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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 – 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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VIDEO – Islington Council leads the battle against diesel vehicles in London

February 13, 20180

In November last year, Islington Council called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to completely ban diesel vehicles from operating in the City within the next decade. It is a strong
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The people fighting elderly loneliness in Islington

February 11, 20180

Being lonely at an elderly age is something few people can afford to be, after some scientific studies have suggested loneliness to be as damaging to health as smoking or being severely
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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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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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The Queen is coming to Islington

December 4, 20170

The Queen will be guest of honour at an Islington church this week, along with soprano Katherine Jenkins and Baroness Floella Benjamin, for a special recording of BBC’s Song of
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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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First Islington Vegan Market to launch this Sunday in Holloway

November 4, 20170

Islington is ready to launch its first vegan market at Nag’s Head, in Seven Sisters Road,  on Sunday 5th November. Ten traders have already joined the market, which will feature
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