Islington Council is in discussions about buying Clerkenwell Fire Station for use as affordable housing and workspace – as the cost to the taxpayer of keeping it shut approaches half a million pounds.

Holloway Fire Station opened its doors to the public at the weekend so people could come and meet firefighters and cops from their area.

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

After years spent battling an anti-barbecue campaign in Highbury Fields, Islington this afternoon made the snap decision to ban them after all – sort of.

A gastropub’s dirty extraction system caused a fire in Granary Square, King’s Cross, last night.

Chapel Market was evacuated this morning after a gas leak.

Onlookers may well have feared the worst when two dozen firefighters were scrambled to Islington town hall on Thursday night.

Fire officers are investigating after a blaze at a converted house in Hornsey Rise.

A neighbour of a dog lover who died in a flat fire in Hornsey Rise Gardens said this afternoon: “The community is so sad.”

A man has died in Hornsey Rise Gardens after a flat fire.

Two hero firefighters from Clerkenwell Fire Station died in the Smithfield Market disaster.

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

Two hundred people were evacuated from the Thistle City Barbican hotel in Central Street last night.

Six people had to be treated by medics after a flat fire broke out in the Bemerton Estate off Caledonian Road.

Are you suffering a burning injustice? This man wants to hear about it.

Teaching at London Met University has resumed today in the aftermath of a blaze that saw dozens of firefighters scrambled to the Tower complex.

Dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze this morning at London Met University, in the shadow of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium.


Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

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