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£500k park makeover will give kids a new super-slide

Artist’s impression of the revamped Archway Park

Artist’s impression of the revamped Archway Park

Councillor Claudia Webbe at the park where demolition work has started

Councillor Claudia Webbe at the park where demolition work has started

Published: 13 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

‘£140 charge to fit lightbulb’ – We’re used as ATMs, claim leaseholders challenging repairs bills

Leaseholders Lawrie Stiles, Jude Cohen and Nichola Laurence with Cllr Russell, s

Leaseholders Lawrie Stiles, Jude Cohen and Nichola Laurence with Cllr Russell, second from right. ‘Grossly unfair residents have to play detective,’ she said

FORUM: Cuts mean planners are elbowed out by developers’ friends

Alec Forshaw at Smithfield Market, one of the schemes he has worked on

Alec Forshaw at Smithfield Market, one of the schemes he has worked on

Building work at King’s Cross Railway Land site

Building work at King’s Cross Railway Land site

Published: 13 January, 2017
by ALEC FORSHAW 

Bakery neighbours fight late-night drinks on Upper Street

Published: 13 January, 2017

NEIGHBOURS of an Islington artisan bakery are pleading with the Town Hall not to grant an alcohol licence.

Sex assault on bus passenger

CCTV of a man police want to interview

CCTV of a man police want to interview

Published: 13 January, 2017

Kate: ‘Well done, mums!’ Duchess meets young parents who have battled depression

The Duchess of Cambridge joins 15-month-old Riley in a ‘theraplay’ session at th

The Duchess of Cambridge joins 15-month-old Riley in a ‘theraplay’ session at the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families’ Early Years Parenting Unit in Holloway

Prisoner denies escaping from Pentonville

Published: 13 January, 2017

A PRISONER has denied escaping from HMP Pentonville.

Cause of Highbury flat fire to be investigated

Published: 13 January, 2017

SIX fire engines and 35 firefighters were called to a flat in Highbury on Wednesday morning.

Why the life of Little Italy’s Olive is worth making a song and dance about

Olive Besagni with husband Bruno

Olive Besagni with husband Bruno

A more recent picture of Olive

A more recent picture of Olive

Published: 13 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

Mystery vandals axe canal trees that spoil view

Cllr Claudia Webbe with the axed tree

Cllr Claudia Webbe with the axed tree, below

the axed tree,

Published: 13 January, 2017
by GABE EVANS

MYSTERY tree vandals are believed to have hacked down trees near Regent’s Canal because they spoiled the view.

I want an apology, says restaurant worker arrested at staff party

Accounts manager Sylvia Elad, restaurateur Bea Vo and Oliver Midgeley outside Bo

Accounts manager Sylvia Elad, restaurateur Bea Vo and Oliver Midgeley outside Boondocks

Published: 13 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

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

Trustee Michael Maunsell and Rev Simon Harvey beside the tomb of Richard Cloudesley

Emma Stell beneath Union Chapel’s faulty timepiece

Published: 13 January, 2017
by GABE EVANS

War paint: New-look Estorick reopens with a military exhibition

From left: deputy Italian ambassador Vincenzo Celeste, chairman Michael Estorick

From left: deputy Italian ambassador Vincenzo Celeste, chairman Michael Estorick and Sir Nicholas Serota at the Estorick gallery last night (Thursday)

A painting by Sydney Carline that features in the new exhibition. Courtesy of Im

A painting by Sydney Carline that features in the new exhibition. Courtesy of Imperial War Museum

Published: 13 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

Police launch fresh appeal to find dad who disappeared four years ago

Robert Duff has been missing since January 2013

Robert Duff has been missing since January 2013

Police at the Archway flat

Police searched a flat in Archway last month

Published: 13 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Protest as arts centre faces loss of its Holloway home

Artist’s impression of the new flats and arts centre building

An artist’s impression of the new flats and arts centre building

Angela Slocumbe, project co-ordinator of Glorious Backstage Arts

Angela Slocumbe, project co-ordinator of Glorious Backstage Arts

Published: 13 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

Flood: water firm chiefs to face grilling as traders demand to know why it happened

Flooded gardens in Devonia Road, Angel. Picture: Polly Brown

Flooded gardens in Devonia Road, Angel. Picture: Polly Brown

Published: 13 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Surprising things that affect house prices

London Street

There are some obvious variables that affect property prices. Size, age and condition being just some of them. However, what a lot of us don’t realise is that there are more factors at play than we might at first realise. Let’s take a look at a few of the more unusual suspects.

Uneven house numbers

Knighthood for Finsbury Park-born war photographer Don McCullin

Don McCullin

Don McCullin grew up in Fonthill Road. PHOTO: PAUL THOMPSON  

Published: 6 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE