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16:40

Angel Central bosses want to remove the famous wings sculpture – and replace it with a bridge.

Islington’s sole competitive swimming club has started a last-ditch campaign to build a pool on the Holloway Prison site.

Islington Bangladesh Association celebrated its 35th anniversary yesterday. The Gazette learns why it’s still going strong – after the charity helped to unite what had been a divided community in the 1980s.

“Catastrophic” rather than “historic” is the message from an Islington headteacher on the government’s latest school funding reforms.

Nominations are in for naming the new Archway town centre – and Squarey McSquareface is officially off the cards.

Restaurant bosses in Highgate Hill are threatening legal action against Islington Council after customers were banned from parking outside their businesses.

A Holloway tenant managed to get a reduction of her “absolutely shocking” rent at a tribunal.

Inmates at Pentonville Prison shouted and complained they were “locked up like animals” as a judge and jury went behind bars to view the site where a 21-year-old new father was stabbed to death.

The name Lynn Alexander will strike fear into the hearts of music lovers around Islington.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:02

Inmates at Pentonville Prison shouted and complained they were “locked up like animals” as a judge and jury went behind bars to view the site where a 21-year-old new father was stabbed to death.

Mon, 12:34

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institution.

Mon, 10:12

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street could face jail later today.

Health

15:19

Islington’s sole competitive swimming club has started a last-ditch campaign to build a pool on the Holloway Prison site.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Islington was a very different place when Ben Sclaire opened what is now the Great Health Clinic in Essex Road.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Charity director Natalie Howarth has worked to help people for most of her life. She talked to the Gazette while showing us around Maytree in Finsbury Park – a respite centre for people at risk of suicide.

Environment

11:07

Nominations are in for naming the new Archway town centre – and Squarey McSquareface is officially off the cards.

Mon, 11:26

A campaign to build a statue of Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst in Islington’s “most radical street” looks to have succeeded.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Islington’s council leader has questioned why police did not know, or tell the council about, the huge number of travelling FC Koln fans coming to The Emirates last night.

Politics

15:19

Islington’s sole competitive swimming club has started a last-ditch campaign to build a pool on the Holloway Prison site.

Mon, 18:03

Islington Council is publishing all fire risk assessments (FRAs) for its high-rise tower blocks.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Islington’s council leader has questioned why police did not know, or tell the council about, the huge number of travelling FC Koln fans coming to The Emirates last night.

Education

11:37

“Catastrophic” rather than “historic” is the message from an Islington headteacher on the government’s latest school funding reforms.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A parent has labelled the new uniform policy at Highbury Grove School “farcical” after his teenage daughter was sent home on the first day of term for not bringing a bag.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

It was an all-singing, all-dancing affair for the Toffee Park Adventure Playground’s first ever talent show.

Heritage

12:30

Islington Bangladesh Association celebrated its 35th anniversary yesterday. The Gazette learns why it’s still going strong – after the charity helped to unite what had been a divided community in the 1980s.

11:07

Nominations are in for naming the new Archway town centre – and Squarey McSquareface is officially off the cards.

09:05

A Holloway tenant managed to get a reduction of her “absolutely shocking” rent at a tribunal.

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