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Stolen dog Scampi the Spaniel reunited with owners after five years 

20 Jul

A cocker spaniel who was bundled into a van and stolen from his owners five years ago has finally been reunited with his owners.


Whitecross Street Party celebrates centenary of women’s suffrage with street art, music and installations 

16 Jul

Gallery: Whitecross Street Party celebrates centenary of women’s suffrage with street art, music and installations 18:38 Lucas Cumiskey --> The Whitecross Street Party celebrated 100 years of women’s suffrage yesterday.


St Pancras Hospital could be turned into NHS staff housing under plans to move mental health beds to Whittington Hospital 

16 Jul

St Pancras Hospital could be turned into NHS staff housing under plans to move mental health beds to Whittington Hospital 17:37 Harry Taylor --> Camden and Islington’s mental health trust is consulting on plans to pool its inpatient beds at a new ...


Man wanted after casino goer robbed in brutal Holloway Road attack 

16 Jul

Man wanted after casino goer robbed in brutal Holloway Road attack --> Man wanted after casino goer robbed in brutal Holloway Road attack...


Chicken shop fears lead Islington planners to investigate Highbury cafe 

16 Jul

Chicken shop fears lead Islington planners to investigate Highbury cafe --> Chicken shop fears lead Islington planners to investigate Highbury cafe...


Nashon Esbrand murder: Teen arrested in Spain on suspicion of Canonbury killing 

16 Jul

Nashon Esbrand murder: Teen arrested in Spain on suspicion of Canonbury killing --> Nashon Esbrand murder: Teen arrested in Spain on suspicion of Canonbury killing...


Man ‘stabbed by moped rider’ in Brunswick Estate, Finsbury 

16 Jul

Man ‘stabbed by moped rider’ in Brunswick Estate, Finsbury --> Man ‘stabbed by moped rider’ in Brunswick Estate, Finsbury...


‘Tactical’ collisions a ‘huge deterrent’ to moped crooks, says top cop in Islington and Camden 

16 Jul

‘Tactical’ collisions a ‘huge deterrent’ to moped crooks, says top cop in Islington and Camden --> ‘Tactical’ collisions a ‘huge deterrent’ to moped crooks, says top cop in Islington and Camden...


Terraced house collapses suddenly during huge renovation project 

16 Jul

Residents were evacuated from their homes as a house collapsed without warning in the middle of the night.


Man left with broken eye socket as he’s robbed after winning at casino 

16 Jul

A man has been robbed of his casino winnings moments after leaving the building with his cash.


Owners of dachshund mauled in vicious attack call for stronger dog-on-dog attack laws 

13 Jul

The owners of a dachshund that was viciously mauled on the Tube have had to pay over £1,000 in veterinary fees.


Business of the week: Finsbury Park’s Gadz Cafe, which is decorated with Jeremy Corbyn tributes 

13 Jul

Business of the week: Finsbury Park’s Gadz Cafe, which is decorated with Jeremy Corbyn tributes Friday, July 13, 2018 Joe Graber --> In a weekly feature, we profile and champion a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington.


Donald Trump protest: Jeremy Corbyn and Mohammed Kozbar call on public to demonstrate ‘our inclusive society’ 

13 Jul

Donald Trump protest: Jeremy Corbyn and Mohammed Kozbar call on public to demonstrate ‘our inclusive society’ Friday, July 13, 2018 Lucas Cumiskey --> Jeremy Corbyn and Finsbury Park Mosque chairman Mohammed Kozbar have supported this afternoon...


Donald Trump protest: Muslims from Finsbury Park mosque march in central London 

13 Jul

Donald Trump protest: Muslims from Finsbury Park mosque march in central London Friday, July 13, 2018 Lucas Cumiskey --> Some 200 Muslims gathered in central London in a show of defiance against Donald Trump’s visit today.


Sainsbury’s planning to open ANOTHER store minutes away from controversial Blackstock Road site 

13 Jul

Sainsbury’s planning to open ANOTHER store minutes away from controversial Blackstock Road site Friday, July 13, 2018 Sam Gelder --> Sainsbury’s has already angered the Highbury community with plans for a second Blackstock Road branch – now the...


England fans hopes are dashed as King’s Cross screen will show Wizard of Oz over World Cup semi-final 

10 Jul

England fans hopes are dashed as King’s Cross screen will show Wizard of Oz over World Cup semi-final 8 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> King’s Cross developers ignoring tomorrow’s World Cup semi-final to screen “additional Wimbledon coverage” ...


Jeroen Ensink Holloway stab death: Timchang Nandap showed no signs of mental illness two months before, court hears 

10 Jul

Jeroen Ensink Holloway stab death: Timchang Nandap showed no signs of mental illness two months before, court hears 14 minutes ago James Morris at St Pancras Coroner’s Court --> A police officer who arrested Timchang Nandap two months before he ...


Vineyard ‘moped attack’: Police called to Upper Street bar as ‘rider with knife steals man’s watch’ 

10 Jul

Vineyard ‘moped attack’: Police called to Upper Street bar as ‘rider with knife steals man’s watch’ 25 minutes ago James Morris --> A knife-wielding moped crook struck a busy Upper Street pub last night and stole a man’s watch, according ...


Wireless: Boy, 16, dies after suspected asthma attack leaving Finsbury Park festival 

9 Jul

Wireless: Boy, 16, dies after suspected asthma attack leaving Finsbury Park festival 37 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A teenager who attended Wireless Festival yesterday died after having a suspected asthma attack and collapsing in Seven Sisters Road.


Business of the week: Lizzy’s on the Green, Newington Green 

9 Jul

Business of the week: Lizzy’s on the Green, Newington Green 26 minutes ago James Morris --> In a weekly feature, the Gazette profiles and champions a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington.


Vandals wreck kid’s fountain in Finsbury Park playground 

9 Jul

Vandals wreck kid’s fountain in Finsbury Park playground 39 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Large sections of Finsbury Park are closed off for music festivals this summer – but they’re not the only areas out of bounds at the moment.


Coming soon? Filmgoers react as plans to refurb Holloway Road’s famous Odeon cinema submitted 

9 Jul

Coming soon? Filmgoers react as plans to refurb Holloway Road’s famous Odeon cinema submitted 45 minutes ago Val Cipriani --> With plans submitted to redevelop the famous Holloway Road Odeon, we decided it was time to take a look at its history.


Angel Central drops plans to remove famous wings sculpture – after campaign of 10-year-old Olivia Gordon Clark 

6 Jul

Breaking News: Angel Central drops plans to remove famous wings sculpture – after campaign of 10-year-old Olivia Gordon Clark 54 minutes ago James Morris --> It’s official: the famous wings sculpture at Angel Central shopping centre has been ...


Cyclist, 38, in critical condition after Goswell Road car collision 

6 Jul

Cyclist, 38, in critical condition after Goswell Road car collision 56 minutes ago James Morris --> A cyclist is in critical condition after a crash with a car in Goswell Road this morning.


Mary Hassell: Coroner gives apology and issues plea for help drafting new policy at packed meeting 

6 Jul

Mary Hassell: Coroner gives apology and issues plea for help drafting new policy at packed meeting 8 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> “I got it wrong.


Labour tears up Green campaign for proportional representation at Islington Council elections 

6 Jul

Labour tears up Green campaign for proportional representation at Islington Council elections 54 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington Labour councillors have destroyed Green attempts to push for proportional representation (PR) in local elections.


Group’s horror after being chased by masked knifeman in Finsbury Park 

6 Jul

Group’s horror after being chased by masked knifeman in Finsbury Park 12:28 Sam Gelder --> A young woman who was chased by a masked knifeman in Finsbury Park has warned others to be careful late at night.


Islington housing boss: Sir George Robey/Powerhaus site in Finsbury Park is too ‘noisy’ to build affordable housing 

6 Jul

Islington housing boss: Sir George Robey/Powerhaus site in Finsbury Park is too ‘noisy’ to build affordable housing 48 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington’s housing leader has said the council can’t build housing on the former Sir George ...


Quietway 10 cycle route: Islington transport leader promises to ‘engage’ with calls to remove majority of traffic 

6 Jul

Quietway 10 cycle route: Islington transport leader promises to ‘engage’ with calls to remove majority of traffic 50 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington Council’s transport leader has promised to “engage” after an action group lobbied ...


Islington councillor campaigns against homeless charity Shelter from the Storm moving to Upper Holloway 

6 Jul

Islington councillor campaigns against homeless charity Shelter from the Storm moving to Upper Holloway 44 minutes ago James Morris --> An Islington councillor last night called for the town hall to stop a homeless shelter opening in Upper Holloway.


Islington girl, 12, raises more than £1,100 for cancer charity with haircut 

5 Jul

Islington girl, 12, raises more than £1,100 for cancer charity with haircut 29 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 12-year-old girl has raised £1,100 for a cancer charity by cutting her hair – and will also donate that.


Teen arrested after scooter and car crash in Hornsey Road 

5 Jul

Teen arrested after scooter and car crash in Hornsey Road 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A teenager has been arrested after a crash in Hornsey Road between a moped and a car.


Finsbury Park councillor: ‘Build affordable homes, not a hotel, on Sir George Robey/Powerhaus site’ 

4 Jul

Finsbury Park councillor: ‘Build affordable homes, not a hotel, on Sir George Robey/Powerhaus site’ 7 minutes ago James Morris --> An Islington councillor will tomorrow ask town hall planners to stop a 182-room hotel being built on the site of a ...


Highbury campaigners warn Islington Council: ‘Don’t let Sainsbury’s into Blackstock Road’ 

4 Jul

Highbury campaigners warn Islington Council: ‘Don’t let Sainsbury’s into Blackstock Road’ 25 minutes ago James Morris --> Highbury’s crusade against Sainsbury’s in Blackstock Road will continue on the steps of the town hall tomorrow.


Islington Council to ban barbecues in most of Highbury Fields after neighbours take it to court 

4 Jul

Breaking News: Islington Council to ban barbecues in most of Highbury Fields after neighbours take it to court 30 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington Council this morning sensationally announced it would scale back barbecue use in Highbury Fields.


Meet Rev Andy Pakula, Newington Green and Upper Street’s non-religious minister 

4 Jul

Meet Rev Andy Pakula, Newington Green and Upper Street’s non-religious minister 25 minutes ago James Morris --> Even by Islington’s radical standards, Rev Andy Pakula stands out.


Jeroen Ensink Holloway stab death: Police failed to record killer’s previous mental health crisis, court hears 

3 Jul

Jeroen Ensink Holloway stab death: Police failed to record killer’s previous mental health crisis, court hears 11 minutes ago James Morris at St Pancras Coroner’s Court --> The mental state of Jeroen Ensink’s schizophrenic knife killer was not ...


Fairbridge Road stabbing: Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder 

3 Jul

Fairbridge Road stabbing: Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder 41 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A 14-year-old boy from Islington will appear in court this morning charged with the attempted murder of another boy, also 14, in Upper Holloway.


Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder of teenager 

3 Jul

The 14-year-old alleged victim was left in a serious but stable condition after suffering a number of stab wounds in Islington on Sunday.


York Way Estate turns 50: ‘Our community has always been tight-knit’ 

2 Jul

York Way Estate turns 50: ‘Our community has always been tight-knit’ 14 minutes ago James Morris --> Tenants from the York Way Estate celebrated 50 years in the Cally at the weekend.


This week 30 years ago: Highbury clamping row, Hornsey Rise sword murder, kid’s horrific Andover Estate accident 

2 Jul

This week 30 years ago: Highbury clamping row, Hornsey Rise sword murder, kid’s horrific Andover Estate accident 43 minutes ago James Morris --> Privately run Aberdeen Park in Highbury became the first road in Islington where wheel clamping ...


10 for Ben: Regent’s Canal walk raises £3k for Kinsella Trust – but Upper Holloway stabbing puts battle into context 

2 Jul

10 for Ben: Regent’s Canal walk raises £3k for Kinsella Trust – but Upper Holloway stabbing puts battle into context 10 minutes ago James Morris --> Hundreds of people joined Ben Kinsella’s family for a sponsored 10k walk along the Regent’s ...


Fairbridge Road stabbing: Boys aged 14 and 15 arrested on suspicion of Upper Holloway attempted murder 

2 Jul

Fairbridge Road stabbing: Boys aged 14 and 15 arrested on suspicion of Upper Holloway attempted murder 34 minutes ago Sonia Zhuravlyova and James Morris --> Two boys – aged 14 and 15 – were this morning arrested on suspicion of attempted murder ...


Eleven-year-old arrested after boy, 14, found with stab wounds in London street 

1 Jul

A boy of 14 has been airlifted to hospital after being found with a number of stab wounds in a road in north London.


Mohammed Hersi killing: Ahmed Hashi, 18, jailed for brutal manslaughter in Finsbury Park cafe 

29 Jun

Mohammed Hersi killing: Ahmed Hashi, 18, jailed for brutal manslaughter in Finsbury Park cafe 35 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> A teenager was jailed today for the horrifically brutal manslaughter of Mohammed Hersi using a chair at a Finsbury Park ...


Islington’s Hammerton Brewery offers half-price beer for people who fund its taproom project 

29 Jun

Islington’s Hammerton Brewery offers half-price beer for people who fund its taproom project 24 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington’s Hammerton Brewery has the most enticing of rewards for people who invest in its latest project: half-price ...


Do you know this man? Police appeal after £5k bike stolen at King’s Cross station 

29 Jun

Do you know this man? Police appeal after £5k bike stolen at King’s Cross station 13:35 James Morris --> Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him after a bike worth about £5,000 was stolen at King’s Cross station.


Cycle action group lobbies Islington Council to ban traffic from Quietway 10 route between Finsbury Park and Clerkenwell 

29 Jun

Cycle action group lobbies Islington Council to ban traffic from Quietway 10 route between Finsbury Park and Clerkenwell 10:25 James Morris --> Cyclists will lobby Islington Council to remove the “majority of traffic” from a major new cycle route...


Football pitches in Paradise Park, Whittington Park and Rosemary Gardens get £350k investment 

29 Jun

Football pitches in Paradise Park, Whittington Park and Rosemary Gardens get £350k investment 10:00 James Morris --> Islington Council has refurbished football pitches in three of its parks.


The 27 people stabbed to death in Islington since Ben Kinsella’s murder 10 years ago today 

29 Jun

The 27 people stabbed to death in Islington since Ben Kinsella’s murder 10 years ago today 07:00 James Morris --> It is a harrowing reminder of the work to be done.


Whittington Hospital pull out of controversial regeneration deal with Grenfell-linked firm 

28 Jun

Whittington Hospital pull out of controversial regeneration deal with Grenfell-linked firm Yesterday, 17:39 Sam Volpe --> The Whittington Hospital today confirmed it will abandon a regeneration agreement made with Ryhurst, whose parent company Rydon ...


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17 Apr

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25 Mar

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25 Mar

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24 Mar

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Islington council paying women higher wages than men 

24 Mar

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Budgens in Upper Street named best local store in UK 

22 Mar

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The Labour archipelago 

22 Mar

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Local organisations offer English speaking lessons after revelations over non-fluent migrants 

22 Mar

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22 Mar

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22 Mar

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21 Mar

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21 Mar

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21 Mar

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