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‘Extremely foolish’: Parents and teachers at packed meeting protest against plans for free school in Highbury

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An alternative proposal to build flats for public sector workers was greeted with mass approval. 
Below, from left: Highbury Fields teacher and Islington NUS vice-president Rachel Archer, former councillor and Highbury Community Association member Julie Horten, Cllr Joe Caluori, Islington Council director of planning Karen Sullivan and parent Abi Hopkins

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Published: 9 December, 2016
by Joe Cooper

Team effort for Tony: Young players raise funds for boy with rare leukaemia

Tony Clark fundraiser

Dave Scrafton, manager of Highbury Wolves, with Tony’s father Anthony Clark and players from Isledon Wolves U-11s. Below: Tony Clark and dad Anthony with Dele Alli, who visited him at Great Ormond Street Hospital recently

Tony Clark and Dele Alli

Published: 9 December, 2016
by Koos Couvée

Patrick Adams gets nine years for shooting man in chest

Patrick ‘Patsy’ Adams

Patrick ‘Patsy’ Adams

Published: 9 December, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

A MEMBER of the Adams family has been jailed for nine years for shooting a man in the chest in broad daylight.

Rylance the Oscar winner turns poet at Upper Street fundraiser

Mark Rylance with musician Adam Beattie

Mark Rylance with musician Adam Beattie

Published: 9 December, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Mayor hails Tribune’s ‘fantastic’ Christmas Hamper Appeal

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Mayor Kat Fletcher’s Christmas card, which highlights the work of the Ben Kinsella Trust

Published: 9 December, 2016

Church returns to its full glory after £300k steeple project

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Nicholas Weedon, left, and the Rev Jonathan Brewster at the church; below is the spire

Published: 9 December, 2016
by GABE EVANS

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

Maria North

Maria North and, below, artwork of the four sisters on the cover of Sibling Rhymery

Published: 9 December, 2016
by GABE EVANS

Appeal for witnesses after ‘sickening’ attack on cat

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The CCTV image of the attack on the cat

Published: 9 December, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Christmas shows and lights switch-ons herald the beginning of the festive period

St Andrew’s School

Above: St Andrew’s School youngsters, Frida, Alexa, Emily and Kayley; below, Luke, Elif, Peri Su and and George 

St Andrew’s School

Published: 9 December, 2016

CHRISTMAS was well and truly in the air this week as more lights were switched on and children began performing their Christmas shows.

Inquest is told how ‘low-risk’ patient died days after leaving mental health unit

Demi Williams

Demi Williams ‘had expressed an interest in acting’

Published: 9 December, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Toughest fight yet for Holloway karate kids battling to keep base

Karate black belt Raphael Veras with academy members

Karate black belt Raphael Veras with academy members and their parents. ‘We have more than 19 national medalists,’ he said

Flood victims who must face ‘six months of grief’

Eric Powell surveys the damage at Kevin Page Oriental Art

Eric Powell surveys the damage at Kevin Page Oriental Art 

Charlton Place residents

Charlton Place residents Karen Armstrong, Jeanette Page, Sophie Sarin, Cressida Bell, Paul Beecham and Mary Robertson at the Business Design Centre, where flooding victims found refuge

‘Angel Tsunami’: Thames Water faces traders’ fury as bill for flood devastation is expected to run into millions

Flooded gardens in Devonia Road,

Flooded gardens in Devonia Road, where one resident said: ‘Water just flowed through with a massive force’. Picture: Polly Brown

Polly Brown in a devastated Devonia Road garden

Published: 9 December, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE