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Black cab co-operative Taxiapp UK offers free Christmas rides to Whittington Hospital 

15 Dec

Black cab co-operative Taxiapp UK offers free Christmas rides to Whittington Hospital 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A London black cab co-operative is offering free rides to Homerton Hospital over Christmas, to support families with loved ones ...


‘Everyone wants us to move’: Archway Market plans Navigator Square relocation 

15 Dec

‘Everyone wants us to move’: Archway Market plans Navigator Square relocation 11 minutes ago James Morris --> Archway Market is planning a permanent move into the newly pedestrianised town centre.


Islington Council gives in to cycle campaigners and removes ‘dangerous’ Central Street bike markings in ‘door zones’ 

14 Dec

Islington Council gives in to cycle campaigners and removes ‘dangerous’ Central Street bike markings in ‘door zones’ 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Controversial bike markings painted in “door zones” along Central Street in Finsbury have ...


Osborne Grove: Closure of Finsbury Park nursing home where residents hadn’t been bathed in months ‘is a travesty’ 

14 Dec

Osborne Grove: Closure of Finsbury Park nursing home where residents hadn’t been bathed in months ‘is a travesty’ 23 minutes ago Jonathan King --> Council chiefs ignored campaigners’ pleas and decided to shut a care home after finding ...


Book publisher based opposite HMP Pentonville gives printing discount to prison reading charity 

14 Dec

Book publisher based opposite HMP Pentonville gives printing discount to prison reading charity 8 minutes ago James Morris A Cally book publisher has partnered with a prison reading charity to cut its printing costs.


Speak Street cafe celebrates 3 years of travelling around Islington teaching people English 

14 Dec

Speak Street cafe celebrates 3 years of travelling around Islington teaching people English 56 minutes ago James Morris --> A travelling language cafe is celebrating three years of making a difference in Islington.


Islington Council staff lobby Islington Council to stop investing pensions in fossil fuels 

14 Dec

Islington Council staff lobby Islington Council to stop investing pensions in fossil fuels 21 minutes ago James Morris --> A group of Islington Council staff have ordered their employers to “stop funding climate change”.


Islington Council unable to sanction McDonald’s over hijab incident 

14 Dec

Islington Council unable to sanction McDonald’s over hijab incident 07:27 James Morris --> Islington Council has been knocked back in its plans to restrict opening hours of McDonald’s restaurants in the borough.


Penton Street cycle lane protest: Campaigners form human shield to protect cyclists from rat runners 

13 Dec

Penton Street cycle lane protest: Campaigners form human shield to protect cyclists from rat runners 13:12 James Morris --> Cyclists deliberately put their lives on the line this morning to raise awareness of Islington’s “horrible” ...


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Major study reveals social and economic value of King’s Cross regeneration 

6 Dec

The ongoing regeneration of King’s Cross has supported over 10,000 jobs to date and in excess of £600m in added value to the economy per year, according to an independent study which focuses on the economic and social benefits of the development ...


Resolution Rethink 

5 Dec

Writer – Natasha Daniels XHEADX RESOLUTION RETHINK XHEADX XSTANDFIRSTX You don’t have to go far to add some pizzazz to your January goals, writes Natasha Daniels XSTANDFIRSTX XBODYX Brain Food The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB bl.


A Feast for the Senses 

5 Dec

Taste may be the most important sense when it comes to food, but cooking — and eating — involves every one of them.


Come Home to Music 

5 Dec

Wrap your ears in soothing sounds from Stable Street’s Spiritland, King’s Cross’ shrine to music and the ultimate destination for those that search for quality in sound, food and drink and an atmosphere that’s as cosy as a velour tracksuit.


KX Academy – a Sensory Study 

5 Dec

New School, New Rules Meeting the different emotional needs of young children is a key aim for King’s Cross Academy’s head teacher Emyr Fairburn.


A Luminous Lightscape for Dark Days 

5 Dec

If you were lucky enough to wander King’s Cross during the 2016 Lumiere festival, perhaps carrying sticks of neon candy floss, you’re sure to have noticed the fluorescent graffiti zigzagging the ground.


Let the Light In 

5 Dec

As anyone who has gazed at the sun rising or setting can attest, sunlight can have a transformative affect on us, inspiring a sense of awe and wonder.


Five Years of Festive Firs 

5 Dec

2017 – Joanne Tatham + Tom O’ Sullivan Does The Iterative Fit Artists, Tatham and O’Sullivan, have been collaborating since the mid-nineties and are famous for their large-scale, colourfully theatrical objects.


German Switch Craft 

5 Dec

Magician, disruptor, prankster: German artist Tobias Rehberger is at Gasholders with  Almost Everybody The German artist Tobias Rehberger likes to bedazzle, bother and bewilder, but always in the best ways possible.


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Comment »

More Traffic Khanage On Holloway Road, Plus Another TfL Waste Of Time Consultation. 

13 Dec

From 01:00 on Monday 18 December until 04:00 on Monday 8 January, the A1 Holloway Road will be closed in both directions between Digswell Street and Highbury Corner roundabout.


Redressing The Balance… Letter To TfLTPH From A Grateful Passenger 

31 Oct

The piece below is an extract from a letter sent to TfL by a grateful passenger.


Trust in me 

1 Sep

Even when a mature democracy becomes a little dog-eared around the edges and the very definition of democracy presents wear and tear in more urgent need of refurbishment than a crumbling Palace of Westminster, the basic premise of the relationship ...


TfL Have Revoked 42 Operator Licenses So Far This Year. Guess Which One Is Not On The List? 

6 Aug

TfL have always come under fire over the alleged unsavoury relationship they have with the ride-share app Uber.


Poached sushi 

28 Jul

When, on a cold and frosty morning, a car refuses to start when being late is simply not an option or the first intestinal rumblings indicate that the recently consumed piece of fish might have spent too long in the fridge, hope rapidly follows faith...


Westminster Conservative Councillor Richard Holloway, Accuses LTDA Of Lying Over Machine Gun Found In Uber Car. 

16 Jul

Westminster Conservative Councillor Richard Holloway, accused the LTDA of spreading complete and utter Lies, after their twitter post claimed that an Uber driver had appeared in Wimbledon Magistrates Court, after a Machine Gun was found along with ...


Tears of a clown 

16 Jul

Only a complete fool would dare to suggest that extracting the fifth largest economy on the planet from the largest single market on Earth would be a simple undertaking and such a daunting task would probably freeze the blood of even the most skilful...


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Features »

Abianda’s Star Project to continue for two more years 

14 Dec

Abianda offers one-to-one, group work and employment opportunities to gang-affected young women.


Young Grant-Makers Announcement 

14 Dec

We are delighted to announce that funding for the pilot of our exciting Young Grant-Makers programme has now been agreed.


Festive events South, North and East 

13 Dec

I should've written about the first two of these before they happened, not after.


Macquarie Group and the Macquarie Group Foundation: Investing in Islington 

12 Dec

Macquarie’s European Head Office sits just inside the borders of the Borough of Islington.


the drunken butler is open 

11 Dec

Chef Yuma Hashenmi, who’s worked everywhere from Berlin to San Francisco, has settled in Clerkenwell with his new restaurant The Drunken Butler.


loti eats | tanakatsu 

11 Dec

Tonkatsu (deep fried breaded pork chops) is something we fell is love with over in Japan but it’s not something you see very often in London.


Treat 11 special people to a gift that’s good for the world this Christmas! 

11 Dec

Our friends at Junxion, Adam Garfunkel and Shayla Meyer, who helped us become a Certified B Corporation, have put together this list of good Xmas goodies to inspire all of us when we go shopping.


Calls for design to revamp Old Street roundabout 

10 Dec

Plans to revamp the tired Old Street roundabout have taken a small step forward, with a call for a design proposal to be set in to Islington council.


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Politicians »

Islington Council reaffirms commitment to work towards safer streets in Islington 

14 Dec

Last week at Full Council (7 th December), Islington Labour councillors repeated their commitment to make streets in Islington safe for local people and eliminate all deaths and injuries on roads in the borough.


Islington Labour councillors pledge to make Council dementia friendly 

8 Dec

Islington Labour councillors have voted to work towards making Islington Council dementia-friendly at Full Council (7 th December) this week.


Islington Labour councillors urge government action over flawed approach to Universal Credit 

8 Dec

Islington Labour councillors called on the Tory Government to pause and fix the rollout of Universal Credit at Full Council this week (7 th December).


Islington Labour calls on the Tory Government to stop cutting funding for the police 

4 Dec

Islington Labour councillors are urging the Tory Government to rethink its damaging cuts to police funding, which have led to a steep fall in officer numbers and damaged community policing on the ground.


Councillors’ funding award to school’s healthy eating scheme enters eighth year 

1 Dec

Holloway Ward councillors have awarded funding to a local school’s scheme that encourages healthy eating and activities among young people.


Labour NEC Report – November 2017 

30 Nov

Last weekend the NEC met in Glasgow for our annual Away-day.


Islington Labour Steps Up Fight for Rights of Local People from Countries in the EU 

28 Nov

Islington Labour has joined forces with Labour colleagues across London to step up its campaign calling on the Tory Government to immediately guarantee the full rights of people from other countries in the European Union.


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LocalGov »

RE: Roadworks carried out on Essex Road, Islington 

14 Dec

Response by Islington Borough Council to Michaela Leary on 14 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

14 Dec

Response by Islington Borough Council to neilesh on 14 December 2017 .


Better gym abusing their position with parking, 12th December 

12 Dec

Better are constantly parking cars in the park.


Natural Resources Consumption 

12 Dec

Response by Islington Borough Council to M.


Ugliness on ugliness, 12th December 

12 Dec

Ugly wall with inadequate signage defaced Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11 Stroud Green Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


RE: Roadworks carried out on Essex Road, Islington 

12 Dec

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Michaela Leary on 12 December 2017 .


Road flooded, 11th December 

11 Dec

Drainage inadequate needs fixing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 137 Stroud Green Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Use of Body Worn Video 

11 Dec

Response by Islington Borough Council to Linda McCarthy on 11 December 2017 .


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999 »

Extra ambulance crews on duty as Service braces itself for ‘mad Friday’ 

15 Dec

Ambulance crews and control room staff are expecting to respond to 43 per cent more alcohol related incidents this Friday (15 December) on what is expected to be one of the busiest party nights of the year.


Archbishop praises ambulance service after ‘year of atrocities’ 

13 Dec

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited ambulance crews today (13 December) to hear their experiences following this year’s terrorist attacks.


Brigade urges high rise landlords to do more to protect their vulnerable residents from fire 

8 Dec

The call comes as Waltham Forest Council pledges to install sprinklers in all 61 of its high priority blocks...


Police award brave ambulance man 

5 Dec

The medic who took charge of the ambulance response at the London Bridge terror attack as gun shots were fired, has been commended for his bravery.


Over 1,300 years serving London 

29 Nov

Ambulance crews, control room and support staff were recognised on Thursday (23 November) at a special ceremony to celebrate more than 1,300 years’ of caring for the capital.


Spate of heater fires sparks safety warning from firefighters 

29 Nov

As cold snap takes hold and three serious fires caused by heaters, Brigade issues an electric heater warning.


Acid attack demo to encourage businesses to develop response plans 

24 Nov

A realistic multi-agency exercise was staged to make London’s business owners understand the dangers of an acid attack at their premises...


Croydon residents invited to public exhibition on new firefighter training centre 

21 Nov

The Brigade is inviting local residents and stakeholders to a public exhibition on proposals to redevelop the training centre at Croydon Fire Station.


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Events »

The Veils at Islington Assembly Hall | Live review 

5 Dec

London based five-piece The Veils are quite an underrated band, as they go.


Salut! in Islington: An ambitious but accessible local restaurant | Restaurant review 

11 Nov

Did you know that, while in France frog legs are a common dish, in certain parts of the world frogs are cooked entirely, sometimes simmered and blitzed into a soup? Perhaps fortunately, it would appear that the people of Islington are not yet ready ...


Nuno Mendes’s The Kitchens tried and tasted: High-end food stalls at Old Spitalfields Market 

30 Oct

This month, Nuno Mendes – chef of Chiltern Firehouse, Taberna do Mercado and formerly of Viajante – has launched a game-changing project at Old Spitalfields Market named The Kitchens.


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Schools »

Help Our Elves! 

4 Dec

Hello everyone The Tufnell Park Elves are extremely busy this week and require a bit of assistance.


Help make the Winter Wonderland Fair great! 

26 Nov

Can you help to make the Winter Wonderland a great event for the kids? If you can, please sign up to help on the sign-up sheets , currently up in the school foyer.


Amazing Raffle Prizes to be Won! 

24 Nov

Raffle tickets went out today.


A Great Children in Need Day! 

17 Nov

A huge thanks to all the Tufnell Park parents, kids and staff who helped make our Children in Need day such a big success! We raised £447.23 Great job, everyone and congratulations to Delphinus for presenting their first ever school assembly on the ...


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