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Arrest made after road rage baseball bat attack in Holloway Road 

19 Jun

Arrest made after road rage baseball bat attack in Holloway Road 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Shocked commuters witnessed a huge road rage punch-up in the middle of Holloway Road this morning – during which a man was attacked with a baseball bat.


Finsbury Park toddler death: ‘No signs’ that could have helped us stop dad killing son – report 

19 Jun

Finsbury Park toddler death: ‘No signs’ that could have helped us stop dad killing son – report 55 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Health chiefs say there were “few, if any” signs that could have helped them prevent Finsbury Park man Bidhya ...


Deadline in less than a week for written submissions to coroner’s consultation 

19 Jun

Deadline in less than a week for written submissions to coroner’s consultation 51 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal ...


This week 30 years ago: Pregnant women turned away from Whittington Hospital 

19 Jun

This week 30 years ago: Pregnant women turned away from Whittington Hospital 22 minutes ago James Morris --> Whittington Hospital was turning pregnant women away as its maternity ward couldn’t cope with a north London baby boom.


Finsbury Park terror attack: Jeremy Corbyn praises ‘magnificent’ Islington community one year on from tragedy 

19 Jun

Finsbury Park terror attack: Jeremy Corbyn praises ‘magnificent’ Islington community one year on from tragedy 6 minutes ago James Morris --> Jeremy Corbyn this morning praised his “magnificent” community as Islington marked one year since the...


Islington man cruises through London to Brighton bike ride to raise money for British Heart Foundation 

18 Jun

Islington man cruises through London to Brighton bike ride to raise money for British Heart Foundation 18 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 69-year-old with a heart condition made light work of a 60-mile bike ride, and raised £200 for charity while he ...


Nashon Esbrand murder: Sentencing of Canonbury killers delayed at last minute – after defendant fails to attend 

18 Jun

Nashon Esbrand murder: Sentencing of Canonbury killers delayed at last minute – after defendant fails to attend 24 minutes ago James Morris at the Old Bailey --> Nashon Esbrand’s family has been made to wait a fourth time for justice – after ...


New Islington and Camden police chief launches violent crime taskforce – and says moped crime is going down 

18 Jun

Exclusive: New Islington and Camden police chief launches violent crime taskforce – and says moped crime is going down 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The new police chief for Islington and Camden has already launched a taskforce to tackle violence...


Cally Festival 2018 picture special: ‘This party shows people how inspiring our community can be’ 

18 Jun

Gallery: Cally Festival 2018 picture special: ‘This party shows people how inspiring our community can be’ 24 minutes ago James Morris --> Thousands of people returned to Caledonian Road for its glorious street party yesterday.


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Brandon Richards: finding his design feet 

6 Jun

Everyone has a story.


Understanding specific Learning Difficulties. 

5 Jun

Understanding specific Learning Difficulties...


Brian Thompson and Derek Rothera: antique and art dealers 

30 May

Everyone has a story.


Our progress with Thornhill Square Gardens 

28 May

You can help with this on the first Saturday of every month, between 10:00 and 12:00.


Merium Bhuiyan: CakeFace make-up 

23 May

Everyone has a story.


Seasonal Vegetable cooking class. 

8 May

18.05.09_POSTER_Seasonal Vegetable Cookery Class Baking with Herbs...


May Half Term Cooking, 

8 May

half term classes May 2018...


Family Cook and Eat. 

8 May

May 2018 Jan Family Cook Eat...


Castellers of London: rehearsing 

2 May

Everyone has a story.


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Comment »

Police Hostility Explained : Met Officers Moonlighting As Minicab Drivers 

29 May

Almost one in five Met Police officers have secondary business interests, figures obtained FOI request.


Taxi Drivers Rally Round For Knowledge Boy After Horrendous Attack In South London. 

28 Apr

Earlier this week, Karim a young knowledge student was attacked in South London.


Looney Toons Council Plan Pedestrianisation Of Upper Street 

12 Apr

Or "how to kill off local businesses in one foul swoop".


Joe Lewis Sings The American Song Book 

2 Apr

I hope you're having a good Easter Well, the first Gig date has been confirmed! Friday 25th May at the Horseshoe in Clerkenwell Close, EC1 Come join myself, accompanied by the legendary '17 Piece' Denmark Street Big Band as we revisit those classic ...


Taxi driver consoled by family of motorbike passenger killed in crash 

8 Mar

A 72-year-old Taxi driver who crashed into an oncoming motorbike sending the pillion passenger “somersaulting” through the air before she died was consoled by her family as he was spared jail.


Licensed Private Hire, Ride Share And Now Taxi Buses….Everyone Wants A Piece Of Our Action. 

25 Feb

When is a bus not a bus? When it only seats eight people and changes its route on demand.


You Can Buy Diesel/Petrol From Any Garage In UK, But You Won’t Get This With Electric Charging. 

26 Jan

She'll Garrage, Holloway Road...


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Day 19: Drag Queen Storytime and a Circus Talk 

19 Jun

Tuesday 19 June – 11am Drag Queen Storytime at West Library Meet Cookie MonStar – queen of comedy and improvisation who can rap and sing whilst doing a handstand! Cookie has entertained audiences worldwide with her comedy cabaret shows and was ...


Recent writing on women’s health – and an award! 

18 Jun

Over the last few weeks I’ve covered pretty much all my specialist health topics: the brain, the mind, the uterus, the vagina, and the cervix, with articles on women’s experiences of trauma, planning a pregnancy when you have epilepsy, cervical ...


Review: LILY ALLEN – No Shame 

18 Jun

By Jack Cullen The plushy princess turned Grime Mum takes a hard look in her dusty compact mirror and delivers her best album yet.


Day 18: A day of welcome, wisdom and sweet solitude 

18 Jun

Monday 18 June – is a day full of activity and mix of poignant voices starting with the  Essence of Welcome an exhibition to celebrate Refugee Week, of poetry and images from the Art and Writing Class held at the Islington Centre for Refugees ...


Word Associations … 18-24 June 2018 

18 Jun

Refugee Week – Different Pasts Shared Future Celebrating 20 years – 18-24 June 2018 –  Refugee Week is celebrated in the UK each year to coincide with World Refugee Day on 20 June.


Free Words of the Week – 3 

17 Jun

Broaden your lexical horizons during the festival and look out for these Free Words of the Week, just outside Free Word Centre .


Day 17: Cally Festival! 

17 Jun

Sunday 17 June 12-6pm – Story Street (off Caledonian Road)  -part of the Cally Festival , a huge one-day street party on the Caledonian Road.


Day 16: Islington Activism – Walk 

16 Jun

Saturday 16 June, 11am – from Islington Town Hall – Remembering the 70s and 80s.


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Politicians »

Canonbury councillor secures funding for local Art Club 

14 Jun

The FCV Dorcas Art Club recently hosted a tea party at The Bridge Centre to unveil their new mosaic, created with funding allocated by local Canonbury councillor Clare Jeapes.


Islington Council appoints London’s first Women and Girls Champion 

14 Jun

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed the appointment of councillor Kadeema Woodbyrne as Islington’s Women and Girls Champion for 2018-2019 – the first role of its kind in London.


Islington Labour demands genuine guarantee from Prime Minister on EU Citizens’ rights 

8 Jun

Islington Labour councillors have expressed their disappointment over the Government’s response to their petition, which urged the Prime Minister to immediately guarantee the full rights of local people from other countries in the European Union.


Making Crouch Hill station accessible for all 

7 Jun

Islington Labour councillors for Tollington ward are campaigning for an accessible Crouch Hill station in response to concerns from local residents.


Councillors Award Funding to Parents and Carers’ Business Start-up Programme 

1 Jun

St George’s ward councillors have awarded funding to a programme of business start-up sessions to help support local parents and carers into work.


Labour NEC Report – May 2018 

28 May

Jeremy Corbyn was unable to attend the May NEC meeting as he was in Manchester for the events to commemorate the tragic Manchester Arena bombing.


On the side of private renters 

25 May

As the Islington Labour-run Town Hall secures a £300,000 fine for a private landlord in Junction ward, Cllr Diarmaid Ward writes about why it is so important to be on the side of private renters.


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LocalGov »

Regulations regarding unisex toilets 

18 Jun

Response by Islington Borough Council to James Heaver on 18 June 2018 .


Stripped bike frame, 15th June 

15 Jun

Black frame in the way Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 200a Pentonville Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Stripped bike, 15th June 

15 Jun

White bike Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 70 Caledonian Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned vehicle on public pavement, 15th June 

15 Jun

There is what appears to be an abandoned green Mitsubishi SpaceStar, left on the public pavement by the side of Ladbrokes on the corner of Burgh St and St Peters St.


Number of council tenants 

15 Jun

Response by Islington Borough Council to Isabelle Ward on 15 June 2018 .


Regulations regarding unisex toilets 

15 Jun

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by James Heaver on 15 June 2018 .


Persistent flyposting, 15th June 

15 Jun

Better are at it again.


Rubbish still there since Sunday!, 15th June 

15 Jun

Rubbish is dumped here on a regular basis.


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Firefighters join fight against plastic in Thames beach clean 

19 Jun

Firefighters wage war against single use plastic...


Boxing Day clutter warning for high rise residents 

18 Jun

Boxing Day clutter putting lives of high rise residents at risk warns London Fire Brigade...


Hose, Hose, Hose – Bexley Firefighters cook Christmas dinner for elderly 

18 Jun

Bexley firefighters spread Christmas cheer by cooking for the elderly at the station on Sunday, 21 December.


Marylebone landlord hit with £35,000 fine for fire safety breaches 

18 Jun

A Marylebone pub landlord has been hit with a £35,000 fine for breaking fire safety laws and potentially putting her customers and tenants at risk after we successfully prosecuted them.


London Fire Brigade to use fast food to fight fires this Christmas 

18 Jun

Does Islington have the best Indian? Dalston do the best doners? And Bromley the best burgers...


Electric heater warning as cold weather and firefighters set to strike 

18 Jun

As the cold weather bites and with the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) set to go on strike, we're warning people to take extra care with their electric heaters.


Seasonal candle fires, a burning issue 

18 Jun

We're warning Londoners to take care this festive season after new figures show blazes started by candles increase by a massive 38%* between November and January.


Family without smoke alarm cheated death 

18 Jun

On black Friday we urge you to put a smoke alarm at the top of your shopping list.


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Events »

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018: The British candidates 

19 Jun

There’s always a great deal of expectations for William Reed’s list of the world’s best restaurants.


Lord Huron at the Lexington | Live review 

10 May

Arriving fashionably late to their own show in the cramped setting of Pentonville Road’s Lexington pub, Lord Huron set the tone for an understated, intimate affair with some calm tuning of guitars and a dash of playful interaction with an equally ...


Justin Nozuka at the Garage | Live review 

24 Apr

Justin Nozuka has been busy of late.


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Schools »

Fun Run 2018 Photos 

10 Jun

Check out our Fun Run Photos in the 2018 Fun Run Gallery! Fun Run 2018 Images from the Tufnell Park Primary School Fun Run – Friday 8 June...


Summer Fair Estate Agent Boards – URGENT 

7 Jun

Dear Parents and Carers, Every year the School Summer Fair is publicised on Drivers Norris Estate Agent Boards put up in front of properties.


And they are off! Fun Run 2018 

7 Jun

The annual Fun Run got off to a fantastic start this morning, well done to all the runners today, and good luck to everyone for tomorrow, here a few photos to enjoy.


Fun Run Schedule 2018 

4 Jun

Come and support the Fun Run! Thursday 7 June 09:10 – 09:40 Delphinus 09:40 – 10:10 Heracles 10:10 – 10:40 Ursa 11:05 – 11:35 Columba 11:35 – 12:05 Andromeda 13:30 – 14:00 Aquila 14:00 – 14:30 Nursery PM 14:45 – 15:15 Draco Friday 8 ...


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