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Finsbury Park has been stripped of its Green Flag status after a damning “mystery shopper” report by an environmental charity.

Wireless promoter Live Nation has been given the green light to carry on holding the festival in Finsbury Park after a licensing review – but extra security will be on the streets and artists will be “encouraged” not to swear.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

Islington Council has withdrawn its representation ahead of today’s Wireless Festival licensing hearing, saying promoters have agreed to their demands.

Wireless Festival chiefs face a battle to stay in Finsbury Park after Haringey Council announced a licence review will take place next month.

Anti-suicide measures at the Archway Bridge have been approved in a move that should bring an end to a 15-year campaign.

Homeless and vulnerable people will be offered health checks at a festival in Finsbury Park next month.

A Crouch Hill shop owner is concerned about the effect on his business after the street closed for the second time in months – this time due to a burst water main.

With a rape and a murder in Finsbury Park in the last seven months, the Friends of Finsbury Park held a heated meeting for neighbours to discuss safety – but floor time was dominated by concerns about festivals. The Gazette was there.

A woman in her 40s was raped in Finsbury Park last week, police have said.

Large sections of Finsbury Park are closed off for music festivals this summer – but they’re not the only areas out of bounds at the moment.

Haringey’s new council has hit the brakes on the controversial closure of Stroud Green’s Osborne Grove nursing home.

Haringey Council has today responded to calls for improved safety around Finsbury Park following the killing of barmaid Iuliana Tudos.

Two homeless women who had been sleeping under the Stroud Green Road bridge for a year have been offered housing – weeks after the Gazette published the tragic stories of how they had ended up there.

A campaign group has lost its battle to restrict music events in Finsbury Park – but has promised to appeal yet again by taking the case to the Supreme Court.

A campaign group has been made to wait in its battle to restrict music events in Finsbury Park.

The promoter behind Field Day has ruled out holding the three-day festival in Finsbury Park next year – despite having applied to Haringey Council for permission to do so.

MP David Lammy has accused Haringey Council and the Met Police of being “incapable of helping” two women sleeping rough under the Stroud Green Road bridge.

Legal action by campaigners trying to stop Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park could end up restricting events across the whole of London.

In recent months, two women have been sleeping on mattresses under the Stroud Green Road bridge. Loretta Thomas tells their stories – and finds out what barriers are stopping them accessing the help they need.

One of the best things about our weekly history spreads is the sidebar where we reproduce the Gazette edition from this week 30 and 60 years ago. The results can be comical.

Neighbours were trying to ban music shows in Finsbury Park, claiming recent events had ruined their summer.

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

Another Wireless Festival, another weekend of “hell” for neighbours in Finsbury Park.

Police are being hampered in their attempts to stop crime in Finsbury Park at night – because the Stroud Green Road gate can’t be closed when all the others are.

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

Calls for action to be taken against drivers going the wrong way through a one-way bridge in Stroud Green Road have led to confusion over who actually enforces the rules.

The Friends of Finsbury Park group will return to the High Court in its campaign against Wireless Festival and other music events.

Finsbury Park’s running track has endured a troubled recent history. But years of hard work mean our athletics clubs have an exciting future, the Gazette hears.

When players stumble upon your club by accident and keep coming back – rather than turn out for a higher-ranked team – you’re probably doing something right.

An attempt to ban Wireless Festival from Finsbury Park has been dismissed by High Court judges.

Finsbury Park campaigners have hit back after the director of this year’s Wireless Festival branded them “nimbys” as they launched legal action to get the festival banned.

Campaigners are ready to launch legal action as they fight to stop Wireless Festival being held in Finsbury Park.

The Friends of Finsbury Park group is trying to put a stop to this summer’s Wireless Festival.

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