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Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to “protect communities on the cheap” – following the spate of violent muggings in Archway.

Islington Council will not back away from its quest to build council homes on the Sotheby Mews Day Centre site.

Theresa May’s government “hates” Islington, council leader Richard Watts said last night.

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

A masked gang has hit Archway with a series of terrifying muggings.

The mum of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips is holding a candlelit vigil on Wednesday to mark one year since he was stabbed to death in Upper Street.

Police officers are appealing to trace a missing 74-year-old man from Hackney who suffers from dementia.

Futuristic phone boxes that have “come out of the blue like a plague of locusts” have angered Islington’s top heritage group.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Fri, 11:54

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to “protect communities on the cheap” – following the spate of violent muggings in Archway.

Thu, 17:00

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

Health

Tue, 09:58

Aldi’s plans to open in Archway could be thwarted because there are so many shops already selling booze in the area.

Mon, 16:10

A former journalist who created a graphic novel drawing on his 20-year battle with psychosis has been praised by mental health professionals for breaking down stigma.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Neighbours and campaigners say the new Highbury Leisure Centre extension is an eyesore – and doesn’t match the plans that were originally agreed with the council.

Environment

Wed, 15:58

Futuristic phone boxes that have “come out of the blue like a plague of locusts” have angered Islington’s top heritage group.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Deliveroo faces censure after Islington Council found it has been operating a kitchen “unlawfully” in Roman Way Industrial Estate.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Neighbours and campaigners say the new Highbury Leisure Centre extension is an eyesore – and doesn’t match the plans that were originally agreed with the council.

Politics

Fri, 11:54

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to “protect communities on the cheap” – following the spate of violent muggings in Archway.

Fri, 09:21

Islington Council will not back away from its quest to build council homes on the Sotheby Mews Day Centre site.

Fri, 07:23

Theresa May’s government “hates” Islington, council leader Richard Watts said last night.

Education

Mon, 18:09

“Putting young people in charge of their own narrative” is the chief aim of a commission bidding to transform the lives of those growing up in Islington.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An Archway children’s centre has been rated “outstanding” across the board in its latest Ofsted report.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Artwork created by New North Academy students is brightening up the walls of the Islington town hall lobby this month.

Heritage

Wed, 09:36

Holloway Road’s Northern Polytechnic – now London Metropolitan University – had to be evacuated because of an IRA bomb scare.

Friday, February 16, 2018

February is LGBT history month. To mark it, Clerkenwell and Islington tour guide Karen Lansdown talks the Gazette through some snapshots of the borough’s rich – but often hard to spot – gay history ahead of two public tours.

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