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Pensioner makes emotional plea to councillors to reverse £26k cash cut to dementia service

Barbara Sheridan and Cllr Caroline Russell

Barbara Sheridan and Cllr Caroline Russell

Published: 23 September, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Fanfare for churches’ golden years together as St Luke’s and St Giles’ celebrate the union that brought their congregations under one roof 50 years ago

Service to celebrate the united parish’s 50th anniversary earlier this month

Service to celebrate the united parish’s 50th anniversary earlier this month. Below: Bomb-damaged St Giles’ Church

Bomb-damaged St Giles’ Church

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

HISTORIC links between two landmark churches will be celebrated with an afternoon of music.

From 1 to 90, residents of Hugo Road take to the street to enjoy a day of fun

The crowd descends on Hugo Road

The crowd descends on Hugo Road. Below: Caterpillar girl, Leonie Nocker, 12. Pictures: Steve Barnett

 Caterpillar girl, Leonie Nocker, 12.

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Mother discovered ‘lovely’ DJ son hanged at his flat

Reise Flanagan

Reise Flanagan

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Unity is the theme for Eid al-Adha festival

Mayor Kat Fletcher with councillors and faith groups at the Town Hall

Mayor Kat Fletcher with councillors and faith groups at the Town Hall

Published: 23 September, 2016

Islington PC sacked for stealing sandwich from Tesco

Published: 23 September, 2016

AN ISLINGTON police officer and former actor has been sacked for stealing a sandwich.

Blue plaque honour for Laurie Cunningham, the first black footballer to play for England

Family members, including Laurie Cunningham’s mother, Mavis

Family members, including Laurie Cunningham’s mother, Mavis, in blue, and his niece, Rhodene, to her left, outside the house in Lancaster Road. Top right is team mate Cyrille Regis

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Man charged over ‘offensive’ email to councillor over decision to close Fabric

Published: 23 September, 2016

SECURITY measures have been ramped up at the Town Hall in the wake of the decision to close Fabric.

Top licensing lawyer heads Fabric closure appeal fight

Philip Kolvin QC

Philip Kolvin QC

Published: 23 September, 2016

NIGHTCLUB Fabric has hired a top licensing lawyer in a bid to overturn the Town Hall decision to shut it down.

Fabric: Police ‘vendetta’ claim by co-founder of the Farringdon club

Fabric co-founder Cameron Leslie, centre, with Emily Thornberry and Goldie

Fabric co-founder Cameron Leslie, centre, with Emily Thornberry and Goldie during the debate

Published: 23 September, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Lottery windfall gets work started on new Highbury Roundhouse community centre

Artist’s impression of how the centre will look

Artist’s impression of how the centre will look

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

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

Councillors and council staff fly the bisexual pride flag for Bi Visibility Day

Councillors and council staff fly the bisexual pride flag for Bi Visibility Day

Published: 23 September, 2016
by AMY SMITH

Wrangle over affordable flats plan at former Copenhagen pub site in Holloway

Artist’s impression of the proposed flats

Artist’s impression of the proposed flats

Published: 23 September, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Talent blossoms: young gardeners win Bloom prizes

Pupils from William Tyndale School

William Tyndale School pupils, who won the Best Children’s Planting award, with Young Mayor of Islington Darey Cletus. Below: Best pub or business winner Rotunda with Mayor of Islington Kat Fletcher

Islington in Bloom

Published: 23 September, 2016

Pensioner rescued from Upper Holloway blaze

Published: 23 September, 2016

A PENSIONER was rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out at a block of flats in Upper Holloway on Tuesday. 

Corbyn lands knockout blow?

Jeremy Corbyn with, from left, Mark Sugrue, Sam Hadfield and Chad Ouzman

Jeremy Corbyn with, from left, Mark Sugrue, Sam Hadfield and Chad Ouzman from Caris Boxing Club

Published: 23 September, 2016
by JOE COOPER