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A right bunch of Flappers – trying out a Charleston dance class

A right bunch of Flappers – trying out a Charleston dance class

We spent last week trying the iconic 1920s dance craze, with the N1 Women's Institute…

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Don’t get fooled by more fake Banksys – Essex Road street art guide

Don’t get fooled by more fake Banksys – Essex Road street art guide

Earlier this week the internet was duped by fake reports announcing the arrest of graffiti artist Banksy. So avoid getting tricked by more fake Banksys and similar street art…

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Labour MP resigns after Rochester by-election Twitter gaffe

Labour MP resigns after Rochester by-election Twitter gaffe

The Rochester and Strood by-election last night gave Ukip its second MP in Westminster. Much of the furore surrounded the Conservatives’ determination…

Radical plans released to pedestrianise Old Street roundabout

Radical plans released to pedestrianise Old Street roundabout

Old Street roundabout is to be transformed into a pedestrian square under new plans outlined by Transport for London. The…

Cyclists and motorists condemn proposed Archway road scheme

Cyclists and motorists condemn proposed Archway road scheme

Cycling and motoring advocacy groups have condemned Transport for London’s plans to overhaul Archway’s notoriously dangerous one-way system. Proposed plans,…

CityBar chaos after council security concerns

CityBar chaos after council security concerns

Tempers flared at the long-awaited launch of City University’s new bar as students tried to push their way past bouncers…

Community centre cuts would be the ‘saddest thing’

Community centre cuts would be the ‘saddest thing’

A founding member of one of Islington’s oldest community centres said she would be “sat at home feeling sorry for…

Where our WWI heroes lived

Where our WWI heroes lived

The shocking number of Islington residents whose lives were devastated by the First World War has been revealed by a…

Council refuses to accept mounting rubbish problem

Council refuses to accept mounting rubbish problem

Islington council is ignoring residents’ concerns about illegal dumping despite official statistics showing it is on the rise. There has…

Islington holds Remembrance Day service on the green

Islington holds Remembrance Day service on the green

Hundreds gathered in Islington on Remembrance Sunday to honour those who gave their lives in conflicts around the world. A…