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“Boris Johnson is an animal who spouts Islamophobia and racism” heard attendees at a meeting of the campaign group Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) on Tuesday evening at Islington Town Hall. The comments were made by student organiser Naima Omar...
A charity that gives away thousands of toys every month to disadvantaged children has launched its Christmas appeal for donations. The Toy Project, which operates from a shop on Junction Road in Archway, says that among those benefiting will...
Sajid Javid recently revealed that 770,000 people living in England cannot speak English or can speak it hardly at all. In Islington, over a third of residents were born outside the UK and more than 6,000 cannot speak English...
#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...