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Whittington Hospital not affected as NHS hit by cyber attack 

12 May

Whittington Hospital not affected as NHS hit by cyber attack 23 minutes ago Iain Burns --> The Whittington Hospital has not been affected by a cyber attack on NHS organisations across the country.


General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat attracts record number of candidates 

11 May

General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat attracts record number of candidates 31 minutes ago James Morris --> A record 10 candidates are standing for the Islington North seat in next month’s general election.


Secret papers show how Archway was nerve centre for child sex apologists in early 1980s 

11 May

Exclusive: Secret papers show how Archway was nerve centre for child sex apologists in early 1980s 18 minutes ago Emma Youle and Ramzy Alwakeel --> Investigations journalist EMMA YOULE explains how a stash of newly uncovered documents linked former ...


Terminally-ill cancer patient to stand against Jeremy Corbyn in general election campaigning for NHS litigation reform 

6 May

Despite being confined to bed in her Norfolk home, Susanne Cameron-Blackie is planning to register as an independent candidate in Islington North...


Archway bridge could be getting ‘anti-suicide’ fence at last 

3 May

Archway bridge could be getting ‘anti-suicide’ fence at last 41 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> “Anti-suicide” barriers could at last be installed on the notorious Archway Bridge after a 12-year campaign.


Homeless charity Crisis opens shop in Archway 

2 May

Homeless charity Crisis opens shop in Archway 43 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A charity that helps homeless people get back into work has today opened its latest branch in Archway.


General Election 2017: Caroline Russell and Benali Hamdache announced as Green candidates 

27 Apr

General Election 2017: Caroline Russell and Benali Hamdache announced as Green candidates 46 minutes ago James Morris --> Caroline Russell last night claimed she was the only realistic candidate to contest Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat in ...


Squarey McSquareface? Council to launch competition to name new square in Archway 

27 Apr

Squarey McSquareface? Council to launch competition to name new square in Archway 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Archway dwellers could soon be taking a stroll through Junction Square, Archway Plaza – or possibly Squarey McSquareface.


More than £137,000 spent on closed Holloway Prison site in just six months 

27 Apr

The Ministry of Justice spent more than £137,000 in just six months on utility bills for the closed Holloway Prison site, figures show.


Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 

25 Apr

Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An off-licence faces being shut down after being caught by police buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s.


General Election 2017: Brexit no threat to Labour in Islington, party insists – as Greens, Lib Dems prepare for fight 

21 Apr

General Election 2017: Brexit no threat to Labour in Islington, party insists – as Greens, Lib Dems prepare for fight 21 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Green and Lib Dem candidates are no threat to Labour in Islington – despite warning signs the ...


Man stabbed in Hornsey Road 

18 Apr

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 21-year-old man was stabbed this afternoon in Hornsey Road.


General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says Brexit won’t cost his Islington North seat 

18 Apr

General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says Brexit won’t cost his Islington North seat 28 minutes ago James Morris --> Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims his Brexit stance could cost him Islington North in June’s snap general election.


General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 

18 Apr

General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 45 minutes ago James Morris --> The likely Green candidate for Islington North this afternoon said voters are at their “wits...


General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 

18 Apr

General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 13:44 James Morris --> The likely Green candidate for Islington North this afternoon said voters are at their “wits’ end...


Islington Council tells Archway shops: ‘Protect environment and make more money’ 

16 Apr

Islington Council tells Archway shops: ‘Protect environment and make more money’ 40 minutes ago James Morris --> The town hall is trying to make Archway businesses more profitable – by cutting air emissions.


Whittington medical secretary sues union for ‘failing to give legal advice over job loss’ 

13 Apr

Whittington medical secretary sues union for ‘failing to give legal advice over job loss’ 24 minutes ago Anna Behrmann --> A medical secretary feels she was abandoned by Unison after she returned to work following an injury and found she did not ...


Islington Cycling Club recreates team photo taken in Hazellville Road in 1909 

11 Apr

Islington Cycling Club recreates team photo taken in Hazellville Road in 1909 47 minutes ago David Child --> A century-old photo of Islington Cycling Club has provided some unlikely inspiration for the refurbishment of a shop in Hornsey Rise, writes ...


Crouch Hill sandwich king Max grows his empire 

11 Apr

Crouch Hill sandwich king Max grows his empire 17 minutes ago David Child --> Max Halley’s grin will be a familiar sight to anyone who’s ever gone looking for lunch in Stroud Green Road.


Police seize £50k of cannabis from Hornsey Rise bedroom 

10 Apr

Police seize £50k of cannabis from Hornsey Rise bedroom 30 minutes ago James Morris --> Officers seized over £50,000 worth of cannabis in a Hornsey Rise raid this morning.


Man, woman and toddler hit by ‘acid attack’ in London 

8 Apr

The attack happened in Islington, north London (Picture: Google SV) A man, woman and toddler were hit with a reported acid attack in London.


Bereaved dad takes on London Marathon so The Whittington can support more parents of stillborn children 

6 Apr

Bereaved dad takes on London Marathon so The Whittington can support more parents of stillborn children 24 minutes ago Anna Behrmann --> A bereaved dad is running the London Marathon for The Whittington – so other parents whose children are ...


Bereaved dad takes on London Marathon so The Whittington can support more parents of stillborn children 

6 Apr

Bereaved dad takes on London Marathon so The Whittington can support more parents of stillborn children Yesterday, 17:38 Anna Behrmann --> A bereaved dad is running the London Marathon for The Whittington – so other parents whose children are ...


Professional fraudster from Archway guilty of £104,000 wine con 

6 Apr

Professional fraudster from Archway guilty of £104,000 wine con 8 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A professional fraudster posed as a jet-setting businessman to convince people to invest £104,000 in wine packages – and used the cash to fund his ...


Professional fraudster from Archway guilty of £104,000 wine con 

6 Apr

Professional fraudster from Archway guilty of £104,000 wine con Yesterday, 17:04 Sam Gelder --> A professional fraudster posed as a jet-setting businessman to convince people to invest £104,000 in wine packages – and used the cash to fund his ...


Whittington Trust launches competition to showcase work of budding artists in Archway hospital 

6 Apr

Whittington Trust launches competition to showcase work of budding artists in Archway hospital 20 minutes ago James Scott --> An Archway hospital trust is launching an art competition designed to seek out budding artists from across north London.


Whittington Trust launches competition to showcase work of budding artists in Archway hospital 

6 Apr

Whittington Trust launches competition to showcase work of budding artists in Archway hospital Yesterday, 13:22 James Scott --> An Archway hospital trust is launching an art competition designed to seek out budding artists from across north London.


Archway station: Man dies after being hit by Tube train 

5 Apr

Archway station: Man dies after being hit by Tube train 13 minutes ago James Morris --> A man died this morning after he was struck by a Northern line train at Archway station.


Archway station: Man dies after being hit by Tube train 

5 Apr

Archway station: Man dies after being hit by Tube train Wednesday, April 5, 2017 James Morris --> A man died this morning after he was struck by a Northern line train at Archway station.


Jeremy Corbyn’s son mugged by moped thief in his dad’s own constituency 

3 Apr

Thomas Corbyn, seen here with his father’s wife Laura Alvarez, has revealed he was mugged in his own father’s constituency, Islington North (Picture: Rex) Jeremy Corbyn’s son has revealed how he was mugged in his dad’s own constituency as he ...


‘I never had anything like this!’ Alex Iwobi celebrates 10 years of Arsenal ‘Kicks’ at Elthorne Park 

30 Mar

‘I never had anything like this!’ Alex Iwobi celebrates 10 years of Arsenal ‘Kicks’ at Elthorne Park 56 minutes ago James Morris --> He is Arsenal’s best young talent and has shared a pitch with Lionel Messi at Barcelona’s Nou Camp.


Hyperlocal & blogs

NOISY TRACK WORK HARRINGAY – CROUCH HILL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 

18 May

Network Rail posted the following on Twitter today: Gospel Oak - Barking ‏   @ NetworkRailGOBE...


Whittington – Lost MRIs – How Many 

13 May

Has anyone had an MRI lost at the Whittington Hospital in the last few years or know of anyone who has? If so, please could you contact me? I have been trying to get an MRI scan for a second opinion for eight months with no explanation about why ...


The Archway Former Gyratory and its bus stops 

8 May

How are you finding the new arrangements at the Archway where a one-way system has been replaced, and all the bus stops moved? Gail Waldman of the Highgate Society, has put her name to a long, very thorough but somewhat tetchy letter to Sadiq Khan ...


Archway Tavern, N19 – Save the Guinness Sign!!!! 

5 May

The Archway Tavern building we see today dates from 1888.


Disgraceful Behaviour in Local Park 

2 May

I snapped this last week with my phone in Elthorne Park, just south of Crouch End.


max’s sandwich shop is coming to dalston 

26 Apr

We know we never shut up about Max’s Sandwich Shop , but it’s for a bloody good reason, those sarnies are on a whole new level.


Rubadubdub to become an estate agent? 

17 Apr

At least the architect (David Astburys Ltd: c/o PAPA Architects Ltd 222 Archway Road) has put in for a change of use to office  (A2) from (A1) retail.


New Archway public space nears completion 

12 Apr

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed the progress of the creation of a new public space in Archway and removal of the gyratory, which are part of transformation works from Transport for London (TfL).


Archway 

9 Apr

Archway Close This is the old line of the A1 going up Highgate Hill as Archway Road – but it has now been marooned as the central part of the block which the traffic goes round in a sort of roundabout created in 1967 2 Archway Tavern.


Bad smell, 5th April 

5 Apr

I think the drain is bolcked.


The latest bits of Kit in Hornsey Road 

31 Mar

You may recall that last December I wrote about Kit's amazing foam sculptures in Hornsey Road .


Meet the author of Hornsey Road art project 

23 Mar

Bright yellow polystyrene figures hanging off objects have appeared in Hornsey Road over the past few days.


Abandoned bike, 21st March 

21 Mar

Bike with no back wheel Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 31 Hornsey Road, N7 Report on FixMyStreet...


Butter Fingers at The Old Dairy, Crouch Hill 

21 Mar

Last week I was chatting to Jason at the Oxfam Books Music shop at Crouch End as Iassessed my card stock there.


Arsenal club mascot thrills pupils at Hargrave Park School 

16 Mar

Arsenal double-winner Nigel Winterburn and the club mascot Gunnersaurus Rex thrilled pupils at Hargrave Park School in Archway on Monday when they helped open a state-of-the art all-weather astro-turf pitch in the playground.


Mikhail Braunhofer: Pop Coffee at the Whittington 

15 Mar

If you believe that good food is a key part of good health then meet gardener and chef, Mikhail Braunhofer, who runs the coffee and hot meal spot, Pop Coffee, by the Whittington Hospital.


July Talk at The Dome | Live review 

10 Mar

Some bands work best in the studio, and some bands are made to perform.


The Suffragettes that knew jiu-jitsu 

8 Mar

On International Women’s Day at Archway Library historian Roz Currie is taking the crowd on an inspirational romp through the history of the suffrage movement in Islington.


Scrubbing up for spring 

8 Mar

Members of the public have joined forces with council staff this week to clean up the streets of Holloway as part of the borough’s spring clean.


Clever Mike – Bike – cockney rhyming slang 

1 Mar

I never knew that .


WITNESS? HELP PLEASE! 

20 Feb

Were you on a 41 bus on Wednesday 11th January at around 4:30pm?   My Mum, aged 87, had a fall on a 41 bus.


Massive potholes in carriageway, 12th February 

12 Feb

There are huge potholes and failed repairs in the carriageway of Muswell Hill Road near the junction with Archway Road (outside The Woodman pub).


Goblins and Gremlins and BGORUGs, but not Spriggans 

9 Feb

The G ospel O ak to B arking Lin e has a nickname.


Graffiti on wall, 5th February 

5 Feb

Graffiti on wall just before start of parade of shops on Highgate High Street Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Highgate Hill, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...


Unsightly graffiti on utility cabinet, 5th February 

5 Feb

Unsightly graffiti on utility cabinet.


Graffiti on utility cabinets and wall, 5th February 

5 Feb

Graffiti on utility cabinets and residential walls next to Langdon Park Road bus stop, heading south towards Archway station Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 130 Archway Road, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...


Islington Labour councillors secure more Archway concessions from TfL 

3 Feb

Islington Labour councillors have secured significant concessions on the Archway transformation works from Transport for London (TfL) on behalf of residents and passengers.


Map of OVERGROUND with indications of step free/lift access? 

26 Jan

Lots of clever people on here so maybe someone can help? I am trying to find a map of the OVERGROUND that will indicate which stations are step free/have a lift (not escalators).


Graffiti in Archway Bridge underpass, 23rd January 

23 Jan

Graffiti all along both sides of Archway Bridge underpass.


Graffiti on utility cabinets, 23rd January 

23 Jan

Graffiti on utility cabinets near junction with Shepherds Hill's, on left hand side of the road.



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