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Sainsbury’s has already angered the Highbury community with plans for a second Blackstock Road branch – now the chain wants to open ANOTHER store half a mile away.

Highbury’s crusade against Sainsbury’s in Blackstock Road will continue on the steps of the town hall tomorrow.

The Shaquan Sammy-Plummer Foundation is named after a young man from Finsbury Park who was fatally stabbed in January 2015, write Ann Devine and Jessica Plummer, of the Shaquan Sammy-Plummer Foundation.

Brazen supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has made yet another bid to open in Blackstock Road, Highbury.

With an exhibition running at Islington Museum until Tuesday, the Gazette finds out how our borough played a part in fighting the oppression of black South Africans.

Aldi’s plans to open in Archway could be thwarted because there are so many shops already selling booze in the area.

Aldi could be set to open a store in Archway later this year after the supermarket applied for an alcohol licence.

With regard to the rejection of the appeal in the planning application for a Sainsbury’s Local in Blackstock Road (“Sainsbury’s sent packing as Blackstock Road store appeal is rejected”, Gazette) we see a small step in the right direction, writes Mike Crowson, Islington Green Party.

A chocolate thief from King’s Cross has been banned from visiting three major railway stations in north London.

In a weekly feature, we profile a fascinating company doing business here in Islington. This week, we visit Highbury Vintners, which has gone from off-licence to award-winning wine merchant.

The chain store takeover of Caledonian Road continues. Coffee giant Starbucks has confirmed it will open a new shop across the road from Caledonian Road Tube station this month.

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