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Waging a campaign

Islington Town Hall (Credit :WikiCommons)
Islington employers come together to tackle low pay by Mariam Chaudhri Islington Council has joined together with other local...

Noses are Red…

Clerkenwell’s clown Mattie Faint getting into character Credit Mattie Faint
Clerkenwell clown Mattie Faint is seeking a museum for the country’s best archive of clowning It is odd to...

Decisive moments

'Connection', taken by William Hall in Hatton Garden during lockdown, 2020
In part two of his New River walk from Clerkenwell to its Hertfordshire source, local author Barnaby Rogerson pounds...

Privy chamber

Campaigners for the Clerkenwell Green toilets are calling on Islington Council to preserve and open the historic underground facility...

Full Stop

Free Word’s Clerkenwell base has closed – but may continue in another form The Free Word Centre, known for...

Summer knights

Clerkenwell resident James Richards has started what he claims is London’s first outdoor chess club As lockdown comes to...