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Tag: Islington

Boris Johnson’s London home in danger, as floods cause havoc in Islington

Boris Johnson’s London home in danger, as floods cause havoc in Islington

#breakingnews, News, ReportingWeek1, Social media, Video
Residents in North London were evacuated this morning as high-end properties worth millions of pounds in Islington were under threat from a deluge of water. Boris Johnson was among those whose houses were submerged in the floods. The water was at a depth of six feet in the basements of properties on Charlton Place in Angel, Islington at 4am, and about 100 people were evacuated, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. Here's what Upper St and the surrounding areas looked like earlier today pic.twitter.com/c7h5yrAuIB — Thames Water (@thameswater) December 5, 2016 Home and shop owners took to social media, reeling from the effects of the damage, caused by the raging waters to their properties this morning. Twitter went viral with tweets addressed to Thames Water showing the magnitude of destruc
Islington flooding under control as northbound roads re-open

Islington flooding under control as northbound roads re-open

#breakingnews, ReportingWeek1, Transport, Uncategorized
London Fire Brigade is working to pump water out of basements and restore normalcy to the area Hundreds of London residents were displaced when a 36-inch water pipe in Islington burst today at 4am, causing severe floods. London Fire Brigade, who has been working with Thames Water for the past 12 hours, and has finally stopped the flow, causing northbound roads in the area to re-open. Islington, one of the wealthiest boroughs in London, was under six feet of water since morning. Residents were carried out by fire fighters and relocated to nearby pub,the Steam Passage Tavern. The property damage from the flooding is estimated to be over millions of pounds, as gallons of water filled basements, rooms, and destroyed gardens and fences. Among those owning property in Islington is the Foreig...
Islington Flooding: Dozens forced to evacuate after water main burst

Islington Flooding: Dozens forced to evacuate after water main burst

#breakingnews, Environment, ReportingWeek1, Social media
About 100 people forced to leave their homes and Upper Street area of north London borough closed. Torrents of water was seen gushing down the streets of Upper Street in Islington, causing severe flooding in North London. Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes and streets after a ruptured water main hit homes and businesses in the early hours of Monday morning. Businesses in the shopping and dining district around Camden Passage were submerged in water. Around 100 people were sent to a nearby pub the Steam Passage Tavern as their homes flooded. A temporary displacement centre has opened at the STEAM PASSAGE TAVERN 44-46 UPPER STREET N1 0PN for residents affected by the flooding pic.twitter.com/Pb3DdnSolC — Islington MPS (@MPSIslington) December 5, 2016 The wate

Sex Worker’s take to the stage to tackle stigma

Culture
Sex Workers' Opera returns to the Pleasance theatre, Islington in May. Co-directed and produced by Alex Etchart and Siobhan Knox, Sex Workers' Opera allows marginalised voices to speak for themselves. A voluptuous blonde approaches. Painted red lips, black fishnets, piercing and inviting emerald eyes; the guise of Charlotte Rose advances. She is one of Britain’s most recognised sex workers and has recently returned to media headlines after wavering her £150 hour fee so a 44 year old man could loose his virginity. He was a wearing a bionic penis. Despite being best known as an escort and a sex worker activist, this coming May Ms. Rose will be involved in another demanding role, a role that requires skill, dedication and natural talent. Rose will once again be donning the black fishnet