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Islington Council has been advised to consider sprinkler systems for all 126 of its high-rise housing blocks.

Islington Council has appointed a top family lawyer to begin its probe into a former mayor’s alleged links to a pro-paedophile group.

A Clerkenwell pub is set to reopen as a fine dining restaurant selling pigs’ ear crisps, snail skewers and grilled duck hearts.

It’s hard to work out why charging more for parking your diesel car would benefit cleaner air in Islington, writes James Heron, full address supplied.

The Emirates stadium was flooded with hundreds of tech-savvy students yesterday as Islington celebrated its computer-focused curriculum.

A father whose car was crushed by a falling tree during high winds early this morning says he had already warned the authorities the horse chestnut was at risk of collapsing onto his home.

Islington Boxing Club’s future in the borough is guaranteed after it agreed a long-term lease with the council.

Inner London’s first trampoline park will finally open this weekend at the Sobell Leisure Centre.

Sixteen new council houses have been unveiled on top of the new Cat and Mouse Library in Archway.

There are no pets in Islington’s newest library, despite its name. Islington Museum curator Roz Currie tells Rhiannon Long where the Cat and Mouse Library got the title – and how some Suffragettes got the upper hand using martial arts

Protesters packed Islington town hall last night to fight the Whittington Hospital’s contract with Ryhurst, owned by Grenfell Tower-linked Rydon.

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has demanded a housing policy that deals with rough sleeping in Finsbury Park and under the Stroud Green Road bridge.

Anyone locked in The Crystal Maze in Islington might want to get out – as it could be bulldozed and replaced by an office block.

It’s hard to specifically fault the council’s workaround for getting homeless people off the waiting list, but inevitably it does feel like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic.

As branch secretary of Islington UNISON, Jane Doolan has an important job standing up for 2,000 public sector workers. She discusses it with the Gazette.

The first baby-friendly co-working space in London is set to open in Farringdon.

People in one of Islington’s most exclusive residential streets are trying to make the town hall cut the “unacceptable” opening hours of an Essex Road bar.

Two Newington Green businesses are trying to stop a new off-licence selling alcohol until the early hours on weekends.

Islington hate crime victims were suffering in silence – because they were afraid of the police.

A rise in council tax is on the way as cash-strapped Islington Council looks to balance the books by making cuts to the tune of £32million.

“Highbury Corner plans welcomed” reads the Gazette headline. Changes to the roundabout are afoot. Campaigners battle to save a 100-year-old tree and urge people to support plans that would see the link between Upper Street and Holloway Road closed. The date? December 20, 2007.

As a resident close to the development, writes James Grierson, Islington, full address supplied, I can say that the regeneration of King’s Cross has been a fantastic thing (“King’s Cross is now ‘vital piece’ of London economy after regeneration, concludes study paid for by developers”, Gazette, December 12).

A mass eviction of squatters sparked an angry demonstration in Upper Holloway.

Islington Council’s housing boss can stop being an online “troll” – for now.

A grassroots organisation helping rough sleepers is launching in Finsbury Park tonight.

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