Tag Archives: Islington

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz

You know spring is here when the Wildlife Trust volunteers are out in force on the towpath between York Way and the Islington Tunnel… This morning saw them hard at work conserving the wonderful planting around the entrance to the … Continue reading

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Caledonian Ward Islington 2014 Elections – Liberal Democrats Statement

The Liberal Democrats have also responded to my offer of an election statement.  SO that email subscribers can read it I have copied out here the text focused on Cally Ward, the full pdf leaflet is here. 140509 LibDems flyer for … Continue reading

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Caledonian Ward Islington elections 2014 – Labour Party statement

  First in is a statement from the Labour Party in response to my offer to local parties with candidates standing in the election to provide a statement. It’s gone over the word limit, but I don’t have time to edit … Continue reading

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Only tiny new swimming-pool for vast area of Kings Cross

Few opportunities exist in towns like London to help its residents to get better public facilities.  Usually there is not enough space, or the land is too expensive for such undertakings. A rare occasion for Camden and Islington residents arose … Continue reading

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Do you think Cally Pool is a filthy dump? Do we deserve better?

Cally pool may be popular amongst some, but the swimming pool has probably seen better days:  The changing rooms have permanent stained puddles, the facilities are beyond yesteryear, and who dares to use the toilets or send your child to … Continue reading

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Stop Press: N1C responds to Islington participation plea in street names comp!

Yesterday we posted about the road naming competition being run in King’s Cross Central, aka N1C. We raised the long standing issue of King’s Cross residents and businesses on the Islington side of the area being denied the same level … Continue reading

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King’s Cross alcohol licensing consultation

Islington Council is consulting on changes to its policy on alcohol licensing. The number of licensed premises in Islington has increased rapidly, as have resulting negative impacts like noise and anti-social behaviour. Islington is second only to Westminister in the density 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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