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By Valentine Maury On Monday, May 26th, 2014

Islington: National champion in diagnosing dementia

Islington borough has a high rate in diagnosed dementia compared to the average in the UK. How is Islington achieving such a high rate and what can be done to improve early diagnoses?  More...

© Em Fitzgerald
By Valentine Maury On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Giving a voice to Islington’s youth

Islington youth council was created in 2011 to give young people a voice. SJS News met Hiba Warsame, the current youth mayor. She told us about  priorities for the youth in the borough  More...

Islington Town Hall
By Valentine Maury On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Islington crime and safety summit: Role for ‘active participation’ of community, says council

Islington Council and the local police led a crime and safety summit at Islington Town Hall last Saturday [22 March], encouraging the community to take action in preventing and reducing crime despite a drop of More...

The wall showing Saint George and the Dragon. You can see the little flower on the neck of the horse that was painted over the damage
By Valentine Maury On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Peasant: Weddings and historical mosaics

As part of our series St John Street At Work, we talk to Joel Burns, bartender at The Peasant, who has been working at the pub for about five months  More...

Avin Rabheru, the founder of Housekeep © Avin Rabheru
By Valentine Maury On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

The journey of an Islington entrepreneur

Last year Avin Rabheru decided to launch his own business in Clerkenwell after working as a venture capital investor for five years. He tells us about the journey of his start-up so far and gives potential entrepreneurs More...