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Arsenal Ladies close in on top spot after win over Notts County

Arsenal players celebrate the goal that gave them the win against Notts Coun

The Arsenal players celebrate the goal that gave them the win against Notts County 

Published: 31 July, 2015
by STEVE BARNETT

It’s all aboard Jeremy’s bandwagon as Labour leadership hopeful visits ‘special place’ that reflects his vision of a society ‘where we all help each other’

Leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn at the awards ceremony

Leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn at the awards ceremony for volunteers at Manor Gardens community centre. Below: Mr Corbyn is the centre of attention as he leaves Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church

Leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn at the awards ceremony

Published: 31 July, 2015
by JOE COOPER

Students left out of pocket as Holloway Road language school closes ‘out of the blue’

Staff and students protest at the closure of the language school

Staff and students protest at the closure of the language school

Published: 31 July, 2015
by JOE COOPER

Islington pensioners’ group ‘disgusted’ at plan to extend CPZ hours

Published: 31 July, 2015

PENSIONERS in Islington are set to fight back against proposals to extend controlled parking zones (CPZs).

NEWS IN BRIEF: Colleges’ merger plans

Published: 31 July, 2015

TWO further education colleges have revealed plans to join forces. 

Ahoy there… canal festival lovers it’s time to volunteer

The annual festival celebrates life on the canal

The annual festival celebrates life on the canal

Published: 31 July, 2015
by KUBA SHAND-BAPTISTE

Computer kids crack the code thanks to free course at libraries

Published: 31 July, 2015

YOUNGSTERS will be able to learn computer programming at a new free course that will run until the end of August.

One council helps pensioner find room… then another says he has to leave because it’s too small to live in

Maurice Warawi, who says: ‘It is not healthy to be living in a place like this’

Maurice Warawi, who says: ‘It is not healthy to be living in a place like this’

Published: 31 July, 2015
by TOM FOOT

Playday fun in Paradise Park

Published: 31 July, 2015

CHILDREN are invited to join in the fun on Wednesday at this year’s Islington Playday. 

ISLINGTON PEOPLE: Hairdresser’s head start in Holloway; How shop helps to fund priceless skills; and the chef who wants a taste of the Antarctic

Masbahi Rafak

Published: 31 July, 2015

Masbahi Rafak, 32, is a hairdresser at Holloway’s L’Exotique salon and has only lived in Islington for six months. Talking about the differences between his native Algeria and the UK, Masbahi says you can’t really compare the two countries. “Being a hairdresser is different here because the people are from all over the world, they speak different languages and like very different hairstyles,” he said. Not yet accustomed to the climate, he described the British summer as being “like the Algerian winter”.

Diana Davis

Diana Davis, 38, works at the Outpost not-for-profit shop in Holloway Road. She became involved with the project following some voluntary work.

Protesters’ message to King’s Cross developer after being blocked at reception desk: ‘You’re not too poor to keep this £3m homes promise’

Campaigners outside the reception area of Argent

Campaigners outside the reception area of Argent, where they presented the King’s Cross developer with a large petition

Campaigners outside the reception area of Argent

Published: 31 July, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

NEWS IN BRIEF: Appeal to find girl, 15

Eleanor Fullan-Smyth

Eleanor Fullan-Smyth

Published: 31 July, 2015

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a missing girl who is believed to be in Islington.

Memorial to Wat, the slain peasants’ leader, is unveiled in Smithfield

Matthew Bell, Ken Livingstone, Melvyn Bragg, Susanne Levin, Emily Hoffnung

From left, Matthew Bell, Ken Livingstone, Melvyn Bragg, Susanne Levin, Emily Hoffnung and Ken Loach at the unveiling of the plaque. Below: The plaque of Caithness stone. ‘I was stunned that there was nothing there about the revolt. Something had to be done,’ says Matthew Bell. Pictures: Ella Haller Zwierzchowska

The plaque of Caithness stone

Published: 31 July, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

City University chief backs rail scheme that could mean major disruption and loss of landmark buildings in Angel

The Grade II-listed Co-op building on the corner of Islington High Street

The Grade II-listed Co-op building on the corner of Islington High Street and Pentonville Road

Published: 31 July, 2015
by TOM FOOT