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Leaders of the Muslim community have said they have "not been listened to" by Town Hall licensing chiefs in a row over a new off-licence in Finsbury Park.

The licensing committee granted permission for Finsbury Supermarket, in Seven Sisters Road, to sell alcohol last Thursday despite a petition by 750 people opposing the bid.

The shop is next door to Muslim Welfare House bookshop and near Finsbury Park Central Mosque.


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