This weekend, TfL is celebrating the half-century of the Victoria line. Ahead of that celebration, we spoke to the transport body’s former heritage chief, Mike Ashworth, for the lowdown on its origins.
‘Knife sweeps’ in Islington’s green spaces are a key method of taking potentially deadly blades off the borough’s streets. The Gazette accompanied police and church volunteers to Wray Crescent, not far from the Andover Estate.
The Silicon Roundabout, in the south of Islington, has become a world-renowned hub for tech companies. But over in Finsbury Park, Outlandish is staking a claim to be the most forward thinking of them all.
In recent months, two women have been sleeping on mattresses under the Stroud Green Road bridge. Loretta Thomas tells their stories – and finds out what barriers are stopping them accessing the help they need.