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St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods made permanent

The St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods are being made permanent, as the council continues to strive for a cleaner, greener, healthier future.

Both schemes were introduced in the summer of 2020 as 18-month trials, and were the …

Islington Council to invest further £500,000 in supporting local people and businesses through the cost of living crisis this winter

Islington Council will use extra funding received from energy generation at the publicly-owned Edmonton EcoPark to provide additional support to its most vulnerable residents and businesses during the cost of living emergency this winter, including a new debt relief fund …

Barnet Council counter-fraud officers will once again be taking part in a week of action during International Fraud Awareness Week (13 – 19 November).

Throughout the week, officers from the council’s Corporate Anti-Fraud Team (CAFT), and other council officers, will be carrying out a range of activities to raise awareness around the impact of fraud and other crime, what to look out for, and …

Alzheimer’s Society recognises Barnet’s commitment to becoming a dementia-friendly borough

Barnet has been recognised as a community that is committed to becoming ‘dementia-friendly’ by the Alzheimer’s Society, which will help over 5,000 residents living with dementia in the borough.

A ‘Dementia Friendly Community’ is a place that creates an environment …

The burial of the remains of the brothers Charalambos and Tasos Christofi Siammas ad heroes of the anti-fascist resistance against the 1974 coup d’état

Speech by the General Secretary of the Central Committee of AKEL Stefanos Stefanou at the burial of the remains of the brothers Charalambos and Tasos Christofi Siammas ad heroes of the anti-fascist resistance against the 1974 coup d’état
Saturday 12 …

Man jailed for making over £2 million from illegally pre-configured TV set-top boxes

A man who made over £2 million by selling set-top boxes that enabled buyers to watch premium television content without a subscription has been jailed.

Halton Mark Anthony Powell, 44, of Maybank Avenue, Hornchurch, launched Droidsticks Ltd. in 2013 and …

Islington, Join us at the Nag’s Head Festive Light event on Saturday 19 November, 1-5pm.

Join us at the Nag’s Head Festive Light event on Saturday 19 November, 1-5pm.

As well as free mince pies, they’ll be a DJ and festive crooner, Drum Works drummers, Grafton Primary School and Holloway SDA Church choirs, face painting …

Two tombs of the 12th century BC with rare finds were excavated in Kouklia

Two tombs of the 12th century BC with rare findings were excavated at the Kouklia-Marcello location, according a statement from the Cyprus Department of Antiquities.

The excavation brought to light new finds, among them a double burial site dating to …

Cyprus problem and economy the focus of discussion on EU-Cyprus relations

The Cyprus problem and perceptions on how the EU would affect it, as well as Cyprus’ treatment by the EU during the 2013 financial crisis, were the focus of a discussion on Thursday evening organised by the Cyprus Center for …

Nicosia condemns UDI on 39th anniversary

This year marks the 39th anniversary of the declaration of the “pseudostate” in Cyprus’ Turkish occupied northern area. This act was condemned by UN Security Council resolutions 541 (1983) and 550 (1984) which called it legally invalid and asked for …