A fire at a Finsbury Park hotel is thought to have been started by a discarded cigarette which ignited a pile of old mattresses.

A woman was rescued by fire fighters this afternoon after a blaze broke out in a block of flats in Amhurst Road.

A mass evacuation of volunteer actors from a simulated fire in a high-rise block of flats - with fake smoke – will take place on the Woodberry Down Estate on Tuesday – and Hackney Council is pre-warning residents to make sure no one panics.

Firefighters have issued a reminder about smoking safety after a discarded cigarette is thought to have caused a fire in a sixth floor flat in Manor House.

Fire fighters have warned to buy the appropriate charger for devices, after a chameleon died in a third-floor flat fire.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.