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A popular Blackstock Road boozer was reportedly ordered to close on Wednesday because of an ongoing licensing dispute.

Crew members at Islington Fire Station raised £316 for a “wonderful” cause by hosting a charity car wash.

Cheery 236 bus driver Nelson Campos tells the Gazette why he loves his current route between Islington and Hackney – and reminisced about working for the home office, courts and the police.

A mother and her three young kids are devastated after their pet chihuahua was shot dead in a Canonbury garden yesterday afternoon.

The site of a once proud Jacobean playhouse in Clerkenwell is to be commemorate by a heritage plaque on Wednesday.

A Barnsbury entrepreneur who wants to make his favourite sport “accessible and affordable for everyone” has launched a tennis app.

A homeless army veteran from Holloway who is part of the Windrush generation has told of his battle for an ID card and benefits – after the government dubbed him an “illegal immigrant” and drove him into hiding.

A mother and her two young kids have been left living with “devastating” damage after rainwater gushed through the ceiling of their Barnsbury flat last week.

A “tormented” bereaved mother has urged witnesses to come forward after the case against her son’s suspected killer collapsed due to a lack of evidence.

A single mum on maternity leave and her two young kids have been evicted from their Holloway home by a “horrible” housing association – because she couldn’t pay a £2,000 bill up front.

Transport bosses were today scrambling to defend Highbury’s famous The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and expand the Tube station.

St Mungo’s has launched a new volunteer programme where people can contribute their time to help tackle homelessness in Islington.

The community enjoyed the sunshine and free activities at a fun day in Rosemary Gardens on Saturday.

A mental health drop-in centre for LGBTQ+ people could close – and users are “deeply worried” by the uncertainty.

The Gunners pub bosses say the pub is no longer “under threat” after a mysterious licensing meeting at the town hall on Tuesday evening.

Charlie Kiss is a political activist became the first trans man to stand for parliament when he contested Islington South and Finsbury in 2015.

A decision on whether a charity and former Carthusian monastry can hold boozy events on its “medieval burial ground” has been delayed until September.

The queer archive at Islington Museum has gathered some incredible artefacts since the Gazette last visited in 2016 – but it needs more memories to continue flourishing.

An iconic music venue has been ear-marked for demolition if plans to build a new ticket hall for Highbury and Islington station go ahead.

The mother of a City and Islington College student who vanished 10 years ago has spoken of her immeasurable loss and claimed cops should have acted sooner when he was reported missing.

Well-wishers have raised more than £20,000 to support the “extraordinary” Sarah Doone, who lost a leg after being run over by a cement truck on the Old Street roundabout on July 25.

An Islington hail-and-ride bus service has launched an investigation over claims a driver crashed into a parked car and then drove off with a young family still inside.

Anyone who wants to do their bit for charity can get their hair chopped off outside The Emirates tomorrow – so it can be turned into wigs for kids.

Some gym-goers are claiming a lack of shower gel in Highbury Leisure Centre presents a health and safety risk.

TfL’s “shambolic” management of work at Highbury Corner has come under fire after bosses admitted contractors had made a mistake and the area would need to be paved again – after three years of roadworks.

Survivors of abuse in Islington’s children’s homes are crowdfunding legal costs for a possible court case against Islington Council – in case it refuses the compensation scheme proposed by their lawyers.

Transport bosses have been urged to stop dragging their heels over modernising Old Street roundabout after a cement truck crash left a cyclist fighting for her life.

A wheelchair-bound Highbury man with brain damage forced the government to admit it was wrong to say he was fit for work.

A woman who was hit by a train at Angel Underground station on Monday is reported to have “life-changing injuries”.

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