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A high-flying young business trainee has been handed a prestigious award.

The England girls line up at the Street Child World Cup

Nine girls who played for England at the Street Child World Cup in Brazil – a team partly organised by Islington Council – are set to spend tonight sleeping rough for charity

Cllr James Murray:

A new responsible estate agent run to give people on low incomes a helping hand has been announced by the town hall.

Tony Juniper talks at Zen launch event

A green initiative set to pioneer eco-friendly business in heavily polluted Tech City has been launched by the three councils which take in the thriving area.

Police cordoned off the scene

A man has dropped dead in a Hornsey Rise park.

Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Richard MacKenzie went missing last week

Police investigating the disappearance of a 29-year-old from King’s Cross have found a body in the River Thames.

Students of City of London Academy Islington celebrating their GCSE results

Pupils in Islington bettered the national and inner London average GSCE grades, new figures reveal.

Soloman Nicholson

An epileptic Highbury man who has been undergoing chemotherapy has been missing since Monday.

Crime & Court

An epileptic Highbury man who has been undergoing chemotherapy has been missing since Monday.

Thu, 08:30
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Street art worth £20,000 has been stolen from Islington’s Upper Street just weeks before it was due to be auctioned to raise money for a knife crime charity.

Wed, 11:26
Islington is has the third highest LGBT population in the country and held one of the Britain's first gay marraiges at the Town Hall in March

Teenagers in Islington are exploring sexuality at workshops amid rising levels of reported homophobic crimes in the borough.

Health

Wed, 12:41

A multi-million pound plan to revamp a popular pool have been revealed in more detail.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Mayor smoked a cigar in an Islington park to celebrate the birht of his new baby Pic: Geoff Caddick/PA

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has described the moment he celebrated the birth of his child with a cigar as a reason he isn’t keen on banning smoking in parks.

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Dr Katie Coleman, vice chair of Islington CCG

Patients in Islington will be able to access their medical records through their mobile phones like Facebook, if a clinical commissioning group (CCG) initiative is successful.

Environment

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A picket is set to take place outside the Whittington on Monday to support striking hospital staff.

Friday, October 3, 2014
The towpath on the Regent's  Canal. Photo credit Emma Bartholomew

Campaigners wishing to make a “lethal” road junction safer hope the move could pave the way to lure “inconsiderate and aggressive” cyclists off the Regent’s Canal towpath.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Best Small Neighbourhood - Blackstock Triangle

A parade of topiary elephants led the way as the borough’s gardening stars were crowned at this year’s Islington in Bloom awards.

Politics

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Islington Council will allow a greater role for the public and the press at its meetings to compensate for the overwhelming Labour majority achieved at May’s election, it has said.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Wireless 2014

Selling legal highs at Finsbury Park’s Wireless Festival became no laughing matter for three men, who have each been landed with a £700 bill by the courts.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Aerial view of Royal Mail's design for Mount Pleasant site

Neighbours who strongly oppose the Royal Mail’s design for the Mount Pleasant site have said the council “sold them out” at the public hearing over the Mayor’s decision.

Education

Thu, 16:10

Pupils in Islington bettered the national and inner London average GSCE grades, new figures reveal.

Wed, 11:26
Islington is has the third highest LGBT population in the country and held one of the Britain's first gay marraiges at the Town Hall in March

Teenagers in Islington are exploring sexuality at workshops amid rising levels of reported homophobic crimes in the borough.

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Reggie Yates with students at City and Islington College

TV presenter Reggie Yates visited students at his former college to give advice on how to make it in the industry.

Heritage

Mon, 06:58

Islington minister Jeremy Corbyn has weighed into the controversy surrounding Greek artefacts at the British Museum.

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Caledonian Clock Tower

A spooky art show is set for a historic Holloway landmark just in time for Halloween.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Willie Docherty with expert Alastair Dickenson, filming the show

A 400-year-old Finsbury-based charity stole the show at BBC’s Antiques Roadshow in Glasgow last week with a 17th-century cup worth £100,000.

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