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Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: It will be cold, but will there be snow? 

24 Feb

Video: Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: It will be cold, but will there be snow? 16 minutes ago Matthew Clemenson --> Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.


Jeremy Corbyn attacks Theresa May and Amber Rudd over police cuts following violent Archway muggings 

23 Feb

Jeremy Corbyn attacks Theresa May and Amber Rudd over police cuts following violent Archway muggings 42 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to...


Night Overground extension to Highbury & Islington starts today 

23 Feb

The Night Overground network extends to serve Highbury & Islington and Canonbury linking the service to the Victoria Line.


Diarmaid Ward on Sotheby Mews closure: ‘Building council homes means hard choices’ 

23 Feb

Diarmaid Ward on Sotheby Mews closure: ‘Building council homes means hard choices’ 39 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington Council will not back away from its quest to build council homes on the Sotheby Mews Day Centre site.


Conservative government ‘hates’ Islington – council leader Richard Watts as budget is passed 

23 Feb

Conservative government ‘hates’ Islington – council leader Richard Watts as budget is passed 50 minutes ago James Morris --> Theresa May’s government “hates” Islington, council leader Richard Watts said last night.


National Secular Society head gives backing to senior coroner Mary Hassell 

22 Feb

National Secular Society head gives backing to senior coroner Mary Hassell 30 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion ...


Archway suffers series of violent muggings – as neighbours bemoan police cuts 

22 Feb

Archway suffers series of violent muggings – as neighbours bemoan police cuts 21 minutes ago James Morris --> A masked gang has hit Archway with a series of terrifying muggings.


Michelle McPhillips invites Islington to JJ church vigil to mark one year since stab death 

22 Feb

Michelle McPhillips invites Islington to JJ church vigil to mark one year since stab death 7 minutes ago James Morris --> The mum of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips is holding a candlelit vigil on Wednesday to mark one year since he was stabbed to death...


Police concern grows for Winston Haynes, 74, missing from Finsbury Park 

21 Feb

Police concern grows for Winston Haynes, 74, missing from Finsbury Park 14 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Police officers are appealing to trace a missing 74-year-old man from Hackney who suffers from dementia.


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Hyperlocal »

Giselle Green: editor Constructive Voices 

20 Feb

Everyone has a story.


Do you have children and are Russian and would like to find your voice? 

16 Feb

Are You Russian and have children? – Would you like to lean Russian Songs – if so please see below and click on the link for more info www.


Gilbert Alaskadi: pro body builder & trainer 

10 Feb

Everyone has a story.


Helen Kersley: Islington Giving 

31 Jan

Everyone has a story.


Raquel Siganporia: solicitor 

25 Jan

Everyone has a story.


The new roots café on Caledonian Road 

20 Dec

This is a social enterprise that is run by volunteers and gives its profits to two local homeless shelters, for men at Highway House and for women.


The next period for the Forum 

19 Dec

At its meeting on 13 December the Forum discussed whether to disband and, if so, how related work should continue.


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.


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Comment »

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.


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 ...


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Features »

#JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! 

22 Feb

You might dip in and out of club life, or you might be like me and make it the core of your lifestyle.


Word2018 – call for co-promotion submissions 

21 Feb

Word2018 Festival is seeking submissions for events and activities to be considered for inclusion in this year’s festival .


drenge announce uk tour 

20 Feb

If you’ve been wondering where the hell Drenge have been hiding, you’ll be very pleased to hear that the duo are heading back out on tour this spring.


loti eats | st paul 

19 Feb

St Paul’s Road in Highbury is turning into a very nice little dining destination.


Reopening the Piccadilly line’s disused York Road tube station 

18 Feb

The long running debate about reopening disused tube stations has reared its head again with renewed focus on York Road just to the north of the revamped King’s Cross station.


London’s weekly railway news #240 

16 Feb

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Photos – Watch a railway bridge being replaced London Underground A man died in an underpass at Westminster Tube station during the freezing cold weather Metro Tube train pusher pleads guilty ...


radici to launch pizza brunch 

15 Feb

We’re already big fans of Francesco Mazzei’s Radici in Islington but now it’s about to get even better thanks to a new weekend  bottomless brunch , which launches on 17th February.


A blue-tiled laundry in Northcote Rd, Battersea 

14 Feb

Northcote Road is just south of Clapham Junction on the other side of Lavender Hill.


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Politicians »

Local elections 2018 – What does a Councillor actually do? 

19 Feb

A local Councillor is elected to serve and represent their local community, mainly in interactions with the Local Council, but also with other public bodies such as the NHS, TFL, Thames Water, and The Canal and River Trust, to name but a few.


Making Islington the best possible place to grow up 

19 Feb

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed the recommendations of a flagship report exploring how to make Islington the best possible place in the UK for children and young people to grow up.


One step closer to Old Street’s transformation 

16 Feb

Islington Labour has been campaigning for years for the removal of the dangerous Old Street Gyratory and had repeatedly called on the previous Mayor of London and TfL to prioritise funding towards the transformation of Old Street.


2018 Cally Festival will be held on Sunday June 17th 

2 Feb

You couldn’t exactly miss this! Each year we close the entire road all the way from Cally Bridge to Cally Pool Caledonian Ward Councillors have announced that the 2018 Cally Festival will be held on Sunday June 17th.


Labour NEC Report – 23 January 2018 

1 Feb

Leader’s Report Jeremy Corbyn began his report by wishing Margaret Beckett a happy 75 th birthday.


Job Opportunity – Mobilisation Assistant 

31 Jan

Islington Labour Party is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated Mobilisation Assistant to help us with our local election campaign.


Marking Holocaust Memorial Day 

29 Jan

Today (29 January) Islington Labour councillors, MPs and members of Islington’s diverse community gathered at the Town Hall to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and hear the first hand testimony from Ernest Simon, a Holocaust survivor.


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LocalGov »

Pothole, 24th February 

24 Feb

Pothole damaging buses Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 72 Balls Pond Road, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Looked after children 2017 

23 Feb

Response by Islington Borough Council to Christina Savage on 23 February 2018 .


Looked after children 2017 

22 Feb

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Christina Savage on 22 February 2018 .


Internal works, 14 Lissenden Mansions, Lissenden Gardens, NW5 

22 Feb

Response by Islington Borough Council to P Tokkos on 22 February 2018 .


Internal works, 14 Lissenden Mansions, Lissenden Gardens, NW5 

21 Feb

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by P Tokkos on 21 February 2018 .


Breaking up of previous road repairs, 21st February 

21 Feb

A section of previous road repairs has been breaking up for the past two years - this is causing serious vibrations to our home at 33 Wharfdale Road when lorries and busses hit the potholes - there are three in a row of broken up infill tarmac...


Abandoned cycle locked to railings, 21st February 

21 Feb

The bike arrived on Saturday 17th February night hasn't been moved since.


High power point, 21st February 

21 Feb

This is a situation that should be fixed long time ago, is about 30 meters from a school.


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999 »

London Fire Cadet fulfils lifelong dream to become Brigade firefighter 

23 Feb

A former London Fire Cadet has risen through the ranks to officially become a firefighter serving in the capital.


Chinese new year safety warning 

15 Feb

Around six fires a week caused candles, incense sticks and fireworks...


London Fire Brigade training exercise at Barbican Estate 

14 Feb

Firefighters will be undertaking a training exercise at the Barbican Estate in the City...


Celebrate Pancake Day without disaster with the Brigade’s cooking safety tips 

13 Feb

The Brigade is urging people to take care while cooking their pancakes this Shrove Tuesday...


Brigade raises concern over flammable skin products 

12 Feb

Skin products contain highly flammable ingredients...


Innovative healthcare service is transforming emergency care in the community 

8 Feb

Patients are getting specialist emergency treatment quickly and avoiding trips to hospital thanks to an innovative service launched in East London.


Firefighters’ marathon effort for Grenfell survivors 

8 Feb

18 firefighters raising money for Grenfell community and Firefighters Charity...


Firefighters issue blaze warning for ‘coldest week of winter’ 

7 Feb

Firefighters concerned over rise in fires during cold snap...


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Events »

Jen Cloher at Tufnell Park Dome | Live review 

14 Feb

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


Nick JD Hodgson showcases debut album Tell Your Friends at the Islington | Live review 

7 Feb

After leaving the Kaiser Chiefs in 2012 to focus on other projects, Nick JD Hodgson has kept busy, writing for stars ranging from Mark Ronson to Shirley Bassey.


London Art Fair 2018 

18 Jan

The London Art Fair, which celebrates its 30 th anniversary this year, kicks off the art world calendar at the Business Design Centre in Angel.


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Schools »

WORLD BOOK DAY – March 1st 

20 Feb

It’s   WORLD BOOK DAY   next THURSDAY 1st MARCH and there are all sorts of great things going on at Tufnell Park School! Look out for tokens for a FREE World Book Day book in school bags, these should be coming home this week.


Fundraising Friday total: £126 

12 Feb

Big thanks to everyone who supported the Fundraising Friday stall last week with donations or buying! We raised £126 for Junior Classes...


Share a Cake moment… 

7 Feb

Fundraising Friday this Friday! Donations of cakes, biscuits and healthier options appreciated.


BOOK A BABYSITTER! 

7 Feb

The PTA are holding an evening of entertainment for the grown ups on Friday 16th March.


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