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An Islington councillor last night called for the town hall to stop a homeless shelter opening in Upper Holloway.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s murder. His sister, Brooke, spoke frankly to James Morris about the impact it continues to have on her family and the state of knife crime in Islington in 2018.

With an exhibition running at Islington Museum until Tuesday, the Gazette finds out how our borough played a part in fighting the oppression of black South Africans.

Islington has its first “word garden”, where the benches are covered in poetry and the plants are designed for people with sensory impairments to enjoy.

Survivors of horrific abuse in Islington’s kids’ homes are fighting for compensation decades after at least 100 were allegedly brutalised under the council’s care.

This time last year the Gazette published a front page exclusive reporting on shocking revelations about an ex-mayor of Islington’s past links to pro-paedophile groups.

The Islington Gazette and St Mary’s Church hosted a good local poll hustings on April 23, writes Ivor Kenna, Compton Street, Clerkenwell.

TfL says it received 2,823 responses to the survey it carried out in 2016 about the proposed plans to pedestrianise the west side of Highbury Corner, writes Tim Sayer MBE, Battledean Road, Islington.

A remarkable teenager who travelled to Britain on his own and now helps give a voice to kids in care leads the pack at tonight’s civic awards.

People are being urged to donate Easter eggs to a storage firm’s annual appeal, which this year will support Hackney Food Bank.

The teenager who attacked six moped riders across Hackney, Islington and Stratford in 70 minutes with a powerful corrosive has been jailed for more than a decade.

It’s hard to imagine now, but the Cally used to have one of the world’s most famous markets. One day you could buy a coffin, the next you’d see a rampaging bull on the loose. The Gazette trawls the archives and tells the story of the market from 1852 to 1964.

Islington Museum curator Roz Currie tells Emma Bartholomew why she wants to hear what life was like for women locked up in Holloway Prison, before it shut two years ago

An Islington man has started a lone crusade to rid every pub, bar and restaurant in the borough of plastic straws.

A top lawyer leading a new public inquiry into alleged historic links between an ex-mayor of Islington and a pro-paedophile group today appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Islington Survivors Network has received donations totalling £320 since the Gazette’s front page appeal, but it desperately needs more.

Every Monday morning Elizabeth Madrid kisses her husband Colin Jones goodbye not knowing if it will be the day she is locked up and sent for deportation.

A trio of Islington teenagers are drawing inspiration from the plight of the Suffragettes as they take their first steps into politics.

A landmark inquiry into alleged historic links between a former mayor of Islington and pro-paedophile groups has been opened by a top barrister – thanks to a Gazette investigation.

Islington Council has appointed a top family lawyer to begin its probe into a former mayor’s alleged links to a pro-paedophile group.

Inner London’s first trampoline park will finally open this weekend at the Sobell Leisure Centre.

The first baby-friendly co-working space in London is set to open in Farringdon.

Islington hate crime victims were suffering in silence – because they were afraid of the police.

Spear Islington has spent a year providing young people with the skills they need to find work. To mark its first birthday. The Gazette spoke to two of the Cally project’s most recent graduates to find out how it kickstarted their careers.

As Gary Power points out, it’s rare to see an artist in the middle of the street behind an easel. He tells the Gazette the story of his Canonbury street art.

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