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A cyclist who died after a crash in Goswell Road has been named as Soren Aarlev, 38, of Haggerston.

Rapid chargers for electric cars cluttering up Islington’s pavements could spell disaster for visually impaired people, a councillor has warned.

Islington Council this morning sensationally announced it would scale back barbecue use in Highbury Fields.

Cyclists will lobby Islington Council to remove the “majority of traffic” from a major new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Clerkenwell.

Islington has its first “word garden”, where the benches are covered in poetry and the plants are designed for people with sensory impairments to enjoy.

A clampdown on Blue Badge fraud has seen four drivers hauled before the courts and fined more than £2,200.

Islington has foul air, poor cycling infrastructure and some dangerous pedestrian zones. So last night’s healthy streets hustings should have been a chance to find out more from local elections candidates. James Morris was baffled by the outcome.

The UK’s first scheme banning the dirtiest vehicles from roads will be rolled out in July across areas of Shoreditch and Old Street.

The town hall has revealed plans for a new “green fleet” of vehicles in another step to deal with Islington’s foul air.

Disabled bus users have been left without transport until the end of April after the only service to and from Crouch Hill was put on diversion and Network Rail ruled out a £140,000 temporary shuttle.

Futuristic phone boxes that have “come out of the blue like a plague of locusts” have angered Islington’s top heritage group.

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.

Cyclists are complaining about the “rip off” £104 cost to rent a bike hangar in Islington – because it’s more than some car parking permits.

Controversial bike markings painted in “door zones” along Central Street in Finsbury have been removed after campaigners said they put riders’ lives in danger.

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.

Plucky underdogs are being given the chance to redesign the roundabout at the centre of Europe’s biggest tech community in a startling competition run by transport and planning bosses.

Drivers of diesel vehicles will soon be charged £2 an hour for short-stay parking in Islington.

Cycling activists held a second “die-in” in the space of two months last night, bringing Upper Street to a standstill as they lay in the middle of the road for five minutes.

When Islington Council approved its own application to spruce up Caledonian Park last year, outraged opponents to the plans said it was a “wonderful opportunity” for drug dealers and prostitutes.

Islington Council has launched its “fair” energy company – which it says could save people up to £277 a year on their bills.

Drivers in Islington already pay through the nose for parking permits, but now they are having to battle it out with car share vehicles that can be parked anywhere.

Kids in Archway have been getting stuck into their new £500,000 play area after it was officially reopened on Saturday.

A rowdy cycling campaigner made a mockery of Islington Council’s security staff last night.

A campaign to build a statue of Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst in Islington’s “most radical street” looks to have succeeded.

The Highbury Fields barbecue row has reached new heights – with activists preparing to take legal action against Islington Council.

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