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18 April 2022

On London: Edward Cave, the magazine trailblazer of Clerkenwell

He created perhaps the world's first general interest periodical and published the first parliamentary reporting.

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04 April 2022

On London: Hidden histories of a Bloomsbury hotel

The former Hotel Russell is famous for its Titanic links, but has an extraordinary backstory too.

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20 March 2022

On London: Olaudah Equiano, slavery survivor and Hatton Garden scribe

Stolen from his home in Nigeria as a child, in London he became an eminent author and campaigner

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14 March 2022

CDA working in partnership with Met Police

The Central District Alliance are an integral component of the policing strategy for the Euston Town Centre Team and are extensively involved in all of the activity undertaken in order to improve the area.

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08 March 2022

LCA and CDA join forces to #BreaktheBias

Together we are launching UN_biased, a year-long research and engagement project which will explore what it takes to create a truly inclusive economy.

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07 March 2022

On London: St Mary’s Nunnery and the well that gave Clerkenwell its name

Medieval London was a wellspring of religious institutions and observance.

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28 February 2022

Central District Alliance Community Funds

These funds are for community and charity groups in the Camden and Islington area of the Central District Alliance. At CDA we believe in the power of community and partnered with ActionFunder to deliver direct to community support.

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21 February 2022

On London: Gamages – Holborn’s pioneer department store

It sold just about everything, but especially toys and sports equipment, and took pride in offering lower prices than all the competition.

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08 February 2022

EC1 Echo interviews CDA CEO

Trees, tourists, jobs and apps: Debbie Akehurst of the Central District Alliance talks about its plans for EC1 by Oliver Bennett

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