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Special send-off for ‘Peggy’ as funeral procession passes the community centre where volunteer gave so much

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Liddiard’s funeral procession included a horse-drawn carriage w

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Liddiard’s funeral procession included a horse-drawn carriage which passed down North Road on its way to Edmonton Cemetery

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Liddiard’s funeral procession included a horse-drawn carriage w

Published: 27 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER

IT was the community centre where she was known and loved by all.

NEWS IN BRIEF: Trio deny murdering Pentonville prisoner

Published: 27 January, 2017

THREE men have denied murder after the death of a prisoner in Pentonville Prison.

OBITUARY: Charity worker Susanna ‘looked out for us all’

Susanna McKnight: ‘She never stopped learning’

Susanna McKnight: ‘She never stopped learning’

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Sainsbury’s lose controversial bid for new store in Highbury

Campaigners outside the former police station in Blackstock Road last year

Campaigners outside the former police station in Blackstock Road last year

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Islington education chief: ‘Curb gangs who use young people to run drugs in shires’

Councillor Joe Caluori

Councillor Joe Caluori: ‘We have seen in Islington how organised gangs are exploiting vulnerable young people who run drugs, money and even weapons to remote locations’

Funding crisis threatens future of football club formed after pal’s tragic holiday shooting

Old Garchonians, from left: Ben Kahn, Ishmael Osamor, Tom Lytton-Dickie, Adam Bl

Old Garchonians, from left: Ben Kahn, Ishmael Osamor, Tom Lytton-Dickie, Adam Blair and Luke Trip

Charity’s plea to Mayor Sadiq: ‘Keep super-rich flats out of closed fire station’

Peter Ulrich

Charity trustee Peter Ulrich warns that the fire station could become ‘another faceless block of luxury flats’

Photographer celebrates the ‘uniqueness’ of Brutalist post-war estates once regarded with disgust

Weston Rise in King’s Cross. Photo: Simon Phipps

Weston Rise in King’s Cross. Photo: Simon Phipps

Quaker Court estate in Finsbury. Photo: Simon Phipps

Quaker Court estate in Finsbury. Photo: Simon Phipps

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

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

Meg Roe, Kathleen Wenaden, Beatrice Addo, Julius Ajeigbe and Bishop Adrian Newma

Meg Roe, Kathleen Wenaden, Beatrice Addo, Julius Ajeigbe and Bishop Adrian Newman

Jo Barton at St Mary’s, holding the end the bell rope as U3A members try their h

Jo Barton at St Mary’s, holding the end the bell rope as U3A members try their hand go at ringing

Published: 27 January, 2017
by GABE EVANS

Rape victim was locked in flat off Caledonian Road by ‘devil worshipper’

Pedro Evangelou has been jailed for nine years

Pedro Evangelou has been jailed for nine years

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE 

High-speed chase through Holloway after gun was pulled on police officers

Published: 27 January, 2017

ARMED police chased a group of men through the streets of Holloway after officers were threatened with a gun. 

Charles the second! Clerkenwell housing block set to be replaced

Islington Council have approved plans to demolish Clerkenwell’s Charles Simmons

Islington Council have approved plans to demolish Clerkenwell’s Charles Simmons House in a 25-home development

Performance artist marks anniversary of Joe Orton’s death at library where book thefts led to prison

Performance artist Tim Youd at the Essex Road library

Performance artist Tim Youd at the Essex Road library

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Shock exit of school’s ‘head guru teacher’ in wake of Ofsted inspection

Tom Sherring­ton, ‘one of the most intelligent, sensitive, optimistic education

Tom Sherring­ton, ‘one of the most intelligent, sensitive, optimistic education bloggers around’

Published: 27 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER