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Islington Child Abuse Part Three

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday September 22 2016.

In previous articles I tried to address the conundrum of why the UK media are taking so little current interest in Jeremy Corbyn’s dereliction of duty during the Islington care homes saga. 1,490 more words

Ceylon Today

Islington Child Abuse Part One

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday September 8 2016.

An article I published in Ceylon Today last August has been shared by a few people recently. 1,357 more words

Ceylon Today

Club shut down by people who don't go clubbing anymore

People who don’t go clubbing have called the closure of London super-club Fabric, a victory for common sense, particularly as they don’t go clubbing anymore so it won’t affect them. 201 more words


Blog : On the closure of Fabric

I only went to Fabric once, way back in 1999, on the second night it was open in fact. I had a great night, as far as I can recall 17 years on, but never ended up going back again. 770 more words


Who wants to be the next MP for Islington North?

THERE was a bit of an all stand-down moment, locally, when Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership contest last summer. For those north London Labour figures who hold a keen admiration for his rock solid parliamentary majority in Islington North, there had, until then, been an almost audible wondering aloud about whether Corbyn, who will be over 70 at the next timetabled general election, was thinking this would be his last term in the Commons. 440 more words

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Protesters pledge to fight on against GP link-up with work advisors | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disabled activists have pledged to continue the fight to halt a scheme that places welfare-to-work advisors from a discredited US outsourcing giant in GP practices. They spoke out after a protest by scores of activists blocked a busy central London roundabout for half an hour on Friday afternoon, bringing traffic to a standstill. 121 more words



Dear Historic England

I’m writing to express my disappointment at your decision to support the development of more tower-blocks around Bunhill Fields.

It was a striking pose that you would not join other groups such as the Ancient Monuments Society, Blake Society, Georgian Group, Victorian Society, Blake Society, and John Wesley’s House in an outright condemnation of the plans. 233 more words