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Yesterday, 16:47

The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade after it was built.

A popular Blackstock Road boozer was reportedly ordered to close on Wednesday because of an ongoing licensing dispute.

City and Islington College (CANDI) students are “over the moon” after bagging places at some of the “world’s best universities” on an emotional A-level results day.

Crew members at Islington Fire Station raised £316 for a “wonderful” cause by hosting a charity car wash.

Cheery 236 bus driver Nelson Campos tells the Gazette why he loves his current route between Islington and Hackney – and reminisced about working for the home office, courts and the police.

The headteacher of North Bridge House Senior Canonbury has lauded the efforts of his students on A-level results day.

Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of “unacceptable” cuts to bus services that would see the 48 shelved completely and several others scaled back.

A mother and her three young kids are devastated after their pet chihuahua was shot dead in a Canonbury garden yesterday afternoon.

Central Foundation Boys’ School has got almost perfect A-level results, with 99 per cent of students passing their exams. 44pc got A* or A.

Crime & Court

Thu, 16:00

A mother and her three young kids are devastated after their pet chihuahua was shot dead in a Canonbury garden yesterday afternoon.

Tue, 17:28

Extra security in Hackney’s streets over the Wireless weekend left Islington’s Finsbury Park community having to contend with hundreds of drunk, noisy festivalgoers, the council has said.

Mon, 19:11

A “tormented” bereaved mother has urged witnesses to come forward after the case against her son’s suspected killer collapsed due to a lack of evidence.

Health

Tue, 08:20

A mother and her two young kids have been left living with “devastating” damage after rainwater gushed through the ceiling of their Barnsbury flat last week.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

A mental health drop-in centre for LGBTQ+ people could close – and users are “deeply worried” by the uncertainty.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The manslaughter of a Holloway teen by his flatmate in unregulated supported housing has exposed a black hole in how social services are regulated, according to health chiefs.

Environment

Friday, July 27, 2018

Neighbours have described the terrifying moment a man was shot on Highbury Fields – moments before a “huge crowd” tore up the tarmac to escape police.

Friday, July 27, 2018

A family woodland event took place this weekend in Barnsbury Wood – the capital’s smallest local nature reserve.

Politics

Wed, 16:54

A homeless army veteran from Holloway who is part of the Windrush generation has told of his battle for an ID card and benefits – after the government dubbed him an “illegal immigrant” and drove him into hiding.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Transport bosses were today scrambling to defend Highbury’s famous The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and expand the Tube station.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Gunners pub bosses say the pub is no longer “under threat” after a mysterious licensing meeting at the town hall on Tuesday evening.

Education

Yesterday, 08:50

City and Islington College (CANDI) students are “over the moon” after bagging places at some of the “world’s best universities” on an emotional A-level results day.

Thu, 16:02

The headteacher of North Bridge House Senior Canonbury has lauded the efforts of his students on A-level results day.

Thu, 15:08

Central Foundation Boys’ School has got almost perfect A-level results, with 99 per cent of students passing their exams. 44pc got A* or A.

Heritage

Thu, 08:07

The site of a once proud Jacobean playhouse in Clerkenwell is to be commemorate by a heritage plaque on Wednesday.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Transport bosses were today scrambling to defend Highbury’s famous The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and expand the Tube station.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Gunners pub bosses say the pub is no longer “under threat” after a mysterious licensing meeting at the town hall on Tuesday evening.

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