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Local man pleads guilty to preventing lawful burial of the body in shopping trolley in the canal

Of all the appalling deaths in Kings Cross this one was the strangest for years – the body of an Italian man Sebastiano Magnanini (pictured), found last autumn in a shopping trolley in Regents Canal. (There’s a (very) Guardian background piece … Continue reading

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How can canal users and canal side residents ‘live harmoniously and healthily together’?

  Kings Cross is a densely populated place. People from all walks of life live cheek by jowl. Occasionally frictions will arise due to this proximity and, over the years a body of rules has built up to enable harmonious … Continue reading

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Kings Cross suffers from Angel Islington’s ‘Not In My Back Canal’ problem

A couple of readers and now the council have got in touch to point out the issues caused by canal boats moored in the Kings Cross basin.  It turns out that council regulation of smoke and noise from issues caused … Continue reading

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Are these barges polluting homes alongside Regents Canal?

British Waterways has been asked to examine reports from local residents that these two barges are polluting canalside homes with fumes from their generators.  There’s a very diverse community who lives alongside the canal in Kings Cross – from expensive … Continue reading

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