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‘Ecstatically happy’: Arsenal fans outside Emirates Stadium react to news of Arsene Wenger’s resignation 

20 Apr

‘Ecstatically happy’: Arsenal fans outside Emirates Stadium react to news of Arsene Wenger’s resignation 39 minutes ago Kamal Sultan --> Fans outside Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium today greeted news of Arsene Wenger’s resignation with relief...


King’s Head Theatre set to move to Upper Street bar for 18 months until new venue is ready 

20 Apr

King’s Head Theatre set to move to Upper Street bar for 18 months until new venue is ready 37 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre pub could move into a “trendy neighbourhood bar” for more than 18 months ...


Stunned Jeremy Corbyn thanks ‘the ledge’ Arsene Wenger for service to Arsenal 

20 Apr

Exclusive: Stunned Jeremy Corbyn thanks ‘the ledge’ Arsene Wenger for service to Arsenal 51 minutes ago James Morris --> A stunned Jeremy Corbyn this morning thanked Arsene Wenger for his service to Arsenal, saying: “You took our club to a ...


Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal saying: ‘The time is right for me to step down’ 

20 Apr

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal saying: ‘The time is right for me to step down’ 57 minutes ago Layth Yousif --> Arsene Wenger has announced he is leaving Arsenal, the club he has managed for 22 years.


Man stabbed in Rosemary Gardens 

20 Apr

Man stabbed in Rosemary Gardens 13 minutes ago James Morris --> A 24-year-old man was stabbed in Rosemary Gardens yesterday.


Wimbourne Court stabbing: Police appeal for info on male suspect as woman, 41, is knifed in lift 

20 Apr

Wimbourne Court stabbing: Police appeal for info on male suspect as woman, 41, is knifed in lift 39 minutes ago James Morris --> Police are appealing for information after a 41-year-old woman was knifed in a lift in a block on flats on the Hackney ...


Police helicopter helps catch ‘reckless’ moped riders in Essex who jumped red light at 80mph after attempted Old Street snatch 

19 Apr

Police helicopter helps catch ‘reckless’ moped riders in Essex who jumped red light at 80mph after attempted Old Street snatch 19 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A “reckless” pair who tried to steal two mopeds in Old Street were arrested all...


Seven Sisters Road taped off after ‘collision’ 

19 Apr

Breaking News: Seven Sisters Road taped off after ‘collision’ 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Seven Sisters Road was taped off this afternoon after a collision.


Finsbury Park crash: Moped rider, 18, no longer in life threatening state 

19 Apr

Finsbury Park crash: Moped rider, 18, no longer in life threatening state 58 minutes ago James Morris --> Two young moped riders who crashed in Finsbury Park on Tuesday morning are recovering from their injuries.


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Regain Your Confidence 

17 Apr

Anxious about keeping on top of things? In this 8 week period of support we can help you with this.


ICT Summer Challenge 

17 Apr

Want to improve your ICT skills and gain a level 1 qualification at the same time.


Health and Wellbeing Community Event 

17 Apr

Thursday 26th April 2018 11am to 3pm.


Growing Together Self-Referral Launch 

17 Apr

Thursday 19th April 2018 2:30 to 4:00pm Come and join us to celebrate the launch of self referrals at our service.


Retail Supervisor Training Course 

17 Apr

Retail supervisor training course.


James Wren: film festival director 

11 Apr

Everyone has a story.


Barry Forshaw: Canonbury Bookshop in the 1970s 

4 Apr

Everyone has a story.


The neighbourhood in March 

27 Mar

Thanks to Yeshen Venema for these pictures.


Historic pub set to be converted after six year battle against redevelopment 

25 Mar

The historic Whittington and Cat pub in Archway may be converted into shops and offices after Islington council abandoned its objection to redevelopment plans.


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Comment »

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...


Ubers Defence Lawyer Quits As ‘24-hour London’ Commissioner 

10 Jan

A lawyer appointed by Sadiq Khan to help save London’s 24-hour economy has stepped down, accusing City Hall of failing to deliver on its promises.


And Now For Something Completely Different : Cyclists In Islington Getting Crap Deal From Police Horses. 

1 Jan

Cyclist are now arguing that Police horses are putting cyclists in danger – because they are pooing all over a major bike route.


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Features »

Alex Smith, Founder & CEO of The Cares Family one of first 20 Obama Foundation Fellows 

19 Apr

Alex Smith, the Founder CEO of The Cares Family (encompassing North London Cares , South London Cares and Manchester Cares ) has been chosen as one of the 20 inaugural Obama Foundation Fellows .


Classes over the Early May Bank Holiday 

19 Apr

May is the month of bank holidays! Check out the list below to find out which classes are open over the Early May bank Holiday.


the lebanese bakery to open 

18 Apr

The Lebanese Bakery is branching out from Beirut with their first international site opening in Covent Garden this May.


London’s Pocket Parks: 15 Clerkenwell Close 

18 Apr

This may be the best hidden pocket park in London, or maybe I wandered onto private property, it’s not entirely easy to be sure which.


win a year’s supply of zing zing chinese takeaway 

16 Apr

If you’re partial to a Chinese takeaway then you’ll wanna pay attention to this.


St. Anthony the Great and St. John the Baptist, Sussex Way, Holloway (Greek Orthodox) 

15 Apr

In a former  Welsh Calvinistic Methodist chapel near the Seven Sisters Road/Hornsey Road junction.


Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line 

14 Apr

There should be a major train junction under Oxford Circus acting as the centre point of a large double-loop tube line, had plans shown off in 1988 gone ahead.


#JULIASAYS 

12 Apr

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! Getting organized – how do you do it?! Writing notes and checking your diaries, it’s non-stop.


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Politicians »

Creating an inclusive economy 

20 Apr

Labour-led Islington Council’s vision is for an inclusive economy which benefits and works for all residents.


Making Islington a Fairer Place for All – 2018 Manifesto 

20 Apr

Islington is a wonderful place, but we know that too many people struggle to have decent housing, are out of work and do not have the same chances in life as others.


Labour NEC Report – 20 March 2018 

29 Mar

The Labour NEC met on 20 March.


Islington Labour takes fight for EU Citizens’ rights to Downing Street 

29 Mar

Today (29 th March), Islington Labour delivered a petition to the Prime Minister in Downing Street, urging the Tory Government to guarantee the full rights now of local people from other countries in the European Union.


Islington Labour launches 2018 local election manifesto 

25 Mar

Islington Labour has launched its manifesto for the 2018 local elections, with a commitment to make Islington a fairer place for all by tackling the issues that matter for the many, not the few.


Labour NEC Report – 6 March 2018 

16 Mar

The NEC Equalities, Disputes and Organisational Committees met on 6 March 2018 to discuss a range of topics: Increasing Diversity in local and national government I recently blogged about ideas Labour are discussing to increase diversity in local ...


Expanded street cleaning service for Islington 

13 Mar

A new, expanded street cleaning service has been announced by Islington Labour-run Islington Council.


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LocalGov »

Patch of road subsided & breaking up – opposite Brecknock Primary School York Way N7, 20th April 

20 Apr

A patch of road has subsided and the asphalt is breaking up causing debris.


List of all day nurseries in CSV or Excel format 

20 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Lee on 20 April 2018 .


One Bed Flats 

20 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Pope on 20 April 2018 .


Grey SUV has been illegally parked with its hazards., 19th April 

19 Apr

A grey SUV style car has been illegally parked with its hazards on our curb since this am.


A vehicle left abandoned for a long time., 19th April 

19 Apr

Abandoned vehicle Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Monroe House New Orleans Walk, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...


More litter, 19th April 

19 Apr

Why not put this area just down to bins as it is constantly strewn with litter and hardly an aesthetic addition to the streetscape? Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Archway Road, N19 Report on...


Water gushing out of manhole cover, 18th April 

18 Apr

There is what looks to be clear water gushing out of a manhole cover and it has been going on for a few weeks.


Number of properties investigated/ fined for violating Section 44 of the Deregulation Act during the 2016/2017 year 

18 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Heather Kroeker on 18 April 2018 .


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Plaque to one of London’s first black firefighters unveiled 

16 Apr

One of the first black firefighters to serve with London Fire Brigade has been commemorated with a plaque unveiled at his former station...


Record numbers of women apply to be firefighters 

16 Apr

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton wants to boost numbers even further increase the diversity of the workforce...


£40,000 fine following East London fire death 

9 Apr

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay £40,000 following the death of a woman at a fire at a block of flats...


Brigade welcomes support for campaign to make white goods safer 

5 Apr

London Fire Brigade is today welcoming further calls for changes to keep consumers safe from potentially deadly fridges and freezers...


Firefighters run the London Marathon to raise money for charities 

4 Apr

LFB staff will take part in this year’s London Marathon to help charities close to their hearts...


Governance change for London Fire Brigade 

29 Mar

Governance change for London Fire Brigade...


New book tells the story of London Fire Brigade fire investigation dog Sherlock 

29 Mar

Sherlock The Fire Brigade Dog is released on International Firefighter's Day on May 4...


London Fire Brigade response to London Assembly report on sprinklers 

22 Mar

London Fire Brigade has welcomed the London Assembly Planning Committee’s report on sprinklers...


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Events »

Review: Review: The Mikado (The King’s Head Theatre) 

28 Mar

A riot of fun as Charles Court Opera takes a GS ride from Islington to Titipu.


Parker’s Band at the Islington | Live Review 

13 Mar

When there are almost as many people on the stage as there are in the audience, it’s clear that it’s not going to be a boring show.


Jen Cloher at Tufnell Park Dome | Live review 

14 Feb

Two elements beautifully dominated Jen Cloher’s London performance: the vocals and guitar.


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Schools »

Check out our Easter Hat Parade Gallery! 

19 Apr

Here are some lovely images of our Easter Hat Parade.


Top fundraising at Tufnell Park School 

27 Mar

Huge thanks to everyone who has supported our fundraising efforts over the last couple of weeks.


Quiz Night update 

27 Mar

What a blast we had last Friday! Congratulations to team Scarborough ‘not so’ Fair who lifted the trophy as quiz champions of 2018.


Stuck for things to do in the Easter holidays?? 

26 Mar

Hopefully this list of completely free things to do in London will give you some inspiration! FREE THINGS TO DO CLOSE BY… – Adventure playgrounds  https://islingtonplay.


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