Category Archives: Web/Tech

Flash mob outside station

The Huffington Post is currently reporting a flash mob protest outside King’s Cross Station against Turkish air strikes that have killed Kurdish rebels.. Police have been accused of using excessive force andĀ severalĀ arrests have been made. More here.

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You are invited to…

Exciting things have been happening in Caledonian Ward over the past six months. In July, the Cally Festival saw over 6,000 people come to the Caledonian Road, to experience some fantastic entertainment and more importantly to see what the shops … Continue reading

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Maintenance to Kings Cross Environment website – Thursday 27 October

We've had practically zero downtime during the five years this site has been in operation.  We are doing some major maintenance to give us another good five years – a 50,000 mile service if you will.  We move tomorrow … Continue reading

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They shoot pedestrians don’t they?

King's Cross has a long standing and fast growing reputation for being possibly the worst pedestrian danger spot in the entire capital. At "over a kilometer including three escalators, five pelican crossings, two uncontrolled road crossings, two sets of steps", … Continue reading

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Celebrate this site’s birthday on 4 July

A few folk are meeting up for drinks on Sunday 4th July in the afternoon at The Harrison on Harrison Street in South Kings Cross to celebrate this webite's fourth birthday.  All readers are welcome – to give me an … Continue reading

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How many people look at this local website?

This site reaches around 400 people a day with news and information about Kings Cross. The chart shows daily page views from 2006 to 2010 smoothed using a three month rolling average, which also removes some seasonal variation. Two posts … Continue reading

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Maps and pictures

Over Easter I’ve been experimenting with some new stuff.  Some of you will see a map on the middle left hand side of this page.  The map shows places to eat and drink in Kings Cross as well as the … Continue reading

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