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Raiders snatch tills from Junction Road businesses

Published: 20 May, 2016

THREE Archway businesses were targeted by raiders this week.

Seven years after her father died tragically, schoolgirl Shannon is taken by carriage to First Communion

Shannon with the horse-drawn carriage

Shannon with the horse-drawn carriage. Below: Uncle John Abery, grandmother Irene O’Donoghue, mum Michelle and great-grandmother Eileen Heather

 Uncle John Abery, grandmother Irene O’Donoghue, mum Michelle

Published: 20 May, 2016
by TOM FOOT

Tenants vow to ‘defend our estate’ as Town Hall chiefs plan redevelopment

Nigel Gansell at Radnor House. ‘We’re in the fight of our lives here,’ he said

Nigel Gansell at Radnor House. ‘We’re in the fight of our lives here,’ he said

Published: 20 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

New Mayor of Islington backs knife crime charity

The new Mayor of Islington, Cllr Kat Fletcher

The new Mayor of Islington, Cllr Kat Fletcher

Published: 20 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Gimme shelter... a safe place for cyclists to park bikes as street pilot scheme is launched

Cllr Claudia Webbe and cycling officer David Shannon at the Tufnell Park hangar

Cllr Claudia Webbe and cycling officer David Shannon at the Tufnell Park hangar

Published: 20 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Campaigners consider legal action after Caledonian Park visitor centre is given go-ahead

Residents in Clocktower Crescent make their feelings clear

Residents in Clocktower Crescent make their feelings clear through balcony banners. Below: The ground protest by the historic clocktower in Caledonian Park that appeared this week

The ground protest by the historic clocktower in Caledonian Park

Published: 20 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Shadow Chancellor McDonnell says threat of staff cuts at Holloway Road university is an ‘outrage’

John McDonnell

John McDonnell: ‘It is an outrage that once again staff and students at the college are under attack’

Design ideas go on show for ‘exciting and ambitious’ leisure centre and homes project

Details from the five initial designs, currently on show at Finsbury Library

Details from the five initial designs, currently on show at Finsbury Library

Details from the five initial designs, currently on show at Finsbury Library

Published: 20 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

ISLINGTON PEOPLE: Finsbury Park is just the ticket for traffic warden; The advantages of vintage; Only way is Holloway for an Essex boy

Kyle Molisson

Published: 20 May, 2016

Kyle Molisson is from Finsbury Park, and has lived there all his life. “There’s always something going on around here, it’s vibrant, no two days are ever the same. I’ve lived here my whole life and I love it, it feels like home.” In his early thirties, Kyle is more than used to the busy nature of living in the area, and prefers it to where he works in the West End as a traffic warden. “For me the hustle and bustle represents opportunity, people all working hard and earning a living. Most people are friendly whereas where I work people tend to keep to themselves a bit more.”

Eva

Eva works at Blue 17 in Holloway Road and moved to the area 18 months ago. “The diversity here is great. All the different shops, different styles.

Corbyn backs calls for affordable homes as marchers tell prison site developers: ‘There’s no Boris to rescue you now’

Protesters in Holloway on Saturday. ‘We want council homes, not prisons,’

Protesters in Holloway on Saturday. ‘We want council homes, not prisons,’ said one. Below: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the march

 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the march

Published: 20 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Praise for new look at St James’ as church celebrates its 140th birthday

Celebrating the day

Celebrating the day: Paige and John Buckle, Tong Buckle, Father John Burniston, Tessa Sheridan, Will Elsworth-Jones; below: Sylvia Chambers and Annie Bryan

Sylvia Chambers and Annie Bryan

Published: 20 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

THE congregation of St James’ Church were blessed with good weather on Sunday as they celebrated its 140th birthday.

Multiple sclerosis sufferer Kass chases ‘revolutionary’ stem cell treatment dream

Spoken-word performer Kass Hammami

Spoken-word performer Kass Hammami, who lives off Caledonian Road, is raising funds for treatment that could improve his mobility Below: Former City and Islington College and London Met University student Kass (left) on holiday before he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008

Former City and Islington College and London Met University student Kass

Published: 20 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

LIKE many people seeking to better themselves, Kass Hammami has a list of goals to keep himself motivated.

Archway theatre group stages Whittington Hospital drama

Published: 20 May, 2016

A THEATRE company and a school are coming together to uncover the history of the Whittington Hospital.

Golden oldie Charlie is top of the pups at ‘Bark Off’

Katie Swann with Charlie

Katie Swann with Charlie

Published: 20 May, 2016
by STEVE BARNETT