Clerkenwell and Bunhill news
Westminster attack: Islington MP Emily Thornberry tells how she was yards away as drama unfolded 20 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry was stood just 30 yards away from this afternoon’s apparent terrorist ...
Exclusive City Road tower block scheme ‘shows how affordable housing is being moved into ghettos’ 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 22-storey building straddling the Hackney and Islington border could provide six floors of office space and 100 ...
A 22-storey building straddling the Hackney and Islington border could provide six floors of office space and 100 private-rented flats – but no on-site “affordable” housing.
Exclusive City Road tower block scheme ‘shows how affordable housing is being moved into ghettos’ 5 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 22-storey building straddling the Hackney and Islington border could provide six floors of office space and 100 ...
Clerkenwell Parochial Primary School to be converted into academy after “inadequate” Ofsted report 17 minutes ago James Scott --> A primary school is set to be converted into an academy after receiving an “inadequate” rating in its latest ...
New Clerkenwell community group: ‘Developers think they are unstoppable around here – we have to fight back’Islington Gazette 8 Mar
New Clerkenwell community group: ‘Developers think they are unstoppable around here – we have to fight back’ 7 minutes ago James Morris --> Jacqueline Czelny thinks Clerkenwell has been ‘land grabbed’ by developers only interested in a ...
Duke of Edinburgh to Charterhouse brother: ‘You look starved!’ 33 minutes ago Tony Jones --> The Duke of Edinburgh met his “brother” when he visited an ancient Clerkenwell almshouse today, jokingly telling his sibling: “you look starved”.
A woman and man from Islington have been charged with spitting at police officers on Monday.
Neighbours of an office block in one of Islington’s main party zones are scared of tech and startup professionals going on the rampage if their workplace is given an alcohol licence.
In the heart of Clerkenwell is a hidden palace.
The family who run a traditional Clerkenwell boozer need a show of Christmas spirit to save it from closure – after finding out from neighbours they could be evicted.
Charity bosses are “completely perplexed” after being repeatedly knocked back in their bid to buy the Clerkenwell fire station site.
Winston Douglas, commander at Upper Street fire station, retires next week after 32 years of service.
Given Islington’s radical history, it’s no surprise rebels once plotted to overthrow the elites from a Clerkenwell park.
Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured right here in Islington.
Developers trying to transform a Grade-II listed building into a 1,000-capacity private members club have pulled an application for a booze licence at the 11th hour after neighbours objected.
The driver of this car miraculously escaped injury after ploughing it into a terraced house.
A Clerkenwell woman is today urging people to have carbon monoxide alarms fitted in their homes.
Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry this afternoon said “the fight is on” against plans to re-draw constituency boundaries.
A tech company is using the UK’s biggest 3D printer to revolutionise the design industry.
Touch of frost: Regent’s Canal freezes over.
A “nasty” 19-year-old has been jailed for two years for assaults in Clerkenwell and Holloway.
Taxpayers have paid a “shocking” £264,000 to maintain the empty Clerkenwell Fire Station since 2014.
MOST PEOPLE occasionally have seemingly bright lightbulb moments.
A unique vehicle powered by a combination of rocket fuel and jet engines was among the highlights of this year’s Clerkenwell design week at City University.
Developers bought up Clerkenwell Green’s Old Sessions House in 2014 and last year had plans approved to turn it into a private members’ club with a rooftop pool.
Fire chiefs threw a special party to honour a Blitz hero from Clerkenwell thought to be the oldest fire service veteran in the world.
World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65, her firm has announced.
The Clerkenwell kebab shop that sells veal and posh cheese but not chips...
You would think that being stood in a doorway on a quiet street and well away from the road would be a fairly safe place to use your phone.
Hyperlocal & blogs
On this day in 1661, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “To the Red Bull (where I had not been since plays came up again) up to the tireing-room, where strange the confusion and disorder there is among them in fitting themselves, … where the ...
With the average house price at a staggering £859,175 , Islington Now have done some house hunting and found the five most expensive properties on offer in Islington.
We hear nightmare stories for pub owners that 27 close a week in the UK, but thankfully when they are run well and supported by the local community, they are an absolute joy for the neighbourhood .
The manhole covers on city road at the junction with colebrook row have become loose and are getting more and more noisy each day.
Give your home a re-fresh without spending all your pennies at the Margo Selby sample sale.
A bike stand is being used to store(?) unrideable bikes and wheels.
All the news from the borough and beyond for February 2017.
Unlock regeneration potential with a new public space inspired by the River Fleet River Fleet Square proposes a high-quality public square to capitalise on the wasted space created by the railway cutting at the junction of Farringdon Road and ...
We’ve teamed up with the Clerkenwell School of Ballet to offer a free trial to THMs members and one lucky little one will Win a Term of lessons! Some say ballet is like dreaming with your feet.
Road is flooded with rain water drains need cleaning as spilling onto foot path Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): City Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...
HCLC housing solicitor Jamille Mohammed ( pictured right ) was recently on duty at Clerkenwell Shoreditch County Court.
Pelican crossing uneven and bumpy littered with pot holes Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 75 City Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...
Farringdon rd plastic cover been there for months Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 96 Farringdon Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...
Last-minute Christmas shopping CAN be stress-free! Our Xmas pop-up shop is in the gallery at Craft Central through Friday 23rd...
St Luke’s Community Centre, tucked off City Road, is a place people want to go.
How long have I been walking and bussing past this and not noticed it?!I only spotted it in November when hunting for signs to use for my Angel Islington card.
A Lynchian homage of marble, brass and pink velvet, Clerkenwell Grind is more than just a pretty face, it’s a considered and modern tribute to the young professional.
Well, well it looks like Clerkenwell has a new spa…meet The Well.
Free, to pick up from Goswell Road Clerkenwell by 6pm Monday 28 November.
Stripped bike on Clerkenwell Rd Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Clerkenwell Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...
You’ll never be stuck for coffee in Clerkenwell again because Grind is heading back east and setting up shop in the hood this November.
Farringdon road farringdon lane pelican crossing refuge has no tactile paving As per DETR Guidance figures10 11 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 119 Farringdon Road, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...
Creative Clerkenwell’s Christmas Pop-Up Shop 13-23 December, 2016 Curated by Charlene Lam of Creative Clerkenwell, featuring great gifts from UK...
Let’s TACO about how Breddos Tacos are taking over town, first they announced a perm site in Clerkenwell with ice cream tacos and now they’ve hooked up with Yard Sale Pizza to bring you The Dead Mex, just in time for Day of the Dead.
Rumours have been circulating about the new Clove Club opening in Clerkenwell for the last year or so BUT finally the news is out.
The team behind the Clove Club, one of London’s most renowned restaurant worldwide, have announced the opening of a new restaurant in Clerkenwell next month: Luca.
I stumbled across a nice little diversion for a couple of hours if you're around Old Street.
First came the news of SMOKESTAK setting up a permanent home and now Breddos Tacos, another street food fave, is FINALLY getting a perm place with four walls.
Roseberry avenue at farringdon road the two pedestrian refuges are missing the require tactile paving in accordance with DfT guidelines Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Rosebery Avenue, EC1 Report...
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