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On 8th March 2018 we successfully raised £25,401 with 434 supporters in 35 days

To keep a dedicated news and comment website about London's politics, development and culture going and growing.

by davehillonlondon in London, England, United Kingdom

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senineteen.wanderer 7th March 2018

Quality writing from across the political spectrum. Which inevitably means there'll be things to disagree with, but all of it thought-provoking and well-argued.

Leanne Tritton 7th March 2018

On London is a fabulous resource and worthy of everyone’s support! Impartial, well researched and engaging – good old fashioned journalism at its best!


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On London button badge

Neat, discreet and rather chic.

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Book - Zac v Sadiq

A signed copy of On London founder Dave Hill's close-up account of the notoriously ugly battle to become London Mayor in 2016.

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On London T-shirt

White, and inscribed with the legend On London - For The Good City in the website's subtle shades of green and grey.

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On London Borough Elections Guide 2018

A definitive preview of May's council contests compiled by Dave Hill and renowned political analyst Lewis Baston with all the facts, stats and pithy pen portraits you can eat. Delivered to your in-box in PDF form before anyone else gets to see it. Comprehensive? It could run to 60,000 words, for pity's sake!

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On London notebook

A pocket-sized item graced with the On London logo and livery.

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Book event at Pages of Hackney

To thank you for your donation, please accept a free ticket to a forthcoming event at Pages of Hackney bookshop where Peter Watts, author of Up In Smoke (on Battersea Power Station) and Owen Hopkins, author of Lost Futures (on disappearing post-war architecture) will talk about fascinating London buildings with Dave Hill. Plus a free signed copy of Zac v Sadiq and an On London badge too!

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Finding Lost London with Vic Keegan

To thank you for your donation, please accept an invitation to visit selected bits of Lost London with former Guardian leader writer Victor Keegan, who is very good at finding them - as his Lost London series for On London shows. You'll also get a free On London notebook for jotting pearls of wisdom in, a free On London badge and a drink on Dave Hill at the end.

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Regeneration Debate

To thank you for your donation, please accept a free ticket to a debate about the complex and often fraught issues of regeneration and gentrification in London. This joint promotion by On London and the illustrious London Society is set to be held in Brixton and feature of range of speakers. You'll get a free On London T-shirt and badge as well.

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The On London Borough Elections Guide 2018 - LIVE!

To thank you for your donation, Dave Hill and political analyst Lewis Baston will do a live presentation of their exhaustive preview of May's council elections in London. You'll also get the research sent to you in PDF form the next day. Plus a signed copy of Zac v Sadiq and an On London badge. Venue TBA. Probably somewhere glamorous and cheap.

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You get the T-shirt, you get the notebook, you get the borough elections guide, you get the badge and the signed copy of Zac v Sadiq. And you won't even have to go outdoors.

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Brexit Debate: Will It Hurt London Or Help It?

To thank you for your donation, please accept a free ticket to a debate at a famous London venue about how the capital will be affected by the UK leaving the European Union. Big names are lining up as speakers on either side of the argument. The debate is co-promoted by On London and the London Society. You will also get a free On London T-shirt and badge.

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As thanks for this donation, you will get a free ticket to the Pages of Hackney event, one for Finding Lost London, one for the Regeneration Debate, one for the Borough Elections Guide (Live!) and one for the Brexit debate. Plus: an On London T-shirt, an On London notebook, a signed Zac v Sadiq book, an elections Guide PDF and...an On London badge!

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Dinner with Leon Daniels, ex-TfL chief

Freshly retired and full of knowledge and great stories, Leon Daniels is coming to dinner at On London HQ in Deepest Hackney. There are six seats still available around the kitchen table and one of them can be yours if you make this level of donation. You will probably get an On London T-shirt as well. And maybe a piece of cake shaped like a bus.

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