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The leader of Islington Council believes plans for a new academy will address the shortage of primary schools places in the area.

Divisive Highbury Grove head Tom Sherrington, who came under fire last year over job cuts, finances and discipline, has left the school with immediate effect.

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.

Five Islington Police officers have been shortlisted for a Met bravery award for detaining a man waving a machete – and wearing what appeared to be a suicide vest.

An unlikely combination of university students and inmates have achieved that rarest of feats – a feelgood story about Pentonville Prison.

Violent Arsenal and West Ham fans who brawled outside a Wetherspoons pub in Upper Street have been jailed and banned from attending games.

A 69-year-old man with stage 3 cancer has claimed he was “shoved in a corner” of A&E for 16 hours after being rushed to hospital with open wounds.

Ten people whose homes were devastated by the Upper Street flooding at the start of December are still living out of a hotel.

Staff at a Holloway care home were forced to clean a resident with washing up liquid because of the management’s obsession with cutting costs, a damning new report has claimed.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:26

Five Islington Police officers have been shortlisted for a Met bravery award for detaining a man waving a machete – and wearing what appeared to be a suicide vest.

Yesterday, 14:37

An unlikely combination of university students and inmates have achieved that rarest of feats – a feelgood story about Pentonville Prison.

Yesterday, 10:46

Violent Arsenal and West Ham fans who brawled outside a Wetherspoons pub in Upper Street have been jailed and banned from attending games.

Health

Thu, 14:45

A 69-year-old man with stage 3 cancer has claimed he was “shoved in a corner” of A&E for 16 hours after being rushed to hospital with open wounds.

Thu, 08:45

Staff at a Holloway care home were forced to clean a resident with washing up liquid because of the management’s obsession with cutting costs, a damning new report has claimed.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A council tenant is at his wits’ end after enduring damp and mould problems in his Andover Estate home for 23 years.

Environment

Monday, January 9, 2017

The Friends of Finsbury Park group will return to the High Court in its campaign against Wireless Festival and other music events.

Friday, December 16, 2016

When fed-up Stephen Griffiths put up a sign telling people to clear up dog mess in his road, he didn’t mean they should shove two bagfuls through his door instead.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Campaigners continuing to fight traffic changes to Archway held a meeting with politicians this week to discuss their opposition.

Politics

Thu, 07:00

“County lines” drug dealing could be the next grooming scandal if the government doesn’t step in to help protect vulnerable youngsters.

Wed, 09:48

Islington Council has made yet another data gaffe – by leaking personal information of 559 ex-employees to its own former leader.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Islington homeowners and tenants face a five per cent council tax increase – but town hall leaders promised there will be no cuts to frontline services.

Education

10:02

The leader of Islington Council believes plans for a new academy will address the shortage of primary schools places in the area.

Yesterday, 19:03

Divisive Highbury Grove head Tom Sherrington, who came under fire last year over job cuts, finances and discipline, has left the school with immediate effect.

Yesterday, 14:37

An unlikely combination of university students and inmates have achieved that rarest of feats – a feelgood story about Pentonville Prison.

Heritage

Wed, 17:41

A Barnsbury woman who made bullets in munitions factories during the war celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday.

Tue, 14:12

A very different kind of matchday programme is doing the rounds at Emirates Stadium games this season. The Arsenal History Programme focuses on forgotten facts, and the Gazette speaks to its mastermind, Paul Matz.

Mon, 12:00

Tenants trying to pay their rent were “hopping mad” after being locked out of Islington Council offices.

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