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Islington women have the lowest levels of happiness, life satisfaction and feelings that life is worth living, while also suffering from the highest levels of anxiety, according to a study conducted by the National Centre for Social Research for...
Islington Council’s bid to become London’s first Borough of Culture reached its final stages on Wednesday night as the council looks to secure more than £1m of funding to stage a programme of cultural events and initiatives in 2019. Outstanding cultural initiatives The...
A theatre troupe of recent care-leavers will begin a month-long run of a play about the experience of leaving care on Wednesday, performing in the carpark under Smithfield Market. The Big House, a theatre company and charity based in Mildmay...
Ahead of Mother’s Day this weekend, Islington Now spoke some people around Islington about their plans (or lack of) for the day itself. Faruk, 23 - “I knew that it was coming this weekend. I’m not going to do anything...
At a time when trans activists and celebrities are more visible than ever, you’d probably expect to hear more about the Labour Party’s first elected transgender politician. But local councillor and trans woman Osh Gantly remains under the radar in...
A new group of female photographers is taking Islington by storm. Harriet Agerholm finds out more Following International Women’s Day, Islington Arts Factory is hosting an exhibition of photographs by women who have suffered violence.
A road that cost over half a million pounds to redevelop will be closed for 18 months to allow for further construction, just 15 months after reopening. Islington Council spent £510,000 on converting a section of Caledonian Road to a...
Islington-based photographer Amanda Eatwell has a clear vision for her latest body of work; a project she is calling Downtime. Inspired by the ‘don’t judge a book by it’s cover’ philosophy, Amanda’s latest series of photos explores the differences between...
British cycling success at the 2012 Olympics was a “perfect wave” for launching the Islington Cycling Club (ICC) the following year, says club secretary David Shannon. A cold winter meant that the inaugural club run was delayed until April 2013,...
Emily Thornberry was spotted trying her hand at DJing in a club in Vauxhall last night. The Islington South MP spun a few tunes at Vauxhall Tavern while attending a Labour fundraiser for mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan. The public reacted positively when...