‘Stolen goods’ cafe shut down

[news link] ‘Stolen goods’ cafe shut down nlnews@archant.co.uk 19 November 2009 A CAF: that had been taken over by dealers in stolen mobile phones has been shut down. La Roma in Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, had become the hub of a stolen goods trade among north African men. And when police raided it on November…

Gillespie Park Festival – 13 September 2009

Event Details Title Gillespie Park Festival Date 13 September 2009 Times 1pm – 6pm Availability Available Description This will be the 23rd Gillespie Park festival, consisting of a wide range of music and dancing, including rap, line dancing and Morris dancing, plus childrens activities such as storytelling, drumming and football. Costs Free Notes Places: No…

Finsbury to feature in moody love story

[news link] Islington Tribune – by PETER GRUNER Published: 4 September 2009 Hugh Grant Finsbury to feature in moody love story A NEW £1.5million feature film could do for Finsbury Park what the movie Notting Hill, starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts, did for Notting Hill. Broken Lines, due to be premiered in the UK…

Anger as art gallery shows sculpture of suicide bomber gir Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1201566/Anger-art-gallery-shows-sculptuAnger as art gallery shows sculpture of suicide bomber girl

[news link] Anger as art gallery shows sculpture of suicide bomber girl By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 10:12 AM on 23rd July 2009 Comments (0) Add to My Stories ‘Offensive’: Little Terror, the 3ft ‘artwork’ by Mason Storm at Gallery 90 in Finsbury Park An art gallery has provoked controversy by displaying a…

Toaster grilling: Pupils stage kitchen energy audit

[news link] Islington Tribune – by ROISIN GADELRAB Published: 10 July 2009 Selin, Elif, Piu Yee and Souhila carry out their energy audit at Ambler School. Toaster grilling: Pupils stage kitchen energy audit KETTLES, toasters and smoothie makers squirmed under the scrutiny of a tough judging panel from a Finsbury Park school during a classroom…

New police group to hunt most wanted

[news link] New police group to hunt most wanted nlnews@archant.co.uk 23 April 2009 A NEW unit has been set up to hunt down Islington’s most wanted offenders – and detectives have released pictures of the latest people in their sights. The new police Wanted Offenders Unit was set up this year to investigate cases where…

‘We don’t want slums back’

[news link] Islington Tribune – by PETER GRUNER Published: 3 April 2009 Jeremy Corbyn ‘We don’t want slums back’ MP’s warning at meeting aimed at saving Finsbury Park from falling victim to the recession ISLINGTON North MP Jeremy Corbyn has called for Finsbury Park to fight the recession and save young people from the danger…

YOUTHS TO BE BANNED FROM TUBE STATION

[news link] Islington Tribune – by ROISIN GADELRAB and PETER GRUNER Published: 13 March 2009 YOUTHS TO BE BANNED FROM TUBE STATION Police bid to tackle youngsters intimidating staff and passengers GROUPS of youths look set to be banned from Finsbury Park station following reports of a campaign of intimidation against staff and claims that…

HAVE POLICE LOST OUR CONFIDENCE?

[news link] Islington Tribune – by ROISIN GADELRAB Published: 6 February 2009 HAVE POLICE LOST OUR CONFIDENCE? After three murders in year, survey reveals low approval rating CONFIDENCE levels in police are lower in Islington than anywhere else in London, new figures compiled by the Met have revealed. Police chiefs have been stunned by the…