Category Archives: Street Tipping, Mess, Trash

Mess around Kings Cross Square – TfL are letting the side down

We wrote in January amid all the back slapping about the ‘completion’ of Kings Cross Square that there would be issues with keeping it clean and tidy and a welcoming public space.  In any public realm one needs to be … Continue reading

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Waste Policy in Kings Cross (and the rest of Camden): A wish list!

There is hardly a time when the roads at Kings Cross are free of rubbish, especially plastic bags of any size with waste can be found in many locations, many corners have dropped unwanted furniture, and some communal recycling bins … Continue reading

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Full of rubbish and poo! Camden’s management of Kings Cross streets.

Don’t get me wrong, Camden Council is carrying out daily rubbish collections on many roads in Kings Cross and they do send street sweepers around as well. A van regularly collects larger items.  But it is not difficult to see,  … Continue reading

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Blasted flowers herald spring?

Springwatch in King’s Cross has taken on a bit of a dirt-busting theme with the appearance of “reverse graffiti” flowers. A scattering of tropical hibiscuses and stylised floral patterns mysteriously appeared in the last week or so in the paved … Continue reading

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Is The Mayhew our nearest animal rescue home?

Based at Kensal Green The Mayhew Animal Rescue Home does an incredible job of both rescuing dogs, cats and rabbits and of working to prevent animal welfare issues arising. This is a huge issue in King’s Cross where we face … Continue reading

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Rubbish Duck

On the day that responsibility for taking care of our waterways was handed over from British waterways to the Canal River Trust two local St Martin’s College students prepared to launch the RubbishDuck – made out of 2000 plastic bottles all found in … Continue reading

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ICSL a bit rubbish on Rufford Street

Stuart up on Rufford Street has been doing a great job to hold the council’s waste collection services to account in a long running saga about not collecting rubbish left next to the bins by people who are just plain … Continue reading

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Hands, souls, and little acts of kindness will change Kings Cross

Since about a year there is a recycling-bay in Swinton Place, taking glass, plastics and papers.  At first unused, it soon became quite popular as an added opportunity for locals to dispose of  their recyclables  during the week.  Soon the container … Continue reading

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