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Farmers stand up to the supermarkets

Urban Islington wouldn’t usually be the first place that comes to mind when buying farm-fresh fruit, meats and cheeses sold by local farmers themselves. Instead you’d expect to find the Tesco Express and Sainsbury’s Local selling imported goods to residents. Food Assembly, a network of food sellers who launched their Islington branch on Tuesday, looks

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Scrubbing up for spring

Members of the public have joined forces with council staff this week to clean up the streets of Holloway as part of the borough’s spring clean. Kickstarted by the ‘Great British Spring Clean’ weekend run by the Keep Britain Tidy Campaign, the spring clean will move onto Finsbury Park, St Luke’s and Archway throughout March.

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