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A former journalist who created a graphic novel drawing on his 20-year battle with psychosis has been praised by mental health professionals for breaking down stigma.

Islington Green Party felt and still feels that the council was wrong to convert half the Sobell Centre’s magnificent sports hall into a trampoline park, writes Andrew Myer, Islington Green Party.

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

Every Monday morning Elizabeth Madrid kisses her husband Colin Jones goodbye not knowing if it will be the day she is locked up and sent for deportation.

A fundraiser has been launched to buy a new bike for a distraught midwife who had hers stolen outside a pub in Barnsbury.

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

This year marks 30 years since construction of the Old Royal Free Square estate in Liverpool Road. Previously one of Islington’s main hospitals, the Gazette tells the site’s story, starting from its origins as an infirmary “for the very poor”.

A Cally doctors has been placed into special measures by the health and care watchdog.

Council chiefs ignored campaigners’ pleas and decided to shut a care home after finding residents there hadn’t been bathed in months.

At various times since the EU referendum, Islington In Europe has been out on the streets of Islington persuading members of the public to maintain opposition to Brexit, writes Nick Turton, chairman, Islington In Europe.

A Canonbury man has urged people to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register – after his wife won a posthumous award for saving three lives.

The lack of a safe crossing at Palmer Place and many other accessways to Holloway Road is putting ordinary people in danger Gazette, writes Pierre Delarue, Islington Liberal Democrats.

The trust that runs The Whittington Hospital has sparked outrage among campaigners after they discovered it had decided to team up with a firm linked to the Grenfell Tower fire.

Actress and campaigner Natasha Langridge tells Bridget Galton why performing her monologue In Memory of Leaves on a barge at Camden Lock and Hackney Wick will focus minds on London’s social housing crisis

The club night at The Yard in Hackney Wick raises money and awareness for Abortion Support Network, who assist people from Ireland and Northern Ireland in traveling to access a safe and legal abortion

A friend who lives on Highbury Crescent has just sent me the following writes Tim Sayer, full address supplied.

If sometimes I am struck by the way the behaviour of my friends resembles that of animals, this week challenged me to see it from the other side, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Political parties have targeted people in Islington almost 100 times in the last six weeks using Facebook “dark adverts” to try and influence votes.

Mildmay Festival of Nature took place over the weekend, London’s “first dedicated festival of nature”, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

The Whittington Hospital has not been affected by a cyber attack on NHS organisations across the country.

A record 10 candidates are standing for the Islington North seat in next month’s general election.

A team of police officers has been assigned a novel beat – Camden and Islington’s hospitals.

The deputy head of an Islington primary school has warned funding cuts could leave schools unable to afford the most experienced teachers.

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