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Will Holloway’s rich history survive gentrification?

If Highbury Corner is Islington’s beating heart, then the Holloway Road is its aorta, the main artery through which people and traffic are funneled...

Chicken shops to vegan cafes: the slow gentrification of Holloway road

What happens when gentrification strikes in your local neighbourhood? Look around, and you will probably be able to spot the telltale signs. First come...

“Cowardly” Islington Council bans residents from questioning Archway Road transport scheme

Islington Council has been accused of “cowardly” behaviour after its members voted against taking public questions at the annual Budget Meeting. Residents who attended the...

Say hello to LoHo: Islington’s coolest new hotspot

The bottom of Holloway Road, just past Highbury Corner, leading up to the Nags Head junction, was once known as Lower Holloway. The term,...

Islington street art pilgrimage – an Instagram guide

We traced back the most fascinating graffiti in Islington that residents decided to feature on Instagram. Scroll down for a map with graffiti locations. If...

Holloway teenager’s terrorism charge prompts fury from supporters

The charge against 18-year-old Silhan Ozcelik for links to an outlawed Kurdish group has prompted fury from supporters who insist that she headed for Syria...

Holloway residents reveal persistent fears over security

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...

Car crash at busy Holloway junction

An accident involving a white lorry and a dark blue Toyota break occurred on Wednesday at an Islington junction. The crash happened at around 3pm...

Holloway burglary raises questions over security of elderly

Police are advising the elderly to keep a watch for ‘confidence tricksters’, after a 98-year-old was robbed of her Christmas savings in her Holloway...

Archway gang members jailed

THE final three members of an Archway gang convicted for their role in the fatal attack of a man on a Holloway estate were sentenced at the Old Bailey last week. Jamie Farrell, 26, from Hornsey, Tyson Mason-Riley, 20, of Holloway and an 18 year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons were given between 18 months and two years for violent disorder for their part in the attack.