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End of a chapter as iconic independent bookshop becomes victim of online sellers

Sarah White and Janice Durham, directors of New Beacon Books in Stroud Green Roa

Sarah White and Janice Durham, directors of New Beacon Books in Stroud Green Road

Published: 2 December, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Drug dealers jailed in drugs crackdown after six-month undercover police operation

Abselom Terfa, Megan Allen and Eric Mukwaya

Abselom Terfa, Megan Allen and Eric Mukwaya

Published: 2 December, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Academy primary school to open in Finsbury

Published: 2 December, 2016

THE City of London is to open a primary school in Islington in September next year.

‘Fantastic’! First verdict on newly-opened square

Estate residents and councillors celebrate the opening of the new square

Estate residents and councillors celebrate the opening of the new square

Published: 2 December, 2016

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

Barbara Hopkin

Barbara Hopkin

Published: 2 December, 2016
by GABRIEL EVANS CAYLEY 

Football’s big family backs boy fighting rare leukaemia

Tony Clark and dad Anthony with Dele Alli at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Tony Clark and dad Anthony with Dele Alli at Great Ormond Street Hospital 

Published: 2 December, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE and TOM FOOT

After nine-month closure, repaired tube lift ‘a crumbly box of doom’

Plans to close the tube station for nine months sparked strong opposition in 201

Plans to close the tube station for nine months sparked strong opposition before the work went ahead

Published: 25 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Archway drug dealer is jailed for eight years

Bismark Nkansah

Bismark Nkansah

Published: 25 November, 2016

Selfie discipline! How Arsenal saved troubled Islington teen

Lloyd Agyekum, left, and Alex Iwobi pose for a selfie with youngsters at the Ars

Lloyd Agyekum, left, and Alex Iwobi pose for a selfie with youngsters at the Arsenal Hub on Wednesday

Published: 25 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Plaque honours Islington men who died at Somme

Patricia Ludlow, Ann Larkham and John Charles Holding, relatives of Thomas Holdi

Patricia Ludlow, Ann Larkham and John Charles Holding, relatives of Thomas Holding, below, at the plaque

Thomas Holding

Published: 25 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Arsenal urged to press harder for living wage

Cllr Andy Hull: ‘If the council can do it, why can’t Arsenal?’

Cllr Andy Hull: ‘If the council can do it, why can’t Arsenal?’

Published: 25 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Jeremy Corbyn backs the Tribune’s Christmas Hamper Appeal

Jeremy Corbyn with Dot Gibson, George Durack and Annette Thomas, of Islington Pe

Jeremy Corbyn with Dot Gibson, George Durack and Annette Thomas, of Islington Pensioners’ Forum

Published: 25 November, 2016

Jail for hatchet gang in raid on West End watches store

Stephen Hopkins and Charlie Kavanagh

Above: Stephen Hopkins and Charlie Kavanagh. Below: Johnny Kyriacou and James Symes

Johnny Kyriacou and James Symes

Published: 25 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Deal ‘could cut £200 a year off energy bills’

Published: 25 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

PLANS to sell residents gas and electricity using the Town Hall’s own tariff were agreed last night.

Islington housing campaigners’ delight as ‘pay to stay’ is axed

Glyn Robbins, of the Islington Axe the Housing Act campaign

Glyn Robbins, of the Islington Axe the Housing Act campaign

Published: 25 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Calls for tennis courts to be bounced across Highbury Fields

More than 100 people attended a meeting held at Christ Church on Monday to discu

More than 100 people attended a meeting held at Christ Church on Monday to discuss the future of Highbury Fields

Published: 25 November, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Police on the trail of Islington drug dealers with empires in shire towns

Detective Inspector Will Lexton-Jones: ‘Easy Cash is essentially a business’

Detective Inspector Will Lexton-Jones: ‘Easy Cash is essentially a business’

Published: 25 November, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE