North East London hyperlocal portal Friday 24 March 2017
Advanced
sponsor

Highbury • Mildmay • Canonbury news

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 ...


Highness Cafe raid: ‘Scumbag’ burglars take £800 and deliberately flood family-run cafe 

3 Mar

Highness Cafe raid: ‘Scumbag’ burglars take £800 and deliberately flood family-run cafe 25 minutes ago Andrew Messios --> A family-run café that hosts kids’ parties in Highbury is facing a bill for hundreds of pounds after “scumbags” ...


Weapon charge for girl, 15, after Islington brawl video 

24 Feb

Weapon charge for girl, 15, after Islington brawl video Friday, February 24, 2017 James Morris --> A 15-year-old girl will appear at Highbury Corner Youth Court today after being charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon.


Newington Green stabbing: Man chased by gang and knifed multiple times has life-changing injuries 

21 Feb

The young man chased by a gang and stabbed in Newington Green yesterday afternoon has sustained “life-changing” injuries, Scotland Yard has revealed.


Newington Green stabbing: Man chased by gang and knifed multiple times has life-changing injuries 

21 Feb

The young man chased by a gang and stabbed in Newington Green yesterday afternoon has sustained “life-changing” injuries, Scotland Yard has revealed.


Made in Islington: Sweet smell of success for Highbury honeymaker 

18 Feb

Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Islington.


Jailed: Drug dealer who posted LOADED GUN through letterbox during Newington Green police chase 

17 Feb

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.


Jailed: Drug dealer who posted LOADED GUN through letterbox during Newington Green police chase 

17 Feb

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.


Jailed: Drug dealer who posted LOADED GUN through letterbox during Newington Green police chase 

17 Feb

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.


Highbury Fields Bandstand facing closure after four decades 

15 Feb

Retiring school teachers often muse at how they’ve taught more than one generation of the same family.


Clerkenwell woman and Highbury man charged with assaulting police officers at train stations 

15 Feb

A woman and man from Islington have been charged with spitting at police officers on Monday.


Sainsbury’s Blackstock Road bid officially dumped by town hall 

14 Feb

Campaigners have won their battle to stop Sainsbury’s opening a Local store in the old Highbury Vale police station.


Sainsbury’s Blackstock Road bid officially dumped by town hall 

14 Feb

Campaigners have won their battle to stop Sainsbury’s opening a Local store in the old Highbury Vale police station.


New Highbury Roundhouse approved by Islington Council 

11 Feb

Work is to start on building a new Highbury Roundhouse community centre.


Man bitten in ear at Highbury and Islington station 

10 Feb

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was bitten in the ear during a brawl in Highbury and Islington Tube station.


Staff at posh Highbury Stadium flats told grieving Arsenal fan: ‘Don’t leave your flowers here’ 

9 Feb

A lifelong Arsenal fan was stopped from laying flowers in the posh Highbury Stadium flat complex where his 21-year-old son’s ashes were scattered.


Highbury Grove pupils dream up Gunnersaurus as next Disney icon 

7 Feb

It has been a tough week for Highbury Grove School – but at least their pupils did it proud.


Woman hospitalised after Newington Green flat fire 

6 Feb

A woman was rescued by firefighters during a blaze in a block of flats in Newington Green last night.


This week 30 years ago: Highbury schools join forces to save sixth forms 

6 Feb

Headteachers at Highbury Grove and Highbury Fields Schools joined forces in a battle to save their sixth forms.


Hyperlocal & blogs

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 ...


Advent Calendar – Day 20 

18 Dec

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


Locked bicycle obstructing pedestrians, 16th December 

16 Dec

Every day when I cross at the lights of the intersection outside Highbury station, an extremely busy intersection, both in terms of traffic and numbers of pedestrians crossing every day, a bicycle is locked to a pole right there, obstructing...


Russell Selway: cycle shop assistant manager 

6 Dec

What if you get your dream job – in a cycle shop – and then discover that being on the busy, traffic choked, siren-wailing Holloway Road has some lethal downsides? That’s why Russell Selway from Cycle Surgery Highbury discusses air pollution in...


Advent Calendar – Day 4 

4 Dec

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.



Submit your blog or suggest another local website for inclusion in TheEastEnder

Blog name:*
Blog url:*
Subject/area:*
Are you the blog owner? Yes No
Your name:*
Your email:*
Additional information:

Fields marked * are required


Doorstep laundry and dry cleaner


This page took 0.22219 seconds to generate and made 82 db queries.