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Yesterday, 09:00

Think you’re an expert on Islington’s boozers? Well, pub fanatic Johnny Homer knows more. He’s written a book about the history of our most interesting watering holes.

An army of 51 headteachers from schools across Islington have slammed funding cuts to education on an afternoon in which families came in their droves to the borough’s parks for the nationwide ‘big assembly’.

It was the most anticipated Caledonian Road shop opening in a generation.

A London Metropolitan University student has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.

A Catholic priest who repeatedly raped and assaulted boys is facing jail.

Scars of the past have yet to heal for neighbours of a controversial former Holloway Road nightclub. After seeing off the People’s Club for good last year, they are now protesting after Islington Council received a new application for a lesbian social club in the same premises.

The results are in after Islington Greens and Tufnell Park Parents unleashed “citizen science” to measure air pollution levels across the borough.

The courtyard at Islington Police Station currently doubles as a showroom for stolen mopeds.

A man “calmly” escaped from a 30ft crane as fire crews tackled a blaze at a building site off the Caledonian Road.

Crime & Court

Fri, 12:49

A London Metropolitan University student has been jailed for 15 years for planting a home-made bomb on a busy Tube train.

Fri, 07:48

A Catholic priest who repeatedly raped and assaulted boys is facing jail.

Thu, 15:58

The courtyard at Islington Police Station currently doubles as a showroom for stolen mopeds.

Health

Thu, 16:10

The results are in after Islington Greens and Tufnell Park Parents unleashed “citizen science” to measure air pollution levels across the borough.

Thu, 10:21

Campaigning five-a-side players have been bounced back in their calls for a “proper” consultation over the installation of a trampoline park at Sobell Leisure Centre.

Mon, 17:59

Neighbours and community groups joined architects and planners on Saturday to shape a new “vision” for the section of the A1 between the Odeon and Holloway Road Tube station.

Environment

Thu, 16:10

The results are in after Islington Greens and Tufnell Park Parents unleashed “citizen science” to measure air pollution levels across the borough.

Thu, 10:53

The hottest day of the year came at the worst possible time for tenants in Finsbury – who’ve now had no water for 24 hours thanks to a burst pipe.

Mon, 17:59

Neighbours and community groups joined architects and planners on Saturday to shape a new “vision” for the section of the A1 between the Odeon and Holloway Road Tube station.

Politics

Fri, 07:00

Scars of the past have yet to heal for neighbours of a controversial former Holloway Road nightclub. After seeing off the People’s Club for good last year, they are now protesting after Islington Council received a new application for a lesbian social club in the same premises.

Thu, 07:00

They suffered beatings, starvation and the worst imaginable kinds of neglect. In the third of our special series on Islington’s notorious kids’ homes, Emma Youle meets survivors – and hears how their lives were torn apart by the very institutions that should have protected them

Mon, 08:43

Islington South and Finsbury incumbent Emily Thornberry told voters it was a straight choice between Labour and the Conservatives at the Gazette’s hustings last night.

Education

Fri, 18:54

An army of 51 headteachers from schools across Islington have slammed funding cuts to education on an afternoon in which families came in their droves to the borough’s parks for the nationwide ‘big assembly’.

Wed, 11:59

An Islington school has improved its Ofsted rating – despite the headteacher being at home with meningitis when the inspection took place.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Theresa May’s plan to axe free school meals for infants has been slammed by opposition parties in a heated debate at St Mary Magdalene Academy this morning.

Heritage

Yesterday, 09:00

Think you’re an expert on Islington’s boozers? Well, pub fanatic Johnny Homer knows more. He’s written a book about the history of our most interesting watering holes.

Wed, 11:53

The man who invented “the single most important contribution to the Industrial Revolution” has been honoured with a blue heritage plaque.

Wed, 09:28

A pubgoer was jailed for four months after duping former Arsenal and Middlesex player Leslie Compton out of £20.

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