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A report published last year aimed to find a way to cure Islington of its chronic problems with damp and mould. Last night the council said the more radical recommendation were simply too expensive.

Archway dwellers could soon be taking a stroll through Junction Square, Archway Plaza – or possibly Squarey McSquareface.

Islington Council “failed” a vulnerable teen who was stabbed to death in the supported housing he shared with his killer. That’s the belief of Lance Scott Walker’s heartbroken family, who saw his killer locked up this week.

Devastated parents have made a desperate attempt to stop the closure of a children’s centre cafe that has for years acted as a sanctuary during hard times.

An off-licence faces being shut down after being caught by police buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s.

A schizophrenic man who stabbed a Holloway teenager to death at their hostel has been given a hospital order after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

The fed-up owner of this sopping Holloway flat says a five-year leak from the council flat above has left her effectively homeless.

Veterans and dignitaries from Islington turned out to commemorate the Finsbury Rifles last night – 100 years on from their biggest loss of the First World War.

Flashback Records is one of the top record shop companies in the UK. But like all indie stores, it had to endure some tough times before the vinyl revolution came along. Owner Mark Burgess tells the Gazette about his change in fortunes.

A leading domestic violence charity has applauded Islington Council’s bold decision to evict a tenant who was seen attacking his ex-partner – even after he was acquitted in court.

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A 21-year-old man was stabbed this afternoon in Hornsey Road.

A conman who tried to buy a council flat under the Right to Buy scheme was jailed after officers discovered he was illegally subletting it.

Highbury and Islington station was evacuated after a man was hit by a train this afternoon.

Grassroots music venues across Islington could be forced to close or ditch their support for up and coming acts thanks to huge hikes in business rates, a new report claims.

A professional fraudster posed as a jet-setting businessman to convince people to invest £104,000 in wine packages – and used the cash to fund his champagne lifestyle.

Drivers living in the shadow of the Emirates Stadium were left fuming after an Islington Council gaffe left them thinking matchday parking controls had been changed to 6am.

Transport bosses are investigating whether statistics given to the Gazette about the number of closures at Finsbury Park station are accurate.

A moped-riding phone snatcher who tried to get away from police by driving down the motorway the wrong way at 90mph is behind bars.

This is the chilling moment a charity director was bottled after confronting suspected drug dealers outside his Finsbury Park office last night.

Police have taped off a section of bloodsoaked pavement in Finsbury Park after a man was attacked this evening.

Sleepy criminals will be dragged to court before breakfast under controversial plans to begin hearings at the crack of dawn.

A drug dealer has been sent back to prison after being caught flying to the UK from Spain on a false passport.

Business owners in Angel whose livelihoods were destroyed by the Upper Street flooding in December have no idea when their much-needed insurance claims will be dealt with.

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

The mysterious “Billy” who saved a man’s life in Essex Road by performing CPR is a scaffolder from Essex who was passing in a cab, the Gazette can reveal.

Four people have been charged with “aggravated vehicle taking” after a car smashed into pubgoers in Essex Road on Saturday night.

A man was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on a packed rush-hour Tube last week after getting on at Finsbury Park.

Thousands of pounds have been donated to save New Beacon Books from closure. The Gazette looks at the history of the iconic Finsbury Park shop.

Police are hoping to track down a heroic teenager who saved the life of an old man by performing CPR – before casually walking off.

A dad accused of murdering his one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister at their Finsbury Park home appeared at the Old Bailey today.

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