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The two police officers driving the cars chasing Lewis Johnson before he crashed his Vespa and died in Clapton Common will not face charges, the Gazette can reveal.

Believe it or not, it’s a year since the town hall and the Gazette asked you to nominate Islington’s biggest community champions for the 2017 civic awards.

More than 500 people have backed the council’s demand that half of the homes built on the Holloway Prison site should be “genuinely affordable”.

It’s good, though not dreadfully surprising, that Islington Council has won backing for its Holloway Prison plan.

School’s out for Brian Bench – after 36 years.

Sadiq Khan has rejected thousands of calls to bid for the empty Holloway Prison site – but said yesterday it would be an “outrage” if it ended up as vacant luxury housing.

Road safety campaigners want traffic bosses to install a pair of pedestrian crossings at a “scary” crossroads on the Holloway Road.

Alan Sefton has been the brainchild of Arsenal’s brilliant community programme for 31 years. He tells the Gazette why it’s his dream job.

It is refreshing to see so many people interested in making sure that the Holloway Prison site is used for the benefit of the local community. write Cllr Gary Heather, Finsbury Park ward and Islington Trades Union Council.

In a weekly feature, we profile a company doing business here in Islington. This week, we hear from Indiebeer – a new craft beer shop and tasting room in the Holloway Road.

St Mary Magdalene Academy headteacher Vicky Linsley was concerned about Michael Gove’s strange new grading system – but she needn’t have worried.

Prosecutors are weighing up whether to charge two police officers with driving offences over the death of Lewis Johnson in a chase last year.

BRIDGET GALTON talks rock docs, politics and the thrill of playing live with the folk punk singer

An exhibition of art created by people with learning disabilities went so well that the storage company who hosted it has decided to make a permanent display.

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