The town hall wants the government to pay for fire safety measures after a committee called for sprinklers to be fitted in all high-rises – something that could cost up to £97million.

Plans have been approved for a new children’s home in Islington to be run by a King’s Cross charity.

People are being urged to donate Easter eggs to a storage firm’s annual appeal, which this year will support Hackney Food Bank.

A Holloway domestic violence charity has helped to get serial killer Theodore Johnson’s life sentence increased after saying the 26-year term he was given was too lenient.

Dinner at a Finsbury Park supper club this weekend will be made entirely out of food waste.

Islington’s gang unit has been singled out for praise by Scotland Yard after its work helped buck the trend of rising knife crime in London.

A £2million project to create affordable workspaces and jobs in Finsbury Park is on the way after Sadiq Khan approved the council’s bid for funding.

A teenager was left seriously injured after being stabbed on the Marquess Estate in Canonbury last week.

Walking into her family’s new home in Upper Holloway in winter 2015 was the best moment of Leila’s life.

Almost 15,000 businesses were launched in Islington last year, the fourth highest of any borough in London.

A new school and 66 new social homes are on their way in the south of the borough after councillors signed off proposals last night.

Controversial plans to build a supported living development on a car park in Islington were passed last night by councillors.

Major plans to demolish and rebuild a secondary school as an academy with 66 social rent homes on top of it will go before councillors tonight.

Some schools in Islington are closed today due to the continued bad weather.

Council tenants in Highbury have been left with no heating or hot water for the coldest two weeks of the year because of a gas leak.

Campaigners backing divisive plans to build homes for people with learning disabilities in Windsor Street say opponents “misunderstand” how badly the service is needed.

Islington, it has snowed

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

For anyone looking at the Gazette before they look outside, it has snowed.

A distraught mother is still waiting for her severely autistic son to be moved from a mental health facility 70 miles away – 18 months after being told it was happening.

A 42-year-old Archway man has denied trying to murder Darren Harrison, who was repeatedly stabbed in his Upper Holloway home last month.

Disabled bus users have been left without transport until the end of April after the only service to and from Crouch Hill was put on diversion and Network Rail ruled out a £140,000 temporary shuttle.

Train passengers are now being treated to a preview run of the new service linking Finsbury Park to London Bridge, Gatwick and Brighton.

Futuristic phone boxes that have “come out of the blue like a plague of locusts” have angered Islington’s top heritage group.

An underground music venue that played host to a who’s who of Noughties indie bands has reopened as a 1920s-themed jazz bar.

Business chiefs have welcomed the news that the Night Overground service is extending to Canonbury and Highbury and Islington from Friday.

Anyone who fancies doing their bit for charity can do so by volunteering at the Sue Ryder shop in Essex Road.

A former journalist who created a graphic novel drawing on his 20-year battle with psychosis has been praised by mental health professionals for breaking down stigma.

A man who rescued a memory card from a destroyed camera outside Waterstones in Islington Green is hoping to reunite the photos with their owner.

If plans for a new Pret a Manger in Upper Street are to be passed, the town hall would need to go against planning guidance.

The grieving mother of David “Dawood” Robinson today had the chance to grill the man she believes killed her son at a tense inquest into his death.

Three cousins who were in a Hornsey Rise music studio when David “Dawood” Robinson was shot and killed were accused of lying after telling a coroner they did not see the gunman.

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