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After unexpected Whittington deaths spike, claims our hospitals are on their ‘last legs’

There were five fatalities classed as 'serious incidents' at the Whittington in

There were five fatalities classed as 'serious incidents' at the Whittington in November

Published: 20 January, 2017
by TOM FOOT

The show that runs and runs! Star Su at theatre’s 19th birthday bash

Ms Pollard, centre, with (from left) Racky, John, Katie and Jessica Plews

Ms Pollard, centre, with (from left) Racky, John, Katie and Jessica Plews

Su Pollard with Katy Lipson and Katie Plews

Su Pollard with Katy Lipson and Katie Plews

Published: 20 January, 2017
by RICHARD OSLEY

OBITUARY: Artist John passed his skills on to students

Artist John Wright, who became a part-time lecturer at North London College

Artist John Wright, who became a part-time lecturer at North London College

An example of Mr Wright’s work

An example of Mr Wright’s work

Published: 20 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

OBITUARY: Why dedicated volunteer Peggy was a true super-gran

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Liddiard with some of her family: Jacqui and Claire Barrett, an

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Liddiard with some of her family: Jacqui and Claire Barrett, and children Heidi and Lacey

Published: 20 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

Low standards of cleanliness and a lack of staff: Holloway care home faces closure threat

Published: 20 January, 2017

A HOLLOWAY care home has been warned it could face closure by watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

More than 300 attend funeral after sudden death of hero lifeguard on New Year’s Day

Mourners outside the Lido on the day of former Holloway School pupil Glyn Robert

Mourners outside the Lido on the day of former Holloway School pupil Glyn Roberts’s funeral

Mr Roberts, who was from Archway, went to Holloway School

Mr Roberts, who was from Archway, went to Holloway School

Published: 20 January, 2017
by DAN CARRIER

100-year-old Betty looks back on the happiest, and saddest, days of a life filled with wonderful people

Betty ‘Gosh’ Cordock: ‘I’ve had a good life and so many wonderful memories.’ Bel

Betty ‘Gosh’ Cordock: ‘I’ve had a good life and so many wonderful memories.’ Below, with husband George

Betty ‘Gosh’ Cordock: ‘I’ve had a good life and so many wonderful memories.’ Bel

Published: 20 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Work starts on £19m YMCA hostel

Artist’s impression of the YMCA building

Artist’s impression of the YMCA building

Published: 20 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Students drink to £10k scholarships funded by Clerkenwell pub that’s set to reopen at 1828 prices

Property lawyer and pub owner David Lonsdale.

Property lawyer and pub owner David Lonsdale. The Sekforde Arms has been closed for the past 18 months

Published: 20 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

Town Hall in search for women’s champions

Published: 20 January, 2017

THE Town Hall wants to honour fighters for women’s rights in Islington.

Fruit, veg and microchips at Emirates tech showcase

Discovering the electro-conductive possibilities of fruit and veg, are: Joe, aged 7, Kiana, 8, and Riley, also 8, from Ashmount Primary School

Yahaya, 7, and Frankie, 7, from Hargrave Park School, with the robot hand-built and programmed by Tech City College students

Teachers threaten to strike over fears schools are facing £12m black hole

NUT’s Ken Muller

NUT’s Ken Muller: ‘We are going to be talking to parents, carers and headteachers and try to get a campaign together to stop these cuts’

Teenage drug dealer kept £5,000 in safe at Archway home

Published: 20 January, 2017

A TEENAGER who conducted a large-scale drug operation from his Archway home has been put behind bars.

Sexual health services budget cut ‘a false economy’, says councillor

Councillor Caroline Russell

Councillor Caroline Russell: ‘The council’s own equality report admits that proposed cuts to sexual health will result in more unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections&r