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Commuters have been warned there will be nowhere to spend a penny in the new multi-million pound Crossrail development at Farringdon, despite passenger numbers being expected to rise to 150,000 per day.Crossrail said travellers will have to make do...
A SPEED limit of 20 mph has been introduced in Caledonian ward, as part of a move to have a blanket 20 mph zone for all residential roads in Islington. The zone will come in to force in a matter...
A CLOCK at the heart of Angel that has not been working properly for two years might finally catch up with time.The clock on the tower of the Angel Square building above Angel tube station has been confusing shoppers...
BELEAGURED Islington Council chief executive, John Foster, faced a new wave of criticism this week after a survey by the local government spending watchdog condemned huge severance payouts for "boomerang bosses" who are then reemployed by another council.The review...
It started with a leaked letter. The North Central London Service and Organisation Review had drawn up a plan to improve hospital services, which meant closing the Whittington Hospital’s A&E department. According to documents seen by the Defend the Whittington...
A long-running feud between Banksy and graffiti legend King Robbo has spread to Islington, with one of Banksy’s iconic works recently defaced with his rival's name.Banksy’s grafitti on Essex Road, featuring three children raising a Tesco plastic bag on...
Women posting their mobile numbers online to find running buddies are being targeted by text pests.
A motorised "Poover" has been introduced by Islington Council to help clean dog dirt off the borough’s streets.
An arts manager has set herself the challenge of swimming 100 miles to raise £3,000 for the Haiti earthquake appeal. Jeanette Bain-Burnett, 31, who runs The Association of Dance of the African Diaspora near Sadler’s Wells Theatre on Roseberry Avenue,...
A map showing the specific locations where accidents caused by potholes occurred, with the amount of compensation awarded. Read Lydia Warren 's full investigation. View Potholes in a larger map