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Published: 7 August 2009
£100 school uniforms a ‘nightmare’

Replace costly, out-of-date blazers with sweatshirts, urges MP

MP Jeremy Corbyn enraged educational traditionalists this week by declaring that school uniforms were too costly and “out of date” – and should be replaced with... > more
£80m shops, offices and homes plan for buzzing fashion centre
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Hedgehog is a hit with Simon
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Slump sparks fear curtain will come down on drama classes
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Rich and poor kids’ play ‘segregated’
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Wait’s over as Harry takes his toilet humour Beckett on tour

TWO tramps and a toilet lie at the heart of an epic tussle between a troupe of schoolboys and the lawyers of a powerful estate.
When the Samuel Beckett Estate objected to City of London school pupils performing modern masterpiece Waiting... > more
Police child abuse team probe baby’s death - A 25-STRONG team is investigating the death of a four-month-old Barnsbury baby. > more

Tragedy gives young star a sporting chance
- ONE of Islington’s most promising young sports stars will benefit from a grant set up in memory of a Highbury... > more

Bring-and-buy with Goth and granny appeal
- GOTHS, grannies, cyberpunks and black-clad bargain hunters flocked to Tufnell Park on Saturday for... > more

Blooming madness! Flower baskets removed
- HANGING baskets in Islington streets are being taken down because they may fall on passers-by. > more

Going down... but not as far as Tube platform
- MILLIONS of pounds of taxpayers’ money will be spent on a lift at Finsbury Park station which only goes... > more

Schizophrenic died from overdose
- A PARANOID schizophrenic died from an anti-psychotic drug over­dose just days after his community carer... > more

Antiques market fight a polls issue
- ONE of Islington’s best-known antiques traders has announced she will stand for the Conservatives in the local elections... > more

Pub chefs lend shelter a hand
- A HOSTEL that provides accommodation and gastropub food to homeless people is appealing for residents and businesses... > more

In Jamie Oliver’s footsteps
- YOUNG people in Islington have been perfecting their culinary skills with expert guidance from chefs at Jamie Oliver’s... > more

Cops find man shot in chest
- DETECTIVES from the Met’s Trident team are investigating after a man was shot in the chest on Tuesday. > more

Bus drivers fight ‘race to bottom’
- DRIVERS at Holloway bus garage walked out on strike on Wednesday in a row over pay demonstrating in Marble Arch.. > more

Boris’s shed load of trouble
- MAYOR of London Boris Johnson has upset his new neighbours yet again- by putting up a shed on his Grade II-listed... > more

Results day help on hand
- ADVISORS will be in Islington schools and colleges on the day students receive their GCSE and A-level results later... > more




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