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Islington’s sole competitive swimming club has started a last-ditch campaign to build a pool on the Holloway Prison site.

Islington was a very different place when Ben Sclaire opened what is now the Great Health Clinic in Essex Road.

Charity director Natalie Howarth has worked to help people for most of her life. She talked to the Gazette while showing us around Maytree in Finsbury Park – a respite centre for people at risk of suicide.

The Highbury Fields barbecue row has reached new heights – with activists preparing to take legal action against Islington Council.

Four major food stores in Islington were given hygiene ratings below satisfactory after inspectors found evidence of pests, the Gazette can reveal.

The Gazette is taking part in a campaign to raise awareness about the need for more professional carers in London. James Morris and Ellena Cruse explain the issues and chat to Islington’s health chief Cllr Janet Burgess about why the job is so worthwhile.

Bored of traditional yoga? There’s a world beyond your well-worn Argos yoga mat, and it’s a world of disco lights, hip hop tunes and ultra-challenging weights

The council’s controversial decision to shut Islington’s last free full-size football pitch has been challenged by the government.

As a kid, one of the advantages of being in hospital is not having to attend school. Or so it would seem.

A fitness and creative hobbies showcase comes to Archway’s Hargrave Hall

The growing list of people opposing the installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre now includes Islington councillors, Jeremy Corbyn, the granddaughter of Sir Michael Sobell and even trampolinists.

A proposal to close a Finsbury Park nursing home could end up killing residents, a meeting has been told.

Zoe Paskett is pampered like a queen at The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, trying out their new signature treatment

Furious five-a-side players have served Islington Council with a legal notice over the decision to replace their pitches at the Sobell Leisure Centre with a trampoline park.

Victor Jankovsky and Patricia Kavanagh are an extraordinary couple: they have been adult foster carers since 1981. Victor speaks to the Gazette.

Two carers meant to be looking after a terminally ill Cally man forged each other’s signatures so they could bunk off work, it has been claimed.

Footballers have accused the town hall of a lack of transparency after discovering it lent leisure bosses cash to build the trampoline park replacing their five-a-side pitches.

Zoe Paskett tries out an aerial circus hoop class - who hasn’t dreamed about flying? But who ever said flying was going to be easy? (Spoiler: it isn’t)

Two sets of protesters teamed up to take on the mighty Islington Council over the loss of their beloved football pitches.

A generous shopkeeper giving free fruit to kids every morning has been told by planning chiefs to rip down the decking where he lays it out.

Fury at Islington Council’s decision to shut the Barnard Park sports pitch is set to resurface on Thursday.

A Finsbury Park care home where staff didn’t know how to run a bath is to close after a damning inspection report.

A team of mental health professionals who ran a trailblazing psychological therapy service in Holloway Prison are going it alone a year on from its closure.

A Barnsbury cancer survivor is encouraging people to walk 10,000 steps a day in June.

The results are in after Islington Greens and Tufnell Park Parents unleashed “citizen science” to measure air pollution levels across the borough.

Campaigning five-a-side players have been bounced back in their calls for a “proper” consultation over the installation of a trampoline park at Sobell Leisure Centre.

Neighbours and community groups joined architects and planners on Saturday to shape a new “vision” for the section of the A1 between the Odeon and Holloway Road Tube station.

Rats, mice and cockroaches plagued 13 Islington restaurants last year, according to council papers.

A Newington Green mum is raising awareness of a rare condition that cost her baby son’s life in February.

A watchdog has taken action against a Holloway care home after reports of elderly people stuck in their rooms and not getting their medicine.

The Whittington Hospital has not been affected by a cyber attack on NHS organisations across the country.

Fold in Newington Green was started last year by two Hackney instructors and comes with a clear message: to promote wellness, inclusivity and rein back on some of modern yoga’s more aerobics-based aesthetics

The installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre has been delayed because the hall is needed for the General Election count.

A report published last year aimed to find a way to cure Islington of its chronic problems with damp and mould. Last night the council said the more radical recommendation were simply too expensive.

Islington Pensioners Forum has launched a petition calling for the government to give the council more money to provide social care.

The fed-up owner of this sopping Holloway flat says a five-year leak from the council flat above has left her effectively homeless.

A medical secretary feels she was abandoned by Unison after she returned to work following an injury and found she did not have a job

Footballers are kicking off over plans to move their five-a-side league out of a leisure centre – to make room for a trampoline park.

Finsbury Park entrepreneur Lulu Socratous bravely defied pancreatic cancer. But that was when her real problems began, she tells the Gazette.

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

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

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

Islington had the fourth highest rate of noise complaints in London last year.

A Highbury café has been left with a bill for £2,500 after claiming it had a top food hygiene rating of 5 – when the actual rating was 1.

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