Category Archives: Current Affairs

NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plans anger Islington residents

A public meeting organised by a group of local people under the banner of Islington Keep Our NHS Public will take place at Islington Town Hall, Upper Street on Tuesday 15 November between 7.30 – 9.00pm where the leader of … Continue reading

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Calling all 14 to 25 year olds. Have your say about electing the London Mayor

The brilliant StillOneLDN with Barnsbury Community Group are running an event on Friday 12th February to give local 14 to 25 year olds the chance to have their say about the election for Mayor of London . Held at the … Continue reading

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Pro refugee demonstration at St Pancras Station 24 October #noborders

There was a disturbance at St Pancras last night as scuffles erupted around a demonstration.  It was widely covered on social media and in mainstream media – here are some excerpts, I’ll try to cover both points of view.  If … Continue reading

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Kings Cross dashboard – can we bring to life the Knowledge Quarter’s knowledge?

A couple of years ago the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at the UCL Bartlett School, based on Tottenham Court Road produced this great City Dashboard that puts flesh on the bones of all the ‘smart city’ and ‘big data’ guff. … Continue reading

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Where can I vote in Kings Cross?

Your polling card should say where you can vote with a map on it.  If you can’t find your polling card then you can go to your local polling station and they can look you up on the register.  Your … Continue reading

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Islington South and Finsbury hustings 13 April 2015 – live tweets #islsfhust #ge2015

If you couldn’t make the Islington South and Finsbury hustings this evening at Sadlers Wells here are my tweets of what went on.  Like all ‘live tweeting’ it should be treated as impressionistic, rather than deadly accurate – I am not … Continue reading

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Hustings – Sadlers Wells Theatre Monday 13 April 1900

Sadlers Wells Theatre and Islington Gazette are holding a husting event on the evening of 13 April at seven o’clock where the candidates for Islington South and Finsbury will answer questions from local people. For more details click here.  It’s … Continue reading

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Candidates for 2015 General Election in Kings Cross – ‘Islington South and Finsbury’ and ‘Holborn and St Pancras’

The official lists of candidates for the two parliamentary wards that cover Kings Cross have been published. In Islington South and Finsbury you can choose between: ​Jay Kirton ​Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol Charlie Kiss​ ​Green Party Mark Lim​ ​The … Continue reading

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