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Holloway Road letting agent first in UK to be convicted of issuing ‘sham licences’ 

19 Aug

Holloway Road letting agent first in UK to be convicted of issuing ‘sham licences’ 36 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Archway letting agent has been billed £20,000 after giving tenants “sham licences” that claimed they had no right to ...


Islington man Sunny’s running, cycling and hiking challenge will help raise £250k for Mental Health UK 

19 Aug

Islington man Sunny’s running, cycling and hiking challenge will help raise £250k for Mental Health UK 36 minutes ago Atina Dimitrova --> An Islington man is raising money for Mental Health UK by hiking up a mountain, cycling 100 miles and running...


Camden Passage nail bar London Grace sparks uproar (and confusion) by applying for licence to sell alcohol 

18 Aug

Camden Passage nail bar London Grace sparks uproar (and confusion) by applying for licence to sell alcohol 4 minutes ago James Morris --> Another booze licence row has erupted in Camden Passage – this time after a nail bar applied to sell alcohol.


Jail for Islington men who brandished knives in 5am Archway brawl 

18 Aug

Jail for Islington men who brandished knives in 5am Archway brawl 23 minutes ago James Morris --> Two men who brandished knives during a brawl in Archway have been jailed.


Caledonian Road crash sees moped ‘abandoned’ 

18 Aug

Caledonian Road crash sees moped ‘abandoned’ 8 minutes ago James Morris --> A moped was abandoned after a collision with a car in Caledonian Road last night.


Two men arrested as armed police recover bottle of ‘noxious fluid’ from car in Canonbury 

18 Aug

Two men arrested as armed police recover bottle of ‘noxious fluid’ from car in Canonbury 35 minutes ago James Morris --> Two men have been arrested after armed police recovered a bottle of “suspected noxious fluid” from a car in Canonbury.


A-level results 2017: Multi-talented Central Foundation Boys’ School students excel over range of subjects 

17 Aug

A-level results 2017: Multi-talented Central Foundation Boys’ School students excel over range of subjects 53 minutes ago James Scott --> The dexterity of students at Central Foundation Boys’ School was revealed this morning after sixth formers ...


Sobell Leisure Centre: Even trampolinists don’t want the controversial new trampoline park 

17 Aug

Sobell Leisure Centre: Even trampolinists don’t want the controversial new trampoline park 8 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The growing list of people opposing the installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre now includes Islington ...


A-level results 2017: Art animation whizz-kid among star performers at Highbury Grove School 

17 Aug

A-level results 2017: Art animation whizz-kid among star performers at Highbury Grove School 3 minutes ago James Scott --> A student who has been dreaming of studying art animation for the best part of a decade was one of the high achievers at ...


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Hyperlocal »

Farida Ahmed: graduate with PhD plans 

2 Aug

Everyone has a story.


FestiWell comes to King’s Cross 

27 Jul

King’s Cross is being transformed into a hub of health for a free one-day wellness festival.


Paul A Young: chocolatier 

26 Jul

Everyone has a story.


Chris Stuchbery: Big Issue London Regional Manager 

19 Jul

Everyone has a story.


& Other Stories joins list of leading brands at King’s Cross 

17 Jul

Other Stories, the one-stop styling destination, is the latest major retailer to announce its arrival at King’s Cross.


Circumference Circus chooses King’s Cross 

11 Jul

Circumference, a cutting-edge contemporary circus company, has moved into the ground floor retail unit of the Tapestry building at King’s Cross, to use it as a rehearsal and creation space over the summer.


Follow Hansel and Gretel on Sunday 16 July 

6 Jul

Filed under: Barnsbury Wood , Music and drama...


David Wingrove: Science Fiction writer 

5 Jul

Everyone has a story.


Carhartt Work In Progress coming to King’s Cross 

4 Jul

Carhartt Work In Progress (WIP), a European evolution of American heritage brand Carhartt, is the latest major retailer to announce a move to King’s Cross: it will open a 2,500 sq ft store on King’s Boulevard in September 2017, designed by ...


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Comment »

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...


Ich bein ein Hamburger 

10 Jul

Perhaps the most enduring and delightfully amusing myths generated by the cold war, is the continued belief that a President of the United States stood before a crowd in West Berlin and described himself as a jam-filled doughnut...


Air sick 

3 Jun

As the English language continues to gloriously expand and evolve, it has yet to create an adequate word or phrase to capture the true essence of what it means to be a spectator of political campaigning...


Addison Lee Could Be Making Paddington Or Clerkenwell Their New Home 

27 May

Private hire company, Addison Lee, looking for new headquarters in either Paddington or Clerkenwell.


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Features »

Open House pre-booking 

17 Aug

Open House is returning to London in a month's time, specifically Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September.


Borough – Newington and Trinity 

16 Aug

Thenorth west corner is Borough The north east corner is The north east corner is Borough Bermondsey borders The south west corner is Borough Newington Post to the north Bankside Post to the west St,George and Waterloo Post to the south Walworth Post...


Open House London tickets released this week 

15 Aug

Details about which buildings will be opened to the public for Open House London weekend will be published later this week.


Tickets Alert: The London Month of the Dead 

12 Aug

October is the month of the dead, a now annual festival of all things macabre and spooky.


Recent writing: A moment that changed me 

11 Aug

In July I wrote for The Guardian about two very special people in my life.


London’s weekly railway news #213 

11 Aug

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Double-deck trains proposed for Waterloo station lines London Underground A Dagenham-based farm has opened London’s first fruit and veg stall inside a Tube station.


loti eats | humble grape 

10 Aug

Humble Grape has opened up its third wine bar and shop in Islington and we’re pretty happy to have it nearby as it’s the perfect neighbourhood wine bar: relaxed and with great food and drinks.


Press Statement: Camden & Islington LGBT Forum Reassures LGBT Disabled in Access Row 

8 Aug

8th August 2017 Press Statement Camden Islington LGBT Forum Reassures LGBT Disabled in Access Row Following the rather inflammatory article which appeared on BuzzFeed UK, Camden Islington LGBT Forum wishes to issue the following clarification.


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Politicians »

Junction councillors award funding to exciting Foxham Gardens educational project 

18 Aug

  Junction Ward councillors are supporting an exciting educational project in Foxham Gardens, which aims to raise awareness of the park’s wildlife and history.


Local councillors improve accessibility to New River Walk 

4 Aug

  Canonbury councillors have ensured improvements to New River Walk, a small picturesque park along a stretch of the New River.


Why join a trade union 

31 Jul

Part of my role as our university UCU membership secretary is to help recruit new members.


Bikehangars roll-out encourages more Islington residents to cycle 

28 Jul

Labour-run Islington Council is rolling out more on-street bicycle parking to residents as part of its plans to encourage cycling in the borough.


Community demands end to TfL’s Archway Bridge delays 

21 Jul

Labour councillors, local vicars, local residents, staff from the Whittington Hospital and Catherine West MP, have joined together to demand an end to Transport for London’s (TfL) delays in installing suicide prevention barriers on Archway Bridge.


Lift replacement at Caledonian Road tube station completed – without an 8 month station closure! 

20 Jul

Caledonian and Holloway councillors: Una O’Halloran, Diarmaid Ward, Paul Smith and Paul Convery with Claudia Webbe (lead councillor for transport) Caledonian ward councillors joined their Holloway ward colleagues this week to mark the completion of...


Councillors celebrate completion of Caledonian Road Station lift replacements 

20 Jul

Local councillors and Islington Council’s Executive Member for Environment and Transport, Cllr Claudia Webbe, gathered this week (Wednesday 19 th July) to celebrate the completion of works at Caledonian Road Station to replace both lifts whilst ...


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LocalGov »

Waste and recycling collection dates 

18 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to Matt Kane on 18 August 2017 .


Undrained pedestrian crossing, 18th August 

18 Aug

Adjacent road gulley needs fall corrected to drain properly Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Mount Pleasant Mews, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Elderly home care information 

18 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to Melvin on 18 August 2017 .


Elderly home care information 

18 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to Melvin on 18 August 2017 .


Elderly home care information 

17 Aug

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Melvin on 17 August 2017 .


Zing Zing waste dumped on the footpath, 16th August 

16 Aug

Zing Zing have dumped their unsightly commercial waste yet again on the public footpath outside the permitted hours.


Zing Zing waste dumped on the footpath, 16th August 

16 Aug

Zing Zing have improperly contained waste left on the footpath outside the designated hours.


Waste and recycling collection dates 

16 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to Matt Kane on 16 August 2017 .


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999 »

We reveal the top London boroughs for alcohol-related incidents 

17 Aug

London Ambulance Service has revealed which London boroughs see the highest number of alcohol-related incidents as part of its #NotAnAmbulance campaign.


Response to BBC story on Grenfell refurbishment 

17 Aug

In response to BBC Radio 4's World Tonight story on the Brigade's 'involvement' in the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, we have issued the following statement.


Vintage vehicles on display at event to celebrate Brigade’s heritage 

15 Aug

Visitors will have a rare chance to see a 100-year-old fire engine...


Senior woman firefighter awarded for changing the way the Brigade thinks about fire 

8 Aug

One of the country’s most senior woman firefighters has won two prestigious international academic awards for fundamentally changing the national approach to how fires are fought, to make both firefighters and the public safer.


Firefighter back in saddle after horror crash to raise money for air ambulance 

8 Aug

West Norwood firefighter Paul Brown, who was critically injured cycling to work 10 years ago, was back in the saddle when he completed the Ride London 100-mile challenge to raise money for London Air Ambulance.


Paramedic mugged by moped gang in London’s West End 

4 Aug

Thieves on mopeds mounted a crowded pavement in the West End to steal a phone out of the hand of a London Ambulance Service cycle paramedic while she was on duty.


Fire Investigator’s retirement means end of service for Roscoe and Murphy 

4 Aug

A Fire Investigator and dog handler is retiring – and taking two of the Brigade’s most famous recruits with him...


Apply to be a firefighter and truly get inside London Fire Brigade 

3 Aug

We're recruiting firefighters...


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Events »

Theatre News: Casting announced for Fever Pitch the Opera 

19 Jul

The first ever musical staging by Highbury Opera Theatre marks 25 years since Nick Hornby's book was first published...


Chris Shiflett: An interview with the Foo Fighters Guitarist 

23 Jun

Chris Shiflett is most commonly known as the lead guitarist in legendary American rock band Foo Fighters.


Wheatus at Islington Academy | Live review 

3 Jun

On the Islington night of their 32-date UK and Ireland tour, Wheatus delivered another blazing jam-packed set to the adoring London crowd last night.


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Schools »

Ahoy There Reception! 

19 Jul

Reception enjoyed their very own Pirate Day on Monday.


Have a great summer… 

19 Jul

The Friday fundraiser last week run by Lucy Sivaraman made £305 for Grief Encounters, the charity which supports bereaved children and their families.


Year 6 Animation Exhibition 

13 Jul

Year 6 were very lucky to take part in an animation workshop with local artists from the Bomb Factory gallery in Upper Holloway.


Friday Fundraiser & Used Uniform Giveaway tomorrow 

13 Jul

The last Friday Fundraiser of the school year is tomorrow, Friday 14 July, straight after school.


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