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It’s plain sailing as new fleet of boats gets a champagne welcome

Above: youngsters enjoying a day on the water. Below: from left, Amanda Corcoran, Kevin Payne from Mount Anvil, MP Jeremy Corbyn, Mayor’s Consort Tony Debono and Mayor Theresa Debono

Published: 31 October, 2014
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

THERE was splashing and sailing galore at Islington Boat Club when a new fleet arrived.

Six months’ jail for fatal crash motorist whose Mercedes hit grandmother in Holloway

Androula Michael

Published: 31 October, 2014

A DRIVER whose Mercedes car crashed into and killed a 78-year-old grandmother has been jailed for six months.

Sculptures were stolen to order, says owner of Clerk­enwell gallery where computers were ignored during raid

Above: Tim Ellis's Resonator, Forever Hopeful and The Source. Below: Tim Ellis's Sub Divider

Published: 31 October, 2014
by TOM FOOT

Upper Holloway actress Arabella backs Tribune’s Christmas hamper appeal

Upper Holloway actress and writer Arabella Weir

Upper Holloway actress and writer Arabella Weir

Published: 31 October, 2014

OUR NEIGHBOURS: Who’s been making the news round your way this week?

Colin Gilbert by Holloway tube, and, below, performing

Published: 31 October, 2014
by AMY SMITH

PROPERTY: Canalside warehouses to make way as Camley Street tower gets the go-ahead

Published: 31 October, 2014

A 12-STOREY tower block in the heart of the Regent’s Canal conservation area was given the green light this week by the Town Hall.

PROPERTY: Victorian offices in King’s Cross to serve as premises for Jamie Oliver’s latest culinary venture

Artist’s impression of how the Fish and Coal buildings would look

Published: 31 October, 2014
by DAN CARRIER

Body of missing Highbury man is found at Beachy Head

Published: 31 October, 2014

THE body of missing Highbury resident Solomon Nicholson was found by police at Beachy Head in East Sussex on Saturday.   

Islington refugee centre suffering cash crisis could be closed by Christmas

Dame Elisabeth Hoodless, centre, at the church centre

Published: 31 October, 2014
by PETER GRUNER

Holloway Road uni defends crime lecturer former cop who had undercover affair

London Metropolitan University

Former police officer Dr Bob Lambert is now a senior crime lecturer at London Metropolitan University

Published: 31 October, 2014
by TOM FOOT

Sunk on a King’s Cross canal: The Bay Queen boat that survived Dunkirk

The Bay Queen: ‘We hope she’ll be fixed’

Published: 31 October, 2014
by DAN CARRIER