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Developers bought up Clerkenwell Green’s Old Sessions House in 2014 and last year had plans approved to turn it into a private members’ club with a rooftop pool. Now neighbours have united to try to stop the council giving it a drinks licence. Sophie Inge reports.

A formerly obese cat who lost a third of his body weight is looking for a new home.

It may not be a typical topic of conversation between strangers, but next week Islington residents are being invited to talk about death and dying over a cup of tea.

Homeowners around Highbury Fields have not seen the funny side of plans to hold a comedy event in the park later this year.

The London Charterhouse is set to open its doors to the public this autumn for the first time in its 660-year history.

Two hundred inmates at Holloway Prison are today preparing to move 20 miles away to Downview prison in Surrey.

Finsbury Park campaigners have hit back after the director of this year’s Wireless Festival branded them “nimbys” as they launched legal action to get the festival banned.

A man who stabbed an Islington teenager to death after refusing to let him attend a party at his house has been found guilty of murder.

Islington families and councillors gathered in Dartmouth Park on Thursday evening to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Safety campaigners this week called for action over a steep hike in the number of people being hospitalised after bus crashes in Islington.

More than two thirds of people claiming to be homeless in Islington are “turned away” by Islington Council – the highest figure in London.

Police have stepped up the search for an Islington man who has been missing from his Pentonville Road home since Tuesday.

An Islington mother whose severely autistic son is being detained in a mental health facility more than 70 miles away hopes that a week-long campaign will finally bring him home.

The Gazette drops in on some campaigners for Islington’s branch of the Stronger In Europe campaign as they try to convince locals that Britain should vote to stay within the EU in June

BBC presenter Dr Chris Van Tulleken paid a special visit to pupils at Yerbury Primary School last week to officially open their new “science and questioning” room.

Sophie Inge meets Highbury charity worker and Women’s Equality Party member Alison Marshall, who is standing as a London-wide candidate for the London Assembly this May

A five-month-old kitten was brutally killed in Archway this week, sparking a warning to Islington pet owners over letting their animals out at night.

Transport bosses this week moved to dispel fears a tree planted in honour of child sex abuse victims from Islington children’s homes would be uprooted as part of development plans for Highbury Corner.

At the back of a studio in Finsbury Park, a group of children wearing masks are duelling with colourful fluorescent swords.

John Duncan won’t be receiving any presents on his 80th birthday next week.

Islington councillors were forced to defend the ethics of the Town Hall’s pension pot after the Prime Minister named the council in Parliament as benefiting from overseas investments.

Cells at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court have flooded for the third time in a month, leaving staff scrambling to move prisoners out to other courts.

The reverend at Christ Church Highbury is “ecstatic” after the church managed to secure a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to repair its disintegrating spire.

A community group set up by volunteers to support families affected by ADHD is celebrating its first six months in action.

Neighbours today paid tribute to a “music-mad” 60-year-old man found dead in his Islington flat after a fire.

Disabled pensioners in Holloway were sent letters by their housing association threatening a 450 per cent increase in bills.

Protesters have taken their concerns about the Archway gyratory removal to the High Court in the hope of obtaining a judicial review.

A Jack the Ripper suspect and a film character played by Hugh Grant are just a few of Highbury’s eccentric alumni featured in a new tour, as the Gazette discovers

Islington commuters are outraged over proposals to axe a section of the 277 bus route as part of the controversial proposed redesign of Highbury Corner.

A family-run Upper Street restaurant has been named the best Mexican haunt in southern England at the annual Food Awards.

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