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It’s blooming everywhere, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

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?

A former winner of The Voice has launched a commission centred on young people growing up in Islington.

Islington Council has been ordered to pay nearly £220,000 after a boy lost part of his finger in a horrifying school accident.

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

All of Islington’s parks have been closed with immediate effect due to Storm Doris.

A much-loved nursery is fighting the threat of closure after more than a decade of dedicated service in Archway.

A community garden that drove away crack cocaine and prostitutes is under threat – but no one will say who from.

In December, TfL snubbed popular opinion to change Archway’s bus system. Last week, this led to a sickening smash between a motorcyclist and bus. The Gazette spoke to an enraged pub landlord who was first on the scene.

Islington Council officers have asked a town hall planning committee to defy its own leader – as well as Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn.

The government’s huge hike in business rates looks set to close our local high streets down, writes Christine Lovett, chief exec of the business improvement district.

A pensioner is “living in fear” of jets of human faeces shooting out of her kitchen sink.

Retiring school teachers often muse at how they’ve taught more than one generation of the same family. There’s a similar feeling with Highbury Fields Bandstand.

Neighbours of an office block in one of Islington’s main party zones are scared of tech and startup professionals going on the rampage if their workplace is given an alcohol licence.

Islington’s fire boss is campaigning for a more diverse fire brigade.

The “conspicuous bravery” of an Upper Holloway sergeant in the First World War has been marked with a new memorial stone in Islington Green.

A mother received an official looking letter saying her son was gay and potentially had AIDS.

Work is to start on building a new Highbury Roundhouse community centre.

After an unexpectedly heavy shower one evening last week, this beautiful combination of apricot and silver-grey prompted me to hang out my front window with my camera, looking east, writes Mavis Pilbeam, Mercers Road, Holloway.

Parents have joined Highbury Grove teachers to rally against the school being turned into an academy.

Islington schoolchildren who show signs of aggressive behaviour after experiencing domestic violence are to receive special support.

Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Islington. This week, we found that Islington Council has its own manufacturing arm...

Finsbury Park Mosque was vindicated last week. It won a libel case after it was falsely labelled as a terrorist organisation. Yesterday, it held a successful, inclusive open day. The Gazette spoke to chairman Mohammed Kozbar.

Islington Council has donated £11,000 to make it easier for pensioners to get into a day centre – quite literally.

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.

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