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Engaging with democracy pivotal to holding people to account
You won’t hear people from outside the City talk much about wardmotes anymore as they are a somewhat archaic...
20th March 2019
Unearthing the facts of the fabled Aldgate station plague pit
Middlesex Street resident, Ian McPherson, digs into the dark past of London to find out whether or not Aldgate...
25th February 2019
City of London to host Bengali New Year celebrations
Sunday 14 April marks another first for the City of London as it hosts its inaugural Boishakhi Mela –...
31st January 2019
Why it’s nice to revel in some newer traditions
For a place which makes such a huge deal about meticulously preserving it’s ancient traditions, it is nice to...
18th December 2018
History lesson: the church that defied convention
Middlesex Street resident and City Matters contributor, Ian McPherson, reveals a lesser known secret about the site of Sir...
16th November 2018
Positive steps made towards implementing Neighbourhood Watch
A few weeks ago I attended a workshop in Artizan Street Community Centre that had been arranged to explore...
19th October 2018
Sir John Cass farewells headteacher Tim Wilson
Sir John Cass Primary School's departing headteacher Tim Wilson looks back at his time at the helm of this...
21st August 2018
New Aldgate Square a far cry from its horrid history
St Botolph's churchyard might be looking fresh thanks to the Aldgate Square redevelopment, but there's a grim history underneath...
27th June 2018
A look back at life in London’s East End
My neighbour, Sam Dias, a retired black cab driver who has lived on my estate for 45...
1st May 2018
Middlesex Street: End in sight for Aldgate Square
After what seems like forever, the Aldgate Square project is finally approaching its completion.
29th March 2018