Islington Gazette

Business of the week: Sunday, the cafe people queue for in Hemingford Road
Terrence Williamson and Alan Turner, co-owners of Sunday in Barnsbury. Picture: Nigel Sutton © Nigel Sutton email ...
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Arsenal’s Danielle van de Donk hopes team can grow from recent FA Cup defeat to Birmingham City
Tottenham and Arsenal faced each other recently in the Women's FA Cup. Picture: WUSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM ©Ying Pan Wu , Wu's Photography, ...
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Dirty Bones Shoredtitch: New York style diner popular with Millenials and kids

PUBLISHED: 13:11 29 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:11 29 March 2017

Emma Bartholomew

Dirty Bones Shoreditch

Dirty Bones Shoreditch

Dirty Bones Shoreditch is evidently a hit with the young millennial crowd - the place was rammed ...

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This week 60 years ago: Court tells Highbury dad of nine to visit Family Planning Association

PUBLISHED: 11:08 29 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:08 29 March 2017

James Morris

Islington Gazette: March 29, 1957


An unemployed Highbury man was grilled in court about why he had so many children.

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Michelle McPhillips: ‘Two girls have lost their dad... I want JJ’s killer to see me carrying his coffin’
JJ McPhillip's partner Kennedy Parker holds daughters Lexi-Jae McPhillips, four, and Evie-Rose McPhillips, two, with JJ's mum Michelle McPhillips in the family home. Picture: Polly Hancock Archant ...
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Sally Emerson: ‘For female writers, houses are about the atmosphere’

PUBLISHED: 08:00 29 March 2017

Bridget Galton

Sally Emerson


It was a dilapidated house in Baalbec Road, Highbury Fields that inspired Sally Emerson’s novel Fire Child

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Prepare for a Feast of Fiddles at the Union Chapel

PUBLISHED: 17:00 28 March 2017

Bridget Galton

feast of fiddles


Featuring top fiddlers from Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Show of Hands, the folk rock outfit that has been likened to a group of geography ...

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Revealed: Mysterious Essex Road lifesaver is scaffolder who jumped out of a cab to give CPR

PUBLISHED: 13:48 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:26 28 March 2017

Sam Gelder

Lifesaver Billy Dunne.


The mysterious “Billy” who saved a man’s life in Essex Road by performing CPR is a scaffolder from ...

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Essex Road crash: Four charged after car smashes into pubgoers

PUBLISHED: 12:42 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 12:42 28 March 2017

Sam Gelder

The scene in Essex Road after a car ploughed into pedestrians on Saturday night. Picture: Shulem Stern/Twitter

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Man sexually assaulted on packed rush-hour Tube from Finsbury Park
File photo dated 05/08/15 of a Victoria line train leaving Oxford Circus, London, as control room staff on London Underground are to be balloted for strikes in a row over pay. PA/Press Association Images ...
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Whittington calls for ‘altruistic’ men to make deposits at its new not-for-profit sperm bank

PUBLISHED: 11:20 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:20 28 March 2017

Anna Behrmann

The Whittington Hospital has set up a not-for-profit sperm bank. Picture: PA/Steve Parson

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The Whittington Hospital’s ...

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New Beacon Books – UK’s first black bookshop saved after crowdfunder smashes £10k target

PUBLISHED: 11:05 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:50 28 March 2017

Sam Gelder

Renaldo and Vanessa La Rose at New Beacon Books N4


Thousands of pounds have been donated to save New Beacon Books from closure. The Gazette ...

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Medal joy for Sobell Judo Club trio in international tournament in Greece

PUBLISHED: 10:14 28 March 2017

Neil Metcalfe

There was success for three members of Sobell Judo Club.

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Three Islington judoka from the Sobell Judo Club travelled to Thessaloniki, Greece ...

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The Rewind Column: Does anyone actually care about international football anymore?

PUBLISHED: 09:35 28 March 2017 | UPDATED: 09:45 28 March 2017

Layth Yousif

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played for England this week. (pic Nick Potts/PA)

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As I was putting together a round-up of how the Arsenal ...

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The Chemsex Monologues, King’s Head Theatre, review: ‘The lonely confessions speak volumes’

PUBLISHED: 08:00 28 March 2017

Caroline David

The Chemsex Monologues by Patrick Cash at The King's Head Theatre. Picture: Elliott Franks

2017 © Elliott Franks

With no props, a minimal backdrop of neon strips and some ...

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Islington Panthers roar into second round of play-offs
Islington Panthers U18 basketball team (L to R): Jason Prince, Jordan Ogunleye, Joshua Akinbiyi, Deandre Asare, Chiem Eluwa, Jesse Bilomba, Bami Sufiana, George Davis. Archant ...
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Police search for heroic teen who saved man’s life in Essex Road with CPR – then walked off

PUBLISHED: 17:49 27 March 2017 | UPDATED: 17:57 27 March 2017

Sam Gelder

The King's in Essex Road. Picture: Google Maps


Police are hoping to track down a heroic teenager who saved the life of an old man by ...

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Islington Labour and Green parties come together for road safety in Highbury
Christine Mabey, Cllr Claudia Webbe, Cllr Caroline Russell and Cllr Richard Greening use the zebra crossing this morning. Picture: Polly Hancock Archant ...
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Another busy wekeend for Islington Boxing Club

PUBLISHED: 16:41 27 March 2017

Neil Metcalfe

Islington Boxing Club's Borys Feldman. Picture: REGGIE HAGLAND


Islington Boxing Club had another busy wekeend for its boxers.

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Ardal O’Hanlon and Stewart Francis headline April’s Live at the Chapel

PUBLISHED: 16:08 27 March 2017

Zoe Paskett

Ardal O'Hanlan at Live at the Chapel


MC-ed by Ed Gamble and supported by Aisling Bea, the monthly Union Chapel comedy showcase returns on April 1

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City and Islington College students take to catwalk for alternative clothes show

PUBLISHED: 15:01 27 March 2017

Sam Corbishley

Students from City and Islington College at the show. Picture: Nigel Sutton

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The Alternative Clothes Show returned to ...

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