The Gazette was very proud to help dish out Islington’s civic awards to the cream of Islington last night.

Sgt Sarah Adegboyega earned her stripes by constantly challenging herself and those around her to push their boundaries and develop their self-confidence.

A man has been charged in relation to November’s inmate escape from Pentonville Prison.

He has been savaged by everyone from the right-wing press to members of his own Parliamentary Labour Party. And now Prof Stephen Hawking has become the latest to have a pop at Islington North MP and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

A family-run café that hosts kids’ parties in Highbury is facing a bill for hundreds of pounds after “scumbags” broke in and flooded the place.

Nightmarish dinner ladies are a recipe for success if the first annual Islington Children’s Book Award is anything to go by.

The Duke of Edinburgh met his “brother” when he visited an ancient Clerkenwell almshouse today, jokingly telling his sibling: “you look starved”.

A news agency has agreed to pay Finsbury Park Mosque undisclosed damages after wrongly linking it to terrorism.

A Barnsbury woman who made bullets in munitions factories during the war celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday.

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Islington. This week, we found a takeaway focusing on “clean eating”.

Holloway snapper Josh Redman’s clients include international businesses – but Islington is still his inspiration, he tells the Gazette.

A barber whose Balls Pond Road salon was destroyed by a fire in November is back in business – despite the fact the blaze made him homeless.

For many, Islington can be a tough place to grow up. But three times a year, Mary’s Youth Club in Upper Street pays five lucky teens to mentor peers while doing activities they love. Tara Joshi visited the latest batch

An Archway family is about to reach its £44,000 target to fund the cancer treatment of 17-year-old Sofie Lynott.

Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Islington. This week, we found grey pizza bases, a hip new hangover cure at Holloway Road pizzeria Zia Lucia...

Bouncers at Fabric will tonight be backed up by police as the Farringdon club re-opens.

An 18-year-old student died after smuggling MDMA into Farringdon club Fabric – before buying more inside, an inquest heard today.

Guest writer Bill Patey argues the case for a permanent memorial to the 73 people killed when a V2 landed on a Holloway pub on Boxing Day 1944.

A young mother has blamed “austerity” for mistakes which led to a mentally ill man being free to kill her husband.

A Pentonville prisoner who sparked a manhunt after stuffing his bed with pillows and cutting through his cell bars has admitted the jailbreak.

“Father” Christmas lives in Barnsbury - and her real name is Polly Arrowsmith. The Gazette meets Islington’s very own secret Santa, whose software firm is distributing anonymous gifts to charities on its doorstep.

A De Beauvoir man braved the cold and walked the full length of the UK to raise money for a homeless charity.

In 1997, Stuart Low took his own life as he couldn’t get help. The Gazette speaks to Hannah Kalmanowitz, chief executive of an Islington trust set up in his name.

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Islington. This week, we spotted a new bridal design shop that is attracting both male and female attention...

A Pentonville inmate appeared in court today charged with breaking out of the prison.

Behind the front door of an Islington townhouse, the sounds of a different age ring out. The Gazette hears how Jukebox London is bringing the past to life.

Winston Douglas, commander at Upper Street fire station, retires next week after 32 years of service. He looks back on his career, which started at Clerkenwell fire station, with the Gazette.

An Islington Karate Club is fighting for its future amid fears of possible closure.

A 58-year-old Upper Holloway woman died after being hit by a coach.

Islington’s sole opposition councillor has blasted the town hall for dragging its heels over the risk of flooding – something she says could have lessened this morning’s destruction.

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