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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...
Looking for things to do in Islington without breaking the bank? It might sound impossible, but it’s not - and whether you’re looking for cheap date ideas or a budget Mother’s Day trip (your poor Mum), here are the seven best things you can do in Islington on a shoestring.
LilyMaila marries two seemingly divergent businesses of coffee and hair. A cafe and a salon in one, it proves small businesses can thrive if they break away from traditional models.
The earthquake and tsunami in Japan have sent emotional shockwaves as far as Islington.
Still undecided what to get to your mother for Mother's Day this weekend? Islington Now has you covered: here are some options. The stress of buying the perfect present for Mother’s Day can leave even the strongest of us a shivering wreck. Have we...
The Bunhill councillor says racism towards black community is rife
There has been a “definite increase in the use of legal highs” in St Peter’s Ward, a Police Inspector warned this week. Inspector Erica Crawshaw’s comments come after a surge in complaints about anti-social behaviour in the area. Residents have...
A road that cost over half a million pounds to redevelop will be closed for 18 months to allow for further construction, just 15 months after reopening. Islington Council spent £510,000 on converting a section of Caledonian Road to a...
The festive season is fast approaching, so it’s time for Islington to get the tinsel out and turn on the sparkling Christmas lights. This year there’s plenty of choice in the borough to see the lights turned on and...
An Archway business helped one woman design a coffin to resemble Mr Kipling’s Cherry Bakewell packaging.