Category Archives: King’s Cross People

Cyclist poet at King’s Cross

Last night’s go slow demo organised by Bikes Alive ended on a high point with Des, the cycling poet from the London Critical Mass rides, giving a fantastic performance at the junction of the Cally Road, Pentonville Road and King’s … Continue reading

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Old mobile phones please!

Have you got any old mobile phones lying around… If so there’s a home desperate for them in Uganda via locally based Alison Hall’s charity Seeds for Development. Mobile phones are revolutionising the poorest parts of Africa, Uganda included. They … Continue reading

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Birth announcement: Zoe Perrin

If you’ve wondered why I’ve been a bit quiet on this site for the last few months, I can now explain – my wife Fran and I are delighted to announce the birth of our first child Zoe, born on … Continue reading

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The possibilities and impossibilities of being a neighbour

I read neighbour Daniel¬†Zylbersztajn’s inspiring article on the Open Democracy site with growing respect and a sense of real hope, highly appropriate for this particular season of ‘goodwill’ when we look back on a year of meaningful protest,¬†meaningless looting and … Continue reading

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A cow named Alison

There are many places in Africa where cows are currency and having a cow named after you is a very high honour. That’s just what’s happened for Alison Hall, founder and driving force behind Seeds for Development. Alison is currently … Continue reading

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Vote for KX in the Nativity Factor!

With our own KX X Factor winner Alexandra Burke on the cover of winter’s edition of Islington Life, now’s our chance to win the ITN competition The Nativity Factor but you must get your vote in now! In the most … Continue reading

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E C Harris our community partner in KX

E C Harris, whose HQ building is at 34 York Way, aims to generate value for the community. And by actively supporting Help for Heroes, the London Wildlife Trust and King’s Cross Community Projects they are certainly putting this into … Continue reading

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Kings Cross Social Media Surgery – free, friendly help with your website, twitter, Facebook, email list etc

There's free help for you on Wednesday evening with any questions you might have about social media. There's a 'social media surgery' up at the Art Club TileYard Studios (map).  These are small friendly volunteer run events  with a focus … Continue reading

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