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Girls stamped on in ‘horrific’ Finsbury Park attack are taken to hospital on bus

Published: 24 April, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

BUS passengers watched in horror as 20 teenagers attacked and seriously assaulted two girls in Finsbury Park.

Question time for the six hopefuls with their eyes on an election prize

Election candidates for Islington North

From left, Cllr Caroline Russell, Julian Gregory, Alex Burghart, Bill Martin, Jeremy Corbyn and Gregory Clough. Sitting, chairman Richard Rieser

Published: 24 April, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

Islington In Bloom: It’s time to get growing!

This topiary of jumbo proportions in Blackstock Triangle

This topiary of jumbo proportions in Blackstock Triangle was last year’s winner of the Best Small Neighbourhood Garden in the competition

A radical diversion – walk through Islington’s radical past

Published: 24 April, 2015

ANGEL teacher and local historian David Rosenberg is organising a walk through Islington’s radical past next Wednesday (April 29).

A tiny house in Barnsbury... with a £750,000 price tag

The two-bedroom house in Ripplevale Grove

The two-bedroom house in Ripplevale Grove

Published: 24 April, 2015
by MIRANDA LARBI

Islington councillor’s West End play features ‘scruffy, chaotic’ former mayor

Alan Cox as the Tory ex-mayor

Alan Cox as the Tory ex-mayor. Below: playwright Robert Khan

playwright Robert Khan

Published: 24 April, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

Warning that chunk of Finsbury building that landed where children play ‘would have killed someone’

Resident Fred Scott at the spot where cladding fell ‘like an explosion’

Resident Fred Scott at the spot where cladding fell ‘like an explosion’

Published: 24 April, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

‘New River must be saved from developers’ – conservationists fear go-ahead for housing and offices will result in loss of heritage centre

David Gibson, Martin Klute and Andrew Smith

David Gibson, Martin Klute and Andrew Smith, with the old pump house in the background; below: New River Head, which built as part of a 1613 scheme to bring fresh drinking water to London

New River Head, which built as part of a 1613 scheme to bring fresh water

Published: 24 April, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

140 new homes for King Square estate

Published: 24 April, 2015

PLANNING chiefs were set to approve proposals to build 140 new homes on the King Square estate in Finsbury last night (Thursday).

Finsbury Park tube exit closure is put ‘on hold’, just three days before entrance was due to shut

Ben Myring

Ben Myring: ‘Someone has really messed up’. Below: Fruit and vegetable stall owner Gazza

Fruit and vegetable stall owner Gazza

Published: 24 April, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

'Vinyl won't die': Music fans flock to Angel to celebrate Record Store Day

Cheers all around as Flashback Records opens its doors on Record Store Day [Photo: Flashback Records]

Published: 24 April, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

MUSIC fans flocked to Angel on the weekend with hopes of getting their hands on an exclusive music release, as stores around town celebrated Record Store Day. 

Fears over Finsbury Park estate regeneration as vision for high-deprivation area hangs in balance

Andover estate

Sources say Islington Council is ready to reject a major regeneration scheme for the Andover estate

Published: 24 April, 2015
by PETER GRUNER