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Heating costs, refugees and a new fly-tipping app: our round-up of the second Leader’s QT

March 4, 20150

  Yesterday saw the second round of Islington’s Leader’s Question Time, an event designed to give residents of the borough a chance to scrutinise their local government – a council that
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Islington celebrates Chinese New Year

February 21, 20150

With good wishes, lots of food and a traditional lion dance, hundreds of Islingtonians rang in the Year of the Sheep today.   The annual New Year celebration of the Islington
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Hackney mayor launches bid against Shoreditch tower development

February 20, 20152

The mayor of Hackney, Jules Pipe, today launched a petition urging Boris Johnson to withdraw his support for luxury skyscrapers to be built in the middle of Tech City.  
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Radical change needed for Islington’s unemployed, report says

November 26, 20140

Pioneering measures were proposed today to get the borough’s unemployed into jobs

Islington Lib Dems condemn Thornberry tweet

November 21, 20140

Islington’s  Liberal Democrats seized the opportunity to condemn Labour’s Emily Thornberry after the MP for Islington South and Finsbury resigned from her post as Shadow Attorney General yesterday. “For somebody who prides herself
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Poppy map shows homes of First World War soldiers in Islington

November 11, 20140

  Poppies are popping up all over Islington as a new map is unveiled that aims to show where the borough’s 9,400 soldiers lived before going off to fight  – and
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Dead fascinating – the art of stuffing animals

November 2, 20140

If your Halloween was just the same old hat this year, why not ditch the traditional pumpkin-carving for something a little more macabre? Gutting a mouse will do the trick and could even
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Anger as veteran landlord thrown out after 25 years – local boozer to turn into gastropub

October 19, 20143

  A popular landlord is set to lose his job and family home of 25 years to make way for a gastropub chain. Brendan Cluskey, who has run The Angel on
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New £2m CCTV control centre opens in Islington

April 23, 20140

London’s newest CCTV control centre and one of the city’s most advanced opened on April 9 in Islington Council’s offices on Upper Street. We wanted to know what the people
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Turner & George: The new butcher’s on the block

April 9, 20140

This week in our series St John Street At Work, we grilled James George, co-founder of the newly opened butcher’s shop Turner & George