Category Archives: Anti Social Behaviour

Cally Road – Islington’s new water feature, courtesy of Thames Water

  Yet another water leak in the area, this time at Pentonville Prison jogged memories of other leaks along the Cally and nearby.  The leaks below are all within 500 metres of each other along the same road.  The February … Continue reading

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On the Panayi property trail….

Local people will be familiar with the exploits of convicted landlord Andrew Panayi on the Cally Road.  But what is the extent of his property empire on the Cally?  We can shine a light on a small part of it … Continue reading

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Pentonville facilities not ‘safe, decent and legal’

Correspondence released under FOI between the Prison Minister and the Chair of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Pentonville reveals  a weird sense of complacency and blunders by the Ministry of Justice. Ministers were aware of the window problems at … Continue reading

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Death at Pentonville Prison should be investigated for corporate manslaughter

I have written to the Borough Commander of Islington Police asking her to investigate whether corporate manslaughter played a role in the recent death at Pentonville Prison. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide act was extended to cover custody in … Continue reading

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Pentonville murders – background of massive rise in violence over recent years

  Yesterday’s murder at Pentonville comes as little surprise given the substantial rise in violence at the troubled local prison over recent years.  Government data shows a sharp rise in serious prisoner on prisoner assaults from less than one a … Continue reading

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Drones over Pentonville – cops stop crooks in crime ‘copter caper

Anyone seen anyone furtively using a state of the art  white four rotor drone locally?  They may have been rehearsing flying drugs and phones into the ‘ville on the cally.  Remarkably an officer topped one ‘in mid flight’ – they … Continue reading

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Will the transparency law help us get to know our Kings Cross neighbours? #anticorruption

There’s a large number of properties in old and new Kings Cross owned by offshore companies. In one building alone, the Arthouse 33 flats owned by companies in exotic locations many with high opacity about their true ownership.  At the … Continue reading

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Police community notice re Brussels attacks

The police have asked for this notice to be distributed through community outlets.  I am sure all Kings Cross people who can remember the terrible 7/7 attack will want to express their solidarity with, in particular the communities who live … Continue reading

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