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Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

April 13, 20170

Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Generosity? 
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Local Stars: Chris Cooper

December 14, 20160

In the first of a new series of profiles for St John Street News, discover the story of a man who’s won accolades for his work with Islington’s disabled community…
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Duchess of Cambridge becomes patron for Islington charity

February 22, 20160

The Duchess of Cambridge has become a Patron for the children’s mental health charity, the Anna Freud Centre. According to statistics by Young Minds, 1 in 10 children aged between 1
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Britain can’t cook? How one Islington charity is working to reverse the trend

May 29, 20142

Sizzling pans of chilli con carne, boiling rice and ovens filled with banana muffins, that’s what’s for dinner today.  The cooks: a group of eager amateurs attending cookery lessons

Café Art: Fighting homelessness with paint and brush

May 15, 20142

SJS takes a look at a creative approach to tackling homelessness – and filling cafe walls

Life of a Big Issue seller

November 29, 20120

We walk past him every day, we ignore him pathologically and we pretend we can’t hear his calls. He is the Big Issue vendor. Operating opposite Angel Station, Sora Robu
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