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Police want to speak to this woman over £1,500 worth of damage to a minicab caused by two passengers.

Streetwise kids put seven “really challenging questions” about crime and youth services to cops and councillors at a Holloway event this morning.

I completely agree with Emily Thornberry’s condemnation of the draconian conditions at Pentonville, writes Morag Gillie, Co-chairman, Islington Homes for All – Axe the Act, in a personal capacity.

Emily Thornberry today said Islington’s HMP Pentonville is “a disgrace to civilised society” that should be bulldozed and replaced with smaller, modern prisons in central London.

Housing campaigners have accused the Ministry of Justice of “misleading” people about the use of Holloway Prison’s visitor centre.

Three “vital” careers advisors at Pentonville Prison are set to be laid off at the end of the week.

Three inmates have today been cleared of stabbing a new father to death in a war over phones and drugs smuggled into Pentonville Prison.

Cycling activists held a second “die-in” in the space of two months last night, bringing Upper Street to a standstill as they lay in the middle of the road for five minutes.

An anonymous witness in the Pentonville Prison murder trial has withdrawn after his cover was blown after less than an hour in court.

Inmates at Pentonville Prison shouted and complained they were “locked up like animals” as a judge and jury went behind bars to view the site where a 21-year-old new father was stabbed to death.

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

Fifty years ago, homosexual acts were illegal and this public toilet in Highbury Fields was a “cottaging” hotspot – a meeting point for gay men looking for sex.

Two prisoners who escaped Pentonville Prison by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging round a CCTV pole on a bed sheet will have to spend even longer behind bars.

Tower blocks at the back of Pentonville Prison could be housing Islington families in desperate need of a home. Instead, they are lying vacant with trees growing out of them.

A man who tried to fly drugs and phones into Pentonville Prison has been jailed.

Gazette letters: Prison land and BBQs

Saturday, April 22, 2017

With Holloway and Pentonville prisons, there are two very large areas of land in public ownership, write Andrew Gardner and Zena Sullivan, Islington Archaeology and History Society and Rachel Krish, Margins Project, Union Chapel, Islington.

As she prepares to play a cocksure teen, BRIDGET GALTON talks to an actor whose career was launched in a tough role at Hampstead Theatre

From Pentonville Road, Rosy Greenlees plots and schemes... to promote the joys of craft. After her OBE award last week, the executive director of the Crafts Council spoke to the Gazette.

Prison bosses say they have stopped an illicit package being smuggled into HMP Pentonville today.

A woman who tried to smuggle a cannabis and phones into Pentonville Prison has been jailed.

An unlikely combination of university students and inmates have achieved that rarest of feats – a feelgood story about Pentonville Prison.

Roman Way Industrial Estate is one place where ‘dry January’ is not welcome – it’s home to Islington’s only brewery. Hammerton has only been going for three years, but the Gazette finds it already has international reach.

These chilling images purportedly show prisoners from HMP Pentonville brazenly brandishing a deadly weapon – weeks after a fatal stabbing at the embattled jail.

A CCTV camera pointing towards the sky and metal bars being hurled over the walls are just some of the reasons why people with homes next door to HMP Pentonville say they feel unsafe. EMMA YOULE finds out what it’s like to live within metres of one of Britain’s most notorious jails.

A prisoner has died in custody in a suspected suicide at HMP Pentonville.

Glenn Tilbrook is right to be annoyed about the run down of council housing and unaffordable prices of houses in London (Gazette, November 10), writes Chris Hignett, Mayton Street, Islington

Contraband goods were smuggled into HMP Pentonville through a hole in security netting just hours before an inmate was fatally stabbed, it has been claimed.

The second Pentonville Prison escapee was arrested by police in Hackney yesterday.

If you are assisting Matthew Baker and James Whitlock, you are “potentially committing a crime”.

A second Pentonville prisoner was yesterday charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of fellow inmate Jamal Mahmoud last month.

Emily Thornberry today accused the authorities of neglecting the issue of gangs “controlling” Pentonville Prison.

The man accused of murdering Pentonville Prison inmate Jamal Mahmoud is set to stand trial on April 24 next year.

A man has been charged with murdering Pentonville Prison inmate Jamal Mahmoud on Tuesday.

The inmate who was stabbed to death at Pentonville Prison has been named as 21-year-old father Jamal Mahmoud.

Ever wondered what goes on in prison to rehabilitate offenders? Meet Angela Kirwin.

Holloway Prison was blighted by the same “legal high” drug abuse as nearby Pentonville Prison, a report said today.

Pentonville Prison: not a place you want to spend time in, if recent reports of its poor conditions are anything to go by. But in the 20th century, 121 inmates faced a far more daunting fate.

Explosive claims that drones laden with “legal highs” are being flown to Pentonville inmates, who collapse in the grounds after taking them, are made in a report this morning.

When I came to Islington in 1969 I could afford to live here even on a junior, very average GLC salary, writes Miranda Perfitt, Islington Green Party.

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