Hillrise • Archway • Tufnell Park news
A leading campaigner for the “community” development of Holloway Prison has called on the government to commit to affordable housing on the site – after a new report made no mention of it.
Islington planning officers ask committee to defy Jeremy Corbyn over Crouch Hill basement developmentIslington Gazette 20 Feb
Islington Council officers have asked a town hall planning committee to defy its own leader – as well as Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn.
The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney/Islington.
Campaigners are planning a demonstration outside Holloway prison, which closed last year, to demand it be used for the community rather than turned into luxury flats.
A motorcyclist is in hospital after his bike collided with a 390 bus in Archway Road.
A surgical ward at the Whittington Hospital has been closed after the vomiting and sickness bug norovirus spread among patients and staff.
A pensioner battling a steep rent hike has told his landlords they’ll have to carry him out in a box if they want him to leave the Archway home where he grew up.
One in 16 people in Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North constituency has backed a petition urging the government not to let US president Donald Trump visit the Queen.
A 69-year-old man with stage 3 cancer has claimed he was “shoved in a corner” of AE for 16 hours after being rushed to hospital with open wounds.
An Archway teenager planned to invest in real estate from the proceeds of his drug dealing.
An Archway family is about to reach its £44,000 target to fund the cancer treatment of 17-year-old Sofie Lynott.
A cyclist forced to spend Christmas in hospital last year after a crash outside Holloway Prison could still lose his foot.
Players from both Arsenal and Spurs spread a little seasonal cheer with some special visits to young patients at Whittington Hospital.
The father of Archway woman Demi Williams today paid tribute to his “loving daughter”, saying her death “broke our hearts”.
When fed-up Stephen Griffiths put up a sign telling people to clear up dog mess in his road, he didn’t mean they should shove two bagfuls through his door instead.
Elf and safety gone mad! Police’s Christmas tree appeal at Archway station removed as it is ‘a hazard’Islington Gazette 15 Dec
A Christmas tree put up in Archway station as part of a festive toy appeal has been given the chop – because some Scrooge says it’s a “hazard”.
Campaigners continuing to fight traffic changes to Archway held a meeting with politicians this week to discuss their opposition.
A coroner has been asked to rule on whether Islington NHS services missed vital opportunities to save a vulnerable Archway woman’s life – and whether a disturbing assisted suicide DVD found in her flat broke the law.
Doctors who sent a young mum home to die didn’t know she was suffering from a severe abdominal infection.
Drivers will be heading the “wrong” way down a one-way street on Saturday thanks to the traffic upheaval in Archway.
Transport bosses are driving through with changes to the Archway bus network – ignoring 75 per cent of the people whose opinion they asked.
A supper club bringing the taste of Zanzibar to Archway has raised more than £1,000 for a hunger charity.
Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Islington.
An Archway man who stole a policeman’s motorbike after a drinking session was chased by the bobbie’s colleague – and found hiding underneath a car.
A man’s attempt to fight a fire in his room went disastrously wrong as five people were forced to jump out of a window.
Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn says he will be “proud” to speak at Finsbury Park Mosque’s anti-hate crime meeting on Tuesday – as today marks one year since it was nearly blown up in an arson attack.
Jeremy Corbyn tonight said the Holloway Prison site is the “biggest opportunity” in his 33 years as MP to help solve Islington’s housing crisis.
A Hornsey Rise shopkeeper has gathered more than 400 signatures in the hope transport bosses will reverse their decision to deny him an Oyster top-up machine.
Prevent long-term illness to reduce pressure on the Whittington Hospital? Sounds great.
Google the phrase “culture in Archway” and you will be directed to websites about arches in Chinese and Moorish culture, but next to nothing about Islington’s most maligned neighbourhood.
When George Osborne announced the closure of Holloway Prison a year ago, many people darkly muttered three words: ‘Expensive luxury flats.
Hyperlocal & blogs
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.
There are huge potholes and failed repairs in the carriageway of Muswell Hill Road near the junction with Archway Road (outside The Woodman pub).
The G ospel O ak to B arking Lin e has a nickname.
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.
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 have secured significant concessions on the Archway transformation works from Transport for London (TfL) on behalf of residents and passengers.
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 all along both sides of Archway Bridge underpass.
Graffiti on utility cabinets near junction with Shepherds Hill's, on left hand side of the road.
Graffiti scrawled on bus stop between Boogaloo and Sainsburys on east side of road.
Pot Hole on Junction Road, N19, outside 199 Junction Road, within bus lane, at bus stop TM.
Removal of one-way gyratory traffic system and introduction of two-way operation is a historic change for Archway.
Large Double Mirrored Sliding Wardrobe available for free if dismantled and collected this weekend.
Hornsey Town Hall Appreciation Society have written to Jeremy Corbyn (ex Haringey Councillor, MP for our neighbouring North Islington constituency and Labour leader) to ask him to try and get Haringey to suspend the sale of HTH and have a re-think...
Is anyone aware of any Zumba classes in the Stroud Green area please? I do not drive and do not want to travel far so needs to be walking distance , kind of between Finsbury Park and Crouch Hill stations.
John Barrowman stars as the titular role in this year's pantomime in Brum...
Dick Whittington will run at the theatre from December...
After the initial boundary change proposals were published a few months ago, and the deadline for comments passed, this story has popped up in the Guardian .
Last weekend (18 December) the ongoing improvement works to transform Archway moved into the next phase as a new two-way traffic system was introduced, therefore ending the gyratory.
Over the past few weeks a community of devilish little foam men has been appearing around the junction of Grenville Road and Hornsey Road, London N19.
Ricky Whittington and His Cat is a pantomime with a twist by Fight in the Dog, a new company committed to combining comedy and theatre so as to offer the best of both worlds.
Arlene Phillips stars as Fairy Bowbells in this year's panto in Wimbledon...
The street lights on the north side of Archway Bridge are not working Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Archway Road, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...
There is litter along the length of the alley way and steps which is also among the railings and in the scrubland he other side also.
Leaves are not being cleared from the steps that lead up to Hornsey Lane from Archway Road.
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