Category Archives: Local businesses

Plea from tree man about dangerous junction at Whitbread Hotel site

Local resident John Ashwell (trustee of King’s Cross Community Projects) is known here as ‘the tree man’ because he is responsible for the vast majority of street trees in the north east quarter of King’s Cross. He fundraised for them … Continue reading

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Yet another off licence for Kings Cross

None of the local residents needs them, these half tourist preying, half alcoholism serving over expensive stores. But we have yet another one.  Next to the Tune hotel on Grays Inn Rd. emerged yet another off licence convenience shop the … Continue reading

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Wren Street Business Community call for meeting

The Wren Street Business Community that is affected by the lack of lease extensions of council owned property to favour the erection of new secondary school in Kings Cross South, have called for a meeting on the 10th of July … Continue reading

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Fortnum and Mason coming to Kings Cross in the Autumn – St Pancras old ticket hall

Sky News and other outlets apparently reprinting the PR say: “St Pancras is London’s Grand Central Station,” Ewan Venters, chief executive of Fortnum & Mason, said. “It’s a great opportunity. We feel the centre of gravity in London is moving … Continue reading

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How our community can directly support education for girls & boys in Afghanistan

‘Khaled Hosseini wrote in the Kite Runner that: “There are many children in Afghanistan but not many with a childhood” ‘We hope that the kindness of those making donations to POP UP 38 will help bring about a dramatic change in the lives of … Continue reading

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Cally People doing it for themselves…

Saturday 17th November our brand new street market The Cally Market opens!!!! The good folk in and around Caledonian Road have joined forces to create a new and exciting shopping hub which is hoped to bring a wider choice of goods while … Continue reading

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Special offer for KXE readers

Readers of can claim a 10% discount for a lovely sun bed as winter approaches… just quote (weboffer2012). The Tanning Shop is next door to Nando’s on York Way. 0207 278 3604 If you have any problems when quoting … Continue reading

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Get More – Wow!!!

There’s a hive of enterprising activity taking place in King’s Cross all driven by two social entrepreneurs busy setting up new sustainable community-led businesses. It’s the Get More Social initiative driven by Judith Paris and Steve Connelly and it’s about to launch … Continue reading

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