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Monday, June 25, 2018

Islington life

A pitstop for pedallers
Need some Mother's Day activity inspiration? We've got your back
But at Archway Kebab House on Junction Road, the recipient of the inaugural British Kebab Awards last year, the feel is very different to what you’d expect to find at a late-night fast-food joint. This in part is down...
“I once followed an act who had made the entire audience so uncomfortable I had to make them sing ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ to lighten the mood.”
  When Islington’s only two gay bars closed down, Lou Monaco, 46, began a meetup group to enable the area’s gay community to socialise. It was at the group’s first social that Lou met his partner Aarron Erbas, 23, and the...
The best tweets and photos about Islington this week
We asked our social media community for their favourite places in Islington for a hot date. Here are the top spots to spark a romance.   Swimmer at the Grafton Arms, 13 Eburne Road, N7 6AR A nice pub in Holloway with a large front...
“NETBALL isn’t just about netball,” believe Playnetball, an unusual focus for the organisers of an Islington-based netball league. They believe they are in a league of their own, promising to provide the “perfect antidote” to leagues that don’t listen...
For the oldest people in society, the difference between happiness and a life of loneliness can be something as simple as a cup of tea on a Sunday afternoon. The charity Contact the Elderly runs Sunday tea parties for its...
The staff at the Sylvanian Families shop remember Laurette McFarlane fondly. Her mother had owned a toy museum, which gave her a lifelong love of toys. Even into her 80s, McFarlane collected the much-loved animal figures avidly from the...