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Hello, Hello, Hello, What’s All This Then?

Compared to other East End dockland areas, the Isle of Dogs had less crime to speak of. That’s not to say there was none, but the conservative and close-knit nature of its people – along with its geographical isolation – to a large … Continue reading

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‘It Was All a Bit of a Joke’

The Republic of the Isle of Dogs The Island in the late 1960s was a lively place, with tens of thousands working in the docks and in factories along the river, sailors of all races in the pubs or streets … Continue reading

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