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Islington’s council leader has questioned why police did not know, or tell the council about, the huge number of travelling FC Koln fans coming to The Emirates last night.

It is disappointing that the secretary of state has chosen to call-in the plans developed over years with local residents for Barnard Park, which sought to strike a reasonable balance so that the park could be enjoyed by all, writes Cllr Janet Burgess, Islington’s health and social care leader.

A councillor has called on the town hall to ban goldfish “cruelly” being handed out as prizes in Islington – after witnessing it at the recent Highbury Fields funfair.

A pensioner was hit by a moped at The Angel junction just days after the pedestrian crossings were switched off for Thames Water to repair the pipe that burst last year.

Thomas Cooper, manager of the Spa Green Estate, says he has been complaining about fire safety breaches for seven years – with no action taken. After London Fire Brigade chiefs promised to issue a warning to the council, he speaks out to the Gazette.

An award-winning housing development in Highbury has celebrated its fifth birthday with a party.

Finsbury Park station closed or partially closed 83 times in the first six months after the Wells Terrace entrance was removed, the Gazette can reveal.

Two sets of protesters teamed up to take on the mighty Islington Council over the loss of their beloved football pitches.

Caroline Russell “gets” why the Green vote was cut in half in both Islington constituencies.

It felt like something big was happening at the Sobell Leisure Centre last night, where there was a shock – but not the one some might have predicted.

Fighting Labour in Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North stronghold is hard work.

Neighbours and community groups joined architects and planners on Saturday to shape a new “vision” for the section of the A1 between the Odeon and Holloway Road Tube station.

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

Islington Conservatives this afternoon took the fight to Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry by announcing their candidates for next month’s general election. And Theresa May’s favourite slogan was thrown in for good measure.

In the UK, there are currently 6.5 million people who provide unpaid care for older, disabled and seriously ill relatives and friends, writes Cllr Janet Burgess, Islington Council’s health and social care boss (Labour).

Caroline Russell last night claimed she was the only realistic candidate to contest Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat in June’s general election.

Green and Lib Dem candidates are no threat to Labour in Islington – despite warning signs the party’s stance on Brexit could damage it locally, a senior party source has insisted.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims his Brexit stance could cost him Islington North in June’s snap general election.

A section of the Holloway Road will be shut during Arsenal home matches until mid-June, transport bosses have announced.

The vast amount of potentially toxic waste now decorating the Bush Industrial Estate outside my windows could have been avoided, writes Anita Frizzarin, Wedmore Gardens.

Could Islington be the only authority in the country where the controlling party imposes a 4.99 per cent council tax rise – only for the opposition to suggest doubling it?

Impact of air pollution in Islington? “Difficulty exercising.” “Soot getting in one’s nose.”

The government’s huge hike in business rates looks set to close our local high streets down, writes Christine Lovett, chief exec of the angel.london business improvement district.

Parents have joined Highbury Grove teachers to rally against the school being turned into an academy.

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in a number roads around Old Street in the hope of cleaning up Shoreditch’s filthy air.

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