The Fabian Women’s Network have launched an excellent new booklet full of practical tips and information for people wanting to stand to be Councillors.
Islington Labour backs calls for Government to freeze business rates hike Islington Labour is supporting calls by local business groups for the Tory Government to freeze the implementation of higher business rates across the borough.
The iconic LGBT flag will be flying over Islington Town Hall once again this February to mark LGBT History Month.
Islington Labour councillors have secured significant concessions on the Archway transformation works from Transport for London (TfL) on behalf of residents and passengers.
Islington now ranks in the top 20 in the country for boosting pupils’ attainment, new figures released this week reveal.
Leader’s Report Jeremy Corbyn’s NEC report included updates on Labour’s response to Brexit, opposing a second Independence Referendum in Scotland, reaction to the election of Donald Trump, the rise of fake news and how this is changing politics...
Labour NEC Equalities, Disputes and Organisational Committee meetings took place on Tuesday 17 th January.
Removal of one-way gyratory traffic system and introduction of two-way operation is a historic change for Archway.
Islington’s Labour-run council has announced details of the council budget for the coming year (2017-2018), with a commitment to continue to make a difference on Islington’s top priorities.
St Mary’s Ward councillors are supporting a vital project that offers shelter to homeless people in Islington in the cold winter months.
In primary classrooms, Sunday schools, Madrassas, Gurdwaras, Synagogues, Temples and nurseries across the planet the message is simple; if you tell a lie you will always be found out...
I sat in the Kings Cross Taxi Centre last night chatting to my normal crowd, most in their mid 60's to early 70s.
In an infinite, expanding and increasingly bizarre universe where strangeness and what once passed for normality have become blurred, the prospect of George Clooney forming a ZZ Top tribute band to perform at the inauguration of a racist con man as ...
Thank heavens, thank goodness, thank all our lucky stars and thank you sweet baby Jesus for giving us at long last some clarity and a time scale as to how the British government is systematically taking leave of its senses...
After a journey of trillions of miles taking thousands of light years, on Saturday 15th January 2017 an object about the size of a sofa originating in the Kuiper belt far beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune approached Earth at great speed...
There are and will be many eloquent eulogies, obituaries and retrospectives of those who breathed their last during 2016 and although some might find the deification of dead celebrities somewhat mawkish, this years` harvest of notable souls has been ...
Of all the government departments labouring away in the dark recesses of Whitehall, none is more expert at artifice, trickery and prestidigitation than the secretive Ministry of Magic...
When something outrageous or provocative is broadcast on television or radio, there is a simple solution that could avoid a dangerous increase in blood pressure, impotent fury and a desire to hit the domestic appliance with an unusually heavy object.
According to LCDC twitter feed Leon Daniels and Garret Emerson have both written to City of London supporting the exclusion of black cabs from Bank Junction.
Dear member Islington Council in their infinite wisdom are imposing the Random testing part of their Drugs and Alcohol Policy as of tomorrow, December 1st.
We hope you had a good half term break and are raring to go after today’s inset day.
This week Year 1 have been learning how to write instructions.
Please donate cakes and snacks and/or come and buy them from the after school cake sale on Friday 10 February .
The final part of the birthday trilogy!!! We all celebrated with party games and the most bizarre talent show ever seen in Wales.
Well that’s January over! By all accounts the members of the Monday evening Weight Loss Club are doing a great job sticking to their New Year’s resolutions and becoming healthier and fitter in 2017.
Day 5: After three solid days of farm work, we brushed off our normal clothes, put on our high vis jackets and hit the town! They walk may have been lengthy, but the reward was worth it when we arrived at stunning St Davids.
Happy Birthday Harmony! Part two of the birthday trilogy took place today.
Day 5: Group A/B (Ninjas/Warriors) This morning we were in charge of feeding the pigs and poultry.
Day 4: Team X-Treme really got their hands dirty today and brought home the bacon! They enjoyed a double session of ‘Pigs and poultry’.
Day 4: Ninjas (Group A) Our morning began with a visit to the sheep and their young.
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.
7.30am and the dog has pissed in my boot.
Last month I queried what was going on with station closures on the District line, and how much of this might be down to staffing issues.
Do you love conversations and making stuff happen? We’re looking for a Community Lead! We are looking for a passionate individual, who has a love for connecting people and helping them flourish whilst keeping on top of weekly activities, to step ...
In a back street within the Peabody Estate to the side of Whitecross Street market there is a mosaic on a wall.
We would like to welcome a few new faces to the venue...
Citizens of Queeropolis, lend us your dancing shoes! We request your presence for an evening of top entertainment.
I received this email last week from a reader.
In Christmas 2010 my then one year old daughter Olive got a book for Christmas, Dogs Don’t Do Ballet.
PikaPika: Cherry Blossom Season Spotlight on Japanese Designers 28 Feb – 5 March 2017 PikaPika, a spotlight on Japanese designers...
This April, celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei will open Radici, an authentic Italian trattoria in Islington, the area of London he has made his home.
It was gig of high emotion in Islington last night, as American rockers Train played to a sold-out crowd – with one couple even getting engaged on the stage.
Tonight is the night to honour Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, with a whisky, some haggis and a little bit of poetry.
The London Art Fair, held every January at the Business Design Centre in Islington, is one of the earliest art world events of the year.
A performance above an Islington pub will transport audience members to the decadent Jazz Age, telling the story of a troubled couple who throw a wild party in an attempt to salvage their relationship.
In the early 80s, with arcades in every town centre, the idea of going out to play video games on a weekend was pretty standard.
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.
In London on a cold Wednesday night, the Welsh rock trio Joy Formidable took to the stage.
Scottish national treasure Amy Macdonald returns to the scene following a four-year hiatus, using this tiny tour as a bit of an experiment: she tests the water with a mix of new and old material.
Judd replaces Stewart Pringle at the Islington venue...
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