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The Bernie Grant Arts Centre announces its reopening season as it opens for the first time since Spring 2020. From June 21st the centre will launch a 6 month series of events which will continue to put Black British Culture at the heart of the community. This reopening season will commence with the Windrush Festival on […]

The Night Owl is coming to Finsbury Park Your new favourite eatery, music venue and late night bar with plenty of heart and a whole lotta SOUL.   The Night Owl Finsbury Park will be swinging open its doors for the first time this summer, ready to rub shoulders with some of the most legendary […]

The organisers of the historic event have released a statement about the festival this year. Find out if it is cancelled and how you can celebrate. Notting Hill Carnival is a huge London event that celebrates Afro-Caribbean culture and is part of London’s DNA. The annual event, which usually sees two million-strong revellers take to the […]

Grenfell anniversary: Churches ring bells 72 times and landmarks lit in green to remember those who died in tragedy Campaigners, survivors and the bereaved will on Monday remember the 72 people who died and the hundreds who lost their homes in the Grenfell fire in a series of small community events. With pandemic restrictions preventing large gatherings, the main […]

New mural in Finsbury Park aims to ‘send a message to Boris Johnson’ An artist in Islington has created a mural to tell Boris Johnson and world leaders that “polluters must pay for their emissions”. Ahead of the G7 summit, which is being held in Cornwall, London-based artist Carleen De Sozer has contributed to the Zero Carbon […]

Two more men have been charged with the murder of Dea-John Reid. Dea-John Reid died from a stab wound to his chest in College Road in the Kingstanding area of the city on Monday. George Khan, 38, of Newstead Road in the city, and a 14-year-old boy are due to appear before magistrates today. The […]

The London boroughs where school children get the most and least spent on their education Kids in Bromley have nearly £7,000 less spent on their education compared to pupils in Islington, new data shows   London’s school pupils could be missing out on nearly £7,000 a year in education funding depending on which borough they […]

10-year-old boy comes 4th in global maths competition A YEAR 6 pupil has been ranked fourth globally and second in England in a world maths challenge. Ore Oni, along with the rest of his class who came first in the country and third globally in the competition, has received praise for his mathematical prowess. The […]

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