Sadiq Khan this afternoon told Makram Ali’s family it represents “the best of Islam – the best of humanity” for the dignity it has shown in the nine months since he was murdered in Finsbury Park.

A £2million project to create affordable workspaces and jobs in Finsbury Park is on the way after Sadiq Khan approved the council’s bid for funding.

“It’s pretty clear we don’t want a development unaffordable to local people.” Will McMahon, who is leading the Community Plan for Holloway campaign, spoke before the latest meeting to discuss the Holloway Prison campaign had actually kicked off. But it was a safe assumption to make.

Starting from March 2018, all local road schemes will be evaluated by Transport for London according to their “healthy streets” indicators, writes Anita Frizzarin, Wedmore Gardens, Archway.

Theresa May’s government “hates” Islington, council leader Richard Watts said last night.

Business chiefs have welcomed the news that the Night Overground service is extending to Canonbury and Highbury and Islington from Friday.

Old Street roundabout could soon be the site of the UK’s second tallest building – or a copy of Stonehenge.

Islington’s 153 bus route has gone fully electric in an attempt to clean up London’s terrible air.

Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out after Darren Osborne was today convicted of murder for carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack – having initially planned to kill the Labour leader.

Terrorist Darren Osborne has been found guilty of murder after carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack.

Very pleased to see your paper (and mayor Sadiq Khan) acknowledging the work of Haringey and Islington Councils to save unnecessary deaths by setting up anti-suicide measures on Archway Bridge writes Cllr Dave Poyser (Hillrise, Lab).

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.

‘Knife sweeps’ in Islington’s green spaces are a key method of taking potentially deadly blades off the borough’s streets. The Gazette accompanied police and church volunteers to Wray Crescent, not far from the Andover Estate.

Sadiq Khan has rejected thousands of calls to bid for the empty Holloway Prison site – but said yesterday it would be an “outrage” if it ended up as vacant luxury housing.

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

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

You report Cllr Claudia Webbe thinks “it’s fantastic that work has begun

on the visitor centre in Calidonian Park, writes Mike Power, Clock View Crescent, Caledonian Road.

Over 1,000 people have pressured mayor of London Sadiq Khan to bid for the Holloway Prison site.

Holloway police station will shut by the end of the year, City Hall confirmed this morning.

Tube strike cancelled

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

A planned strike by London Underground drivers which would have crippled Tube services on Thursday has been called off after progress was made during talks.

The events reported in your article about commercial waste being dumped on the Holloway Prison site are a direct consequence of the Ministry of Justice’s unwillingness or inability to deal with the site both quickly and for public/social benefit, writes Reclaim Holloway.

An Islington nursery has splashed out thousands of pounds on air filtration machines to suck up pollution and “lower children’s risk of catching flu”.

I read in this week’s Gazette we now have a further three months (minimum) disruption to traffic. Why? asks Mr J E Kirby, Clissold Crescent, Stoke Newington.

In a weekly feature, we profile a fascinating company doing business here in Islington. This week it is Twipes: an environmentally friendly wet wipes start-up which has won Sadiq Khan’s approval.

Grassroots music venues across Islington could be forced to close or ditch their support for up and coming acts thanks to huge hikes in business rates, a new report claims.

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