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An architect has slammed “petty” Islington planners who have again told him to demolish his multi-award winning block in Clerkenwell.

Islington Council was told to act over the “fire trap” flats on the Spa Green Estate more than a year ago.

A trailblazing scheme from Islington Council will give small independent businesses the chance to rent top quality workspaces at genuinely affordable prices.

Two rogue landlords have been prosecuted for dangerous and sub-standard conditions after Islington Council found 35 people living in a two bedroom flat in Grosvenor Avenue.

A former waste worker has rubbished claims drink and drug abuse among staff is partly to blame for the department’s £2million overspend.

Monday night saw Islington’s most creative gardeners celebrated at a glitzy town hall ceremony.

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.

A mother and her severely disabled daughter have been left “housebound” for three years because it’s too dangerous for them to use the stairs in their Tufnell Park block.

Islington Council was last night (Wed) set to approve proposals to further reduce the town hall’s pension fund investments in fossil fuels.

A festival for older people was a “big success” but there was also an “underlying sadness over the impending doom” of the Highbury day centre which hosted it.

A retired artist and gardener who campaigned to save a Finsbury Park allotment from developers is relocating to Cornish soil at Christmas.

An education charity has left tenants in its housing stock stranded after handing them eviction notices so it can build more homes.

Hard-up mourners were rocked by the prospect of being forced to give up their loved one’s resting place by Islington Council.

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

There’s conflicting advice about whether or not people should give cash to those asking for it underneath the Finsbury Park bridge where people have been sleeping for some two years. The Gazette explores the issue.

Council workers coming to work under the influence of drugs and alcohol could be partly to blame for a £2million hole in Islington’s budget, the council’s crime chief claimed this week.

Cladding will be stripped from a Finsbury Park tower block after fire safety checks found it was not safe.

A Second World War veteran, former Islington councillor and dedicated trade unionist from Cally died last night – and cross-party voices today paid tribute to his life and memory.

People in the Cally’s Market Road claim the loss of daylight “will have a devastating impact” on their lives if Sports Direct gets planning permission to add two storeys to the office next to them.

Roy Johnson, 60, was born in Trenchtown, Jamaica, but has lived in Manor House and worked for Islington Council for the past 30 years.

A young woman born and raised in Islington was denied legal status and her right to work because she couldn’t prove her mother’s immigration status.

This is Morrisons in Holloway, writes Christopher Froome, Holloway.

Arts & Media School Islington students are “ready to make their mark on the world”, according to Islington Council’s education chief.

Disgusted parents on Finsbury’s King Square Estate have stopped letting their kids play on its children’s play area because someone in their block keeps hurling poo and glass onto it.

A pilot project to tackle “holiday hunger” means 4,600 healthy lunches are being offered to kids free this summer.

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