A young cyclist who knocked over and killed a mum-of-two while riding an illegal fixed-gear bike in Old Street shouted at his victim to “get out of the way” and later said the collision was her fault, a court heard.
Each week, we profile a company that’s caught our eye doing business here in Islington. This week, we visit the Young Actors Theatre in Barnsbury Road, which offers the borough affordable drama classes alongside its charity work.
Over three weeks have passed since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. And on Thursday, mayor of Islington Cllr Una O’Halloran announced the firefighters of Islington and Holloway Fire Stations will be receiving freedom of the borough: the highest honour the council can bestow.
An “extremely dangerous” prisoner who stabbed a man three times in the back in Islington is being hunted by police – after a clerical error meant he was released from jail months into a nine-year sentence.