Everyone has a story. Are things getting better? Or is the world a much worse place? Here’s how NCVO-based Giselle Green is helping charities and social enterprises find Constructive Voices to share their solutions.…
January 31, 2018

Helen Kersley: Islington Giving

Everyone has a story. Could you help a dog-lover play ball with her disability dog? Or figure out a way for a paralysed rugby player to get his sports wheelchair back into the car? Or…
January 3, 2018

Polly Robbins: Space4 manager

December 20, 2017

Paul Bown: Goodgym trainer

Val Henney: offering Help on Your Doorstep

Everyone has a story. When did you last talk to a neighbour? For Val Henney, who works part time as a Good Neighbourhood Coordinator, neighbourliness has become a way of life. Here she explains…

Andy Grieve: air quality analyst

Everyone has a story. For the past few years, air pollution has stopped being London’s dirty secret. That’s in no small part due to the work of scientists at King’s College London such as…

Dieter Perry: press photographer

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  Dieter Perry, 46, knows exactly what makes a good news photo – but then with 15 years’ experience snapping for the Argent group’s North London newspapers including Islington Gazette (now the…

Corinna Snashall: planning a gap year

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  It’s only two weeks since the summer holidays ended but Year 13 student at Camden Girls’ School, Corinna Snashall, is not just busy studying for A levels, she’s also pulling together a…

Born and Bred In Islington

January 17, 2018

Lorraine Fox: skipper

January 3, 2018

Polly Robbins: Space4 manager

December 20, 2017

Paul Bown: Goodgym trainer

Dominic Bennet: furniture restorer

Everyone has a story. Who do you turn to when a much-loved chair breaks – head to (a) Islington Waste Centre or (b) find a furniture restorer? If your instinct is to save and repair stuff…

John Henry Hammond: from soldier to pacifist

Everyone has a story. David Hammond has shared his memories growing up at 212 Liverpool Road in the 1950s on Islington Faces. Now he’s collected his father John’s war memories. John Hammond (1913-1994) was born and bred…
Oct23

Sarah Toner: ballet teacher

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. Gillespie Road looks so ordinary…
Aug29

Pat Tuson: urban nature photographer

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  Pat Tuson, 68, best known locally…
Aug22

Manuel & Stella Saavedra: puttin’ on the Ritz

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. London is a big draw…
Aug15

Roy Griffiths: carpenter artist

Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. If class, career and cancer…