In a new weekly feature, we highlight a fascinating or quirky company doing business here in Islington. And what better place to start than Backgrounds, a warehouse which stocks half a million food props.
Enraged homeowners and tenants have complained to the Gazette about missed bin and recycling collections ever since new times were introduced on February 6 – but figures show it’s only a tiny percentage.
Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Islington. This week, we found a studio that is giving people the platform to make their own pottery.
Jacqueline Czelny thinks Clerkenwell has been ‘land grabbed’ by developers only interested in a quick buck. She is fighting back against ‘£3 coffee culture’ by leading a new tenants and residents’ association.