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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

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.

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’

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 

£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

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

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

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.

‘£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

Council tax bills to go up by 5% as Town Hall faces ‘massive pressure on budgets and services’

Islington Council leader Richard Watts: ‘There is nothing on this list [of savin

Islington Council leader Richard Watts: ‘There is nothing on this list [of savings] that keeps us awake at night’

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