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‘Emily who?’ ask voters on Islington estate

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry

Published: 28 November, 2014
by ROSE-ZIMELA JARVIS

Chocs and flowers for MP Emily, victim of a Twitter storm

 Emily Thornberry chats with Jim Dove

Busy in her constituency yesterday (Thursday), Emily Thornberry chats with Jim Dove, the owner of Cally Pets, in Caledonian Road, who is pressing for more parking spaces for businesses

TRIBUNE COMMENT: Free speech loses, hypocrisy wins

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry

Published: 28 November, 2014

My sister Emily Thornberry is no snob, says ‘red van’ Ben

Ben Thornberry: ‘I cannot believe this wild reaction’

Ben Thornberry, pictured in a café near Old Street roundabout, said he ‘cannot believe this wild reaction’

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

Young people planting the orchard at Hilldrop Community Centre

Young people planting the orchard at Hilldrop Community Centre

Published: 25 November, 2014 

Hospital strike action continues in pay battle

Health workers protesting outside Whittington Hospital today

Health workers protesting outside Whittington Hospital today 

Published: 24 November, 2014
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

RADIOGRAPHERS, midwives and nurses joined forces today in the latest bout of strike action over low pay. 

Prints charming? Kate graffito ‘tongue in cheek’

The artwork on the front of Faith Inc studios in Caledonian Road

Published: 22 November, 2014
by MARK GATFORD and ALINA POLIANSKAYA

As radical initiative to tackle soaring rates of violence is launched, police tell domestic abuse culprits: ‘We’ll get you’

Chief Superintendent Gerry Campbell

Chief Superintendent Gerry Campbell: ‘There is an unmistakable rise in reported domestic abuse’

Published: 22 November, 2014
by ANDREW JOHNSON

FORUM: 'I’m not homeless, I’m living free!' - brought to tears by plight of The Sheriff

Simon Harvey, vicar of St Mary’s in Upper Street, Islington.

Simon Harvey, vicar of St Mary’s in Upper Street, Islington

Published: 22 November, 2014
by THE REV SIMON HARVEY

Surge in fly-tipping ‘leaves Islington streets strewn with rubbish’

Tracy Ismail and Alex Cox

Tracy Ismail and Alex Cox with dumped rubbish in Tufnell Park Road

Published: 22 November, 2014
by PETER GRUNER

Quiet revolutionary Town Hall leader who puts cleaning streets before flying the red flag

Richard Watts

Richard Watts at the town hall. ‘We sell it best by showing it works.’ he says

Published: 22 November, 2014
by ANDREW JOHNSON

King’s Cross night shelter brings in extra beds for Christmas

Mable Mary joins Sheila Scott, third from left, at the shelter

Mable Mary joins Sheila Scott, third from left, at the shelter

Published: 22 November, 2014
by PETER GRUNER

On song! Vox Holloway choir’s fifth anniversary is marked by collaboration

Justin Butcher, Harvey Brough and Ben Okafor

Justin Butcher, Harvey Brough and Ben Okafor

Published: 22 November, 2014
by PETER GRUNER

Staff could create business enterprises in bid to secure future of Islington adventure playgrounds

Cllr Joe Caluori

Cllr Joe Caluori: ‘We have incredibly dedicated and skilled staff working in our adventure playgrounds and I’m looking forward to seeing their proposals’