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Absolutely no end was served by the re-wording of Cllr Caroline Russell’s motion to full council last week.

Believe it or not, it’s a year since the town hall and the Gazette asked you to nominate Islington’s biggest community champions for the 2017 civic awards.

Weekend blizzards made work for young snowman builders in Highbury Fields – and street gritters on the borough’s road network.

It’s good, though not dreadfully surprising, that Islington Council has won backing for its Holloway Prison plan.

A teenage boy was today being held on suspicion of murder following a fatal attack in a Seven Sisters Road cafe.

Police fail to show up to a community meeting about tackling moped crime. The reason? One of their officers has just been attacked by moped riders.

Ian Barker repeatedly sexually assaulted boys he was meant to care for. That is horrendous enough. But it isn’t all he did.

A Holloway drug dealer has been jailed for nearly six years – after dodging bail and being arrested a second time with even more drugs.

A rugby coach sprinted 50 yards down an Islington cycle track to foil a suspected bike thief.

On first glance, the eviction of a Barnsbury congregation doesn’t seem dreadfully Christian.

A month without lifts for a block full of elderly and disabled people is quite obviously not acceptable.

The council wants creative sorts to help it bid for a top culture award – which comes with £1.1million to help people currently missing out on Islington’s rich arts and heritage.

The promoter behind Field Day has ruled out holding the three-day festival in Finsbury Park next year – despite having applied to Haringey Council for permission to do so.

Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association still hasn’t responded to our requests for comment on the St Mary’s Path estate.

The battle we faced to obtain a police photo of convicted paedophile Robert Wootton is outrageous.

We took a fair bit of ribbing on social media when we ran the grainy, blurred photo of Micha Birgitta’s attacker earlier this month.

The price of housing in Islington, measured by square metre, almost doubled between 2004 and 2016 according to new government figures.

Islington Council’s controversial bid to split up the borough’s last free-to-use full size football pitch has been withdrawn following protests from users and a call-in from the government.

Dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze this morning at London Met University, in the shadow of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium.

When it applied for permission to demolish the old Bernard Morgan House and build 104 luxury flats with a private cinema on the Golden Lane Estate, Taylor Wimpey argued that it couldn’t afford more than a £1.5million contribution towards “affordable” housing.

Two men face trial for allegedly assaulting police after a large fight on the Mayville Estate.

Show off your apples at Gillespie Park’s annual apple festival on October 15.

Two people have been assaulted outside City and Islington College in Goswell Road.

I sat in the town hall on Thursday with the Islington Survivors Network. I heard first-hand the most awful testimonies of rape, abuse and neglect directed at young children.

An injured pensioner went missing last night after an argument at his care home in New North Road turned violent.

The original whistleblower on the kids’ homes scandal said she was pleased to “have a voice” in the town hall for “the first time ever” – but warned: “We are here for however long it takes.”

The appalling child abuse scandal that shames Islington’s past was not just limited to kids under the council’s care, it has been claimed.

Two men are being held by police after a fight in Newington Green that allegedly saw a man bottled in the head.

I welcome news that a QC will be appointed to review this newspaper’s investigation into former chair of social services Sandy Marks’ alleged links to pro-paedophile activists.

Kim Briggs’ family are grieving for a young wife and mother. Her death was a heartbreaking shock I cannot pretend to imagine.

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