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The lack of a safe crossing at Palmer Place and many other accessways to Holloway Road is putting ordinary people in danger Gazette, writes Pierre Delarue, Islington Liberal Democrats.

She’s the rowdy cycling campaigner who doesn’t care what people – particularly Islington Labour councillors – think of her. But what drives Anita Frizzarin’s anger? The Gazette finds out.

You report Cllr Claudia Webbe thinks “it’s fantastic that work has begun

on the visitor centre in Calidonian Park, writes Mike Power, Clock View Crescent, Caledonian Road.

With regard to the rejection of the appeal in the planning application for a Sainsbury’s Local in Blackstock Road (“Sainsbury’s sent packing as Blackstock Road store appeal is rejected”, Gazette) we see a small step in the right direction, writes Mike Crowson, Islington Green Party.

Some people consider “peak Islington” to be Upper Street’s generous range of artisan gluten-free bakeries. Others reckon it’s the Holloway homeowner who built a £2,500 cat glamping enclosure in her yard. But there was another contender on the steps of Islington Town Hall last night.

The streets are quiet in August, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

We recognise the importance and value of our street markets, which have been the lifeblood of Islington for hundreds of years, writes Cllr Asima Shaikh, cabinet member for business, Islington Council.

Finsbury Park station closed or partially closed 83 times in the first six months after the Wells Terrace entrance was removed, the Gazette can reveal.

Some 180 people attended a minute’s silence for the victims of last week’s attack outside the Muslim Welfare House on Monday.

The route between my house in Dalston and Hampstead Heath, and between my office off the Essex Road and the heath, were my most trodden this week, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Political parties have targeted people in Islington almost 100 times in the last six weeks using Facebook “dark adverts” to try and influence votes.

Tim Sayer, Battledean Road, Highbury, writes:

I deliver leaflets for the Greens and need to negotiate this gate.

This beautiful ceanothus graces our neighbours’ garden in Battledean Road, writes Tim Sayer, Battledean Road, Highbury.

In the UK, there are currently 6.5 million people who provide unpaid care for older, disabled and seriously ill relatives and friends, writes Cllr Janet Burgess, Islington Council’s health and social care boss (Labour).

Green and Lib Dem candidates are no threat to Labour in Islington – despite warning signs the party’s stance on Brexit could damage it locally, a senior party source has insisted.

I would like to ask what Islington Council is playing at with our recycling bins, writes Tracy Hester, Ringmer Gardens, Islington.

The vast amount of potentially toxic waste now decorating the Bush Industrial Estate outside my windows could have been avoided, writes Anita Frizzarin, Wedmore Gardens.

The town hall is planning to help clean Islington’s filthy air by installing 100 roadside electric charging points over the next year.

Could Islington be the only authority in the country where the controlling party imposes a 4.99 per cent council tax rise – only for the opposition to suggest doubling it?

Impact of air pollution in Islington? “Difficulty exercising.” “Soot getting in one’s nose.”

On Monday night, between the silhouetted trees lining the New River Path, I saw a couple of pipistrelles (London’s most common species of bat), writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Islington’s education leader has promised that the council is ready to take action against government cuts to schools.

I live at the corner of Tufnell Park Road and Holloway and I’m really annoyed that two buses are not serving this part, writes Mary Wash, full address supplied.

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