Search

Readers' Letters

Readers' Letters

Flower axe designed to make people miserable

PUBLISHED: 15:48 10 November 2010

My late friend Peter Powell would have been terribly sad to see the removal of the Islington floral displays, having been a keen advocate of the earlier Brighter Islington campaign and the green schemes that followed.

This was a mean-hearted cut that represented a drop in the ocean in overall council expenditure.

I feel sure that it was a purely symbolic move, designed to make people feel more miserable.

– Andrew Gardner, chairman, Islington Archaeology and History Society, via e-mail.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette