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Woman is jailed after trying to smuggle a knife and drugs into Pentonville prison

Dave Todd, Prison Officers Association representative for London and Kent. Right

Dave Todd, Prison Officers Association representative for London and Kent. Right: Sharne Kiely

Published: 3 February, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Gino, café legend who served up coffee and kindness, dies aged 80

Gino Miserotti

Above: Gino Miserotti. Below: Mr Miserotti with his brother Tino at Bistro Laz, formerly  the San Siro café

Mr Miserotti with his brother Tino at Bistro Laz, formerly  the San Siro café

Published: 3 February, 2017
by DAN CARRIER

I fell off... and it hurt, ex-headteacher blogs after shock departure

Former Highbury Grove head Tom Sher­­­r­ington: ‘People have reached out and I n

Former Highbury Grove head Tom Sher­­­r­ington: ‘People have reached out and I now know that I’m one of hundreds’

Upper Street tapas bar that was like ‘a drunken youth club’ is sold to neighbouring restaurant

Canas Y Tapas on Upper Street. Picture: Google Streetview

Canas Y Tapas on Upper Street. Picture: Google Streetview

Published: 3 February, 2017
by JOE COOPER

NHS campaigners’ fury as private firms net £2m from secret cuts plan

Ex-chief executive of NHS London Dame Ruth Carnall and, right, Shirley Franklin,

Ex-chief executive of NHS London Dame Ruth Carnall and, right, Shirley Franklin, of Defend Whittington Hospital Coalition

NEWS IN BRIEF: ‘Brawls’ at Upper Street tapas bar

Published: 27 January, 2017

AN Upper Street tapas bar could be stripped of its licence next week after a number of brawls.

Curry kids are hot talents in the kitchen!

Yeabsera, aged seven, and sister Yanet, eight, pealing garlic

Yeabsera, aged seven, and sister Yanet, eight, pealing garlic

Noah, aged five, and sister Aldana, seven, chopping vegetables

Noah, aged five, and sister Aldana, seven, chopping vegetables

Published: 27 January, 2017

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

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’

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

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

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.

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.