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It’s looking grim! Islington pensioners’ warning over social care cuts

Members of the Islington Pensioners’ Forum protest against government cuts

Members of the Islington Pensioners’ Forum protest against government cuts outside the Town Hall

Archway gyratory scheme begins – and protest goes on

An artist’s impression of how the proposed Archway gyratory will look

An artist’s impression of how the proposed Archway gyratory will look

Published: 5 February, 2016
by JOE COOPER

‘Kill housing bill’ rally at the Town Hall

Published: 5 February, 2016

A “KILL the Housing Bill” meeting will be held at the Town Hall on Tuesday. 

‘The family holds it all together,’ says disability campaigner at charity with a 65-year history

Jean Willson at Centre 404

Jean Willson at Centre 404 and, below, with daughter Victoria, who died in 2013 aged 46 

Jean Willson with daughter Victoria, who died in 2013 aged 46

Published: 5 February, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

A year after switch to Holloway Road, 12 Bar Club music venue closes

The Libertines were among the big-name artists who performed at the 12 Bar Club

The Libertines were among the big-name artists who performed at the 12 Bar Club during its Denmark Street days

Mayor Boris steps in again to resurrect offices scheme that would loom over burial ground of Blake and Defoe

The burial ground at Bunhill Fields that was established in the 1660s

The burial ground at Bunhill Fields that was established in the 1660s. Below: Lord Griffiths

Lord Griffiths

Published: 5 February, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Take time to look! Clocktower visitor centre vision for Caledonian Park is revealed

An illustration of how the clocktower visitor centre will look

An illustration of how the clocktower visitor centre will look

Published: 5 February, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Upbeat manager insists café has ‘amazing spot’ among the scaffolding after moving from leafy lane

Forks and Corks amid the building work

Forks and Corks amid the building work. Below: Manager Mehdi Sekelli: ‘This area is coming up’

Manager Mehdi Sekelli: ‘This area is coming up’

Published: 5 February, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Police hold teenage stab victims as investigation continues into Archway incident

Police hold teenage stab victims as investigation continues

Published: 5 February, 2016

TWO teenagers were taken to hospital with stab wounds following an incident in Archway on Wednesday evening.

48th birthday celebration for Anna Scher Theatre, the show that runs and runs

Anna with former student Dickon Tolson, who has appeared in EastEnders

Anna with former student Dickon Tolson, who has appeared in EastEnders

Published: 5 February, 2016
by JOE COOPER

McDonald’s restaurant in Archway faces backlash over bid to open till 3am at weekends

McDonald’s

Town Hall licensing officials will decide on Tuesday whether the McDonald’s restaurant in Highgate Hill can stay open until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays

Woman who ‘watched Islington estate being built’ in 1960s moves into new flat

Susan Bennett, along with Bemerton estate residents, cuts the tape

Susan Bennett, along with Bemerton estate residents, cuts the tape to open the new block, watched by Cllr James Murray and Town Hall leader Richard Watts.

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David James and Roisin Rodney at a previous Wild Bunch Club Valentines Special

David James and Roisin Rodney at a previous Wild Bunch Club Valentines Special event. Below: Marcielly Azevedo, Gember Taddese and Mehiret Worku who attend Speak Street 

Marcielly Azevedo, Gember Taddese and Mehiret Worku who attend Speak Street

Published: 5 February, 2016
by AMY SMITH