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A woman who has spent ten years volunteering with children in the great outdoors has had her work recognised with a prestigious local award.   Rosie Lyall, 67, founding trustee of the Garden Classroom, a charity which aims to teach...
Islington has had its dreams of being crowned the best London borough dashed by Lewisham in the “World Cup" of London Boroughs semi-final. The “World Cup" of London Boroughs is a Twitter contest run by Hugo Marrow, @theorangeone, a...
Residents of Islington can expect to live in good health nearly five years fewer than the national average, figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal. Islington’s healthy life expectancy, a measure of the average time for which people...
At 227a Upper Street sits New Unity, a non-religious church which boasts a unique connection to the women’s suffrage movement. The church, which is now comprised of a majority atheist congregation, can call Mary Wollstonecraft one of its past...
Every woman at some point in their life has met (or been) a “bathroom girl”. The “bathroom girl” is the girl you meet among the toilet stalls on a night out - usually when you’re quite drunk - with...
For many, old age is an opportunity to sit down and put their feet up. But 73-year-old Sheila Field sees her senior years as an opportunity to campaign for human rights. The grandmother spent Wednesday outside Highbury & Islington...
St. Patrick's Day events and festivities will be taking place all across London this weekend but Islington might be one of the best areas of the city to enjoy them - the borough has a long tradition of Irish immigration,...
A children's charity which set up a fundraising page to repair the damage from a burglary has doubled its fundraising target in less than 24 hours. The TOY Project UK, a charity shop on Junction Road which recycles unwanted...
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Not on the weekend though. That’s when brunch takes the spotlight, and Islington is not short on fantastic places for the occasion. Whether you're an N1 resident, or...
An Islington city farm, founded 40 years ago to bring the countryside to inner London, warned today that it may not “keep open” without additional funding, depriving children of a taste of the natural world. Elizabeth McAllister, Chief Executive of...