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Activist speaks about Holloway campaign at event on housing crisis

Andy Bain, who is involved in the Community Plan for Holloway, wrote a letter in the Islington Tribune about a talk he gave earlier in October in which he covered the campaign around the Holloway prison site. In the letter Andy points out that the announcement of the preferred bidder is now 11 months overdue… Continue reading Activist speaks about Holloway campaign at event on housing crisis

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Calls for London Mayor to build council housing on Holloway site

Islington Homes for All have launched a petition calling for London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to negotiate with the Ministry of Justice to keep the Holloway site in public ownership and to use the Affordable Homes Fund to build council houses there, alongside facilities for the local community, particularly women. The petition reads: Last November London's… Continue reading Calls for London Mayor to build council housing on Holloway site

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Community Plan in the news

Local Islington papers have been continuing to update the community on the progress of our plan, particularly in the run up to the local elections. The site has been discussed at both recent hustings.  Housing remains a clear concern, in terms of quality, quantity and true affordability across the borough. The latest from The Tribune… Continue reading Community Plan in the news

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Unlocking Holloway for the Community

After holding the 2 March meeting, Community Plan for Holloway incorporated the overwhelming responses and feedback as to what you want to see on the Holloway site. You can find this here. The next meeting will be on the morning of 19 May at Hilldrop Community Centre, N7 0JE.  Look forward to seeing you all there!

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Key promises on housing: Islington local elections 2018

With local elections to be held on 3 May across Islington's 16 wards and housing remaining a key issue in the borough, we took a look at manifesto pledges on the issue. Here are the key positions and pledges. Conservatives Building Build more homes by encouraging the development of four zones of taller, denser housing… Continue reading Key promises on housing: Islington local elections 2018