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The shop that buys your dead uncle’s porn collection

You never know what death is going to throw at you. For bereaved families, the task of sifting through, packing up or throwing away...

Residents without water across borough

Thousands of Islington residents have been left without water this week, after freezing conditions burst at least 15 major water pipes across the borough....

Echoes of Holloway Prison – Memories of a prison’s past

Former staff and inmates of Holloway Prison are sharing their memories of the jail in a series of oral histories, films, and workshops. Holloway prison...

Calls for affordable housing on old Holloway Prison site

The future of the ten acre estate formerly home to Holloway prison is still up in the air, 12 months after closing. Over 5000 people...

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...