Author Archives: James Phillips

£500K road to close for 18 months just a year after reopening

A road that cost over half a million pounds to redevelop will be closed for 18 months to allow for further construction, just 15 months after reopening. Islington Council spent £510,000 on converting a section of Caledonian Road to a two-way road, according to a Freedom of Information request. The road reopened in December 2014.

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Bring Jessie home, pleads owner

The owner of a dog stolen on Caledonian Road last week has pleaded with thieves to return his beloved pet. Jessie, a male tan-coloured Staffordshire bull terrier, was last seen being pushed into the back of a car outside the Texaco petrol station on Caledonian Road on 10 November at around ten o’clock. 24-year-old delivery

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Housmans bookshop meets crowdfunding target

The shop, which celebrated its seventieth birthday on Monday 26 October, raised more than £3,000 to expand into the cellar and provide a wider selection of books for customers. Co-manager Catherine Barter said: “Its really gratifying that lots of people are really excited about the shop. We’ve started the development already, and hopefully it will be

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