Tag Archives: Local people

The Neighbourhood Forum for Kings Cross – Important Update & Last Meeting?

With Spring in their Planning Steps, the Steering Team of the Neighbourhood Forum for King’s Cross is looking to a practical solution to get neighbourhood pangs and ambitions off the ground. A small group of local folk have been researching … Continue reading

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Bikes Alive! 23 January 6pm, will you be there?

Frustration at continued lack of action by Transport for London to ensure the safety of all road users across London resulted in a ‘go-slow’ protest on January 9th at King’s Cross. A second event is now planned by Bikes Alive … Continue reading

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Cyclist poet at King’s Cross

Last night’s go slow demo organised by Bikes Alive ended on a high point with Des, the cycling poet from the London Critical Mass rides, giving a fantastic performance at the junction of the Cally Road, Pentonville Road and King’s … Continue reading

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Old mobile phones please!

Have you got any old mobile phones lying around… If so there’s a home desperate for them in Uganda via locally based Alison Hall’s charity Seeds for Development. Mobile phones are revolutionising the poorest parts of Africa, Uganda included. They … Continue reading

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The possibilities and impossibilities of being a neighbour

I read neighbour Daniel Zylbersztajn’s inspiring article on the Open Democracy site with growing respect and a sense of real hope, highly appropriate for this particular season of ‘goodwill’ when we look back on a year of meaningful protest, meaningless looting and … Continue reading

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A cow named Alison

There are many places in Africa where cows are currency and having a cow named after you is a very high honour. That’s just what’s happened for Alison Hall, founder and driving force behind Seeds for Development. Alison is currently … Continue reading

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Community funded trees planted

John Ashwell writes: Thanks to all who supported the campaign to fund the planting of the two trees on Wharfdale road that blew over.  These two urban wildlife friendly Prunus Avium Plena (flowers pictured left) were planted on Friday 9 December, sooner … Continue reading

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Vote for KX in the Nativity Factor!

With our own KX X Factor winner Alexandra Burke on the cover of winter’s edition of Islington Life, now’s our chance to win the ITN competition The Nativity Factor but you must get your vote in now! In the most … Continue reading

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