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Nic Coaker

I’m a second year journalism student with the hope to pursue a career in music journalism.

Christmas is the ultimate time for giving and helping others

Multiple campaigns have taken the spotlight over social media as people in Britain are voluntarily giving up their Christmas days to help the less fortunate, reports Nicola Coaker and Angela Ansari

Britons expected to spend £2.6 Billion on Black Friday

Since 2014, Britain has adopted the American trend, Black Friday. With online and in-store deals, this year £2.6 Billion is expected to be spent, slightly more than last years £2.4 Billion record, Nicola Coaker reports

Pressure mounts in Zimbabwe as Mugabe makes televised appearance

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has appeared on television for the first time since the military takeover of the government, but many questions are still left unanswered, Pascal Kempson reports
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Aylesbury estate residents in shock as council plan to demolish their homes

Residents of Walworth's deprived Aylesbury estate were aghast to discover that their homes may be subject to a compulsory purchase order

Event Assessment Form is scrapped

London's Metropolitan police have just announced that Form 696 is going to be scrapped. The form was introduced in 2005 due to the link of night time economy and violence, reports Nicola Coaker.

Limited wheelchair accessibility on Transport for London

Only one quarter of all underground stations in London have step-free access meaning that travelling in London is exceptionally difficult for those who are less able. Patrick McDermott is a London resident and wheelchair user who is very much aware of the lack of accessibility on underground services. For this reason, Patrick mainly uses the […]

Burglaries on Athenlay Road

A neighbourhood watch scheme has started up in Dulwich to combat a number of burglaries on Athenlay Road. The breaks in all occurred between the hours of 12pm and 6pm during the week beginning Oct 24. The thefts included many items of sentimental value. To find out more about setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme click here.