Old Street roundabout project moves into final phase
A major project to overhaul Old Street roundabout and station has entered its final phase. Over last weekend (January 14-18), roads around the 1960s roundabout were closed and switched to a new layout - the final one to be implemented over the...
Designated Covid care setting celebrates intervention on insurance issues
An Islington charity which was facing becoming "uninsurable" while caring for coronavirus patients is celebrating successfully campaigning for help. Revitalise, which is based on Upper Street and has provided respite in a holiday setting for...
Hackney author tells how a mysterious death mask links to a well known invention
In the 1890s, a young woman's body was pulled out of the Seine. And there the story might have ended if it wasn't for a mask - perhaps taken by a pathologist in the Paris morgue - that meant the unknown victim lived on after her death. With...
Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn relieved to see Mesut Ozil depart
Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn spoke with relief as Mesut Ozil finally departed the north London outfit to join Turkish side Fenerbahce. Winterburn feels an albatross has been lifted from the shoulders of the club which he says will now allow...
‘If we can’t bring the people back to our building, then we should go to them’
In March, Arcola Theatre - which turned 20 this year - closed its doors to the public, cancelling its anniversary programming and community outreach. Apart from the executive director and accountant, staff were furloughed. "Everything stopped...