Search

Islington Gazette - Categorization PQ

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.

Campaigners continuing to fight traffic changes to Archway held a meeting with politicians this week to discuss their opposition.

Islington’s sole opposition councillor has blasted the town hall for dragging its heels over the risk of flooding – something she says could have lessened this morning’s destruction.

I reported this obstruction to Islington Council but was told that because it was residential, there could be problems dealing with it, writes Philip Davies, Mariott Road, Islington.

MoveMe is in the midst of taking 80 Islington residents - aged from eight to 87 - on a journey from their community centres to a public dance event at Islington Assembly Hall July 12 at 6pm, writes Matthew Schmolle from the MoveMe dance company.

After the EU referendum, you may or may not be delighted to know there is a by-election coming up...

Claudia Webbe said on diesel last year: “We’re committed to improving air quality in Islington,” and “we don’t believe there are any clean diesels,” writes Brendan Holmes, Witherington Road, Holloway.

What better way for Sadiq Khan to honour his pre-election promise not to place “political cronies” in senior mayoral positions than by appointing the Green Party’s Sian Berry as deputy mayor for housing? writes Meg Howarth, Ellington Street, Islington.

The decision to continue with this week’s junior doctors’ strikes was not taken lightly, writes Cllr Caroline Russell, Islington Green Party.

Safety campaigners this week called for action over a steep hike in the number of people being hospitalised after bus crashes in Islington.

More than two thirds of people claiming to be homeless in Islington are “turned away” by Islington Council – the highest figure in London.

Thousands of Islington schoolchildren are breathing in filthy air that is way above the EU pollution limit, “shocking” new tests have revealed.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now