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Thursday, August 16, 2018

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A local grime artist has slammed the closure of youth projects in Islington, saying it will lead to an increase in crime. Skinnyman - born Alexander Graham Holland - the 39-year-old artist of 2004 album Council Estate of Mind, grew...
Customers were left stressed out after a taxi company unexpectedly sent out Mother’s Day messages almost two weeks early. Holloway taxi company Yellow Cars made the text blunder last Tuesday evening, appearing to send the message out to all of...
The shocking number of Islington residents whose lives were devastated by the First World War has been revealed by a new interactive map. The heart-wrenching graphic, which shows the locations where men lived and worked before they departed for the...
Islington Boat Club, the only water based activity centre in the borough, launched a fleet of 11 new sailing boats last Thursday. The boats, costing a total of £15,000 were gifted to the club by development company Mount Anvil, the...
Holloway residents have voiced fears over their personal safety, on the same day as local police failed to show up at a community event.  The surgery was advertised as an opportunity for residents to come and share any potential concerns...
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Until 2015, South Islington’s most prominent literary celebrities were Robinson Crusoe author Daniel Defoe and mystic poet William Blake, both buried in Bunhill graveyard. But now long time resident AJ Thomas has immortalised the area in his debut novel, Young...
The staff at the Sylvanian Families shop remember Laurette McFarlane fondly. Her mother had owned a toy museum, which gave her a lifelong love of toys. Even into her 80s, McFarlane collected the much-loved animal figures avidly from the...
Tuesday night saw protesters gather at Islington Town Hall accusing environmental solutions company Veolia of assisting with Israel's illegal settlements.
Archway residents are led by Dick Whittington around the dangerous roundabout