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20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 

24 Apr

20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 45 minutes ago James Morris --> “The Arsenal wants to knock down homes and expand its capacity by nearly a third.


Stabbing near Canonbury doctor’s surgery leaves patient with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’ 

21 Apr

Stabbing near Canonbury doctor’s surgery leaves patient with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’ 18 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A man has potentially life-changing injuries after being stabbed near a doctor’s surgery in Canonbury this ...


Highbury Fields art collector Tim Sayer: Why I’m giving away my entire collection 

17 Apr

Highbury Fields art collector Tim Sayer: Why I’m giving away my entire collection 39 minutes ago David Child --> Imagine sharing your home with David Hockney, Gerhard Richter, Henry Moore and Bridget Riley – to name just a few.


Holloway Road will shut near Highbury Corner during Arsenal home games until mid-June 

13 Apr

Holloway Road will shut near Highbury Corner during Arsenal home games until mid-June 16:05 David Child --> A section of the Holloway Road will be shut during Arsenal home matches until mid-June, transport bosses have announced.


Gillespie Road homeowners demand: ‘Close this road rage rat run’ 

13 Apr

Video: Gillespie Road homeowners demand: ‘Close this road rage rat run’ 48 minutes ago James Morris --> Furious homeowners have demanded Islington Council close off a Highbury rat run once and for all.


Right to Buy fraudster from Highbury Park Estate is jailed for 18 months 

12 Apr

Right to Buy fraudster from Highbury Park Estate is jailed for 18 months 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A conman who tried to buy a council flat under the Right to Buy scheme was jailed after officers discovered he was illegally subletting it.


Highbury and Islington station evacuated after person hit by train 

12 Apr

Breaking News: Highbury and Islington station evacuated after person hit by train 51 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Highbury and Islington station has been evacuated after a man was hit by a train.


This week 60 years ago: Shoeless burglar breaks into Highbury house and takes man’s trousers 

12 Apr

This week 60 years ago: Shoeless burglar breaks into Highbury house and takes man’s trousers 48 minutes ago James Morris --> A shoeless burglar crept into a man’s bedroom and took his trousers.


This week 30 years ago: Mum made boy hang by his arms over 10-foot drop 

10 Apr

This week 30 years ago: Mum made boy hang by his arms over 10-foot drop 50 minutes ago James Morris --> A Newington Green mum admitted torturing her six-year-old son.


Drayton Park cafe owner insists: ‘I wasn’t trying to lie about hygiene score’ 

5 Apr

Drayton Park cafe owner insists: ‘I wasn’t trying to lie about hygiene score’ 29 minutes ago Tom Horton --> A disgruntled cafe owner recently given a £2,500 bill for displaying an outdated food hygiene rating has defended his actions, ...


Highbury shopkeepers plead for CCTV after burglars strike twice in one night 

5 Apr

Highbury shopkeepers plead for CCTV after burglars strike twice in one night 17 minutes ago David Child --> Business owners around Highbury Fields are pleading for more protection from burglars after two independent shops became the latest in the ...


Jailed: Highbury phone thief who fled wrong way down M11 at 90mph 

3 Apr

Jailed: Highbury phone thief who fled wrong way down M11 at 90mph 24 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A moped-riding phone snatcher who tried to get away from police by driving down the motorway the wrong way at 90mph is behind bars.


Lawyers’ fury over plans for 8am start at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court 

30 Mar

Lawyers’ fury over plans for 8am start at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court 60 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Sleepy criminals will be dragged to court before breakfast under controversial plans to begin hearings at the crack of dawn.


Academy status on horizon for Highbury Grove School after new chair of governors appointed 

30 Mar

Academy status on horizon for Highbury Grove School after new chair of governors appointed 27 minutes ago James Scott --> Academy-status is on the horizon for Highbury Grove after the trust bidding to sponsor the school appointed one of its members ...


Sotheby Mews Day Centre closure: ‘Islington Council are meanies who are making a fool out of us’ 

29 Mar

Sotheby Mews Day Centre closure: ‘Islington Council are meanies who are making a fool out of us’ Yesterday, 15:38 James Morris --> Tearful elderly people say they have been “erased” by Islington Council as it shuts their “second home” in ...


This week 60 years ago: Court tells Highbury dad of nine to visit Family Planning Association 

29 Mar

This week 60 years ago: Court tells Highbury dad of nine to visit Family Planning Association 16 minutes ago James Morris --> An unemployed Highbury man was grilled in court about why he had so many children.


Islington Labour and Green parties come together for road safety in Highbury 

27 Mar

Islington Labour and Green parties come together for road safety in Highbury 38 minutes ago James Morris --> The photo has been long in the making, amid growing tension between colleagues.


Drayton Park Primary School students dazzle in maths competition 

26 Mar

Drayton Park Primary School students dazzle in maths competition 41 minutes ago James Scott --> Budding mathematicians at Drayton Park Primary School blew away the competition in the first number-crunching challenge hosted by exclusive boarding ...


Highbury Grove School puts on barnstorming production of Les Miserables 

22 Mar

Highbury Grove School puts on barnstorming production of Les Miserables 16 minutes ago James Scott --> A group of parents believe a barnstorming production of Les Miserables stands in stark contrast to a school’s damning Ofsted report.


Highbury Grove School: City of London trust to reopen troubled secondary as an academy in September 

20 Mar

Highbury Grove School: City of London trust to reopen troubled secondary as an academy in September 43 minutes ago James Scott --> Troubled Highbury Grove School is a step closer to becoming an academy after the City of London Corporation formally ...


RUDY I LOVE YOU: Mystery surrounds enormous love letter scrawled in Northampton Park, Canonbury 

17 Mar

RUDY I LOVE YOU: Mystery surrounds enormous love letter scrawled in Northampton Park, Canonbury 37 minutes ago Tom Horton --> A giant love letter scrawled in lavender paint on a Canonbury street has neighbours scratching their heads.


Watch moment Highbury moped crook flees cops at 90mph – on wrong side of motorway 

17 Mar

Video: Watch moment Highbury moped crook flees cops at 90mph – on wrong side of motorway 4 minutes ago James Morris --> Extraordinary police footage shows the moment a prolific Highbury moped crook tried to escape from cops – by driving on the ...


Highbury cafe billed £2,500 for lying about food hygiene rating 

16 Mar

Highbury cafe billed £2,500 for lying about food hygiene rating 50 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Highbury café has been left with a bill for £2,500 after claiming it had a top food hygiene rating of 5 – when the actual rating was 1.


Canonbury Primary School neighbours protest against new 3G pitch and ‘shouting’ footballers 

16 Mar

Canonbury Primary School neighbours protest against new 3G pitch and ‘shouting’ footballers 44 minutes ago James Morris --> Fourteen neighbours of Canonbury Primary School have urged the town hall to throw out plans for a new football pitch.


Islington start-ups: ‘Warriorrr’ classes for mums in Highbury 

14 Mar

Islington start-ups: ‘Warriorrr’ classes for mums in Highbury 20 minutes ago James Morris --> Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Islington.


Newington Green Primary School students ‘blown away’ by trip into virtual reality thanks to Crowdfunding scheme 

13 Mar

Newington Green Primary School students ‘blown away’ by trip into virtual reality thanks to Crowdfunding scheme 52 minutes ago James Scott --> Newington Green Primary School has taken the lead in a scheme to bring cutting-edge technology ...


All-night Airbnb rave turns Canonbury flat into ‘nightclub’ – with DJ and bouncer 

9 Mar

Exclusive: All-night Airbnb rave turns Canonbury flat into ‘nightclub’ – with DJ and bouncer 45 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Neighbours had the “worst night ever” after 200 ravers descended on a one-bedroom Airbnb flat in Canonbury for a “...


‘Old school’ Arsenal fans meet outside Highbury and march to Emirates in anti-Wenger protest before Champions League game against Bayern Munich 

7 Mar

Exclusive: ‘Old school’ Arsenal fans meet outside Highbury and march to Emirates in anti-Wenger protest before Champions League game against Bayern Munich 53 minutes ago Layth Yousif --> A sizeable crowd of Arsenal fans protested against Arsene ...


‘Old school’ Arsenal fans meet outside Highbury and march to Emirates in anti-Wenger protest before Champions League game against Bayern Munich 

7 Mar

Exclusive: ‘Old school’ Arsenal fans meet outside Highbury and march to Emirates in anti-Wenger protest before Champions League game against Bayern Munich 13 minutes ago Layth Yousif --> A sizeable crowd of Arsenal fans protested against Arsene ...


‘Old school’ Arsenal fans meet outside Highbury and march to Emirates in anti-Wenger protest before Champions League game against Bayern Munich 

7 Mar

A sizeable crowd of Arsenal fans protested against Arsene Wenger before tonight’s Champions League match between the Gunners and Bayern Munich at the Emirates.


This week 30 years ago: Police reveal deadly weapons confiscated at Arsenal home games 

6 Mar

This week 30 years ago: Police reveal deadly weapons confiscated at Arsenal home games 47 minutes ago James Morris --> Knives, catapults, billiard balls and even CS gas cartridges were among the weapons confiscated by police at Arsenal’s Highbury ...


Hyperlocal & blogs

Road closed for no reason, 21st April 

21 Apr

This road has been closed for weeks for no reason.


Finsbury Park 

16 Apr

Post to the north Finsbury Park Avenell Road Highbury Stadium .


Highbury Music Venue The Garage Relaunches 

13 Apr

New owners DHP Family (Oslo in Hackney and Rock City in Nottingham) are relaunching the famed (and infamous) music venue this month.


Back to 95 flyposting 1, 27th March 

27 Mar

Back to 95 flyposting.


Blocked drain cover, 24th March 

24 Mar

Drain cover filled with mud.


TfL U-turn over Highbury Overground staff cuts 

23 Mar

Rail bosses yesterday decided not to remove staff from Highbury Islington Overground station after customers expressed safety concerns.


Tennis flyposting, 23rd March 

23 Mar

Flyposting about tennis.


Islington’s secret LGBT history 

22 Mar

There is a rich history of LGBT+ action in Islington, from the first gay rights demonstration in the 1970s to the first openly gay MP.


Dating column: Thanks god he was a leftie 

21 Mar

I walked into Little Bat, a trendy cocktail bar, absolutely shaking.


Will Holloway’s rich history survive gentrification? 

16 Mar

If Highbury Corner is Islington’s beating heart, then the Holloway Road is its aorta, the main artery through which people and traffic are funneled through the borough.


Camden flyposting 3, 15th March 

15 Mar

Another poster in the blanket flyposting.


Broken belly bin, 14th March 

14 Mar

Belly bin handle is broken Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Highbury Corner, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned car… please remove, 13th March 

13 Mar

Hasn't moved in months.


Proud flyposting 1, 13th March 

13 Mar

Systematic flyposting by Proud.


Cycle Islington’s Spring Cycle on April 8th 

12 Mar

Spring has truly sprung, and Cycle Islington is taking advantage with a ride to celebrate putting winter behind us.


Dangerous pothole, 10th March 

10 Mar

Six inch deep pothole at junction of Holloway Road and Highbury corner, just on southbound junction to roundabout.


Blocked drain again, 3rd March 

3 Mar

As per title.


Blocked drain, 27th February 

27 Feb

Blocked drain, danger to cyclist as water builds up when it rains.


Potholes and cracks in the road, 26th February 

26 Feb

Road surface now so bad it is dangerous for cyclists to use Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 10 Canonbury Place, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


loti eats: perilla 

21 Feb

After first impressing us at their pop-up down south, Perilla moved into our neighbourhood, located in a pretty site on Newington Green with big windows, rickety wooden furniture and a warm, cosy feel.


Heidi Rice: romantic novelist 

14 Feb

Everyone has a story.


Islington Labour marks LGBT History Month 

7 Feb

The iconic LGBT flag will be flying over Islington Town Hall once again this February to mark LGBT History Month.


Blocked drain., 1st February 

1 Feb

Blocked drain Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Highbury Grove, N5 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flyposting on Highbury fields, 27th January 

27 Jan

Better gym are flyposting again.


farang residency in highbury 

27 Jan

Following a short residency in the same spot last year, Thai street food concept Farang is back at Highbury’s San Daniele for a whole six months.


Gym flyposting, 17th January 

17 Jan

The gym has started putting ugly banners on the fence of Highbury Fields.


Blocked drain at side of the road, 16th January 

16 Jan

There is a blocked drain approximately outside 21 Canonbury Park North Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 23 Canonbury Park North, N1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Bosworth and Naseby join Harold in Highbury 

6 Jan

I recently noticed that three houses in Elwood Street, near Arsenal's old Highbury ground have some intriguing embellishments.


Hail Hackney! 

2 Jan

So, you don't know where Haggerston is? Neither did I! But it has a station - on the Highbury and Islington to West Croydon route, if you are wondering - so what better place as a starting point for some New Year psycho-geography.


Tootoomoo Islington: a bottomless brunch offering with variety and vitality 

25 Dec

At Townfish, we’ve reviewed numerous bottomless brunch offerings and we’ve also reviewed other branches of Tootoomoo , but when we saw that they’ve launched a bargain bottomless brunch offering , it was our duty to check it out and report back ...



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