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Friday, November 16, 2018

Islington life

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...
Islington, with its rich and long history, has been home to many famous people and landmarks over the years. Did you know that one of the world’s most famous film directors started his career in Islington? Or that Europe’s...
Finding the greenery in Islington, London’s least green borough, Jane Parker leads walking tours to reacquaint locals with their surroundings.
Islington is home to some of the best kebab houses in London. We've narrowed the choice down to 6 of the best cheap-eat kebabs in the borough.
In Islington's Centre 404, a charity organisation involved in community outreach for people with disabilities, is getting people out onto the ice. The charity hosts a weekly event in Sobell Leisure Centre which gives locals the opportunity to skate on...
In November, a fleet of over 400 brightly coloured dockless bikes from two rival Chinese companies – Mobike and Ofo – descended upon the streets of Islington. The borough is the first to allow two dockless bike firms to...
You never know what death is going to throw at you. For bereaved families, the task of sifting through, packing up or throwing away the possessions of the relative you’ve lost is often a poignant, sad affair. The clothes,...