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Staging the struggles of leaving life in care

The Dear Care, I’m Leaving cast

The Dear Care, I’m Leaving cast, from left: Spookyy, Jordan, Tom, Cher, Chanel, Boris, Jennie, Chloe and Haneefa

Published: 11 November, 2016

King Lear: former MP Glenda Jackson plays politics beyond Parliament

Glenda Jackson in King Lear

Glenda Jackson in King Lear. Photo: Manuel Harlan

MP Glenda Jackson

MP Glenda Jackson speaking at a ­Margaret Thatcher tribute debate in the House of ­Commons in April 2013

Published: 11 November, 2016
by TOM FOOT 

FORUM: Beware, lives will be damaged by housing reforms

Glyn Robbins

Glyn Robbins, a housing campaigner and estate manager at Quaker Court

Published: 11 November, 2016
by GLYN ROBBINS

University scholarship in memory of Jeroen Ensink, biologist who was stabbed to death

Jeroen Ensink

Jeroen Ensink was stabbed to death outside his Tufnell Park home on December 29 last year

Published: 11 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Award recognises the ‘great impact’ made by bereavement volunteer Chatelle

Chatelle Jeram receives her ‘volunteer of the year’ award from Islington Mayor K

Chatelle Jeram receives her ‘volunteer of the year’ award from Islington Mayor Kat Fletcher 

Published: 11 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Join walks to remember the Spa Fields riots

Published: 11 November, 2016

RESIDENTS are invited to join two free history walks commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Spa Fields riots.

New boy on the block Wolmar will face Zac in by-election

Christian Wolmar: ‘I have something to offer’

'I came into this political game in 2012 and got the taste for it. Because I’m a new boy on the block I think I have something to offer. People like the idea of someone with life experience going into politics'

Published: 11 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Mount Pleasant: plans for community-led housing scheme to rival luxury flats approved by Boris Johnson

Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Association is putting forward designs for the former sorting office site that would develop the space into the ‘beating heart’ of the community

Mount Pleasant

Published: 11 November, 2016
by DAN CARRIER

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

Centre 404 Gardening Club

Centre 404 Gardening Club, who have received the Volunteering Team of the Year award: Ashley Hutt, Jackie Ryan, Julie Slater, Savass Ibrahim, Ian Spencer, Charles Wright and Zoe Pedro. Below: Jean Willson

Jean Willson

Published: 11 November, 2016
by GABRIEL EVANS CAYLEY 

Campaigners fear Whittington's A&E department could face new closure threat

Whittington Hospital

The Whittington Hospital

Published: 11 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Missing man last seen at Whittington: police find body

Dominic White

Published: 10 November, 2016
By JOE COOPER

Police searching for a man who was last seen leaving the Whittington Hospital found a body this afternoon (Thursday).

Prison escape: Police name fugitives

Whitlock, left, and Baker

Published: 7 November, 2016
By JOE COOPER

A PRISONER convicted of attempted murder is one two men who escaped from Pentonville Prison today (Monday).

Escape from Pentonville: Two prisoners on the run after 'leaving mannequins in cell'

Published: 7 November, 2016
By JOE COOPER

THE Ministry of Justice has this afternoon (Monday) confirmed two prisoners have broken out of Pentoville Prison.

Page turners! Children rise to Dahl reading challenge

Mayor Kat Fletcher with the young readers

Mayor Kat Fletcher with the young readers

Published: 4 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Fresh call for investigation into the killing of little Tony 30 years ago

Tony McGrane was found with 31 stab wounds in October 1986

Tony McGrane was found with 31 stab wounds in October 1986

Published: 4 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Families flee shop blaze caused by discarded cigarette

Published: 4 November, 2016

A DISCARDED cigarette sparked a fire which tore through the ground floor of a building in Balls Pond Road on Wednesday.