We have received a number of letters this week about our coverage of the violence that broke out across Islington last week.

Murdered Islington dad Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips was stabbed to death after a gang of men approached his friends and picked a fight, police said today.

A drug dealing teenager who posted a loaded gun through a letterbox while trying to get away from police has been sentenced to seven years in a young offenders institute.

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott gave a group of excited young Gooners a PE lesson to remember during a visit on Thursday.

A damning Ofsted report has sent “outstanding” Highbury Grove School tumbling into special measures, meaning it will be forced to become an academy.

A man was tonight being held on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was injured trying to stop a moped rider in Balls Pond Road.

Neighbours of Highbury Fields believe a new air quality report means it is time to stick a fork in the town hall’s barbecue policy – and told the council leader as much on Monday night. Gazette editor Ramzy Alwakeel was there.

A self-styled devil worshipper who locked a teenager in his Barnsbury flat and raped her has been jailed for nine years.

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in a number roads around Old Street in the hope of cleaning up Shoreditch’s filthy air.

The deadline for nominating your favourite Islington heroes for an award has been extended until Thursday next week.

Police have joined the search for a 75-year-old woman who went missing in Islington yesterday – without vital medication for her diabetes and mental health disorders.

The Gazette is proud to once again sponsor Islington’s civic awards.

Controversial plans to build a visitor’s centre at the foot of the Caledonian Park clock tower have won £2million in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Hundreds of Islington’s neediest children will receive a Christmas present this year courtesy of an army of Islington gift-givers.

Farringdon nightclub Fabric could this afternoon win the right to reopen at a last-minute appeal hearing.

A would-be child-snatcher grabbed a 10-year-old girl and tried to pull her off a bus in King’s Cross.

When Mike Prout discovered a stained, fragile copy of the Gazette down the side of an old chair, he rang up to find out if we wanted it.

There can’t be too many plays where a man emptying a bag of Wotsits over his face has strong competition for “messiest moment”.

A second Pentonville prisoner was yesterday charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of fellow inmate Jamal Mahmoud last month.

Fire tore through a hair salon in Balls Pond Road this evening, forcing families to flee their homes and shutting the busy street in the middle of rush hour.

Two teachers in their 40s were savagely attacked without warning in a King’s Cross pub – leaving one with permanent eye damage.

A stabbing in Newington Green left a teenage boy in hospital late last night.

There’s more to gardening than just making things look nice.

Superclub Fabric has renewed its vow to appeal Islington Council’s decision to revoke its licence.

Farringdon “superclub” Fabric has “strongly contested” claims by police officers that drug abuse behind its doors is widespread – and has proposed a string of changes to its operation to cut the risk of further deaths there.

Embattled Farringdon nightclub Fabric is “a safe haven for the supply and consumption of illegal drugs” with lax security, licensing chiefs will be told on September 6.

Farringdon “superclub” Fabric’s licence has today been suspended until further notice after two boys died of drug overdoses there.

Explosive claims that drones laden with “legal highs” are being flown to Pentonville inmates, who collapse in the grounds after taking them, are made in a report this morning.

Two brave Whittington workers will swap the wards for the sky (and then, hopefully, the ground) when they jump out of a plane for charity this weekend.

Contractors were forced to halt demolition works on the Dover Court estate in Canonbury after strong winds whipped dust from crushed bricks and glass onto neighbours’ balconies.

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