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This week 30 years ago: Man on trial for stabbing Tony McCrane to death 

22 May

This week 30 years ago: Man on trial for stabbing Tony McCrane to death 10 minutes ago James Morris --> A distraught mum swore revenge on her son’s alleged killer in an Old Bailey courtroom, shouting: “I’m going to kill you for murdering my boy.


JJ McPhillips stabbing: Murder detectives make seventh arrest in hunt for young dad’s killer 

22 May

JJ McPhillips stabbing: Murder detectives make seventh arrest in hunt for young dad’s killer 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips in Upper Street have made a seventh arrest.


Emily Thornberry tells Islington South and Finsbury hustings: ‘It’s either Labour or Tories’ 

22 May

Emily Thornberry tells Islington South and Finsbury hustings: ‘It’s either Labour or Tories’ 32 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington South and Finsbury incumbent Emily Thornberry told voters it was a straight choice between Labour and the ...


265 people pack St Mary’s Church at heated Islington South and Finsbury hustings 

22 May

265 people pack St Mary’s Church at heated Islington South and Finsbury hustings 17 minutes ago James Morris --> Candidates for Islington South and Finsbury clashed with each other – and the audience – at a heated hustings in St Mary’s Church...


General Election 2017: Gazette’s Islington South hustings to take place tomorrow 

20 May

General Election 2017: Gazette’s Islington South hustings to take place tomorrow 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Still unsure of which way to vote on June 8? Come along to the Gazette’s hustings at St Mary’s Church in Upper Street tomorrow to see...


Food hygiene ratings: Rats, mice and cockroaches found in 13 Islington restaurants last year 

19 May

Food hygiene ratings: Rats, mice and cockroaches found in 13 Islington restaurants last year 24 minutes ago Jack Dyson --> Rats, mice and cockroaches plagued 13 Islington restaurants last year, according to council papers.


General Election 2017: Islington South candidates slam Theresa May’s plan to axe free school meals 

19 May

General Election 2017: Islington South candidates slam Theresa May’s plan to axe free school meals 30 minutes ago James Scott --> Theresa May’s plan to axe free school meals for infants has been slammed by opposition parties in a heated debate at...


Trans people are being blocked from registering to vote in the general election 

19 May

People arrive to cast their votes in the EU referendum at Islington district of London in United Kingdom on June 23, 2016 (Picture: Getty) Members of the UK’s trans community are struggling to register ahead of the June 8 general election.


Holloway’s Nag’s Head Market still going… 25 years after last ditch bid to save it 

19 May

Holloway’s Nag’s Head Market still going...


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King’s Cross announces line-up for May Canopy Market 

22 May

The monthly market, delivered in collaboration with Real Food Festivals , is located under the restored Victorian West Handyside Canopy, runs on the last weekend of every month and is free to attend.


Dr Michael Eades: Being Human Festival 

17 May

Everyone has a story.


18montrose to open at King’s Cross 

16 May

Fashion and lifestyle concept store 18montrose will become the first retailer to open in the Coal Drops Yard complex in London’s King’s Cross, it has been announced.


Magnum Photos chooses King’s Cross 

10 May

Magnum Photos, the international agency representing some of the world’s most renowned photographers, has announced the public programme of its 70th anniversary events, to include a main exhibition at King’s Cross.


Joey Jarossi: YATI acting coach 

10 May

Everyone has a story.


Carole Kenrick: scientist & inventor-in-residence at Gillespie Primary School’s Lab_13 

3 May

Everyone has a story.


Start to tend the garden in Thornhill Square on Saturday 6 May 

1 May

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


Do not try to hear about local improvements on Thursday 27 April 

26 Apr

Filed under: Caledonian Ward Partnership , Meetings...


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.


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Comment »

Stockton-on-Tees syndrome 

7 May

After being forcibly abducted, illegally deprived of liberty, brutalised and threatened with violence and death, it is beyond belief that a hostage would regard a hostage-taker with anything other than complete contempt and utter loathing...


Breakfast, dinner and tea 

4 May

For all their blindingly obvious failings, it is still possible to feel some sympathy for arrogant career politicians forced out onto the streets and into radio and television studios to explain themselves to an unworthy and inferior electorate...


Sixth Republic 

26 Apr

At the end of the Second World War, the Fourth French Republic was established and governed with an unstable mix of Gaullist and Communist elected representatives until 1958 when the colonial civil war in Algeria, the debacle in Indochina and revolts...


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.


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Features »

Alexander McQueen 

22 May

Lee Alexander McQueen, 1969 - 2010, fashion designer, lived here from 2001 - 2005.


loti eats | radici 

22 May

After a big refurb, D&D’s Almeida restaurant which sat opposite the theatre of the same name for 15 years, has now reopened as Radici.


Client profile: Less-Stress London 

18 May

For the third in my series of posts about my small business clients, I’m profiling Less-Stress London, a digital wellbeing hub for the capital, founded and edited by James Langton.


Why Impact Hub King’s Cross is dedicated to becoming a certified BCorp 

18 May

Impact Hub King’s Cross is dedicated to becoming a certified BCorp.


Two Days In Epping Forest 

18 May

I suppose that’s a bit of an exaggeration, we didn’t stay overnight, but it sounds better than two visits or two day trips to Epping Forest.


How can we ensure the world of work works for all women? 

16 May

Written by Adam Garfunkel, founder of Junxion “Step It Up for Gender Equality towards a Planet 50-50 by 2030 by ensuring that the world of work works for all women”.


Tickets Alert: Climb the Cally Tower 

15 May

Next month sees an occasional opening of the Caledonian Park Clock Tower and a chance to climb the narrow steps to the very top for amazing views across North London.


Made in Clerkenwell open studios at Craft Central, 11-14th May – the final edition! 

14 May

Craft Central welcomes visitors to its two Victorian buildings in the heart of EC1 for the final Made in Clerkenwell...


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Politicians »

Cycle stands or Bike Bunkers? 

20 May

I am extremely uncomfortable about the proposed introduction of so-called 'bike hangers' on Islington streets.


NEC Report: Clause 5 Manifesto Meeting 

15 May

The Labour Party General Election Manifesto is agreed at a special meeting, known as the Clause Five Meeting.


Cally Councillor, Una O’Halloran, is elected Mayor of Islington 

12 May

Una, pictured with husband Ray, has promised to “throw herself into the role” At the Council’s Annual Meeting on May 11th, Cally Councillors, Rupert Perry and Paul Convery expressed great pride as Una O’Halloran became Mayor of Islington for ...


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 ...


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LocalGov »

Broken glass, 22nd May 

22 May

Outside number 30 and other houses on Melgund Rd there is a broken bottle.


Rubbish needs clearing, 22nd May 

22 May

Accumulated rubbish under the railway bridge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 Station Place, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

22 May

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by Paul Turner on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


Lloyd baker st abandoned bike, 20th May 

20 May

Lloyd baker st abandoned bike outside pub Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 King's Cross Road, WC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Calthorp st water not run uphill incompetent design, 20th May 

20 May

Calthorp sreet by farringdon rd water does not run uphill incompetent design Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Calthorpe Street, WC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Digital Services Structure Chart 

19 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Simon Jowett on 19 May 2017 .


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999 »

Ealing firefighters track down grandson of fallen colleague for plaque unveiling 

22 May

Ealing fire crew have successfully tracked down the grandson of a firefighter who died on his last day of duty and invited him to unveil a plaque in his grandfather’s honour.


Our HQ shows we’re serious about inclusion 

15 May

We’ve changed the face of our headquarters to highlight our diverse workforce.


Brigade appeal for family and friends of Ealing firefighter to unveil fire station plaque 

10 May

A plaque will be unveiled in memory of Sub Officer Leslie Arthur Tucker who died on his last shift before retiring in 1966...


Firefighter grants paramedic a final goodbye with fiance 

9 May

The partner of a former ambulance medic has said an emotional ‘thank you’ to the man who resuscitated him after he went into cardiac arrest, giving his family time to say their final goodbyes.


Wembley Stadium test for firefighters 

8 May

London’s iconic Wembley Stadium recently provided the backdrop to a Brigade training exercise, testing the emergency services’ response to incidents involving hazardous materials.


Firefighter’s quest to remember Passchendale battle’s 100th anniversary 

4 May

Mark Hastings has spent seven years gaining permission for 500 people to walk between Poperinge to Passchendale over two days on 5th and 6th November.


Wembley landlord prosecuted for renting out “death trap” attic accommodation 

2 May

A Wembley landlord who housed a family of five, including three children, in a cramped attic has been prosecuted by London Fire Brigade after admitting numerous fire safety offences.


‘Tinderbox’ takeaway owner prosecuted for putting customers lives at risk 

26 Apr

A Feltham business owner who’s premises were a ‘potential tinder box’ has been hit with a 7,000 fine and six month suspended prison sentence for breaking fire safety laws and putting the lives of his customers and tenants at risk.


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Events »

Francesco Mazzei to open modern Italian restaurant Fiume at Battersea Power Station 

17 May

The Italian chef Francesco Mazzei is set to open Fiume, a new modern Italian restaurant at Battersea Power Station this summer.


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.


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Schools »

We are Kayak Crazy! 

19 May

Year 6 had an amazing time at the Islington Boat Club as a celebration of their hard work during SATs.


Year 6 are Pizza Master Chefs! 

19 May

We had great fun making pizza as part of our Design Technology and Healthy Eating curriculum.


Fundraising Friday 19 May 2017 

16 May

This Friday’s cake stall is organised by nursery and Cygnus.


What the PTA talked about on 10 May 2017 

14 May

At our meeting on 10 May we discussed ideas for future learning treats – we have already agreed to fund a Shakespeare themed treat for the Autumn term, but as the Sobell Trip has been postponed for this term due to building works, we are looking at...


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