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A star performer from Southgate Road will finally spring forward from her better known rival's shadow in a feminist revision of history next month - more than a century after she died.

Alumni of Tufnell Park Primary School have a chance to relive their memories of discos in the hall and reunite with old classmates before the 1955 building is bulldozed to make way for new facilities.

Staff at Union Chapel have begun trawling through an array of archive material dating back to the building's 19th century origins, also featuring plenty of signed posters, scribbled notes and ticket stubs from concerts which took place in the years since 1992.

Some 600 people celebrated the "fascinating heritage" of their Caledonian Park Clock Tower when the restored asset was officially opened on Saturday.

Suffragettes learning jiu-jitsu to fight cops, an MP going behind fascist lines to deliver vital medical aid and Britain's first black community centre where Bob Marley filmed Is This Love - are all part of Islington's rich history.

More than 500 members of the Turkish community came together on Newington Green on Sunday to commemorate 100 years since the start of the war of independence.

A mystical rabbi story, beguiling folk music and free mixed-martial art lessons will feature at the Big Jewish Summer Fete in Highbury Fields next month.

Dr Eric Fletcher, the MP for East Islington asked the Home Secretary in the House of Commons whether he would reconsider whether to give the public notice of the time fixed for a pending execution, this week 60 years ago.

Volunteer historical detectives are needed to help uncover the forgotten lives of people buried beneath a former Canonbury church.

The owners of a revered rock venue today thanked Islington Council for assurances it will help safeguard the site in the event of Highbury & Islington Station being expanded.

The community is "split 50-50" after an "iconic" skateboard ramp was ripped out of the abandoned railway track linking Finsbury Park and Highgate by Islington Council earlier this month.

History buff John Leo Waters runs the Archway Revisited Facebook group, where people share their memories of the area. Here he recounts Mr Van Hooydonk's journey from Brussels to Islington, Hampstead and Highgate at the turn of the last century.

Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry are seething over the imminent closure of a historic Holloway women's centre - they say its "tragic" loss is just the latest mental health service casualty to central government cuts.

More than a century after the stars of music hall graced its stage, the Rosemary Branch Tavern on the Regent's Canal is bringing it back for two special nights.

George Baddeley, 62, of Islington Guided Walks, charts how the Angel grew from a rural settlement just outside London into the home of clowning kings, pleasure gardens, music halls and more.

The sky above Hornsey was lit up with lanterns to celebrate the birthday of a beloved Islington teacher who died after being hit by a van in December.

The grandfather of Islington's soon-to-be education chief Kaya Comer-Schwartz was seized for putting furniture back into a Jewish family's home and taken to Dachau concentration camp. Here, she recounts his story of survival and not seeking revenge.

Islington Council is celebrating LGBT History Month with "an amazing spread of activities" to honour the borough's proud history.

Islington is Labour's heartland with a proud tradition of left-wing politics dating back to its origins as an outskirts-town where radicals and industrialists converged to conspire.

When members of the Jewish community moved out of the cramped East End and into Islington in the 18th and 19th centuries some said "Heichner Fenster": a Yiddish term which, in German dialect, means tall window.

The Finsbury Park HQ of an "iconic" family framing business is to shut, with its premises earmarked for office space.

The large archway, Edwardian-Baroque facade and distinctive bullseye windows make 44-45 Newington Green one of the square's most recognisable buildings.

A photographer who grew up exploring Chapel Market and eating at it's famous "Pie 'N' Mash" shop has documented memories of the business ahead of its closure in March.

On what would have been David Bowie's 72nd birthday, we look back at his legendary performances as alter-ego Ziggy Stardust at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, in 1972.

Most people presume jellied eels are slimy. Or wobbly. Or wobbly and slimy. But surprisingly, it turns out jellied eels are quite chewy and extremely bony. In some pie and mash shops the tradition remains of sprinkling sawdust on the floor to stop customers slipping on the discarded bones.

A singer-songwriter has penned the "dramatic history" of a rowdy pub and pleasure house in Highbury - and hopes his songs can redeem its immoral past by raising money for the mayor of Islington's chosen charities.

Roz Currie is eager to reflect on the successes of what was "more than a passion project" - the ground-breaking Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition, which finished a three-month run at Islington Museum last month.

A Routemaster bus will take 72 passengers on a journey through Greek Cypriot history, via Camden and Holloway, on Sunday.

A Clerkenwell exhibition remembers what life was like "on Islington's home front" during the First World War - it's an essential experience ahead of Sunday's centenary.

Children and veterans were among hundreds of people who marched together down Upper Street as part of celebrations marking the centenary of the Armistice yesterday.

Islington's George William Sleet was a career soldier who had seen the army as a way out of a life scarred by childhood neglect.

When the sound of rockets was heard across north London on November 11, 1918, some feared for their lives.

The Royal British Legion has been helping veterans and their families for almost 100 years.

Craftspeople have shared stories of "pride, comradery and high-skilled jobs" in an upcoming exhibition - Lost Trades Islington.

A Clerkenwell estate was created with "a vision that council housing can be of the best possible quality" - and its design could provide a blueprint for building homes beyond the borrowing cap.

A star photographer reflects on his expectations of England, industrial action, and how he flourished while working at the UK's first national black newspaper in Newington Green.

A multi-billion-pound gas company has bowed to opposition and abandoned plans to partially astroturf the historic Canonbury Square Gardens.

A "really precious" Holloway community centre is fund-raising for its first refurbishment since the 1970s - and Jeremy Corbyn has backed its campaign.

A celebrated theatre architect unveiled his "cynosure of all eyes" in the Nag's Head on October 5, 1903.

A Clerkenwell magistrate warned every effort would be made to stop racial disorders spreading to other parts of London.

Hard-up mourners were rocked by the prospect of being forced to give up their loved one's resting place by Islington Council.

The iconic Angel Wings will soar over the new-look Angel Central after a 10-year-old campaigner faced down developers who wanted the sculpture removed.

Financial difficulties at Islington Boys' Club, in Parkurst Road, were said to have caused the termination of 31-year-old Mr W.C. Jennings appointment as full-time leader.

A home-made "burglar alarm" installed by the then mayor of Islington Candy Atherton had immediate results.

Islington Council is in discussions about buying Clerkenwell Fire Station for use as affordable housing and workspace - as the cost to the taxpayer of keeping it shut approaches half a million pounds.

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