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Islington Council has refused to reveal the location of 44 buildings being investigated over possible Grenfell-style flammable cladding because of the risk posed by arsonists and terrorists. A spokesperson feared that in the “wrong hands” the information would leave...
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...
More than 1600 properties in Islington are owned by companies registered in the world’s most notorious tax havens, Islington Now can exclusively reveal. Analysis of the Land Registry has shown the extent of offshore investment in Islington property, with data...
Islington council's not-for-profit energy company is just £2 cheaper than British Gas and could prove more expensive for pensioners and people on low incomes. Angelic Energy, the brainchild of Councillor Claudia Webbe, was set up in October at the...
Members of London’s boxing community have celebrated the life of revered coach Ron Hagland, following his death on Wednesday night last week. Mr Hagland was a founder of Islington Boxing Club, which opened in 1974, and helped to coach amateur...
The closure of Holloway Prison caused significant stress to prisoners, and was a possible factor in the subsequent death of a relocated inmate, a report on its impact has concluded. A study published jointly by the Centre for Crime...
For those who grew up watching Takeshi’s Castle and The Crystal Maze, the prospect of working in one of their inner-city equivalents, escape rooms, is tantalising. Riddles and puzzles Escape games—based on the Japanese online game ‘Takagism’—do away with the...
The average price of a home in Islington has fallen by 3.8 per cent in the last year. The figures from Rightmove, one of the UK’s biggest property websites, reveal the average house price in the borough dropped by an...
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...