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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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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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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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“Sometimes I forget what I look like” – What it’s like to be homeless and female in Islington

January 6, 20160

Note: names marked with a * in this article have been changed to preserve the interviewees’ anonymity. Imagine yourself in one of the most physically demanding and vulnerable states possible
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Gwenton Sloley: life of an ex-offender

April 12, 20150

  “Was I going to end up back in prison for any little thing I did? Would I ever be able to walk away from crime?” These are a few
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Islington behind in fighting domestic violence against men

April 2, 20150

Figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal the number of women convicted of perpetrating domestic abuse has quadrupled in the past seven years, yet there are still no charities
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Islington Crime & Safety Summit: Tackling youth crime in the borough

March 16, 20150

By Vera Mikusch and Karina Nigmatullina The second annual Islington Crime and Safety Summit took place this Saturday, March 14, at the Islington Assembly Hall on Upper Street. Members of
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The reality of crime in Islington

November 24, 20140

With some of the highest average housing prices in London, Islington is generally perceived as an affluent borough. So how come it has higher crime rates than Hackney?

Islington crime and safety summit: Role for ‘active participation’ of community, says council

March 29, 20140

Islington Council and the local police led a crime and safety summit at Islington Town Hall last Saturday [22 March], encouraging the community to take action in preventing and reducing crime
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