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Islington residents have told how delays to repairs by housing association Family Mosaic and its contractors have left them feeling “like my mind is being played with”. Family Mosaic manages 26,000 affordable rented homes and houses around 45,000 people across...
Women are paid “more generously” than men at Islington Council. Surprise figures bucking the national trend, released this week reveal that, on average, women get 12.61 per cent more than men, and bonuses that are 32 per cent higher.. Chairing...
There is something enticingly Koestlerian about meeting political exiles in small cafes to discuss the place of dissent. It’s a romantic image, albeit one inevitably disenchanted by reality. But I can claim my Rubashov moment, even if my dissident...
#OldStreet: Old Street roundabout is getting a makeover! Earlier today @IslingtonBC announced the best ideas for the transformation. Check out @tomasdoh's video to see the new looks that impressed the judges most. Which one do you like best? pic.twitter.com/wgZPEhtYZq—...
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...
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...