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Fire response time increase follows Clerkenwell fire station closure

Published by Islington Now

Fire engine response times have increased across Islington this year, reigniting the political fallout following the closure of Clerkenwell fire station in January. 580 more words

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Primary head puts the brakes on pupils scootering to school

Published by Islington Now

An Islington primary school has been criticised by parents and campaigners after warning it could not accommodate pupils riding scooters to school. 200 more words

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Islington Now - and working on data in the newsroom

In March, I worked on Islington Now, a hyperlocal blog and unpublished newspaper that forms part of our MA timetable. Throughout the three weeks that it was running I worked on some data stories there and these are some of my reflections. 586 more words

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From Clerkenwell or not from Clerkenwell, that is the question

Originally published at Islington Now.

William Shakespeare’s London career is traditionally associated with Southwark, where the famous bankside Globe Theatre stood between 1599 and 1644, not far from the site of it’s modern reconstruction. 489 more words

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Newington Green graffiti celebrates Wollstonecraft

Originally published at Islington Now.

Fans of famous feminist Mary Wollstonecraft are celebrating her surprise appearance in the form of graffiti on the side of a church in Newington Green. 258 more words

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Review: The Deep Space at the Old Red Lion theatre

Originally published at Islington Now.

The Deep Space is a dark, moving tragedy of domestic life with a haunting intimacy that lingers with the audience long after the four actors take their final bow. 287 more words

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Islington pub showcases young writer's debut play

Originally published at Islington Now.

The latest offering from Islington’s Old Red Lion Theatre Pub is “modern horror story” The Deep Space. It was produced by Sprocket Theatre, whose ambitious young founder, Lila Whelan, both wrote the play and performs in it. 644 more words

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