Why the Bull and Gate may not reopen for 12 months

In an open letter, Patrick Dardis, a board director at Young’s pubs, explains why their new acquisition has been lying dormant since it closed last May

06 Feb 2014

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So what exactly is a rubbish lesbian?

Gospel Oak-based author and columnist Sarah Westwood has just published a Kindle book which pokes fun at all the stereotypes

03 Feb 2014

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So what’s Beer Here all about then?

Want to meet, discuss and inspire social change in our city – over a few drinks? Come to this free event on Wednesday

27 Jan 2014

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Have you lost someone to their smartphone?

Are some of us dangerously addicted to our devices, or are we collectively just struggling with etiquette and self-control in a brave new world of constant digital distractions?

20 Jan 2014

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‘Marriage does not belong to the church, it never has done and it does not now’

Kilburn vicar Father Andrew Cain on why the Church of England gay marriage ban is a form of discrimination that would be illegal for any other organisation

13 Jan 2014

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So what exactly is a literary salon?

Misplaced your love of literature somewhere along the line? Rediscover it this year with a “spa for the mind”

06 Jan 2014

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Why the plight of pub theatres matters

These small lively halls rekindle the art of story-telling and its relationship to the society from which it springs, argues actor Andrew Strafford-Baker

09 Dec 2013

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Why It Matters: Women Together Speak Up

Anne Neale reports on a very successful event at Crossroads Women’s Centre, where although far too many serious problems were being highlighted, there were plenty of positive outcomes too

02 Dec 2013

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Why it matters: Saving Free Space Gallery

Melissa Hardwick is curator of the Free Space Gallery at Kentish Town Health Centre. She tells us about their surprisingly wide range of work, and why it is under threat

18 Nov 2013

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One-handed hairdresser Ashley: what happened next

A few months ago, Tufnell Park-based coiffeur Ashley Thomson delighted readers with his inspiring story. Here he tells us how it went global

14 Nov 2013

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