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15:59
Islington Gazette, August 24, 1956

An eight-year-old boy died after climbing onto a “mechanical horse” tractor unit, driving it and then crashing it.

10:57
The former Holloway Prison, in Parkhurst Road. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Holloway Prison was blighted by the same “legal high” drug abuse as nearby Pentonville Prison, a report said today.

Seagulls in St John's Grove (Picture: Polly Hancock)

Last week, we revealed that a colony of seagulls is “terroising” St John’s Grove in Archway. In a guest column, Will McCallum, of Canonbury-based Greenpeace, explains why the “bad boys of seaside resorts” have found their place on our rooftops.

07:00
Fabric in 2016. Picture: Danny Seaton

Farringdon club Fabric is only 17 years old but already has legendary status. With its future uncertain, James Morris asks why it evokes such feeling.

Yesterday, 14:35
Victoria Azubuike has launched The Us Programme to help young women reach their goals

Many 19-year-olds will be spending the summer partying, travelling or relaxing. But not Victoria Azubuike.

Yesterday, 14:30
Pokemon Go. Picture: Isabel Infantes/Empics Entertainment

The Pokémon Go craze has swept the world – as well as Islington’s 10 libraries.

Yesterday, 12:48
Tragedy: Dr Claire Sheppey (Picture: Barts and London School of Anaesthesia)

A hero doctor from the 7/7 response team died after discarding a cigarette in a plastic bag – causing a huge fire to rip through her Canonbury flat.

Yesterday, 07:00
Members of the St Luke's Community Centre early dementia service. Picture: Polly Hancock

St Luke’s Community Centre in Finsbury is set to lose its annual £26k council grant for a vital early dementia service. James Morris visited sufferers as they made a last-ditch plea for Islington Council to review its decision.

Mon, 16:04
Kebin Lomammy

Police in Islington are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing teenage boy who was last seen at his home six weeks ago.

Sport

35 minutes ago
Arsenal promo

Here’s your chance to see the likes of Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg pull on the Arsenal shirt just one more time.

Yesterday, 18:56
Sandun Dias hit 85 for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate hauled themselves out of the drop zone again as the weather helped them to secure a narrow victory at Enfield in Division Two of the Middlesex County League.

Yesterday, 13:54
Jordan Gregory bowls for North London. Pic: Max Flego

North London skipper Sam Bardon is optimistic that victories in the two remaining games will give his side a good chance of promotion from Middlesex County League Division Three.

Yesterday, 12:44
Liam O'Driscoll was the pick of North Middlesex's bowlers with three wickets, and he then hit 53 off 58 balls with the bat. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex extended their remarkable winning run to eight matches but remain second with just two games left in the title race after leaders Teddington also came out on top.

Mon, 17:47
North London CC's Bob Pedersen (right) with Middlesex's Sam Robson at Lord's

North London CC’s Bob Pedersen received the Heartbeat of the Club prize as the annual Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards were held at Lord’s.

Mon, 16:55
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (right) beats Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to the ball during the sides' 0-0 draw

Deep along the corridors of the welcoming King Power Stadium is a room manager Claudio Ranieri uses to welcome friends, dignitaries and journalists. On the walls are 20 tasteful black and white photographs of all the bosses in the Premier League.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he would spend £300m

Arsenal Wenger told frustrated Arsenal fans after the Gunners’ frustrating 0-0 draw with reigning Premier League champions Leicester City at the King Power Stadium he would ‘spend £300 million’ on the right player.

Leicester City v Arsenal

Arsenal’s stuttering start to the season continued at the home of the reigning champions Leicester City this evening with a 0-0 draw at the King Power Stadium.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Harry Podmore in T20 action for Middlesex

Harry Podmore says the success of his contemporaries at Middlesex this season has helped motivate him to make his mark in four-day cricket.

Entertainment

Julietta

Pedro Almodovar returns to the screen in Julieta, based on short stories by Nobel prize winner Alice Munro.

Jazz Verse Jukebox. Picture: Sharron Wallace.

Intertwining music and poetry, Jazz Verse Jukebox has a strong track record of pushing musical boundaries.

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It may be widely known as a film, but Steel Magnolias translates well to the intimate setting of The Hope Theatre.

Angel Canal Festival 2015

Local residents are being encouraged to explore Islington’s waterworks as part of the 30th Angel Canal Festival.

Mottram Hall

The delights of Mottram Hall’s luxury hotel and spa are just a two hour train ride away from London.

childhood of a leader

Childhood of a Leader, starring Berenice Bejo, Robert Pattinson and Liam Cunningham, is not easy, but you rise to the challenge.

Lights out (Copywright: Warner Bros. Pictures)

It’s predictable (though with the occasional inversion of audience expectations) and scares are carefully rationed out

Food at Santo Remedio

“You’re going to be ok, it’s like eating peanuts,” my friend coaxed me, as I contemplated spooning the grasshoppers past my lips, which were on top of the guacamole sitting in front of me in Santo Remedio.

Beef with creamed cow's curd and soft herb vinegar at Rok Smokehouse

Chef Matt Young has opened a new Rök Smokehouse in Upper Street, in the wake of success in his east London branch.

courtney pine

Three decades after his first album, Courtney Pine is performing his latest record Song (The Ballad Book) with renowned pianist Zoe Rahman.

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

The National Theatre’s Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is blisteringly funny to watch

David Brent ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais brings his infamous David Brent to the big screen in a film that shockingly works

Gawn Grainger in The Entertainer, The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company. Picture: Johan Persson

John Hurt will be replaced by Gawn Grainger in Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s The Entertainer

Eyre Brothers in Shoreditch

Emma Bartholomew tries out Eyre Brothers’ lunch en famille, and yearns to return.

Joanna Lumley with Jill Tookey

Joanna Lumley will host a special gala performance by the National Youth Ballet in honour of Jill Tookey who passed away earlier this year

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