Sport provides invaluable opportunities for the disabled community of Islington, but will a lack of funding prove detrimental for those who need it the most? Mike Stavrou investigates… Often caught
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The Clerkenwell Italian Community: A History

April 27, 20161

“It all started with immigrants coming over on foot, for they couldn’t afford to use any other transport. They walked through Europe and then got a boat in Calais or near
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Sex as a Commodity: Exploring Local Responses to the Sex Industry

April 26, 20160

  “If we… Sex… What?” The press officer for Islington council chokes on his words on the other side of the phone when asked if he knows anyone who’d be
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Breaking Down the Stigma: The Story of a HIV Positive Woman

April 24, 20160

Cindy* was diagnosed with HIV when she was only two. When she was told about her condition at the age of 12, her world fell apart. Terrified that her friends
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