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Copenhagen Primary School children examine the artwork in Islington Museum

Primary school pupils have commemorated the Gallipoli Campaign in Islington Museum.

The fomer People's Social Club premises in Holloway Road. Picture: Ken Mears

A popular former nightclub hoping to rebrand itself as a coffee shop was tonight refused a new licence after neighbours protested against debauchery on their doorsteps.

An artist's impression of the north-south Cycle Superhighway on Farringdon Road, looking southbound from Farringdon Station. Picture: TfL

Plans for a cycle “superhighway” that would pass through the west side of Islington have been revealed.

Sgt Chris Walsh, of Angel Police Team, and Jackie Ambrosini, of Angel Business Improvement District, demonstrate the Whatsapp alert system using a generic mugshot

Business owners have been asked to take a lead fighting terrorism in the heart of Islington.

The vigil for Sarah Reed (Picture: Zita Holbourne/BARAC UK)

Hundreds gathered outside Holloway Prison last night to hold a candlelit vigil for Sarah Reed, a prisoner who died in her cell last month.

Emily Thornberry and Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is braced for a potentially fiery showdown with his top team over the renewal of Trident.

The Quays pub in Holloway Road, Islington

A historic listed pub in Holloway has been sold to a Buckinghamshire firm.

One option provided in the consultation document suggests the addition of a pedestrian crossing to provide a more direct route to Highbury and Islington station.

TfL has unveiled radical plans to pedestrianise Highbury Corner.

Theresa Conteh, 39, has been missing from the Holloway Road area in Islington since Saturday

A 39-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Islington on Saturday has been found.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 13:59
Sgt Chris Walsh, of Angel Police Team, and Jackie Ambrosini, of Angel Business Improvement District, demonstrate the Whatsapp alert system using a generic mugshot

Business owners have been asked to take a lead fighting terrorism in the heart of Islington.

Mon, 09:16
Theresa Conteh, 39, has been missing from the Holloway Road area in Islington since Saturday

A 39-year-old woman who went missing from her home in Islington on Saturday has been found.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Scene: Forensic teams and police officers outside the flat in Jessop Court, off Graham Street in Islington, on Monday

A man accused of murdering a woman by stabbing her in the throat in her Islington flat has appeared in court.

Health

Friday, February 5, 2016
Reporter Chloe Chaplain at the Whittington with Dr Aggarwal today

With junior doctors set to go on strike on Wednesday in a dispute over contracts, reporter Chloe Chaplain is spending a day at the Whittington Hospital to find out what the job is really like.

Monday, February 1, 2016
The Islington Pensioners Forum is protesting against cuts to adult social care as part of National Dignity Action Day

A trio of pensioners donned skeleton costumes and parked themselves outside Islington town hall as part of a grim protest against swingeing cuts to the council’s care budget.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Cutting the ribbon – Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Janet Burgess with Better’s Tony Wallace, Matt Perren (Islington Partnership Manager) and Vishal Karia (General Manager)

Archway Leisure Centre has officially relaunched, following a £2 million refurbishment.

Environment

Friday, February 5, 2016
Caledonian Park Clock Tower, Cafe and Toilets Project - 2016 Artist's Impression

Designs have been finalised for a controversial visitor centre at the foot of the Caledonian Park clock tower – despite fierce local opposition to the plans.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
General view of Regent's canal, London.

Canal boat users, residents and local businesses met with police last week to discuss ways to combat crime and anti-social behaviour along the Regent’s Canal as Islington Wildlife and Crime Watch was launched.

Monday, October 12, 2015
An artist's impression of how Barnard Park would look after redevelopment, including the new football pitch and green spaces

Islington’s footballers stand to benefit from plans to overhaul one of the borough’s main parks.

Politics

Yesterday, 21:57
The fomer People's Social Club premises in Holloway Road. Picture: Ken Mears

A popular former nightclub hoping to rebrand itself as a coffee shop was tonight refused a new licence after neighbours protested against debauchery on their doorsteps.

Yesterday, 09:22
Emily Thornberry and Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is braced for a potentially fiery showdown with his top team over the renewal of Trident.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan visited Islington Bunhill Energy Centre, annoucing the creation of 'Energy for Londoners', a not-for-profit company that will take a lead on clean and green energy across the city.

Mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan today outlined how he would address youth violence and the housing crisis in Islington.

Education

Copenhagen Primary School children examine the artwork in Islington Museum

Primary school pupils have commemorated the Gallipoli Campaign in Islington Museum.

Monday, February 1, 2016
Kat Fletcher with Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Award winners

Sixty-eight pupils from nine senior schools in Islington came together last week to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards at Islington Assembly Hall.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil with minister of education Karen Casey with St Joseph’s pupils

Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic primary school showed off their ICT skills during a visit from the Premier of Nova Scotia last week.

Heritage

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Kevin Carty, right, takes a trip down memory lane outside the former Moray premises in Finsbury Park. He is pictured with Steve Moir, whose anecdotes feature in the book

For many drinkers, the closure of the Moray Arms pub in 2007 meant Arsenal matchdays have never been the same since.

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Save Cally Park group in front of the watch tower on Tuesday. Picture: Andrew Pegram

A residents’ group has accused Islington Council of stifling negative results to its park consultation.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Three Johns Pub in White Lion Street, Angel

A historic pub in Islington will not be demolished under Crossrail 2 plans, transport bosses have confirmed.

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