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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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“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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5 ideas to make the best of this Bonfire Night

November 3, 20170

Struggling to decide what to do this Bonfire Night? London is renowned for having some of the best firework displays in the whole of the UK and many of them
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Vinyl Heaven is a Place on Earth

March 15, 20170

The weekend of March 11-12 saw the debut of a new record fair at Hackney Flea Market, one brimming with the works of beloved classic artists in vinyl form. Our
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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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Our Guide to Using London’s Night Tube Service This Christmas

December 16, 20160

With the Piccadilly Line set to become a 24-hour tube service today, Vera Mikusch provides all of the details you need to navigate London’s Night Tubes throughout the festive season…
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London Goes Stateside – How to Watch the US Presidential Election Live

November 7, 20160

Ahead of Judgement Day on November 8, St John Street News editor Tom Buxton reveals how to catch all of the action without booking the next flight to the USA…
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Death Imitates Art – Investigating Sutton House’s New Exhibition

October 19, 20160

Sutton House are currently hosting a unique exhibition dedicated to the often-taboo topic of death. Vera Mikusch travelled to Hackney to find out the inspiration behind ‘Life. Death. Whatever.’ and
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