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Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. Mostly it’ s just  A Abu Kalbin’s head and shoulders that customers see behind the huge newspaper and magazine kiosk at Angel. But that doesn’t stop people asking him questions as if he’s a talking A-Z. And after three years in this job, plus a…
Ben River: singer songwriter Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. Ben River, 31, is taking up a musical residency in Islington at the innovative venue/bar House of Wolf on Upper Street. The free gigs start on Wednesday 3 July and will be held every Wednesday after that, from 6-11pm. Ben may be from West London, but he…
Everyone has a story on the Islington Faces Blog. When Zannthie Bennett was made redundant she volunteered to set-up a Neighbourhood Forum for King’s Cross that’s helped her find a connection with the area she never expected. Zannthie is now ready to hand on the role, please read all about it below…
Alex Smith: heritage assistant Everyone has a story on the Islington Faces Blog. Alex Smith from Islington Local History Centre and Islington Museum helps keep many more local stories live and accessible – a hard task when you realise that there are more than 100,000 pieces of information stored on site at the Finsbury office. Interview…
Lollipop men and women: Jane, Ronnie, Nora & Pauline Everyone has a story on the Islington Faces Blog.  Twice a day there are lovely people all over Islington donning big weatherproof jackets and hats in a mix of reflective and florescent materials ready to escort children safely over the road. So, do lollipop men and women have time to tell…
Jon Winder, play guru Everyone has a story, but how in Islington do we help our children explore so they have stories to share too? Here’s how council officer and new dad Jon Winder is keeping kids in Islington happy. Q&A by Nicola Baird. Reblog below from Love Outdoor Play. Some questions for Jon before…