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19:09

Police have taped off a section of bloodsoaked pavement in Finsbury Park after a man was attacked this evening.

Sleepy criminals will be dragged to court before breakfast under controversial plans to begin hearings at the crack of dawn.

Academy-status is on the horizon for Highbury Grove after the trust bidding to sponsor the school appointed one of its members as chair of governors today.

He is Arsenal’s best young talent and has shared a pitch with Lionel Messi at Barcelona’s Nou Camp. But even Alex Iwobi was humbled by a visit to Elthorne Park in Hornsey Rise last night.

A drug dealer has been sent back to prison after being caught flying to the UK from Spain on a false passport.

Islington stations will be hit by three sets of closures to the Victoria and Overground lines during the Easter bank holiday weekend.

A fifth person has been charged in relation to Saturday’s crash in Essex Road.

Tearful elderly people say they have been “erased” by Islington Council as it shuts their “second home” in Highbury.

Business owners in Angel whose livelihoods were destroyed by the Upper Street flooding in December have no idea when their much-needed insurance claims will be dealt with.

Crime & Court

17:40

Sleepy criminals will be dragged to court before breakfast under controversial plans to begin hearings at the crack of dawn.

12:26

A drug dealer has been sent back to prison after being caught flying to the UK from Spain on a false passport.

Yesterday, 09:13

The family of Jonathon ‘JJ’ McPhillips will finally be able to grieve at his funeral on Friday. But with his killer still at large, mum Michelle McPhillips says his death has ‘ripped the heart’ out of her family. She speaks to James Morris.

Health

09:15

Tearful elderly people say they have been “erased” by Islington Council as it shuts their “second home” in Highbury.

Tue, 11:20

The Whittington Hospital’s fertility centre is opening its own sperm bank and calling for men between 18 and 40 to donate.

Mon, 17:49

Police are hoping to track down a heroic teenager who saved the life of an old man by performing CPR – before casually walking off.

Environment

Yesterday, 17:20

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

Mon, 17:10

The photo has been long in the making, amid growing tension between colleagues.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Many hotel guests are greeted with complimentary chocolates and mints on their pillows. But an Archway bed and breakfast is now doling out free earplugs. The reason? The gyratory, of course.

Politics

Yesterday, 17:20

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Former council leader Terry Stacy is a loud Lib Dem activist, but also does a tonne of community work. The Gazette hears about his fascinating past.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Artist Dale Grimshaw talks to Zoe Paskett about his exhibition raising awareness for the situation in West Papua

Education

17:19

Academy-status is on the horizon for Highbury Grove after the trust bidding to sponsor the school appointed one of its members as chair of governors today.

Mon, 15:01

The Alternative Clothes Show returned to Crouch End on Saturday as City and Islington College joined models to showcase outfits crafted using recycled materials.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Budding mathematicians at Drayton Park Primary School blew away the competition in the first number-crunching challenge hosted by exclusive boarding school Christ’s Hospital.

Heritage

Yesterday, 11:08

An unemployed Highbury man was grilled in court about why he had so many children.

Tue, 11:05

Thousands of pounds have been donated to save New Beacon Books from closure. The Gazette looks at the history of the iconic Finsbury Park shop.

Mon, 07:00

The average Islington Council worker was taking 20 sick days a year, an investigation revealed.

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