Barnard Park in Barnsbury is one of Islington’s biggest – and therefore most important – green spaces. Naturally, people have been quarrelling about it from the very offset. The Gazette looks through the archives to see how the park developed.
The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.
Newlon Housing Trust has been accused of ‘astonishing’ neglect of the Barnsbury Estate. Tenants in other Newlon blocks elsewhere in Islington have alleged the same. The Gazette asked neighbours and campaigners: ‘What’s going on?’