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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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Islington Council vows to stop “slum landlordism”

Islington Council vows to stop “slum landlordism”

Islington Council is beginning a consulation to crack down on rented properties on Holloway Road and Caledonian Road that are…

Islington boxing chief blasts sexist rivals

Islington boxing chief blasts sexist rivals

The president of Islington Boxing Club has slated his London counterparts for not allowing women to join their clubs. Lenny…

Deserted school becoming crime hotspot

Deserted school becoming crime hotspot

Ashmount Primary School’s abandoned building is a “magnet” for anti-social behaviour.  Ilyas Mohamed, a security guard for the derelict site,…

Islington Boat Club have the wind in their sails

Islington Boat Club have the wind in their sails

Islington Boat Club, the only water based activity centre in the borough, launched a fleet of 11 new sailing boats…

Pub owner’s India trek raises £12,500 for charity

Pub owner’s India trek raises £12,500 for charity

The owner of a Barnsbury pub has raised £12,500 for charity by cycling 400km in blistering heat across India.  Drapers…

In Pictures: The Kindness Offensive’s big day out

In Pictures: The Kindness Offensive’s big day out

An Islington-based community group has called for the area’s elderly to be provided with more opportunities to enjoy themselves. The…

Historic clock tower set for facelift

Historic clock tower set for facelift

A historic Holloway landmark is set to undergo significant renovations after the project met widespread approval from the public. Islington…

Greens call for 20mph limit on Holloway Road

Greens call for 20mph limit on Holloway Road

Islington’s sole Green Party councillor has repeated her calls to lower the speed limit on “brutal” Holloway Road. Councillor Caroline…