Category Archives: Crime etc

Criminal Damage to Our Local Trees

Stephan Shulte writes: Yes I said “Criminal” in that if we could catch the culprits who have been vandalising our local trees we could & should try to make a case for prosecution. I have been asked to make you … Continue reading

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Cally Arts looking after the towpath trees as London recognises importance of trees

The marvellous arts and environment community organisation Cally Arts has been working hard, in partnership with the Canals and Rivers Trust and Islington Council, to take care of the towpath from Maiden Lane (York Way) bridge to the Islington Tunnel. … Continue reading

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Local man pleads guilty to preventing lawful burial of the body in shopping trolley in the canal

Of all the appalling deaths in Kings Cross this one was the strangest for years – the body of an Italian man Sebastiano Magnanini (pictured), found last autumn in a shopping trolley in Regents Canal. (There’s a (very) Guardian background piece … Continue reading

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Arrest made in Bognor Regis re Vasilaki Kakko murder off North Road

The police said last night that: >Detectives investigating the murder of 17-year-old Vasilaki Kakko in Holloway have made an arrest. The man, believed aged 20, was arrested on Monday, 30 November in Bognor Regis, West Sussex on suspicion murder by … Continue reading

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Do you have any information on the murder of 17 year old Vaso Kakko near North Road, Monday night?

Another day, another senseless killing of a local teenager, this time in Yoke Close off North Road last night (Monday night).  I’m lost for words really. The police have said ‘A murder investigation has been launched following the death of … Continue reading

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Another tree killed on towpath

Last year two trees were killed on the Regent’s Canal towpath by vandals. The first at Thornhill Bridge Community Gardens and the second behind Copenhagen School. The Copenhagen School tree was replaced in May by a semi mature cherry tree … Continue reading

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