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Stroud Green Road stabbing: Man in his 40s in hospital after Sunday morning attack outside Tesco 

19 Aug

Stroud Green Road stabbing: Man in his 40s in hospital after Sunday morning attack outside Tesco 21 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> A man in his 40s is in hospital after being stabbed in Stroud Green this morning.


Collins Theatre: Incredible 400-seater UNDERGROUND venue beneath Islington Green could finally open 

17 Aug

Collins Theatre: Incredible 400-seater UNDERGROUND venue beneath Islington Green could finally open 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade ...


The Gunners Pub: Blackstock Road boozer ordered to shut due to licensing dispute 

17 Aug

The Gunners Pub: Blackstock Road boozer ordered to shut due to licensing dispute 40 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> A popular Blackstock Road boozer was reportedly ordered to close on Wednesday because of an ongoing licensing dispute.


A-level results 2018: City and Islington College students bag places at some of ‘world’s best universities’ 

17 Aug

A-level results 2018: City and Islington College students bag places at some of ‘world’s best universities’ 38 minutes ago James Scott --> City and Islington College (CANDI) students are “over the moon” after bagging places at some of the...


Islington firefighters raise £316 with charity car wash 

16 Aug

Islington firefighters raise £316 with charity car wash 19 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> Crew members at Islington Fire Station raised £316 for a “wonderful” cause by hosting a charity car wash.


Who’s Who: Ever wondered what it’s like to be a 236 bus driver? 

16 Aug

Who’s Who: Ever wondered what it’s like to be a 236 bus driver? 18 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> Cheery 236 bus driver Nelson Campos tells the Gazette why he loves his current route between Islington and Hackney – and reminisced about working ...


North Bridge House Canonbury headteacher champions students’ efforts on A-level results day 

16 Aug

North Bridge House Canonbury headteacher champions students’ efforts on A-level results day 6 minutes ago James Scott --> The headteacher of North Bridge House Senior Canonbury has lauded the efforts of his students on A-level results day.


Save the 48! Hackney Council urges TfL to U-turn on ‘unacceptable’ plan to slash bus services across borough 

16 Aug

Save the 48! Hackney Council urges TfL to U-turn on ‘unacceptable’ plan to slash bus services across borough 16:02 Ramzy Alwakeel --> Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of “unacceptable” cuts to bus services that...


Owners in mourning after chihuahua shot dead in Canonbury garden 

16 Aug

Owners in mourning after chihuahua shot dead in Canonbury garden 8 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> A mother and her three young kids are devastated after their pet chihuahua was shot dead in a Canonbury garden yesterday afternoon.


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Hyperlocal »

Mary Stevens: leaving Islington 

8 Aug

For the past 10 years Mary Stevens, now 38, has lived at Highbury Barn and coped brilliantly with all sorts of life changes from full time commuting, job hunting and becoming a mum.


Isatu Funna: Dar Leone designer 

25 Jul

Everyone has a story.


Antonagis Andreou: Borstal, gang life, love 

20 Jun

Everyone has a story.


Brandon Richards: finding his design feet 

6 Jun

Everyone has a story.


Understanding specific Learning Difficulties. 

5 Jun

Understanding specific Learning Difficulties...


Brian Thompson and Derek Rothera: antique and art dealers 

30 May

Everyone has a story.


Our progress with Thornhill Square Gardens 

28 May

You can help with this on the first Saturday of every month, between 10:00 and 12:00.


Merium Bhuiyan: CakeFace make-up 

23 May

Everyone has a story.


Seasonal Vegetable cooking class. 

8 May

18.05.09_POSTER_Seasonal Vegetable Cookery Class Baking with Herbs...


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Comment »

No entry! Backlash at plans to shut off Judd Street to cars 

30 Jul

Residents warn polluting traffic will be diverted into residential streets by King's Cross changes COUNCIL chiefs have been warned that shutting off one of the best-known roads in King’s Cross to cars and lorries will backfire, increasing pollution...


Police Hostility Explained : Met Officers Moonlighting As Minicab Drivers 

29 May

Almost one in five Met Police officers have secondary business interests, figures obtained FOI request.


Taxi Drivers Rally Round For Knowledge Boy After Horrendous Attack In South London. 

28 Apr

Earlier this week, Karim a young knowledge student was attacked in South London.


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.


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Features »

30 Under 30: An interview with Natalie Prew 

17 Aug

We catch up with Natalie, who has just made this year's 30 Under 30...


London’s weekly railway news 

17 Aug

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… 40 years of Flying the Tube to Heathrow Airport London Underground Transport bosses are scrambling to defend Highbury’s The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and ...


Central London bus cuts 

17 Aug

Darryl's 853 blog had a cracking scoop on Wednesday, featuring leaked details of a massive set of changes to central London bus routes, due to be consulted on next month.


Free event for local SMEs with The BIG Alliance and Heart of the City 

15 Aug

Heart of the City and The BIG Alliance are hosting a free information and networking after-work event on Wednesday 5 th September, from 5.30pm – 8.00pm at the Finsbury Business Centre .


Crossrail’s Farringdon site being turned into offices 

13 Aug

The building site next to Farringdon Station is to be turned into an office block once Crossrail vacate it later this year.


Recent writing: A more mindful recovery 

13 Aug

For June’s issue of Planet Mindful magazine – Time Inc’s new mindfulness publication, launched January 2018 – I wrote two features, both exploring different aspects of how mindfulness has been an important part of my recovery from last year...


Drink Prosecco on the Regents Canal and Save the Swans 

13 Aug

On Saturday 15th September 12-2pm, please come and join us for a 2-hour boat trip on Freda, one of Hidden Depths' narrow boats.


B Creative Summer School 2018 – week 1 – Vocalise Your Values 

9 Aug

By Morgan McManus Lee – B Peer Leader: B Creative Summer School kicked off with ‘ Vocalise your Values’ – a 3-day summer intensive of the B project’s ‘Lyrical,’ a singing, song writing and music production project.


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Politicians »

Thank you for re-electing me to the NEC 

29 Jun

Nick Forbes and I have been re-elected to represent local government on Labour’s NEC.


Canonbury councillor secures funding for local Art Club 

14 Jun

The FCV Dorcas Art Club recently hosted a tea party at The Bridge Centre to unveil their new mosaic, created with funding allocated by local Canonbury councillor Clare Jeapes.


Islington Council appoints London’s first Women and Girls Champion 

14 Jun

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed the appointment of councillor Kadeema Woodbyrne as Islington’s Women and Girls Champion for 2018-2019 – the first role of its kind in London.


Islington Labour demands genuine guarantee from Prime Minister on EU Citizens’ rights 

8 Jun

Islington Labour councillors have expressed their disappointment over the Government’s response to their petition, which urged the Prime Minister to immediately guarantee the full rights of local people from other countries in the European Union.


Making Crouch Hill station accessible for all 

7 Jun

Islington Labour councillors for Tollington ward are campaigning for an accessible Crouch Hill station in response to concerns from local residents.


Councillors Award Funding to Parents and Carers’ Business Start-up Programme 

1 Jun

St George’s ward councillors have awarded funding to a programme of business start-up sessions to help support local parents and carers into work.


Labour NEC Report – May 2018 

28 May

Jeremy Corbyn was unable to attend the May NEC meeting as he was in Manchester for the events to commemorate the tragic Manchester Arena bombing.


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LocalGov »

Dangerous junction, 19th August 

19 Aug

I often have to travel through the junction of city road and pentonville road (and the other directions), by bike, on public transport, on foot and by car and it is one of the most terrifying in London - especially on a bicycle.


Trash from Bures House blocking fire exit, 18th August 

18 Aug

Can't open fire exit door due to trash pile Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Bures House Offord Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Street trees – policy, practice and management 

17 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to H P Flinder on 17 August 2018 .


Abandoned shopping trolley in roadway, 16th August 

16 Aug

A large metal shopping trolley has been left in the roadway here (seen 15.8.18) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 70 City Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Metal street sign frame abandoned, 16th August 

16 Aug

A triangular street sign metal frame is lying flat west of the bus shelter on the south side of the street, beyond the Open Centre Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 210 Old Street, EC1 Report ...


Finsbury Park: additional information held for the Haringey Council License Review 

15 Aug

Response by Islington Borough Council to Clive Carter on 15 August 2018 .


Damaged virginmedia cabinet, 14th August 

14 Aug

Virginmedia green telco cabinet is damaged/open.


Silver bike frame, 14th August 

14 Aug

Abandoned bike and helmet.


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999 »

Lethal product design flaws still need to be addressed two years after large west London blaze 

17 Aug

The major fire at Shepherds Court in west London in August 2016 was caused by a tumble dryer and destroyed five homes...


Cladding ban only one part of building safety, warns Brigade 

14 Aug

London Fire Brigade has written to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) regarding the ban on combustible materials being used on building exteriors...


Brigade’s consultation response on Dame Judith Hackitt’s full independent review of building regulations and fire safety 

14 Aug

Our submission outlined the numerous ways that building regulations and fire safety system is currently broken...


New Government product safety strategy doesn’t address lethal design flaws 

10 Aug

The first strategy for the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), published today, covers key areas the Brigade has spent years lobbying for as part of its Total Recalls campaign.


Brigade gives Government bad school report as school fires increase and sprinklers 

31 Jul

We're campaigning for sprinklers in schools.


Brigade calls for urgent BBQ ban to prevent grass fires 

26 Jul

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton has written to all London councils requesting a temporary BBQ ban in public parks...


Teach children how to dial 999 this summer urges London Fire Brigade 

25 Jul

There was a delay calling 999 in 2 out of 5 house and flat fires in the capital according to the latest Fire Facts report by London Fire Brigade.


Fire station ‘tea boy’ turned fire commander retires after 31 years of service 

24 Jul

Tower Hamlets Borough Commander Steve Dudeney began his career aged 14 making tea for crews at Poplar Fire Station...


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Events »

Farang in Highbury: Spicy Thai street food that is made to be shared | Restaurant review 

2 Jul

Spending a  summer’s evening at Farang – the popular North London supper club-turned-restaurant – is one of the best ideas you will have this season.


The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018: The British candidates 

19 Jun

There’s always a great deal of expectations for William Reed’s list of the world’s best restaurants.


Lord Huron at the Lexington | Live review 

10 May

Arriving fashionably late to their own show in the cramped setting of Pentonville Road’s Lexington pub, Lord Huron set the tone for an understated, intimate affair with some calm tuning of guitars and a dash of playful interaction with an equally ...


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Schools »

Thanks for a great year 

17 Jul

As the school year draws to a close, we would like to thank you all for your help support and have a look back on what we have achieved this year.


Summer Fair 2018…we did it. 

16 Jul

On a very hot July day, we had a wonderful summer fair, aptly named Under Construction.


Summer Fair again – bottles for the tombola please 

12 Jul

Keep the donations coming…we still need more bottles.


Preview the Prizes at our Silent Auction! 

11 Jul

Thanks to the generous support of a range of businesses, we are able to offer some really great items to bid on this year! Check out the list and start planning your bids! Penguin Tuition – A term of maths tuition from September – December – ...


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