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Jeroen Ensink: Police and mental health authorities under pressure at inquest 

25 Apr

Jeroen Ensink: Police and mental health authorities under pressure at inquest 52 minutes ago Aine Fox --> The inquest of Holloway academic Jeroen Ensink will focus on police and mental health authorities after he was stabbed to death by a psychotic ...


Man suffers head injuries in Andover Estate ‘after brawl’ 

25 Apr

Man suffers head injuries in Andover Estate ‘after brawl’ 54 minutes ago James Morris --> Finsbury Park Police are appealing for information after a man was found with head injuries in the Andover Estate on Sunday night.


Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 

25 Apr

Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An off-licence faces being shut down after being caught by police buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s.


Corrupt Clerkenwell prison officer ‘made up to £1k’ each time she smuggled contraband 

25 Apr

Corrupt Clerkenwell prison officer ‘made up to £1k’ each time she smuggled contraband 45 minutes ago James Morris --> A corrupt former prison officer from Clerkenwell has been sentenced after she was caught smuggling 117 grams of cannabis and ...


James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 

25 Apr

James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 10 minutes ago James Morris --> Hackney Police need help finding an elderly man missing from Stoke Newington.


Lance Scott Walker: Killer of Holloway teen in care hostel admits manslaughter 

24 Apr

Lance Scott Walker: Killer of Holloway teen in care hostel admits manslaughter 20 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man who stabbed a Holloway teenager to death in their hostel has been given a hospital order after pleading guilty to manslaughter.


20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 

24 Apr

20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 45 minutes ago James Morris --> “The Arsenal wants to knock down homes and expand its capacity by nearly a third.


Man stabbed in Essex Road 

24 Apr

Man stabbed in Essex Road 40 minutes ago James Morris --> A man was stabbed in Essex Road last night.


This week 30 years ago: Bomb scare outside Jeremy Corbyn’s office 

24 Apr

This week 30 years ago: Bomb scare outside Jeremy Corbyn’s office 10 minutes ago James Morris --> A suitcase, believed to be carrying a bomb was dumped outside Islington Labour headquarters – where Jeremy Corbyn had an office.


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Hyperlocal »

Plans for the Google Zone and public spaces 

22 Apr

At its next meeting, on 11 May, the Forum will hear from Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Heatherwick Studio and Argent about the plans for the Google office next to the railway.


Hear about local improvements on Thursday 27 April 

20 Apr

Filed under: Caledonian Ward Partnership , Meetings...


Canopy Market returns 

20 Apr

Canopy Market is returning to King’s Cross next week after the success of last year’s pop-up events, and this time it’s here to stay: bigger, better and tastier than before! The market, in collaboration with Real Food Festivals , is located ...


Jan Dorling: Islington Boat Club 

19 Apr

Everyone has a story.


Classic Car Boot Sale – only two weeks to go 

10 Apr

Get into gear and clutch yourself a bargain as the Hemingway Designs’ Classic Car Boot Sale (CCBS) returning to King’s Cross N1C on 22nd 23rd April 2017.


Canopy Market set to return to King’s Cross 

6 Apr

Following the success of last year’s pop-up events, Canopy Market is returning to King’s Cross from April (28th – 30th) and this time it’s here to stay! Canopy Market is a collaboration with Real Food Festivals , and gathers together quality ...


Ilario Guidu: from prisoner to life coach 

5 Apr

Everyone has a story.


Start to tend the garden in Thornhill Square on Saturday 1 April 

30 Mar

Filed under: Parks and gardens , Social activities...


Sofia Larrinua: cookery school manager 

29 Mar

Central Street Cookery School celebrates its 5th birthday this April.


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Comment »

Jellyfish 

10 Apr

Ask any legitimate gathering of jellyfish, amoebas, plankton, protozoa and an accredited assortment of single-cell organisms making a living as newspaper editors and politicians and they will all agree that Bashar al-Assad, the 19th President of ...


Imagine 

27 Feb

Imagine that after defying all the odds and confounding both critics and supporters alike, you wake up to find that you have guided Leicester City to unexpected and ultimate success as Champions of the Premier League...


Combustion in the trouser department 

16 Feb

In primary classrooms, Sunday schools, Madrassas, Gurdwaras, Synagogues, Temples and nurseries across the planet the message is simple; if you tell a lie you will always be found out...


COMETH THE HOUR, COMETH THE MEN … By Jim Thomas 

30 Jan

I sat in the Kings Cross Taxi Centre last night chatting to my normal crowd, most in their mid 60's to early 70s.


Constant sorrow 

20 Jan

In an infinite, expanding and increasingly bizarre universe where strangeness and what once passed for normality have become blurred, the prospect of George Clooney forming a ZZ Top tribute band to perform at the inauguration of a racist con man as ...


Picking cherries 

18 Jan

Thank heavens, thank goodness, thank all our lucky stars and thank you sweet baby Jesus for giving us at long last some clarity and a time scale as to how the British government is systematically taking leave of its senses...


Asteroid 

16 Jan

After a journey of trillions of miles taking thousands of light years, on Saturday 15th January 2017 an object about the size of a sofa originating in the Kuiper belt far beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune approached Earth at great speed...


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Features »

Word2017 programme is live! 

25 Apr

Tuesday 25 April: We’re delighted to announce the Word2017 Festival programme is now live – download your electronic copy of the Word Festival Brochure 2017 Printed copies will be available in all Islington libraries and local venues shortly...


red stripe presents: this feeling tv 

25 Apr

If you miss the good old days of music TV, where you could discover new bands, catch live sessions and find all out the goss from exclusive interviews, then you’re gonna love this.


In the Showcase: The Creative Clerkenwell Edit 

21 Apr

Introducing The Creative Clerkenwell Edit, our newest project for connecting creatives.


Client profile: Ayesha Giselle Life Coach 

18 Apr

Last month I profiled Rachael Cunningham, founder of Sebastian & Millicent, as the first in a series of posts about my small business clients.


Welcome to ‘Inside Impact’ 

18 Apr

Considering we are just a year off of celebrating our 10th birthday, we felt it was time to give an even bigger platform to the members that make our Hub great.


Make you own Origami Wolf 

18 Apr

Have a go at making your very own Origami Wolf, inspired by our upcoming show, Red Riding Hood and the Wolf.


Finsbury Park 

16 Apr

Post to the north Finsbury Park Avenell Road Highbury Stadium .


Highbury Music Venue The Garage Relaunches 

13 Apr

New owners DHP Family (Oslo in Hackney and Rock City in Nottingham) are relaunching the famed (and infamous) music venue this month.


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Politicians »

How you can get involved 

21 Apr

To volunteer to help Labour in the General Election, please contact Islington Labour by -  Email - organiser@islingtonlabour.


Report from April’s Emergency NEC meeting 

21 Apr

The Labour NEC met that day after the General Election was announced to discuss candidate selection, campaign strategy, the manifesto and party finances.


New Archway public space nears completion 

12 Apr

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed the progress of the creation of a new public space in Archway and removal of the gyratory, which are part of transformation works from Transport for London (TfL).


Making a difference with less 

7 Apr

                          Despite Islington Council having its funding cut by more than half by the Tory Government since 2010, the Islington Labour-run council has protected vital services, such as keeping all our children’s centres ...


Labour NEC Report- March 2017 

24 Mar

Labour’s NEC met on 21 March.


Islington united 

23 Mar

Following the tragic incidents at Westminster on Wednesday 22nd March, Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, made the following statement -  Yesterday, an act of horrific barbarism came to the streets of London once again.


Islington Gets a Thorough Spring Clean 

21 Mar

This March, Islington has been undergoing a serious spring clean.


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LocalGov »

Bollard knocked down, 25th April 

25 Apr

This bollard has been knocked down again.


Records of children and family files 

25 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Cathy Fox on 25 April 2017 .


Health and Social Care 

24 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Jemma Jones on 24 April 2017 .


Dangerously rough surface, 23rd April 

23 Apr

Surface is v poor, esp for cyclists where it is a real hazard Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 81 Aubert Park, N5 Report on FixMyStreet...


Shisha/Waterpipe smoking 

22 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to s Devi on 22 April 2017 .


Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

21 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Paul Turner on 21 April 2017 .


Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

21 Apr

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by Paul Turner on 21 April 2017 .


Road closed for no reason, 21st April 

21 Apr

This road has been closed for weeks for no reason.


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999 »

London Ambulance Service medic honoured at Buckingham Palace 

25 Apr

Tooting born medic Paul Smith, who has dedicated more than forty years of his life to saving Londoners, has been honoured by HM The Queen at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today (25 April).


Brigade issues water warning after 13 people drown 

24 Apr

Fire chiefs are warning walkers, joggers and anglers to take extra care near canals, rivers and along the Thames as statistics show there have been 13 water related fatalities in London in the last three years...


Drop in at Shadwell fire station for free cycle safety advice 

24 Apr

Cyclists are being offered free road safety advice at Shadwell fire station today (Monday 24 April).


Statement following an incident on Warburton Road, E8. 

17 Apr

Statement following an incident on Warburton Road, E8 on Monday 17 April 2017.


Firefighters attending around 12 London crashes a day 

13 Apr

The Brigade has showcased its road traffic collision capabilities as figures show a 10 per cent rise in crashes attended by the Brigade.


Stock up on medication ahead of the long weekend, warns ambulance service 

12 Apr

As Londoners prepare for the bank holiday break, the capital’s ambulance service is reminding them to check they have enough medication to see them through the long weekend.


Tottenham firefighters save baby at station 

11 Apr

Baby makes full recoverey...


Switch to vaping to reduce fire death risk warns Brigade 

7 Apr

Switching from tobacco to vaping can greatly reduce the risk of dying in a fire according to figures.


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Events »

The Garage in Islington relaunches after extensive refurbishment 

20 Apr

Highbury’s legendary live music venue, The Garage, is reopening this spring with a sleek new look and three new spaces designed to appeal to the hardcore gig-goer and the casual passerby alike.


Timber Timbre at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review 

19 Apr

Canadian band Timber Timbre performed an impressive concert last night at Islington Assembly Hall.


Sting at Eventim Apollo | Live review 

10 Apr

In top form, Sting was phenomenal last night at Eventim Apollo, the 38 th performance on his 57 th and 9 th world tour, highlighting his first true rock album in 13 years.


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Schools »

Bang On Percussion Workshops Wednesday & Thursday 26 & 27 April. 

25 Apr

The PTA Funded Learning Treat will take place in all classes tomorrow and Thursday:  Percussion and music workshops using recycled materials.


Back to school and Easter hat gallery 

17 Apr

Hope you had a wonderful Easter break.


Year 4 Trip To Islington Ecology Centre 

29 Mar

As part of our topic ‘Do you live around here?’ Year 4 visited Islington Ecology Centre.


Supertato The Movie! 

28 Mar

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