Latest Anti-Suicide Measures

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A meeting has been arranged with Emma Williamson (Head of Planning) and Dana Rasheed (Project Manager) in order for them to explain the current state of play of the planning permissions, the development of the design, and the need for an extension of the currently permitted fencing to protect the brick walls on both sides of the two ends of the bridge. The meeting will be at 4pm on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at River Park House (room to be notified). River Park House is on the corner opposite Wood Green tube station. More details on our Bridge page, and there’s an article in the Islington Gazette.

50 Years Of Conservation

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This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the designation of the first two Conservation Areas in Islington. To celebrate, Alec Forshaw, author and former Islington Conservation Officer, will be giving a talk on how this came about and what it means for the borough today. Tuesday, 18th September 2018 at Islington Town Hall, 7.30pm. More details.

Cuppa with a Copper

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“Cuppa with a Copper” is an opportunity to meet and discuss issues with our local Safer Neighbourhoods Team, the venue often being our local cafe ‘Cappuchino’. A full list is on the Hillrise SNT website.

Methodist Hall Development

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There are plans afoot to redevelop the former Archway Methodist Hall. There doesn’t appear to be a planning application yet but the proposals were outlined at a public exhibition on 28th March in the Girdlestone Community Centre. You can download the publicity boards and timeline, as well as some earlier documents, from our Documents page. There’s also an article in the Islington Gazette.

Trusted Traders

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Islington Council’s Trading Standards team has got together with Which? Trusted Traders to launch an endorsement scheme in which traders in Islington will have the opportunity to be jointly endorsed by Which? and the council, giving them a unique standing in the local community. More on the Islington Website.
Articles that are time-expired but might still be of relevance can be found on the ARCHIVE page.

Activities at St. Andrew’s

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Dads & Kids drop-in, Zumba classes for all ages, badminton and more. Details on their newly-updated website.

Islington Events Diary

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Find events and activities taking place across Islington - sports, music, games, keep fit, community events, and much more. You can also add your own events for free. See their website.
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WHPARA is a Residents Association covering the CA7 Whitehall Park Conservation Area of North Islington. It is run voluntarily by a small group of local residents. More details.
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