An Islington man is raising money for Mental Health UK by hiking up a mountain, cycling 100 miles and running a half marathon.

The cyclist on trial for killing a pedestrian as she crossed Old Street had right of way because the lights were green, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

A cyclist on trial over the death of a pedestrian in Old Street was thrown through the air when the pair collided but quickly got up and began shouting at her, a court heard.

A young cyclist who knocked over and killed a mum-of-two while riding an illegal fixed-gear bike in Old Street shouted at his victim to “get out of the way” and later said the collision was her fault, a court heard.

The trial of a cyclist accused of running over and killing a mother-of-two in Old Street begins today.

Each week, we profile a company that’s caught our eye doing business here in Islington. This week, we visit the Young Actors Theatre in Barnsbury Road, which offers the borough affordable drama classes alongside its charity work.

Anna Scher’s drama classes have been a pillar of Islington for 49 years. The one-time Gazette columnist reviews the highlights of a hugely influential career.

N1 Women’s Institute has marked its 10th anniversary by providing a bench in the St Mary’s Church garden.

Despite the English summer, Christina Janvier has succeeded in growing bananas with large, lush leaves in her Canonbury garden.

The King’s Head Theatre will move out of its Upper Street pub home and into a purpose-built space in the £400million Islington Square development next year.

The Clerkenwell funeral of self-proclaimed “gangland boss” Bert Rossi, once a key mentor of the Kray twins, took place on Monday.

A rare pedigree cat is missing, presumed stolen – weeks after his owners grudgingly dismantled the animal’s secure £2,500 “catio” as it didn’t have planning permission.

Chapel Market traders were today fearful for the future of the Islington institution following the announced closure of its century-old pie and mash shop Manze’s.

A 16-year-old boy has denied carrying out a spate of moped acid attacks in less than 90 minutes in Hackney and Islington.

Vulnerable children and families in Islington benefit from the town hall’s “good” social care services, a report has found.

A 16-year-old boy is due in court today after he was charged in connection with Thursday night’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.

Do you know what an Italian sagra is? There’s no need to book a flight to Italy, because you can go to one right here in Islington.

Over three weeks have passed since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. And on Thursday, mayor of Islington Cllr Una O’Halloran announced the firefighters of Islington and Holloway Fire Stations will be receiving freedom of the borough: the highest honour the council can bestow.

Concerned about the moped crime epidemic in Islington? And anti-social behaviour in your street or estate?

A vegan café set to open in Caledonian Road will give all profits going to a homeless shelter.

An “extremely dangerous” prisoner who stabbed a man three times in the back in Islington is being hunted by police – after a clerical error meant he was released from jail months into a nine-year sentence.

You will soon be able to chop virtual fruit, fire virtual arrows and create and explore your own digital world in London’s first virtual reality venue, set to open in Holloway.

Residents of Braithwaite House, where cladding similar to death trap Grenfell Tower was this week being urgently torn down, say they complained in vain about inadequate fire safety three years ago.

Neighbours in Tufnell Park say anti-social behaviour by drug users is making their lives a misery – and has been exacerbated by an enormous hedge.

Roz Miller has been working with Islington Faiths Forum since 2005. She tells Valeria Fiore why its efforts are needed now more than ever in the wake of the Finsbury Park terror attack.

A 51-year-old victim of the suspected terror attack in Finsbury Park on Monday died from “multiple injuries”, a post-mortem examination has found.

The Prince of Wales last night delivered a personal message of solidarity from the Queen to Finsbury Park.

Two prisoners who escaped Pentonville Prison by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging round a CCTV pole on a bed sheet will have to spend even longer behind bars.

Plans for the long awaited “anti-suicide” barrier on Archway Bridge finally look set to be signed off.

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