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Lottery boost for Islington charity that supports victims of domestic violence

Published: 19 August, 2016

A CHARITY supporting victims of domestic violence has received a boost of almost £300,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

Retired midwife died after choking on meat during family meal at her Finsbury Park home

Published: 19 August, 2016
by JOE COOPER

A RETIRED midwife died after choking on a piece of meat while having a meal with her family 

Angel architects’ civic complex vision will replace Finsbury Leisure Centre

Artist’s impression of the new civic complex

Artist’s impression of the new civic complex

Published: 19 August, 2016

A FIRM of architects based in Angel has won a competition for a £49m development in Finsbury.

‘Why hit the vulnerable?’ plea as ‘lifeline’ service for dementia sufferers faces cut

St Luke’s Centre regulars Pat Still, Margaret Rudge and Jean Trotter

Above, St Luke’s Centre regulars Pat Still, Margaret Rudge and Jean Trotter. Below, Joan Barnett with daughter Pat Dawson

Joan Barnett with daughter Pat Dawson

Published: 19 August, 2016
by JOE COOPER

‘Zombie’ knife that was used by Stefan killer is banned

Canonbury teenager Stefan Appleton

Canonbury teenager Stefan Appleton was killed just yards from a playground in Nightingale Park in June last year

Published: 19 August, 2016

THE type of knife that was used in the shocking killing of Canonbury teenager Stefan Appleton has been banned.

£14k fine for overcrowded Holloway Road flats

Published: 19 August, 2016

A LANDLORD has been slapped with a £14,000 fine for letting unlicensed flats in Holloway Road following legal action by the Town Hall.

Inquest is told how ‘proud’ Barnsbury pensioner died as he fought fire caused by lamp

Published: 19 August, 2016
by JOE COOPER

A “PROUD and independent” pensioner died after trying to tackle a fire at his Barnsbury home.

Leading attraction! Islington MP Corbyn backs summer festival

Jeremy Corbyn with Hillrise ward councillors

Jeremy Corbyn with Hillrise ward councillors Michelline Ngongo (left), Dave Poyser, and Marian Spall

Published: 19 August, 2016

RSPCA issue appeal after video shows man attacking dog in Holloway street

Video footage of the man the RSPCA wants to trace

Video footage of the man the RSPCA wants to trace

Published: 19 August, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Treasures are found in artist’s ‘history house’ ahead of exhibition that will help pay for her care costs

Jane Bodie

Jane Bodie with some of her mother’s work at the house where a retrospective will take place next month. Below: an old photograph of Sue Dunkley at work in her Barnsbury home

an old photograph of the artist at work in her Barnsbury home

Published: 19 August, 2016
by AMY SMITH

‘It’s been emotional!’ Tears... and more tears on A-level results day

Seema Ahmed with her mother, Jasmin Begum

Seema Ahmed with her mother, Jasmin Begum

Mayor Kat Fletcher with student Nazli and headteacher Gladys Berry

Mayor Kat Fletcher with student Nazli and headteacher Gladys Berry at Highbury Fields

Staff win £1.8m contract to run adventure playgrounds

Guy Lawrence and Becky Pryce with children at the Three Corners adventure playgr

Guy Lawrence and Becky Pryce with children at the Three Corners adventure playground in Clerkenwell

Published: 19 August, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

University honour for child abuse survivor

Phil Frampton

Phil Frampton: ‘This award is not only a recognition of my own achievements but also of those care leavers and survivors of child sexual abuse who are prepared to speak awkward truths about h

Islington MP Corbyn in pledge to the people

Supporters of Black Lives Matter in Highbury Fields

Supporters of Black Lives Matter in Highbury Fields

Published: 19 August, 2016
by JOE COOPER­

Crowning glory: landmark Holloway Road pub wins protected status

Campaigners outside The Coronet

Campaigners outside The Coronet: ‘Accessible and affordable, it caters for all ages, particularly the elderly’

Published: 19 August, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE